Controlling the Turf: What Political Conventions Are Really About

In general terms, the candidates want to do four things with their conventions: fire up their activists; sell themselves; tear down their opponent; and establish the campaign playing field.


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WGBH Food & Wine Fest Feature: Saltie Girl

Until the festival begins on September 15th, we'll be introducing you to the chefs, restaurants, wineries and brewers giving local flavor to the big event.


Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries


The gaiety of St. Kilda's famous Esplanade is marred by the violence of gang warfare and the police who struggle to control it. When a gang leader is found dead outside a travelling boxing tent, Phryne's investigation leads her into the dangerous but thrilling world of fight rigging and tribal payback.

Thursday at 9pm on WGBX 44


PBS NewsHour & NPR

2016 Democratic National Convention

Don’t miss special primetime PBS NewsHour/NPR joint coverage of the Democratic national convention July 25-28.


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Slipping into the Dark Web

The internet is a vast, unmapped world. There’s the surface, which you can easily get to, and then, there’s everything else.


A Celtic Sojourn: Roots and Branches Concert

On August 19 at Boarding House Park in Lowell, Brian O’Donovan curates and hosts a range of traditional and contemporary artists from around the Celtic World.


The Great British Baking Show: Desserts

View the stiff competition among nine remaining bakers. The Signature challenge is a French classic: crème brulée. In the Technical, bakers take on spanische windtorte. In the Showstopper, they must bake three faultless cheesecakes, then layer them.

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Bored of Burgers? Grill Pizza This Weekend!

No need to turn on your oven for great homemade pizza. Keep that grill fire burning and make something other than meat.


Local Farm Turns Loss into Gain

Volante Farms in Needham had to shut down its popular farm stand because of a construction problem. But they are turning a business loss into a community gain.

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