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Lift Every Voice in the Loop

South Carolina ETV, the ETV Endowment and Bible Way Church of Atlas Road in Columbia invite you to Lift Every Voice in the Loop. Immerse yourself in the soulful rhythms of "GOSPEL" and get a sneak peek of Henry Louis Gates' upcoming documentary. At the same time, your children can share laughter with PBS KIDS' "LYLA IN THE LOOP." Join us for a family affair filled with inspiration and entertainment!

All ages are welcome tonight, Feb. 7 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Bible Way Church of Atlas Road.

This event is free and open to the public.

More Information for each premiere event:


From acclaimed scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., "GOSPEL" explores Black spirituality in sermon and song. From the blues to hip-hop, African Americans have been the driving force of sonic innovation for over a century. While musical styles come and go, there is one sound that has been a constant source of strength, courage, and wisdom from the pulpit to the choir lofts on any given Sunday: gospel.

The event on February 7 will be a celebration of all things gospel. In the worship center, three area gospel choirs and local artists will perform with clips of the film shown throughout the evening. Event emcees, Jeffrey Lampkin (The Big DM) and Jamal Bates (WFMV) will lead us through each performance while also talking with experts about the history of gospel music in South Carolina.

"GOSPEL" parts one and two premiere February 12 at 9 p.m. on ETVHD with parts three and four airing on February 13 also at 9 p.m.


"LYLA IN THE LOOP" is a funny and engaging new animated series for kids ages 4-8 about Lyla Loops and her fantastical blue sidekick, Stu, who use creative and strategic problem-solving and critical thinking skills to help their family, friends, and community! From building homemade carnival games to creating a new sandwich for the family restaurant – Lyla, Stu, and the whole Loops crew tackle challenges with equal servings of humor and heart.

During the concert event in the worship center, ETV Education will host all elementary school aged children in the sanctuary to screen an upcoming episode.

"LYLA IN THE LOOP" premieres February 5 on PBS KIDS.

Dinner Information

We will have a food truck onsite with food and drinks available for purchase. It will be Jeffrey Lampkin's Country Boy Kitchen!

The food truck will be located outside of the fellowship hall with tables and chairs located inside for seating.

About South Carolina ETV and Public Radio

South Carolina ETV and Public Radio (SCETV) is the state's public educational broadcasting network. SCETV amplifies South Carolina voices, provides educational experiences and strengthens communities, while working toward creating a stronger, more connected and informed South Carolina. In addition to airing local programs, such as Carolina Classrooms, Making It Grow, and This Week in South Carolina, SCETV also presents multiple programs to regional and national audiences, including By The River, After Action, Reconnecting Roots, Reel South, Somewhere South, Yoga in Practice and How She Rolls. In addition, SC Public Radio produces the national radio production, Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA.

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