Meet the extraordinary people that impact West Central Florida

Each half-hour program highlights personalities and topics with both broad and local appeal. Past episodes have explored issues such as healthcare, animal rights, adoption and mental illness, as well as spotlighting local arts and culture efforts. Guests have included bestselling author Carl Hiaasen, astronaut Andrew Allen and glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly.

 

For more information about the Eco Hostel Urban Farm in St. Petersburg, featured in the February 2017 episode of UP CLOSE, please visit cargocollective.com/StPeteEcoHostel.

 

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Up Close With Cathy Unruh | PBS Video

UP CLOSE WITH CATHY UNRUH highlights personalities and topics with both broad and local appeal. The program explores issues such as healthcare, animal rights, adoption and mental illness, as well as spotlights local arts and culture efforts. Guests have included bestselling author Carl Hiaasen, astronaut Andrew Allen and glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | Preview July 2017

Learn about the invasive Burmese python and its impact on the Everglades National Park.

Aired on July 20, 2017, 8:00 am

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | June 2017: Big Cat Rescue

Meet representatives from Big Cat Rescue to learn more about its mission.

Aired on June 22, 2017, 8:00 am

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | June 2017 Preview

Meet representatives from Big Cat Rescue to learn more about its mission.

Aired on June 22, 2017, 8:00 am

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | May 2017 Preview

Local experts and a teen discuss the trends and facts of alcohol and drug use.

Aired on May 18, 2017, 8:00 am

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | May 2017: Florida’s Kids and Alcohol Special

Sit down with local experts and a teen to discuss the trends and facts of alcohol and drug

Aired on May 18, 2017, 8:00 am

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | April 2017: Maestro Anton Coppola

Opera Tampa welcomes back the legendary Maestro Anton Coppola for his 100th birthday.

Aired on April 20, 2017, 8:00 am

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