The next Lobo Living Room, presented by the UNM Alumni Association, takes a behind the scenes look at the world of public television in ‘KNME Confidential: Exploring the World of Public Television’ on Thursday, April 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the KNME Studios located at 1130 University Blvd., NE.
Attendees will see what it takes to bring public television to their screens, followed by a tour of the facility, including the studio and master control rooms.
Guests will also have an opportunity to experience both sides of the camera as they film and are filmed using the Teleprompter for the KNME Public Television Gettysburg Project (Learn the Address), have fun photo ops in front of a Downtown Abbey backdrop and be able to view examples of local KNME-produced programs and more.
This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited. Please RSVP by April 21 at 5 p.m.
The Lobo Living Room is a venue that features notable UNM alumni discussing, demonstrating or performing in their areas of expertise or UNM alumni-related events.
As a preview to this Lobo Living Room, be sure to watch “The Address” by Ken Burns on New Mexico PBS Channel 5, Tuesday, April 15 at 8 p.m. As part of Burns’ special, UNM President Robert G. Frank will be among 10 New Mexico VIPs who were challenged to recite the Gettysburg Address in a local New Mexico video. Some of the others featured in the New Mexico PBS ‘The Address’ video include: U.S. Senator Tom Udall, U.S. Representative Steve Pearce, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry.
The local N.M. video of the Gettysburg Address will air Tuesday, April 15 at 7:57 p.m., in advance of Burns’ “The Address” at 8 p.m.
For more information on "Learn the Address,” visit: KNME Public Television Gettysburg Project.