Ball State PBS documentary features Anderson, Ind.

Ball State PBS will air a documentary about Anderson on Thursday, Aug. 17. It will be the next installment in the series highlighting great small towns in East Central Indiana. 

“Now Entering…Anderson” premieres live at 8 p.m. on Ball State PBS, it can also be seen online at and on the PBS app or the Ball State Public Media app. 

“We are proud to highlight the civic pride and tell the wonderful regional stories of exciting things happening in cities and small towns all over our viewing area,” Dr. Phil Hoffman, assistant dean of media and general manager of Ball State Public Media said.

“Now entering…” is a video scrapbook of the people, places and history of towns through the eyes of residents. Members of the community collected video footage and photos to showcase the stories that make the city unique. 

On Aug. 17 storytellers will be in the Ball State PBS studios for our live pledge program to talk about their experiences and take viewer phone calls. 

It will take a look at Anderson’s Symphony, Anderson Young Ballett, Anderson Mainstage Theatre and the historic Paramount Theater. 

“Now Entering…Anderson” shares some of the stories of the events held to celebrate the city’s history, including the Gaslight Festival, Anderson’s Sesquicentennial Celebration, and the Andersontown PowWow.

The series, which debuted in 2016, has featured Portland, Pendleton, Knightstown, Upland, Alexandria, Tipton, Winchester, Rushville, Hartford City, Fortville, New Castle, Eaton, Cicero, and Yorktown.

For more about “Now Entering…Anderson”, visit


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