Sharon Stentiford

NeighborMedia , Cambridge MA
Sharon is a community journalist, editor, and freelance writer.
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July 9, 2009 - 6:37am Poet Willie Pleasant talks about her book of poetry, the inspiration of her father, and writing about the challenges in her life. She also names local poetry venues at which you can hear her perform. Independent filmmaker Tony Darosa returns to BeLive to show his completed horror movie, "Attack of the Zombie" and discuss what it took to create it! To see Tony's film on Utube, go to Utube Stage617. To audition to be a part of future films by Tony Darosa, contact him at: read more
May 23, 2009 - 1:53pm Tony Darosa has always wanted to make a movie. Instead of waiting for "that call" to come, he decided to take things into his own hands and just do it. He is currently producing a short horror movie -- learning along the way, and teaching himself whatever skills he needs to complete this project. He hopes this is the first of many movies he will help to take shape. read more
May 11, 2009 - 6:24pm Rapper Wilder ("Bodega") Etienne talks about his music -- The River Boys and his influences: R&B, Rock and Roll, and the "Miami Style." He discusses the Cambridge music scene, his responsibility as a musician influencing young people, and what musicians inspired him. read more
May 11, 2009 - 6:09pm Many of us have traveled on short boat rides or local cruises: but what is it like to be on a trans-Atlantic cruise ship with nothing but ocean surrounding you for many miles?! Rita Pollock is a cruise ship aficionado, and has taken such a cruise to bring her back to her home continent. read more
May 5, 2009 - 8:37am We spend a good part of our lives at work! Some of us have co-workers who make life both more fun and more interesting. NeighborMedia correspondant Toni Bee has been blessed with such a co-worker, Alison Handy, at the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House in Area 4. read more
May 1, 2009 - 7:26am The Overdose Prevention & Education Network (OPEN) hopes to educate both health professionals and those living with drug users, to help save lives. It provides facts and guidelines to those who live with or in proximity to the user, so they are better prepared to know how to respond when drug abuse by a loved one is an ongoing serious concern. Specific guidance is provided to help individuals identify the point at which they should call for an emergency medical response in the case of ongoing drug usage. Watch the video on read more
March 25, 2009 - 5:37pm Ilan Levy discusses the struggle of East Cambridge residents to be heard at City Hall and with the Planning Committee, concerning the large Alexandria real estate development in their neighborhood. He gives a no-frills assessment of the politics involved and his perspective on current needs versus a neighborhood's long-range outlook for balanced development. read more
March 10, 2009 - 8:30pm PF Soto speaks about the Palestinian conflict and the importance of caring about the human suffering in that area of the world. She highlights the Boston Palestinian Film Festival, as well as the ongoing series of films that she and others host at 243 Broadway Street in the Area 4 neighborhood. read more
January 21, 2009 - 8:29pm Local musician Wilder "Bodega" Etienne discusses his views on the historically momentous day of President Barack Obama's inauguration. Wilder also updates us on his recent musical projects and upcoming concert itinerary. read more
January 10, 2009 - 3:19pm This BeLive features CCTV's Community Media Coordinator Colin Rhinesmith, who presents highlights of the NeighborMedia Program. NeighborMedia gives community journalists the tools to report news in their neighborhood that may not be covered in mainstream media. Training and venues for blogging, videos, radio and live tv are some of the opportunities awaiting NeighborMedia interns. Colin gives the big picture on this resourceful offering at CCTV, which is available to Cambridge residents! read more