Programming Highlights: Week of 6/13/15 — 6/19/15

Programming Highlights: Week of 6/13/15 — 6/19/15

The Cambridge Calendar. Plus, LGBT related shows in time for Pride, and videocasts from Charlie Baker.

  • Posted on: 12 June 2015
  • By: Maggie

Cambridge Calendar, the best new source for things to do in and around Cambridge, gives you the rundown on all the best upcoming events in the city. In the first installment, you'll see an interview with Richard Harding of the Mens Health League's annual Hoops 'N' Health basketball tournament in June. You'll hear about MIT's Swapfest, the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center's Nina Simone tribute, the fireworks on July 4, and all the cool museum overnight programs offered up in our city. Watch Cambridge Calendar on Channel 8 Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30pm and on Channel 9 Sundays at 9pm and Fridays at 6:30pm.

This Saturday June 13th is Gay Pride, and Channel 9 is celebrating with a marathon of LGBT-related programming. Begin at 12pm with footage from last year's Cambridge Pride Brunch (or attend this year's festivities, 9am-11am at Cambridge City Hall). Then, Boston's 2010 Parade at 1pm. How has Pride changed since its radical activist beginnings? NeighborMedia journalist Kristina Kehrer explores this questions in Boston Pride Commercialized? at 3:14pm. After that, National Coming Out Day celebrations at 3:21pm; gay filmmaker Lawrence Ferrara comes out to members of the KKK at 3:44pm; Cambridge Public Schools kids with LGBT parents speak out at 3:58pm. Watch Mass Matrimony, midnight scenes from the first same sex marriage license applications in Massachusetts, May 2004 at Cambridge City Hall, at 4:12pm. The programming continues until midnight — get educated on the Boston Women's Movement of the 1970s, black feminist writer Audre Lorde, gender stereotypes in the media, and more. Check our online TV schedule for more details.

New videos by our members will play on Channel 9, Sundays at noon and Fridays at 7pm. New pieces this week include A Gay Man Walks Into Arkansas by NeighborMedia journalist Kristina Kehrer, Peace, a short and soothing piece by Moe Glynn, and Pug Geology, the latest episode in the Puglic Access Television Series from Marinah Janello.

New weekly videocasts from the Office of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will keep viewers informed about what’s happening in the State House. Learn about the events Baker attends throughout his week with these short digests — the latest episode is always playing between programming on all CCTV channels.