Programming Highlights: Week of 2/9/15-2/15/15

Programming Highlights: Week of 2/9/15-2/15/15

The Wikiest Link, Episode 3. Plus: Subcultures, The Struggle, and Beyond Hands Up

  • Posted on: 11 February 2015
  • By: Maggie

Program Highlights 2/9-2/15

Subcultures: A Local Comic Anthology

Channel 9:
2/14 at 8:00pm
Channel 8:
2/18 at 2:30pm

Discover your new favorite graphic novelist in this collection of vivid, funny and revealing stories presented at Cambridge Public Library. An experience somewhere between sitting down to read a graphic novel and watching an animation, ‘Subcultures: A Local Comic Anthology’ is all about great storytelling. Local cartoonists read aloud from their work, while their comics are paired with their words on the screen. View a clip from Dan Mazur’s reading of his graphic narrative here.

The Wikiest Link, Episode 3

Channel 8:
2/13 at 11:30pm

The Wikiest Link, a new game show by Cambridge Community Television, is a wild ride across the pages of Wikipedia.org. Contestants are given a start page, such as Jelly Fish, and must race each other to a destination, such as Kevin Bacon, before their competition beats them to it. This episode features Jonathan Livny, Stephen Huff, and Eliza Kosoy. Produced by Frank Morris and Sean Effel with help from volunteer crew John Melczer, John Manson, Josh Rosenberg, Susan Chasen, Wilgens Metelus, Rockelly Louis, Matthew Begbie. Recorded in Cambridge, MA, on December 14, 2014. View earlier episodes here.

The Struggle

Channel 8:
Wed 2/11 at 8:30pm & Sat, 2/14 at 7:00pm

The Struggle is a weekly TV program produced by The Middle East Crisis Committee (MECC) of Woodbridge, Connecticut, offering news stories about the Middle East and politics. Topics covered include the Black Lives Matter demonstration at Yale University, an anti-fracking demonstration on the grounds of Petra Energy in Connecticut, news about Saudi Arabian blogger and activist Raif Badawi’s arrest and sentence, and Al-Rowwad Cultural and Theatre Training Center, an independent, not for profit organization in the Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem, Palestine.

Beyond Hands Up

Channel 9:
2/10 at 4:30am, 2/13 at 6:00pm
Channel 8:
2/12, 3:00pm

Cambridge residents attend an event called Beyond Hands Up at the Cambridge Public Library sponsored by local youth development organization, The GoodMenGang Foundation. GoodMenGang Foundation (GMG) seeks to rise up generations of GOODMEN by providing programs that facilitate the development of critical life skills.