This Week on TV: Boston Rock Opera Presents HAIR: The Musical

This Week on TV: Boston Rock Opera Presents HAIR: The Musical

The "American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" makes a local resurrection

  • Posted on: 5 December 2016
  • By: lily

Boston Rock Opera and G-Rock collaborated last month to put on a fabulous rendition of HAIR: The Musical at ONCE Ballroom in Somerville.

A live recording of the full show debuts this week on Channel 8. Watch Tuesday Dec. 6 at 7pm, Wednesday Dec. 7 at 8am, Thursday Dec. 8 at 1pm, Saturday Dec. 10 at 1am, and Sunday Dec. 11 at 12pm. Additional times next week on Channel 9: Friday Dec. 16 at 6pm and Sunday Dec. 18 at noon.

New content by producers here in Cambridge plays each week on Channel 8, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 7pm and Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am.


This week watch a new version of Ephemera, a discussion with local historian and archivist Libby Bouvier, who has spent her life collecting political buttons and other swag from radical causes.

And, NeighborMedia journalist Sharon Cheng introduces the MIT Bhangra dance club.

Cambridge's Climate Congress and other local happenings

Last month, Green Cambridge gathered 97 volunteer delegates from throughout the community for a Cambridge Climate Congress - to make practical recommendations on how all residents can participate in responding to climate change. The congress kicked off with a list of distinguished speakers, discussing ways to become a climate citizen.

Watch this week on Channel 8, Monday Dec. 5 at 12am, Wednesday Dec. 7 at 1pm, Friday Dec. 9 at 12am, and Sunday Dec. 11 at 9pm.

Meanwhile, on Monday November 14, the Port Landing affordable housing complex held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate its opening. Watch the ceremony during CCTV’s Local Issues and Events block this week, Monday Dec. 5, Wednesday Dec. 7, and Saturday Dec. 10 at 5pm.

Also look for the Grand Opening of Oom Yung Doe Martial Arts School, which celebrated it’s opening day in West Cambridge on October 15. On Channel 8 Tuesday Dec. 6 and Saturday Dec. 10 at 6:10pm.

Featured this week from the CCTV Archives

Karmu, A Place in the Sun features beloved local healer Karmu, who helped thousands of people from his home in Cambridge, MA, where he literally kept his door open to those who needed his help. On Channel 8, Monday Dec. 5 at 10am, Wednesday Dec. 7 at 4pm, Friday Dec. 9 at 11pm, Saturday Dec. 10 at 10pm, and Sunday Dec. 11 at 11am.

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