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This Week on TV: Explore Cambridge history through Architecture and Folk Music

This Week on TV: Explore Cambridge history through Architecture and Folk Music

CCTV event coverage this week on the History of Cambridge buildings and the old Folk Music scene in Harvard Square

  • Posted on: 13 December 2016
  • By: lily

This week, during CCTV’s Local Issues and Events block – On Channel 8, Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays at 5pm

Building Old Cambridge: On November 17th 2016, the Cambridge Historical Commission gave a talk about their new book, Building Old Cambridge: Architecture and Development, discussing the history of Cambridge’s buildings and the city itself. Watch Wednesday Dec. 14 at 6:28pm and Saturday Dec. 18 at 5pm.

Conversation with Betsy Siggins: On November 16th 2016, the Harvard Square Business Association hosted A Conversation with Betsy Siggins: Forever Young, Folk Music in Harvard Square, at the Cambridge Forum. Watch Tuesday Dec. 13 and Thursday Dec. 15 at 5pm.

Also, Housing for All Part Three is the third installment of a three-part conversation about affordable housing hosted by the Cambridge Historical Society. This final conversation centers around the question, ‘How do we achieve the affordable city?’ Watch Wednesday Dec. 14 at 5pm.

Additional broadcasts of all three programs in the weeks following will be posted on CCTV's online schedule.

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

The lineup this week includes:

Death’s No Fun, a hand-drawn animation which tells the spooky story of a haunted mansion. Produced by Susan Chasen for CCTV’s Second Annual HorrorFest this past October.

Furanimal Live at O'Brien's, a live recording of local band Furanimal performing at O'Brien's pub in Allston, produced by Andrew Gerzon.

And Back to the Farm/Forest School, in which NeighborMedia reporter Kristina Kehrer interviews her neighbor, Katherine Kurelja, as well as Christine Heer, the director of the Sprouts Farm/Forest School, and Amy Greene, another Cambridge mother and educator at Tinkergarten, who each speak about a trend among some new parents towards the alternate philosophy of education called "Forest Schools."