This Week on TV: A Marathon of Local Dance & Movement

This Week on TV: A Marathon of Local Dance & Movement

Ballet, Hip-Hop, Indian dance, and more, all on Channel 9 this weekend

  • Posted on: 20 November 2016
  • By: lily

Included in this weekend's program:

The Art of Black Dance series, in which host De Ama Battle sits down for interviews with local artists of the African Diaspora and beyond.

Guests include Valerie Stephens, Jorge Arce, Marianne Harkless, Marcus Santos, Akili Haynes, and Ryan Edwards: Friday 6-9pm and Saturday 2:30-5:30pm.

A classical Indian dance performance by the Triveni School of Dance: Saturday 12-2pm.

The fifth annual Dance for the World Festival: Saturday at 5:30pm.

A Day at the Boston Ballet, a look at what goes into the training of a professional ballerina: Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 12pm.

Performances from Agassiz Baldwin Community's 13th Annual Hip-Hop Festival: Saturday at 10:30pm and Sunday at 3:30pm.

Scenes from Cambridge Carnival 2008: Saturday at 11:30pm.

These and many other dance-themed programs - when you tune in to Channel 9 Friday Nov. 25 6-9pm, Saturday Nov. 26 12pm-midnight, and Sunday Nov. 27 12-4pm.

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

This week, in Amazon vs Small Businesses, NeighborMedia reporter Kristina Kehrer explores the ways in which is effecting our local economy.

Spurred by the closing of Stellabella Toys in Inman Square this summer, Kehrer talks with two Amazon shoppers as well as the owners of local businesses Porter Square Books, Boutique Fabulous, and Joie de Vivre.

CCTV’s Local Issues block plays every week on Channel 8, Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays at 5pm

During these times each week, find discussions, events, and happenings current in the Cambridge community.

This week, watch footage from the Bike Safety Protest that took place at City Hall last month.

Also, check out this year’s Seventh Annual Smoke This Ribfest hosted by the East Cambridge Business Association, a food festival to determine who has the "best ribs in town."

Introducing an all-new new Music Video series to the channels

New to Channel 8 this month, HoodX Television Network features a playlist of hot new music videos – every Tuesday at 11pm and Saturday at 12am.