This Week on TV: Cambridge MCs perform in Bridgeside Bars series

This Week on TV: Cambridge MCs perform in Bridgeside Bars series

Bridgeside Bars is a seriess of music videos produced by Aaron King

  • Posted on: 7 January 2018
  • By: lily

This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights January 8 - 14

Meet local rappers with the new Bridgeside Bars series produced by Aaron King.

Featured artists include Ludlow, Sumwonelz, Aaron King, Profownd, Rex Mac, GuruG, Gene, Lizzle4, and Decoy. Watch the full playlist on YouTube, HERE.

WATCH: The newest content from Cambridge producers plays each week on Channel 8, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 7pm and Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am.

Wake Up on the Road with Zen Master Seung Sahn.

Travel along with Zen Master Seung Sahn and his monks in this documentary film.

WATCH: On Channel 8, Tue. Jan. 9, Thu. Jan. 11, and Sun. Jan 14 at 7:20pm, Wed. Jan. 10 and Fri. Jan. 12 at 11am, and Sat. Jan. 13 at 8:30pm.

Education Talk is a new series produced and hosted by Priyanka Deo

In Episode Two, premiering this week on the channels, host Priyanka Deo (an intern in the NeighborMedia program at CCTV) brings attention to education and disabilities. This is a growing field of discussion and our expert today are doing and have done some tremendous work with access, disabilities and education all over the world.

Guests are: Eileen Berger - Access and disability services administrator at the Harvard graduate school of education who has devoted much of her career with some unique experiences towards students with disabilities. Varun Kapoor - worked at a think tank and consultancy in India working with clients like the World Bank developing curriculum for students with disabilities. He has also volunteered in schools for 10 years, working with developmentally challenged students. Stacy Jones - current medical student who advocates for disability services at Harvard- she has even co-founded a national student alliance for disability in the health sciences. And Melanie Gertzman - executive director of the Bluelaces Theatre Company in NYC that creates theatrical experiences specifically designed for audiences of all ages with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Immediately following, catch episode one of the series, centered around music and education - with guests: Dr. Louise Pascale - a professor and veteran in creative arts- having now contributed 30 years to the field, and internationally recognized for the Afghan Children’s songbook and literacy project, Inc.- which is a fascinating project aimed at preserving children’s songs during years of war and oppression in Afghanistan. And Eva Steward - a music therapy assistant for Note-Able Music- a non-profit music therapy service for people with various disabilities. Eva graduated with a degree in Electronic Music Composition and Voice.

WATCH: On Channel 8, Tue. Jan. 9, Thu. Jan. 11, and Sat. Jan. 13 at 5pm. The latest Cambridge event coverage from CCTV Staff Producers plays Tuesday - Saturday at 5pm.

More on Education - during this weekend's Channel 9 Marathon

WATCH: On Channel 9, Fri. Jan. 12 6-9pm, Sat. Jan. 13 noon-midnight, and Sun. Jan. 14 12-4pm.

Still want to see more from #CambMA producers?

In case you missed it, From the Top is an interview with Ian Beg, the director of Subject: Matter, a local tap troupe. Includes footage from their show From the Top. Kristina Kehrer reports.

WATCH: On Channel 8, Tue. Jan. 2, Thu. Jan. 4 and Sun. Jan. 7 at 7:25pm and Wed. Jan. 3 and Fri. Jan. 5 at 11:25am.

The latest from CCTV Staff and CCTV Member producers is available for viewing - anytime, anywhere - on CCTV's YouTube Channel.