Programming Highlights: Wed, Jan 29 - Tue, Feb 4, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Jan 29 - Tue, Feb 4, 2014

FEATURING: Cambridge Community Chorus, Movie Of The Week, a NEW Short, Metaphysics of Popeye, Dr. Umar Johnson & The Stephanie Miller Show

  • Posted on: 28 January 2014
  • By: Chris

CCTV publishes weekly Programming Highlights to promote new material produced or sponsored by local members and Cambridge residents. Please visit our Television Schedule for the most updated info!

Debuting this Week on CCTV!

Cambridge Community Chorus December 2013 Concert
The Cambridge Community Chorus performs Handel's "Messiah" at their December 2013 concert.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM, Sat 7 PM & Sun 2 PM

Jesús, el Espíritu libre: La Verdad, antes y ahora (Jesus, the Free Spirit: The Truth, Then and Now)
Jesús y las mujeres: ¿cómo pueden las mujeres vivir una vida más espiritual? (A program that discusses Jesus and women and asks: how can women live a spiritual life?)
Ch. 96 - Premiering this week: Sat 5 PM, Sun 7 PM, Mon 9 AM & Tue 3 PM

Movie Of The Week: "American Empire"
Two men join forces to build a cattle empire and end up battling rustlers, bad weather, and each other.
Ch. 9 - Sat 9 PM

NEW Local Short
Every week, CCTV runs new short programs in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in to Ch. 8 every Sunday at 5 PM & Tuesday at 6 PM for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's NEW short:

  • BirdLife - Part 1: Triplets' First Week, a short film documenting the growth of newly born triplet canaries "One Drop", "Toots", and "TreBon," during the first week after their hatching, demonstrating how fast and fleeting the life of birds can be. Produced by Angel Aiguier.

The Metaphysics of Popeye
A program dissecting and analyzing the symbology of the classic cartoon character Popeye the Sailor Man. Produced by Henry Parker.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sun 6 PM, Mon 9:30 AM & Tue 7:30 PM

A One-on-One with Dr. Umar Johnson
Henry Parker interviews Dr. Umar Johnson - a school psychologist, educator, political scientist, and pan-Africanist who specializes in working with at-risk, violent, suicidal, and depressed African-American boys and girls. Produced by Henry Parker.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sun 6:30 PM, Mon 10 AM & Tue 7 PM

The Stephanie Miller Show
A syndicated progressive talk radio program, hosted by Stephanie Miller, that discusses politics, current events, and pop culture using an engaging, fast-paced, impromptu style. Produced by Free Speech TV.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this Monday @ 9 AM and will now be brought to you every weekday morning LIVE @ 9 AM with repeats every night @ 10 PM

If You Missed It Last Week:

Rantland
A collection of wacky, funny, and outspoken short films, monologues, and cartoons produced by Will Kurtz.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Thu 2:30 PM, Fri 7:30 PM, Sat 5 PM, Sun 7 PM, Mon 11 PM & Tue 10:30 AM

Local Shorts
Every week, CCTV runs new short programs in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in to Ch. 8 every Sunday at 5 PM & Tuesday at 6 PM for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's shorts include:

  • Lady Kielbasia's Holiday Spectacular, a live performance by Lady Kielbasia and her creator Matt Morin at her Holiday Spectacular. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • Contra Rocks!, a journey through an evening of contra dancing with the Boston Intergenerational Dance Advocates in Cambridge, MA. Produced by Bil Lewis.
  • "Go Easy", a promo video featuring director and producer Angel Aiguier discussing the upcoming music video she's working on for the song "Go Easy" by the band JAHSpirit from their album "Tough & Humble." Produced by Angel Aiguier.
  • Meeting Bob the Music Man, a short documentary about the radio station WJIB-740 AM featuring an interview with owner and sole operator Bob Bittner. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • STEAM Rising: The Nature Lab & STEAM Rising: Biological Systems, conversations with artists from the Rhode Island School of Design about turning STEM (science/technology/engineering/math) education into STEAM (science/technology/engineering/art & design/math) education. Produced by Sue Li.

To find out what's on today or to search for specific programs, please visit our Programming Schedule and use the search engine! You can also watch the Live stream of each of our channels: Channel 8, Channel 9, and Channel 96. Please contact CCTV's Programming Coordinator, Chris Lawn, for any questions or comments.

See you next week!