CCTV's Weekly Entertainment Highlights Gallery

This Week on TV: Native Voice TV brings to light issues ignored by mainstream media.

  • Posted on: 2 August 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Watch the series, produced in Northern California, on CCTV Channel 8 every Wednesday and Saturday evening.


This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights August 6 - 13

In honor of World Indigenous Peoples' Day, August 9, CCTV is highlighting the Native Voice TV series, which seeks to provide a voice for Indigenous people to discuss issues often ignored by the mainstream media.

This Week on TV: Cambridge industry, from Candy Manufacturing to Biotech

  • Posted on: 27 July 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Follow East Cambridge through its "rebranding" over the last century into what it is today.


This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights July 31 - August 6

In her new video, Old Cambridge, NeighborMedia reporter Kristina Kehrer looks at East Cambridge's history as a hub for the nation's candy manufacturing industry - and at its transformation into what it has become today.

This Week on TV: Cambridge Celebrates Loving Day

  • Posted on: 24 July 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
50 years since Loving v. Virginia, the 1967 landmark Supreme Court decision that struck down state laws banning interracial marriage


This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights July 14 - 30

The City of Cambridge proclaimed June 12 Loving Day, with live performances by Zili Misik and the Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School A Cappella group at Cambridge City Hall Front Lawn.

This Week on TV: Liberation Poetry Collective celebrates Aldo Tambellini's 87th

  • Posted on: 6 July 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
An evening of poetry & celebration to honor the artist on his birthday.

Aldo Tambellini, pioneer of electronic media, celebrated his 87th birthday with Liberation Poetry Collective. The event was filmed and edited by Samantha Bruce. WATCH: On Channel 8 Tue. Jul. 11, Thu. Jul. 13 & Sat. Jul. 15 at 5pm. And on YouTube, here.

This Week on TV: The Latest from CCTV's Youth Media Producers

  • Posted on: 29 June 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Short documentary projects from the Spring Semester now available for viewing, on Youtube and on the Channels.

CCTV Youth Media Producers' video projects from the Spring Semester will play this week. Titles include You Rap? The Cost of Recycling, Introvert/Extrovert, Cambridge Slang - among others.

This Week on TV: Supreme Court Justice Breyer at CPL

  • Posted on: 21 June 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
On Saturday, May 20, the Cambridge Public Library hosted Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who spoke as part of Cambridge Democracy Day.

The Cambridge Public Library's Democracy Day talk by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer took place at the library's main lecture hall and was filmed by Seth Myer. WATCH: On Channel 8 Tue. Jun. 27, Wed. Jun. 28, Fri. Jun. 30, and Sat. Jul. 1 at 5pm. And on YouTube, here.

The Gil Aharon Trio performed at the Inman Eats! festival.

This Week on TV: Cambridge Youth Underground performs Circle Up!

  • Posted on: 14 June 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Their original theatre performance investigates the issue of the Achievement Gap in our community.

Youth Underground Ambassadors create and perform original theater that investigate social issues relevant to young people and our world through a series of interviews with the community. This past summer 2016, that topic revolved around the Achievement Gap, and Circle Up! was born. Playwright/Creator: Betsy Bard, Director: Vincent Ernest Siders, Stage Manager: Chopper Carter-Schelp.

This Week on TV: Stories & Reflections on Fathers' Day

  • Posted on: 12 June 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
This weekend, a Fathers' day marathon on Channel 9.

CCTV's Fathers' Day program includes:

In his video short Father, Wilgens Matelus talks about what it's like not to have a dad.

In Man to Media, Luis Vasquez reflects on his path to becoming a journalist, inspired by his father.

This Week on TV: Celebrate Cambridge Arts River Festival

  • Posted on: 23 May 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
The 2017 Cambridge Arts River Festival will take place on Saturday, June 3, 2017

Travel back in Cambridge history, with River Fests of years past this weekend on Channel 9.

CCTV's River Fest marathon runs Fri. Jun. 2, 6-9pm, Sat. Jun. 3 noon-midnight, and Sun. Jun. 4 12-4pm.

This Week on TV: Harvard's Nicholas Burns talks Foreign Policy under Trump

  • Posted on: 17 May 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
The Cambridge Public Library hosted the Kennedy School professor for a presentation last month.

The discussion will broadcast during CCTV's Local Events Block this week on Channel 8, Tue. May 23, Thu. May 25, and Sat. May 27 at 5pm.

You can also CLICK HERE to WATCH NOW on CCTV's YouTube Channel.

This Week on TV: $$$$$$$$$$$

  • Posted on: 11 May 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
This weekend's Channel 9 Marathon is centered around the theme of money and the economy.

Watch Common Cents, Money as Debt, and other video series to help keep you spending smartly.

Common Cents is a money quiz show - with Massachusetts high school students as contestants. Watch Fri. May 19 at 6pm and Sat. May 20 at 5pm.

This Week on TV: Cantabrigians Discuss Big Changes Ahead for Mass Pike

  • Posted on: 8 May 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Learn more with a presentation by Mass DOT and two Neighborhood and Citywide Meetings

CCTV has recorded the Series of Three Meetings on I-90 renovations to come. The latest Citywide Meeting on the matter took place April 13 and will play this week on Channel 8, Thu. May 11 at 4:55pm and Sun. May 14 at 12:45pm.

This Week on TV: CRLS Basketball Champs, Two Years Running

  • Posted on: 19 April 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Lots of exciting new videos by Cambridge producers - feat. CRLS basketball champs, Islamic Society of Boston, Debra Mason dance, & others.

The newest videos by Cambridge producers play each week on Channel 8, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at 7pm and Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am.

This Week on TV: Tour Central Square's New Sonia Nightclub

  • Posted on: 22 March 2017
  • By: lily
Summary: 
Plus, local cattle farmer Roy Nilson and a new music video by Josue Cardoza

Watch pre-opening night footage at the new Sonia Nightclub in Central Square, #whatImake Episode 12 featuring farmer Roy Nilson, and Sleepwalking, an acoustic music video by Josue Cardoza.

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