Programming Highlights: Week of 5/3/15–5/9/15

Programming Highlights: Week of 5/3/15–5/9/15

Noam Chomsky on Gaza. Plus, Handel's Messiah by the Cambridge Community Chorus, and the Cambridge Peace Coalition at Temple Beth Shalom.

  • Posted on: 1 May 2015
  • By: Maggie

This week's Channel 9 Saturday Marathon features programming about Palestine.

Saturday, May 2nd at noon, tune in to Channel 9 for Fragments of a Journey in Palestine. This program documents everyday life over the course of the filmmakers' two months in Palestine. Next up, watch Voices Beyond Walls, a media production program for Palestinian youth. Starting at 5pm, watch short productions from their 2006-2007, 2008, and 2009 programs.

At 8pm, following Voices Beyond Walls, on Channel 9, catch Gaza: A Talk by Noam Chomsky. In this new production by CCTV member Lynette Laveau-Saxe, watch footage from a recent lecture by the unparalleled political commentator, philosopher, linguist and social justice advocate, filmed on location at Central Square's Andala Cafe.

At 10pm on Channel 9, we'll be broadcasting a talk by Boston Coalition for Palestine, entitled Israeli colonization of Palestine: Why It Matters to the U.S. and the World.

Too soon? On Sunday, May 3rd, on Channel 8 the ghosts of blizzards past will be visiting when the bell tolls 2:45am. Pulling an all nighter? Catch a rousing performance of Handel's Messiah by the Cambridge Community Chorus.

On Channel 9 on Sunday, starting at noon, catch some of our newest member submissions, including a music video by Erik Brown and footage of this year's Cambridgeport History Day, produced by Beth Redmond Walsh.

This week, the Cambridge Peace Coalition is holding the city's Annual Commemoration of the Holocaust, at Temple Beth Shalom, on Tuesday May 5th, 7pm. If you can't attend in person, consider tuning in to Channel 96 on Tuesday May 5th at 9am to view the footage from the 2007 service, or, on Thursday May 7th at 2pm to view the 2010 service.

And on Friday night, May 8th, tune in from 6:30-8pm to see all sorts of fun Central Square-themed programming on Channel 9.