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Aug 25, 2016 On Thursday, September 22, CCTV will host an unforgettable BBQ to benefit CCTV’s Youth Media Program, featuring delicious food from local restaurants and live music by Zili Misik. To honor the work and legacy of the retiring Cambridge City Manager, the Leading Role Award will be renamed the Rossi Award for Creative and Responsive Leadership and will be presented to City Manager Richard Rossi.... more
Aug 14, 2016 OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES: CCTV's Second Annual HorrorFest - International Film Festival, 2016 On Wednesday, October 26th at 7pm, the week before Halloween, CCTV will host a juried screening of film/video work at the Bartos Theater that addresses the theme of horror. We are looking for all types of short films and video projects in any category of horror: thriller, psychological, monster-movie,... more
Aug 4, 2016 Cambridge Residents are being given the opportunity to send a short video letter to whoever the new city manager may be. They can address issues that are important to them, help prepare the city manager for what to expect, or simply introduce themselves. The second entry in the series features Mothers Out Front. more
Aug 3, 2016 Cambridge Residents are being given the opportunity to send a short video letter to whoever the new city manager may be. They can address issues that are important to them, help prepare the city manager for what to expect, or simply introduce themselves. The first entry in the series features Saul Tannenbaum. more
Aug 2, 2016 Please join CCTV's Summer Media Institute for a screening of their work on Thursday, August 11 at 6 pm. more
Aug 2, 2016 Governor Charlie Baker has declared July 28th, 2016 to be Vernon E Grant Day, to honor Cambridge, MA native, Vernon E Grant for his contributions to the world of cartooning. Vernon was a U.S. Army Captain and lifelong cartoonist. He created two Point-Man Palmer novels, STAND-BY ONE! and the science fiction series, The Love Rangers. Wife, Betsy Grant, and others, honor him at the Cambridge Public... more
Jul 27, 2016 On July 21, 2016, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) and Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) hosted a debate between the 2 candidates for 26th Middlesex Representative district, incumbent Timothy Toomey and challenger Mike Connolly. The debate was produced and hosted by Joe Lynch, producer of Greater Somerville. Panelists included Donald Norton, publisher and editor in chief of the... more
Jul 27, 2016 On July 21, 2016, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) and Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) hosted a debate between the 2 candidates for the 2nd Middlesex Senate District, incumbent Patricia Jehlen and challenger Leland Cheung. The debate was produced and hosted by Joe Lynch, producer of Greater Somerville. Panelists included Donald Norton, publisher and editor in chief of the... more
Jul 9, 2016 Host Anne Schweiger interviews Saul Tannenbaum, concerned resident, activist, blogger, and member of the Cambridge Broadband Task Force, about the need for municipal broadband in Cambridge. more
Jun 30, 2016 This episode kicks off a series of shows that will feature . We hear so much about gender inequality in wages, in management, even in government leadership. So today is a special day because here to kick off our new series on women in leadership positions in Massachusetts government. Treasurer and Receiver general of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Deborah Goldberg was elected in 2014 and came... more
Jun 30, 2016 This episode focuses on a topic that seems to provoke a lot of opinion either for or against: charter schools and their future in the Bay State. School may out each summer, but the debate around charter schools never seems to take a vacation. It’s a topic for all seasons. Host Barbara Anthony discusses charter schools with Jamie Gass, the Director of the Center for School Reform at the Pioneer... more
Jun 23, 2016 Host Anne Schweiger facilitates a discussion about the pros and cons of building a municipal broadband system for Cambridge. The guests include Dave Talbot, a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and two members of the City's Broadband Task Force, Ben Compaine, a teacher in the entrepreneurship and innovation group at Northeastern University. and Ming-Tai... more
May 27, 2016 CCTV’s Back Lot BBQ is scheduled for Thursday, September 22, 2016! The BBQ will feature food grilled by local chefs, live music by Zili Misik, a silent auction, and the presentation of the Leading Role Award to City Manager Richard Rossi. It all happens in CCTV's back lot at 5:30 pm at 438 Massachusetts Avenue (entrance on Green Street between Brookline Street and Sidney Street). As always, all... more
May 27, 2016 You are invited to a screening of films produced by teens in CCTV's Youth Media Program. Prior to the start of the screening, teens will host a reception in the Karen Aqua Gallery, where their photography will be on exhibit through June 22. 6 pm- 6:30 pm: Reception in the Gallery 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm: Screening of Youth Films more
May 12, 2016 Age Engage is a collaboration between Google and CCTV that seeks to teach individuals over 50 how to use the Internet. During Age Engage, people over 50 are paired with Google employees for one-to-one training. The trainings are designed to teach participants Internet skills according to their interest and experience. Participants can learn things like how to search the world wide web, send and... more
Apr 27, 2016 Con artists trying to steal our money? From the snake oil salesmen of covered wagon days to the sophisticated internet and telephone scams of today – the deal is the same - the conmen win and we lose – but it doesn’t have to be that way – we do not have to be victims of internet or boiler room scams. Experts in cyberspace, financial services and law enforcement talk about the problem and some... more
Apr 26, 2016 The May 2016 edition of the Cambridge Calendar features Melissa Honig and the Watch City Steampunk Festival on May 7, 2016, 10AM-5PM, in Waltham, MA. Rob Halpin also join us to talk about the new Fast & Furriest 5K walk and run event taking place on May 22, 2016, at Assembly Row in Somerville, MA. We know all about White-Nose Syndrome in bats, and the History of German Brewing - f you want... more
Apr 20, 2016 This one-on-one session, which was part of MIT's CityDays & Together in Service initiative, paired an MIT volunteer with a senior to help them get the most out of their technological device. A dozen seniors were served by capable and engaged MIT students. The MIT mascot even came to visit! CityDays is a series of one-day volunteer opportunities for all members of the MIT community. The... more
Apr 8, 2016 It's more important than ever to develop awareness about your organization online, but where do you start? One of the most powerful tools available to you as a nonprofit is Twitter. In this course, you will learn how to successfully spread your message, engage your target audience, and create a strong online presence for your organization. To register, contact Clodagh Drummey at clodagh@... more
Mar 29, 2016 This episode focuses on what has come to be called “the Opioid Crisis.” In Massachusetts and indeed across the country there has been a dramatic spike in the numbers of deaths caused by drug and heroin overdoses, especially among young people. The guests from the Cambridge Health Alliance are Kathy Betts, who is the Director of Community Health Improvement; and Dr. Mark Albanese, Director of... more
Mar 28, 2016 In this episode, host Anne Schweiger interviews Dan Noyes and Theodora Higginson, Co-Directors of Tech Goes Home, a nonprofit that provides laptops and training. Through a grant from Google, Tech Goes Home is expanding into Cambridge. more

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