Arts & Entertainment Production Gallery

Aug 16, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights August 21 - 27 In an atmosphere full of negative news and current events, students in CCTV's latest ZipDocs Documentary Production Class decided to focus their investigations on a more cheerful topic: What makes Cambridge Laugh? Watch the resulting short documentary, produced by Sara Pagiaro, Lars Wicklund, Alyssa McClure, Truett Killian, Hetal Shah, Brian Gale,... more
Aug 14, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights August 14 - 20 This weekend, watch a marathon of East Cambridge faces and places, past and present - on Channel 9. Watch a selection of content on Youtube, HERE. The program includes: East Cambridge in 1852, a short documentary describing the history of East Cambridge in the 19th century, including industries and immigration. A short documentary featuring Troy... more
Aug 4, 2017 Nicola Williams joined us to talk about the 25 anniversary of the Cambridge Carnival. It happens on September 10 between Central Square and Kendall Square and is filled with music, dancing, and costumes. The Cambridge Calendar television program pulls together details on all the events in Cambridge - so that you don't have to! We aggregate community calendars from the city government, local non-... more
Aug 2, 2017 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. Native Voice TV features the dress, songs, dances, language, arts and crafts of various individuals, groups and organizations in order to... more
Jul 27, 2017 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. Kehrer then asks current residents to describe the Cambridge of today, in her video One Word. WATCH: Both videos are... more
Jul 24, 2017 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. Loving Day Cambridge is one of many celebrations held nationally to honor 50 years since the Loving v. Virginia decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that struck... more
Jul 12, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights July 17 - 23 This Is My Land, a film by Tamara Erde, follows several Israeli and Palestinian teachers during a school year and the way they teach their national history. Through dialogues and challenges with their students, debates with the ministries curriculum and its restrictions, the viewers obtain the long lasting and profound effect that the Israeli/... more
Jul 12, 2017 Jamaica 55 Reggae Night in the Park is hosted by Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Playhouse in the Park summer music series by Franklin Park Coalition and to be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Two top local reggae bands will be featured at this picnic style community celebration of Jamaican music and culture. Reggae Night in the Park will take place at the Playstead Parkstand in Franklin Park. Bring... more
Jul 6, 2017 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. The weekend's Marathon of Poetry on Channel 9 will feature Tambellini's event. The program also includes other past Liberation Poetry... more
Jun 29, 2017 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. WATCH: On Channel 8 Mon. Jul. 3 at 5pm, Tue. Jul. 4 & Thu. Jul. 6 at 11am, and Fri. Jul. 7 & Sun. Jul. 9 at 10pm. And on YouTube, here. Celebrate July 4 with a reading of the US Constitution. The... more
Jun 21, 2017 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. Kristina Kehrer was there to film the show. Watch the Gil Aharon... more
Jun 17, 2017 Upcoming guest: on Wed June 21, 2017 :Author of "CHUBBY", Liz Andre, A Boston Elementary School teacher and vocational dancer. The book "Chubby" is a partial memoir/autobiography. It is a first person narrative of a glimpse of the author's early life starting around pre-school in Baltimore, that chronicles the struggles of growing in a one- parent low income family,and her life's adventure... more
Jun 14, 2017 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. WATCH: On... more
Jun 12, 2017 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. And, Brother Blue with his story Daddy Teaches Me How To Pray. These videos and more, Fri. Jun. 16 6-9pm, Sat. Jun. 17 noon-midnight, and Sun. Jun. 18 12-4pm. Select... more
Jun 12, 2017 THE BANG GROUP & DANCE NOW BOSTON/NYC CELEBRATE A WEEKEND OF CABARET-INSPIRED DANCE AT THE DANCE COMPLEX TWO PERFORMANCES--Friday, June 16 & Sunday, June 18 SNAP•CRACKLE•BANG!--Free Celebration--Saturday, June 17 CAMBRIDGE, MA--June 2017--Dance Now Boston/NYC, David Parker’s vision, now in its 4th season, to foster a choreographic bridge between Boston and New York, returns to The Dance... more
Jun 6, 2017 Boston Pride 2017 is this Saturday, June 10 - celebrate with a pride-themed marathon on Channel 9. Journey back through the last few decades, with a Domestic Partnership Rally at City Hall in March of 2000, Mass Matrimony coverage of the first marriage licenses given out to same sex couples at Cambridge City Hall in May 2004. Seven Years of Marriage, a 2011 celebration in honor of city clerk... more
May 31, 2017 In our July 2017 edition of the Cambridge Calendar, we sit down with Jessica Jama-Nussenbaum from the French Cultural Center about their annual Bastille Day celebration. The Cambridge Calendar television program pulls together details on all the events in Cambridge - so that you don't have to! We aggregate community calendars from the city government, local non-profits, universities, and... more
May 31, 2017 Susan Chasen produced one of CCTV's five winning entries in the Hometown Media Awards this year. Susan's animated ghost story tells the story of a haunted mansion. more
May 23, 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. The program includes scenes from River Fest 1990 and 1997, as well as contemporary fests from the past few years. Other programs honoring the great Charles River will also be included in the mix -... more
May 23, 2017 The featured work at the Cambridge Community Chorus Concert on Friday, June 2 is Eternal Light - a Requiem, by English composer Howard Goodall. Chorus and orchestra will be led by Conductor Pamela Mindell, with soloists Jean Danton, soprano; Ethan Bremner, tenor; and Dana Whiteside, baritone. The concert will take place at MIT's Kresge Auditorium at 48 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge. Also on... more
May 12, 2017 The public is invited to a reception on May 25 from 6-8pm for painter Adriana Prat, whose work is currently being exhibited at CCTV's Karen Aqua Gallery. The show will be in the gallery through June 23. Adriana was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she studied science. Once in USA, Adriana reinvented herself through art. With a newly discovered passion for oil painting, she studied mostly at... more