Arts & Entertainment Gallery

Oct 31, 2018 I was excited to explore the current exhibition of Islamic design in contemporary art on view at Cambridge Arts Gallery 344 through November 30. The show, which features work by 13 artists from around the world, includes a wide array of styles and media. Exhibition curator, Marie Costello, says “The beauty of Islamic design became fixed in my mind while studying medieval art in graduate school.... more
Oct 30, 2018 New on CCTV Channel 8 this week! New From our Members CCTV Primetime! Beginning Studio Production Presents : Jeb Bush Orchestra from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo. Beginning Studio Productions: Jeb Bush Orchestra Produced by the students in attendance of Beginning Studio Productions Tue/Thu/Sun @ 7PM Wed/Fri at 11AM Good News Minute #3 A news show about recent events in clean energy... more
Oct 29, 2018 Laughter REALLY is medicine and we prove it every day. The Foundation For Laughter proudly announces the debut of LAUGHTER LEAGUE LIVE, a one-of-kind benefit evening of comedy celebrating the work of the Laughter League Healthcare Clown team at Boston Children’s Hospital.  The benefit will be held Thursday, November 1, 2018, in the Virginia Wimberly Theatre, Calderwood Pavilion at Boston Center... more
Oct 22, 2018 This year's Cambridge Homecoming will be celebrated in a variety of ways. CRLS, CHLS and Rindge Tech alumni are invited to the following events. A link for tickets is provided at the end of the schedule. EVENTS Friday, 11/09 - CRLS Musical "Honk" - 7:00 pm @ the Fitzgerald Theater, Broadway, Cambridge with special Alumni Seating Tuesday, 11/20 -"Fourth Annual Alumni Panel Discussion" for CRLS... more
Oct 22, 2018 Programs on CCTV This Week! New Member Produced Programming Basket Starfish - Our Language CORE Sarah Chiu Power Point and photo lectures to explain a new language theory and tell stories from the prospective of a female traveler from the East. Thu 10/5 @ 7PM, Sun 10/28 @ 7PM Wed 10/24 @ 11AM, Fri 10/27 @ 11AM Conversations That Change Maya Valentine A conversation with Activist Scholar Andrew... more
Oct 15, 2018 The Creative Music Series welcomes a Stellar Jazz and new Music Trio The Anthony Coleman’s (new) Trio: Creative Improvisational Jazz The Master on the Piano revealing his New Trio —fresh from gigs in Columbia, S.A., New Haven and Brooklyn —with a special musician teaching at Berklee, from NYC, who was a choice musician of greats; ------plus a young and eager player embroiled in the NY downtown... more
Oct 14, 2018 With the imminent arrival of Fantastic Beast 2 on November 16, 2018, Harry Potter mania is back again. Harry Potter events have been popping up everywhere. Rumor has it that Harvard is American's Hogwarts. Looking at the architecture around town, you can imagine you are in your own Harry Potter fantasy. Children and grown-ups are joining in the fun, dressing up and playing Harry Potter. So I... more
Oct 9, 2018 Loud sounds of brass bands rumble down Mass Ave. as families await the HONK! parade. The parade marched from Somerville to Harvard Square. It ended in a festival filling the streets. Now in its 12th year, bands from around the world and local Cantabrigian gather, giving voice to their activism with sounds and colorful display of giant puppets. Families learn about important issues like global... more
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Sep 17, 2018 Unrestricted, unrehearsed and creative music ala Free-Jazz, only the likes of Paul, Chris (associated with each other for decades) + Damon + Jeb can produce… Paul Flaherty (saxophones) Back after more than three years absence "…Flaherty encapsulates the history of outlaw free improvising in New England…" -David Keenan (The Wire, The Scottish Sunday Herald). "Flaherty is an absolute monster… and... more
Sep 14, 2018 A famous Vermont puppet troop sets up a circus in the park. Bread and Puppet, a 50 years old company, promoted peaceful protest through puppets. This year's performance, "The Grasshopper Rebellion Circus", shared their activism with the Cambridge community. The show features a pageant of puppets showcasing 6000 years of revolution against human oppression. In one scene, the puppets reenact a... more
Sep 10, 2018 NEKSYS: Eric Zinman (drums, synthesizer), Bob Moores (trumpet, elec. guitar, electronics), Michael McCaw (elec. guitar). Neksys is a post-rock, post-jazz improvisational trio focusing on the moment, the musical nirvana of now. Eric Zinman, Mike McCaw and Bob Moores seek to expand the horizons, the ears and the minds of each listener mixing the familiar and the unfamiliar in a heady sonic stew.... more
Aug 28, 2018 PREPARATION FOR THE SEPTEMBER 4TH PRIMARY!!! Greater Somerville Interviews Produced by Somerville Media Center Jay Gonzalez Tuesday 8/28 @ 4:15PM, Thursday 8/30 @ 6:30AM, Sunday 9/2 @ 6AM Michael Capuano Wednesday 8/29 @ 6AM, Friday 8/31 @ 6:30AM, Saturday 9/1 @ 4PM Bob Massie Wednesday 8/29 @ 6:30AM, Thursday 8/30 @ 6AM, Saturday @ 4:30PM Jimmy Tingle Speech from MA Democratic Convention Tuesday... more
Aug 6, 2018 New Member Produced Programs WATCH: On Channel 8 Protest - The EMF Kids Wont Back Down by Kristina Kehrer Protest day in Harvard Square- EMF Artist Protest Eviction Tue/Thu/Sun 7PM & Wed/Fri 11AM You're Probably Racist, Episode 2: "The Matrix" byPeter Septoff Local Comedians Sam Ike and Kenice Mobley hilariously review the racial stereotypes in the hit movie, "The Matrix" Tue/Thu/Sun 7:... more
Aug 2, 2018 The Cambridge Jazz festival was held on July 29th in their new location; Danehy Park on a hot Sunday afternoon. The festival of jazz music in this park was to entertain and inform the people of Cambridge about the art of American jazz. This festival is committed to teaching the city more about the history of jazz as well as providing the scholarship “The Johnny Hodges Fund” The founders of this... more
Jul 31, 2018 The Creative Music Series Presents A Special Contemporary Evening of Fresh New Music from Boston & Colorado; More than Classical, 1st set, 2nd set Microtonal Guitar Magic String Theory Trio: “A strange and splendid synthesis of sound.” Boston Phoenix “Bold and daring, Haverstick ventures into distant aural galaxies.” Guitar Player * From Boston and New Hampshire: The unique compositions,... more
Jul 31, 2018 More than Classical, 1st set, 2nd set Microtonal Guitar Magic String Theory Trio: “A strange and splendid synthesis of sound.” Boston Phoenix “Bold and daring, Haverstick ventures into distant aural galaxies.” Guitar Player * From Boston and New Hampshire: The unique compositions, improvisations and concepts by Mimi Rabson and THE STRING THEORY TRIO Mimi Rabson, 5 String Violin-Composer... more
Jul 31, 2018 Why RED? For nearly 20 years, the Cambridge Art Association has hosted a fall exhibit, open to artists from the New England states, centered around a color – RED or BLUE, depending on the year. Both the success of the exhibit series, and the challenge to participating artists, lies in channeling the varied meanings of a color like RED. It is the color of action, violence, heat. It is the color of... more
Jul 30, 2018 Jessica Eshleman of Union Square Main Streets joins us to talk about the What the Fluff? Festival in Somerville. Marshmallow fluff was invented in Somerville and they throw a huge rager to celebrate. This program is produced by staff and volunteers at Cambridge Community Television to fill the gap in Cambridge news and current affairs programming. Check out all of our local events programming at... more
Jul 30, 2018 Middlesex County District Attorney & Governor's Council Candidate Debate Produced by Arlington Community Media WATCH: On Channel 8 Tuesday 7/31 11AM Wednesday 8/1 5PM Thursday 8/2 11AM Friday 8/3 5PM Do you know who is the most powerful person in the Massachusetts criminal legal system? According to Rahsaan Hall, Director of the Racial Justice Program at the Massachusetts ACLU, it’s your... more