Eli Kao

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November 5, 2006 - 3:51pm An interview with Robert Fine, a Boston area photographer who uses photos to promote bikes and energy awareness. His show "The End of Hydrocarbon Man" will be exhibited at Cambridge Community Television's Drive By Gallery, August 29 - October 10th 2006. Features creative commons licensed music by Paul Shuler of Macroform (www.macroform.co.nr). Video produced by Amy Mertl. read more
October 19, 2006 - 2:57pm This program was produced by youth participants in our Summer Media Institute program at CCTV. Cambridge teenagers produced videos on various topics from music videos to short documentaries. This program was produced by Cody Romano. read more
October 17, 2006 - 6:11pm Check back here often as I cover Cambridge, CCTV, and community media-making at large. This is a brand new project at Cambridge Community Television, so I encourage you to add comments, send ideas, and make this an interactive process. Eli Kao is CCTV's Membership Coordinator and Online Community Developer, working to build connections between the CCTV community, city residents and other stakeholders at cctvcambridge.org read more
October 16, 2006 - 11:40am Inside a converted Airstream trailer three middle-aged women, one with a baby in her arms, are smiling and posing for a picture. Moments earlier, they had emerged from a dimly lit space reminiscent of a diner booth, but with two studio-grade microphones in place of salt and pepper shakers. With their recording session finished, the three laugh and chat as they receive their CDs. Are they aspiring musicians? Voice talent for a radio ad? Neither, just long-time book club buddies who've recorded a conversation for the oral history project called StoryCorps, in Boston through the month of October. Some well-known CCTV members and folks-about-Cambridge are among those who have participated in the ongoing project, which claims "Listening is an act of love". The story of Sue Hyde and her daughter Jesse McGleughlin can be found on the WBUR website, or you can listen right now by clicking here (will play in RealPlayer). Brother Blue and Ruth Hill also stopped by the StoryCorps trailer and are featured on the StoryCorps blog. After the three book club buddies leave the studio-in-a-trailer, I ask Maddy Nussbaum, an artist and the StoryCorps facilitator who helped them, to tell me more about... read more