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Programming Highlights: Wed, Feb 5 - Tue, Feb 11, 2014

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 12:03pm

CCTV publishes weekly Programming Highlights to promote new material produced or sponsored by local members and Cambridge residents. Please visit our Television Schedule for the most updated info!

Debuting this Week on CCTV!

Food for Thought: Let's Talk About Genetically Modified Foods
An insightful conversation and analysis with Consumer Reports experts about the ethics and safety of genetically engineered food(s).
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Sat 5 PM & Sun 9 PM

Movie Of The Week: "Red Salute"
In this classic screwball comedy-drama, the rebellious daughter of an army general gets involved with a Communist agitator, mainly to annoy her father. In hopes that she will forget her "Red" boyfriend, the father arranges to have her kidnapped and taken to Mexico by a young, handsome soldier named Jeff who, while somewhat of a goof-up, is believed to be better for her.
Ch. 9 - Sat 9 PM

First Night Boston 2014
Hosts Clyde Hicks and Alex Herwitz showcase the sights and sounds of First Night Boston 2014, interview a variety of attendees there, and highlight a gorgeous display of celebratory fireworks. Produced by Simon McDonough.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sun 7 PM, Mon 6 PM & Tue 10 AM

If You Missed It Last Week:

Cambridge Community Chorus December 2013 Concert
The Cambridge Community Chorus performs Handel's "Messiah" at their December 2013 concert.
Ch. 9 - Showing this week: Fri 7 PM, Sat 7 PM & Sun 2 PM

Jesús, el Espíritu libre: La Verdad, antes y ahora (Jesus, the Free Spirit: The Truth, Then and Now)
Jesús y las mujeres: ¿cómo pueden las mujeres vivir una vida más espiritual? (A program that discusses Jesus and women and asks: how can women live a spiritual life?)
Ch. 96 - Showing this week: Wed 7 PM, Thu 4 PM, Fri 8 PM, Sat 5 PM, Sun 7 PM, Mon 9 AM & Tue 3 PM

NEW Local Short
Every week, CCTV runs new short programs in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in to Ch. 8 every Sunday at 5 PM & Tuesday at 6 PM for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's NEW short:

  • BirdLife - Part 1: Triplets' First Week, a short film documenting the growth of newly born triplet canaries "One Drop", "Toots", and "TreBon," during the first week after their hatching, demonstrating how fast and fleeting the life of birds can be. Produced by Angel Aiguier.

The Metaphysics of Popeye
A program dissecting and analyzing the symbology of the classic cartoon character Popeye the Sailor Man. Produced by Henry Parker.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 6:30 PM, Thu 9 AM, Fri 10:30 AM, Sun 6 PM, Mon 9:30 AM & Tue 7:30 PM

A One-on-One with Dr. Umar Johnson
Henry Parker interviews Dr. Umar Johnson - a school psychologist, educator, political scientist, and pan-Africanist who specializes in working with at-risk, violent, suicidal, and depressed African-American boys and girls. Produced by Henry Parker.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Thu 6 PM, Fri 2:30 PM, Sun 6:30 PM, Mon 10 AM & Tue 7 PM

The Stephanie Miller Show
A syndicated progressive talk radio program, hosted by Stephanie Miller, that discusses politics, current events, and pop culture using an engaging, fast-paced, impromptu style. Produced by Free Speech TV.
Ch. 9 - Now showing every weekday morning LIVE @ 9 AM with repeats every night @ 10 PM

To find out what's on today or to search for specific programs, please visit our Programming Schedule and use the search engine! You can also watch the Live stream of each of our channels: Channel 8, Channel 9, and Channel 96. Please contact CCTV's Programming Coordinator, Chris Lawn, for any questions or comments.

See you next week!

Arts & Entertainment

Programming Highlights: Wed, Jan 29 - Tue, Feb 4, 2014

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 5:37pm

CCTV publishes weekly Programming Highlights to promote new material produced or sponsored by local members and Cambridge residents. Please visit our Television Schedule for the most updated info!

Debuting this Week on CCTV!

Cambridge Community Chorus December 2013 Concert
The Cambridge Community Chorus performs Handel's "Messiah" at their December 2013 concert.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM, Sat 7 PM & Sun 2 PM

Jesús, el Espíritu libre: La Verdad, antes y ahora (Jesus, the Free Spirit: The Truth, Then and Now)
Jesús y las mujeres: ¿cómo pueden las mujeres vivir una vida más espiritual? (A program that discusses Jesus and women and asks: how can women live a spiritual life?)
Ch. 96 - Premiering this week: Sat 5 PM, Sun 7 PM, Mon 9 AM & Tue 3 PM

Movie Of The Week: "American Empire"
Two men join forces to build a cattle empire and end up battling rustlers, bad weather, and each other.
Ch. 9 - Sat 9 PM

NEW Local Short
Every week, CCTV runs new short programs in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in to Ch. 8 every Sunday at 5 PM & Tuesday at 6 PM for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's NEW short:

  • BirdLife - Part 1: Triplets' First Week, a short film documenting the growth of newly born triplet canaries "One Drop", "Toots", and "TreBon," during the first week after their hatching, demonstrating how fast and fleeting the life of birds can be. Produced by Angel Aiguier.

The Metaphysics of Popeye
A program dissecting and analyzing the symbology of the classic cartoon character Popeye the Sailor Man. Produced by Henry Parker.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sun 6 PM, Mon 9:30 AM & Tue 7:30 PM

A One-on-One with Dr. Umar Johnson
Henry Parker interviews Dr. Umar Johnson - a school psychologist, educator, political scientist, and pan-Africanist who specializes in working with at-risk, violent, suicidal, and depressed African-American boys and girls. Produced by Henry Parker.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sun 6:30 PM, Mon 10 AM & Tue 7 PM

The Stephanie Miller Show
A syndicated progressive talk radio program, hosted by Stephanie Miller, that discusses politics, current events, and pop culture using an engaging, fast-paced, impromptu style. Produced by Free Speech TV.
Ch. 9 - Premiering this Monday @ 9 AM and will now be brought to you every weekday morning LIVE @ 9 AM with repeats every night @ 10 PM

If You Missed It Last Week:

Rantland
A collection of wacky, funny, and outspoken short films, monologues, and cartoons produced by Will Kurtz.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Thu 2:30 PM, Fri 7:30 PM, Sat 5 PM, Sun 7 PM, Mon 11 PM & Tue 10:30 AM

Local Shorts
Every week, CCTV runs new short programs in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in to Ch. 8 every Sunday at 5 PM & Tuesday at 6 PM for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's shorts include:

  • Lady Kielbasia's Holiday Spectacular, a live performance by Lady Kielbasia and her creator Matt Morin at her Holiday Spectacular. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • Contra Rocks!, a journey through an evening of contra dancing with the Boston Intergenerational Dance Advocates in Cambridge, MA. Produced by Bil Lewis.
  • "Go Easy", a promo video featuring director and producer Angel Aiguier discussing the upcoming music video she's working on for the song "Go Easy" by the band JAHSpirit from their album "Tough & Humble." Produced by Angel Aiguier.
  • Meeting Bob the Music Man, a short documentary about the radio station WJIB-740 AM featuring an interview with owner and sole operator Bob Bittner. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • STEAM Rising: The Nature Lab & STEAM Rising: Biological Systems, conversations with artists from the Rhode Island School of Design about turning STEM (science/technology/engineering/math) education into STEAM (science/technology/engineering/art & design/math) education. Produced by Sue Li.

To find out what's on today or to search for specific programs, please visit our Programming Schedule and use the search engine! You can also watch the Live stream of each of our channels: Channel 8, Channel 9, and Channel 96. Please contact CCTV's Programming Coordinator, Chris Lawn, for any questions or comments.

See you next week!

Arts & Entertainment

Programming Highlights: Wed, Jan 22 - Tue, Jan 28, 2014

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 3:52pm

CCTV publishes weekly Programming Highlights to promote new material produced or sponsored by local members and Cambridge residents. Please visit our Television Schedule for the most updated info!

Debuting this Week on CCTV!

Rantland
A collection of wacky, funny, and outspoken short films, monologues, and cartoons produced by Will Kurtz.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week Saturday 5 PM, Sunday 7 PM, Monday 11 PM & Tuesday 10:30 AM

Movie Of The Week: "My Dear Secretary"
Kirk Douglas stars in this romantic comedy classic as Owen Waterbury, a bestselling novelist who recruits aspiring writer Stephanie 'Steve' Gaylord as his latest of many secretaries. The stars in her eyes fade when she finds she is to work in his apartment with a constant parade of eccentric visitors and slapstick provided by klutzy roommate Ronnie. Moreover, Waterbury's idea of work looks a lot like play, and his interest is less in books than in blondes. When she decides to leave, can he get her back by swallowing his playboy principles and marrying her?
Ch. 9 - Saturday 9 PM

BeLive: MarioZirpolo.com
Mario Zirpolo returns to BeLive to present this comedy-centric show interviewing and focusing on comedians and community members from the Cambridge area and beyond. Every week will feature a different performer showcasing improv, sketches, stand-up, music, and storytelling!
Ch. 9 - Premiering Tuesday and the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM

NEW Local Shorts
Every week, CCTV runs new short programs in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in to Ch. 8 every Sunday at 5 PM & Tuesday at 6 PM for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's NEW shorts include:

  • Lady Kielbasia's Holiday Spectacular, a live performance by Lady Kielbasia and her creator Matt Morin at her Holiday Spectacular. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • Contra Rocks!, a journey through an evening of contra dancing with the Boston Intergenerational Dance Advocates in Cambridge, MA. Produced by Bil Lewis.
  • "Go Easy", a promo video featuring director and producer Angel Aiguier discussing the upcoming music video she's working on for the song "Go Easy" by the band JAHSpirit from their album "Tough & Humble." Produced by Angel Aiguier.
  • Meeting Bob the Music Man, a short documentary about the radio station WJIB-740 AM featuring an interview with owner and sole operator Bob Bittner. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • STEAM Rising: The Nature Lab & STEAM Rising: Biological Systems, conversations with artists from the Rhode Island School of Design about turning STEM (science/technology/engineering/math) education into STEAM (science/technology/engineering/art & design/math) education. Produced by Sue Li.

If You Missed It Last Week:

Pete Rock & CL Smooth 20th Anniversary Concert
A Live performance at the MIddle East in Cambridge, MA by hip-hop duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth on Friday, November 15, 2013 for their 20th anniversary tour. Produced by Chani Langford.
Ch. 8 - Wednesday 2:30 PM, Thursday 9:30 AM, Friday 7 PM, Saturday 6 PM, Sunday 7:30 PM & Monday 10:30 AM

El Agricultor del Futuro (The Future of Agriculture)
Un programa que analiza cómo podemos tener una agricultura sostenible y sensata. (A program that examines how we can have a sensible and sustainable agriculture.)
Ch. 96 - Wednesday 1:30 PM, Thursday 2 PM, Friday 3:30 PM, Saturday 12:30 PM, Sunday 8 PM & Tuesday 11:30 PM

"Hands Up" Music Video & "N.U.M.B." Trailer (EXPLICIT)
A music video for the song "Hands Up" by Ant Thomas followed by a trailer for a documentary called "N.U.M.B." (New Underground Movements of Boston), highlighting undiscovered music, art, and miscellaneous events in the Boston and Cambridge area. Produced by Kwesi Abbensetts. Parental discretion advised!
Ch. 8 - Thursday 1:30 AM, Friday 12 AM, Sunday 2 AM & Monday 1 AM

To find out what's on today or to search for specific programs, please visit our Programming Schedule and use the search engine! You can also watch the Live stream of each of our channels: Channel 8, Channel 9, and Channel 96. Please contact CCTV's Programming Coordinator, Chris Lawn, for any questions or comments.

See you next week!

Arts & Entertainment

Programming Highlights: Wednesday, January 15 - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 4:56pm

Debuting On CCTV!

Pete Rock & CL Smooth 20th Anniversary Concert
A Live performance at the MIddle East in Cambridge, MA by hip-hop duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth on Friday, November 15, 2013 for their 20th anniversary tour. Produced by Chani Langford.
Channel 8 - Premiering Saturday @ 6 PM, Sunday @ 7:30 PM & Monday @ 10:30 AM

"Hands Up" Music Video & "N.U.M.B." Trailer (EXPLICIT)
A music video for the song "Hands Up" by Ant Thomas followed by a trailer for a documentary called "N.U.M.B." (New Underground Movements of Boston), highlighting undiscovered music, art, and miscellaneous events in the Boston and Cambridge area. Produced by Kwesi Abbensetts. Parental discretion advised!
Channel 8 - Premiering Sunday @ 2 AM & Monday @ 1 AM

NEW Short Films
Every week, CCTV shows new and current member-made short films together in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in every Sunday and Tuesday evening for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's NEW shorts (in the order they will air):
Lady Kielbasia's Holiday Spectacular - A Live performance by Lady Kielbasia and her creator Matt Morin at her Holiday Spectacular. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
Contra Rocks! - A journey through an evening of contra dancing with the Boston Intergenerational Dance Advocates in Cambridge, MA. Produced by Bil Lewis.
JAHSpirit Music Video Promo - "Go Easy" - A promo video featuring director and producer Angel Aiguier discussing the upcoming music video she's working on for the song "Go Easy" by the band JAHSpirit from their album "Tough & Humble." Produced by Angel Aiguier.
Meeting Bob the Music Man - A short documentary about the radio station WJIB-740 AM featuring an interview with owner and sole operator Bob Bittner. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
STEAM Rising: The Nature Lab & STEAM Rising: Biological Systems - Conversations with artists from the Rhode Island School of Design about turning STEM (science/technology/engineering/math) education into STEAM (science/technology/engineering/art & design/math) education. Produced by Sue Li.
Channel 8 - Premiering this week starting Sunday @ 5 PM & Tuesday @ 6 PM

Movie Of The Week: "Harmony Lane"
The life and loves of composer Stephen Foster, from his early success through his decline, degradation, and death from alcoholism.
Channel 9 - Every Saturday @ 9 PM

El Agricultor del Futuro (The Future of Agriculture)
Un programa que analiza cómo podemos tener una agricultura sostenible y sensata. (A program that examines how we can have a sensible and sustainable agriculture.)
Channel 96 - Premiering this week Saturday @ 12:30 PM, Sunday @ 8 PM & Tuesday @ 11:30 PM

This Week on BeLive - Channel 9
NOTE: CCTV will be closed Sunday, January 19 & Monday, January 20, 2014 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, so there will be no new Live shows on these days.

BeLive: bridginGaps - 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month @ 7:30 PM
BeLive: Sound And Vision - 3rd Wednesday of every month @ 8 PM
BeLive: Health Is Wealth - 3rd Tuesday of every month @ 4:30 PM
BeLive: Nubia Now & Then - 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month @ 6:30 PM

If You Missed It Last Week

Opera Brittenica Presents: "The Rape of Lucretia"
A performance of Benjamin Britten's chamber opera dealing with the violation of a Roman soldier by the Etruscan prince, an act which precipitated the Etruscan War in ancient Rome. Produced by Joshua Collier.
Channel 8 - Showing this week Thursday @ 10 AM, Friday @ 8 PM, Saturday @ 3 PM & Sunday @ 2 PM

To view our current schedule at any time, or if you'd like to search for any specific programs or producers, please visit http://www.cctvcambridge.org/schedule

If you are not a Cambridge resident, or if you don't want to miss any of your favorite shows when you're out of town, you can also stream our channels Live by visiting:
Channel 8 - http://www.cctvcambridge.org/channel08
Channel 9 - http://www.cctvcambridge.org/channel09
Channel 96 - http://www.cctvcambridge.org/channel96

If you have any questions about CCTV programming, what's on when, or if you would like to get your own BeLive or Community Radio show, please contact:
Chris Lawn, Programming Coordinator

See you next week!

Arts & Entertainment

Programming Highlights: Wednesday, January 8 - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 6:09pm

Debuting On CCTV!

Opera Brittenica Presents: "The Rape of Lucretia"
A performance of Benjamin Britten's chamber opera dealing with the violation of a Roman soldier by the Etruscan prince, an act which precipitated the Etruscan War in ancient Rome. Produced by Joshua Collier.
Channel 8 - Premiering Friday @ 8 PM & Saturday @ 3 PM

Tele Lakaye LIVE Special
Yves St. Pierre will host this LIVE television event featuring Haitian news, current events, issues, and interviews with members of the community. Call-ins are welcomed and encouraged, so tune in to be part of this special interactive experience.
Channel 8 - LIVE Sunday from 5 PM - 8 PM

Movie Of The Week: "Dishonored Lady"
Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of her job, including kowtowing to a hefty advertiser, and her bad luck with men are driving her to a breakdown. She seeks the help of a psychiatrist, and under his orders, quits her job and moves into a smaller flat under a new identity. She becomes interested in painting and a handsome neighbor. He soon finds out about her past when an ex-suitor implicates her in a murder.
Channel 9 - Every Saturday @ 9 PM

BeLive: Yes, It's Your Life!
This NEW cutting-edge program will showcase alternatives to the traditional mental health system including new ways to connect with and empower yourself and those around you using Emotional CPR and other revitalization techniques. It will feature renowned Princeton-trained psychiatrist Dr. Dan Fisher highlighting his personal experiences with the mental health system, his concerns about the medicating of society, and his beliefs on how peer-centered support is the foundation for recovery. Produced by and co-hosted with Kimberley Warsett, this show is for everyone wanting to learn how we can heal and grow as a city and a nation as well as build resilient, cooperative communities.
Channel 9 - Premiering this Monday and the 2nd & 4th Monday of every month @ 5:30 PM

CCR: Peaceworker Radio
Terrence Rothman returns this Monday at a new time to host this Cambridge Community Radio program featuring musical selections and discussion of news, current events, economics, politics, and sociology.
Channel 9 - Premiering at the NEW weekly time of Mondays @ 2 PM

This Week on BeLive - Channel 9

BeLive: Charles River Conservency - 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month @ 5:30 PM
BeLive: Truth or Consequences?! - 1st, 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month @ 8 PM
BeLive: Your Health or Mine? - 2nd Friday of every month @ 5:30 PM
BeLive: Whole Health - 2nd & 4th Sunday of every month @ 5 PM
BeLive: NeighborMedia - 2nd & 4th Monday of every month @ 6 PM
BeLive: Wisdom & Song - 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month @ 4:30 PM

If You Missed It Last Week

Look Before You Leap
A lecture at Lesley University about lessons learned from the last 20 years that can be applied to the next wave of education reform.
Channel 9 - Showing this week Friday @ 6:30 PM, Saturday @ 7 PM & Sunday @ 1 PM

Bob Healy Building Dedication
The Cambridge Health Alliance presents the renaming of the Ambulatory Care Center at its Cambridge Hospital campus in honor of Bob Healy, who retired in early 2013 after serving as the Cambridge City Manager for over 30 years.
Channel 9 - Showing this week Friday @ 8 PM, Saturday @ 6 PM & Sunday @ 2:30 PM

Hope for a Livable Climate
A discussion about how the promise of restorative grazing and other ecological innovations can regenerate soil, rescue food and water, liven rural economies, and reverse global warming.
Channel 9 - Showing this week Saturday @ 4 PM & Sunday @ 9 PM

The Inner Physician & Healer: Body & Soul
A program for the guided mediation and healing of the body and soul through the power of Christ and God.
Channel 96 - Showing this week Thursday @ 4 PM, Friday @ 7 AM, Saturday @ 5 PM, Sunday @ 7 PM, Monday @ 9 AM & Tuesday @ 3 PM

To view our current schedule at any time, or if you'd like to search for any specific programs or producers, please visit http://www.cctvcambridge.org/schedule

If you are not a Cambridge resident, or if you don't want to miss any of your favorite shows when you're out of town, you can also stream our channels Live by visiting:
Channel 8 - http://www.cctvcambridge.org/channel08
Channel 9 - http://www.cctvcambridge.org/channel09
Channel 96 - http://www.cctvcambridge.org/channel96

If you have any questions about CCTV programming, what's on when, or if you would like to get your own BeLive or Community Radio show, feel free to contact:
Chris Lawn, Programming Coordinator

See you next week!

Arts & Entertainment

Orientation for New CCTV Members

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 8:25pm
Mon, 01/06/2014 - 18:30 to 20:00

Host your own TV show and make media around issues that affect you and your community. CCTV offers television time, training and access to our production equipment. Sound interesting? You can do it all by becoming a CCTV member. The first step is to attend an orientation to learn all about becoming a member, the facilities, equipment and training that are available, member policies, and more. Hope to see you there!

This orientation is offered by Cambridge Community Television, at its new Central Square studios at 438 Mass. Avenue, Cambridge, MA. All comers welcome; no registration required. For information, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900.

EducationClassesMember Cost: $0.00

CCTV CLOSED Friday, 1/3/2014

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 7:12pm

CCTV will be closed Friday, 1/3/2014, due to the storm. We will reopen Sunday at 4pm. Stay safe!

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