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The WICN 90.5 FM HOLIDAY JAZZ JAM A Warm and Wonderful Holiday Treat seen on WCCA TV

The Holiday Jazz Jam 2017 has been posted on the WCCA website at

http://www.wccatv.com/video/specials/WICNCHRISTMAS2017

This is an amazing and festive treat for music lovers everywhere. Enjoy some of the best local music artist !

WCCA TV was at the WICN’s annual “The Holiday Jazz Jam” , a live broadcast from WICN’s Studio 50 with notable performers including Kenny Hadley, Arnie Krakowsky, Michelle Wilson, Bobby Gadoury, Steve Gagliastro, Wendee Glick, Mauro DePasquale, Amanda Carr and Maia and her Fellas, Michelle Willson, Pamela Hines, Bob Simonelli, and Ken Hadley. Hosted by Pamela Hines and Ed Gardella.

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The WCCA TV Newsletter, December 2017

This Month at WCCA TV, The People’s Channel

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our members, friends and
supporters! Start the new year right by taking a TV Production
certification course and becoming a producer member at WCCA TV in
2018. Our next TV Production Course starts on January 6th and it’s
held at our facility, in downtown Worcester. The course is a MUST for
all aspiring TV producers, as it provides valuable information about
all components involved in the TV-production process. The course is
offered on a first-come-first-serve basis. To reserve your seat, call
508-755-1880 ext. 114 today. Have a fantastic 2018!!

WCCA TV Special Presentations

Joseph Townsend, of WCCA TV, interviews Extreme Skater, Dean
Moriarity, and Touring Publicist, Julie Desmarais, of Cirque Du
Soleil Crystal
.
The topic of discussion is their recent show at the DCU Center in
Worcester, MA.

The League of Women Voters of the Worcester area held a public
forum on fake news and media literacy at the First Baptist Church in
Worcester. The forum, titled Media Literacy and Fake News: Decoding
Media in 2017
,
featured a panel of journalists to address questions regarding the
distortion of truth in the modern media world and how news influences
civil discourse.

WCCA TV Program Notes

  • Tune into new episodes of Soapbox in January, hosted by the WCCA
    TV Executive Director Mauro DePasquale. New episodes will feature
    Representative James
    McGovern
    ; Samual
    Kariuki, the founder of FOCUS Dream
    Center
    , and James
    Cahill from J.F. White Contracting; Joseph Sabato, MD from the UMASS
    Medical Center, to teach us about Cardiopulmonary
    resuscitation
    (CPR),
    as well as James Monette, a volunteer at the Worcester Free Tax
    Assistance
    . Soapbox
    can be seen on WCCA TV, Channel 194 in Worcester, and streaming live
    online at wccatv.com on Saturdays at 10:30 pm and
    Sundays at 6:30 pm. To be a guest, contact tracy@wccatv.org.
  • Beacon Hill Chat is a program with interesting people talking
    about the interesting things going on in Central Massachusetts. Host
    of the program, State Senator Harriette Chandler, welcomes Worcester
    Fire
    Chief

    Michael Lavoie to the show.
  • Activate Worcester, hosted by Ron Motta, is a WCCA-TV produced
    program that shows viewers how to participate and become active in
    Worcester. Ron welcomes Edward O’Connor, the Director of
    Veterans
    Services

    in Worcester.
  • Connecting The Dots is a non-traditional legal program with the
    emphasis on the attorney as a trusted advisor, with an
    interdisciplinary approach to solving life’s issues. Host of the
    program, Attorney Liz Myska, welcomes Debra
    Pallatto-Fontaine
    from Becker College. In another episode, Liz chats with Andrew Freilech, the Executive Director at The Willows of Worcester and Andrew Salmon, the Director of Network Development at The Willows of
    Worcester
    .
  • Ramona Pokoly is the host of Ramona Interviews, a talk show that
    features interesting guests from all walks of life. Ramona’s guest is
    Daniel Hartwell, the author of the book Saint John
    Lennon
    . In
    another episode, Ramona welcomes Masheri Chappelle, the author of the
    book The Oracle Files:
    Escape
    .
  • Perspectives with Asima Silva is a WCCA TV program that features
    local and national guests sharing their perspectives on politics,
    current events, mental and emotional health,
    as well as religion. Today’s episode features Humayun Kabeer from
    Helping Hand for Relief and
    Development
    .
    In another episode, Asima talks with Adam Carroll from the Burma Task
    Force
    .
  • This Is Worcester is a WCCA TV program, hosted and produced by
    community activist Bill Coleman. The program focuses on interesting
    Worcester facts. In this episode, Bill talks about the World War II
    Honor Roll Worcester Citizens of Color Monument Rededication
    Ceremony
    .
  • Tune into Hidden Treasures as host Bill Safer helps you learn
    how to find that hidden antique or
    collectible that just may add cash to your life. Today’s hidden
    treasure is Bill’s guest Mike Leatherdale, here to educate us about
    homing
    pigeons
    .
  • Health Matters is a WCCA TV program from the Worcester District
    Medical Society. Host Dr. James Broadhurst welcomes to the show
    Angelina Cocoand and Tina Grosowsky. The topic of discussion is
    tobacco and
    cigarettes
    .
    Because your health matters!
  • Sound Check, produced by Stefano Traficante, is a real-life,
    unscripted music program featuring the local talents of bands and song
    writers in the Worcester local area. This episode features Local Mix
    #4
    – an
    arrangement of local talent and images.
  • Ben Behind The Scenes is a WCCA TV program that showcases music
    videos, interviews, reviews, and short films. The show is produced and
    hosted by Ben Allotey, one of WCCA TV’s longest active producers. Tune
    into another episode of pure
    entertainment.
  • Tune into WCCA TV for a special edition of Video Jam: Video Jam
    Christmas 2017
    . This special presentation, hosted by your favorite
    host Tracy Foley, will feature: Jerrod Niemann – Winter Wonderland,
    Lee Brice – O Holy Night, Mallory Hope – Just a Baby, Love and Theft –
    Silver Bells, Dylan Scott – White Christmas, Dick Van Dyke & Jane
    Lynch – We’re Going Caroling, Laust – Xmas Morning, Victory –
    Christmas Love. Enjoy and have yourself a Merry Christmas!!
  • Tune into Video Jam Country and spend an hour enjoying the
    latest and greatest in country music with host Tracy Foley. Today’s
    playlist features: The Castus Blossoms – Stoplight Kisses, Melanie
    Meriney – Life Boat, Jerrod Niemann – I Got This, Olivia Lane – Wrong
    Girl, Olivia Lane – Devil and You, Lucas Hoge – Dirty South, Lucas
    Hoge – Ho Ho Home for the Holidays, Chrisian Lopez – I Don’t Want to
    Say Goodnight, Paul Boggart – All That Cowboy Jazz, Jenna Paulette –
    Coolest Girl, Maggie Baugh – Catch Me, Stephen Hunley – Oklahoma,
    Wayne Garner – Love Drunk Fool, Steven Ybarra – What I Really Want to
    Say, Suzi Oravec – Long Drive Home, Jillian Cardarelli – ReRun, and
    Holly Tucker – Dallas on Your Boots. Shout-out to all country music
    fans!!
  • Band Edge is a WCCA produced local music show that is shot live
    and spotlights Worcester area bands, solo singer/songwriters, and
    instrumentalists. Today’s featured artist is The WPI Jazz Band
    performing Big
    Band
    holiday music.
    Another special Christmas
    2017
    episode
    features music by Justin Dearborn, Cara Brindisi, Mauro DePasquale,
    and Bare Hill.
  • Time for another episode of Workout Worcester! Learn, educate,
    inspire and motivate yourself with fitness expertise by Yenny
    Polanco
    .
  • Senior Speak is a program by WCCA TV in collaboration with the
    Worcester Senior Center. Senior issues are discussed and a good time
    is had by all. Senior
    Speak
    is
    recorded at the Worcester Senior Center, located at 128 Providence
    St., on Tuesdays at 2 PM. Stop by and be a part of the show!

About WCCA TV

Worcester Community Cable Access is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation
administering public access cable television for Worcester,
Massachusetts. Our mission is:

  • To advance democratic ideals by ensuring the people have access to
    electronic media
  • To provide a platform for first amendment rights and for artistic
    and cultural expression
  • To promote co-operative relations with those who serve the public interest
  • To promote communication through community use of media

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