The weather couldn’t be nicer for the upcoming Gloucester Schooner Festival from September 2-5 and Cape Ann TV interns will be on location and on board for the exciting activities! Starting on Friday, visitors can see vessels arriving during the day and the Cape Ann Museum, the Essex Shipbuilding Museum and the Maritime Gloucester Center will be open for visitors from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. On Saturday at 10 a.m., visitors can choose from among a number of great activities: join in the Gloucester Working Waterfront Walking tour, celebrate Maritime Gloucester Heritage Day from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., View the Sailing Races, the “Parade of Lights,” and the fireworks display over Gloucester Harbor. On Sunday, there’s an Open House at the Schooner Adventure, a shuttle bus to Eastern Point Light for the start of the Mayor’s Race and the “Parade of Sail” as the schooners proceed to the race starting point. The Reception and Awards Ceremony will then be held from 6-8 p.m. For more detailed information, you can check the Cape Ann Chamber web site: capeannchamber.com.
George Vago of NESN explains some of the inner workings of a Red Sox Baseball Broadcast on NESN.
Some beautiful new works of former Executive Director of Cape Ann Television Sinikka Nogelo will be on display at the Khan Studio/Good Morning Gloucester Gallery on 77 Rocky Neck Avenue from August 20 through September 1. An opening reception showing Sinikka’s paintings and mixed media will be held on Saturday August 20 from 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Sinikka studied art at the Silvermine Guild in Conn., the Museum School, Boston; Rockport Art Association; and Montserrat School of Art in Beverly, MA and is a graduate of Tufts University. She was one of the founding members of the women artists’ cooperative, Center and Main, in Gloucester corner in the 1980s. During the years she worked in television, she interviewed many artists and produced many arts specials.
As Cape Ann TV celebrates its fourth successful year as a nonprofit public access community television station, we have asked for your support in donating to our annual appeal. When you support Cape Ann TV, you support your local community access center that works with all of you and our nonprofit service organizations, schools, the city and towns to share valuable information, you celebrate all that is wonderful and unique about Cape Ann! With your support, we can continue to build the services and resources we offer to the Cape Ann communities. We appreciate any and all support – small or large — all contributions make a difference!
We’d like to thank so much the following donors who have already given us a contribution:
Thomas and Nancy Andrew
Nan and David Araneo
Gordon P. Baird
John and Janis Bell
Cape Ann Savings Bank
Carroll Steele Insurance Agency
Dr. Kevin and Kathleen Clancy
Eagle and Dove Ministries
William Van Faasen
L.Carlisle and Judith-Lynn Gustin
Thomas and Joy Halsted
Harry and Judith Hoglander
Leah and Paul Kelley
Pigeon Cove Circle, Judith Harris
Pratty’s CAV Inc.
Sandra Dahl Ronan
Margaret and Joseph Rosa
Sawyer Free Library
Liz Serpa and Roger Corbin
Edward Shoucair and Kaye Lynn
David and Patricia Slade
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
Arthur and Elizabeth Thomas
Richard and Barbara Wilson
In the world of sports, timing is everything. You can learn all about timing and capturing the action of the local sports scene this fall and winter at Cape Ann Television’s video and audio workshop, “Great Timing: Covering Cape Ann Sports with Passion and Precision,” on August 22 from 3-5 p.m. Hosted by award winning New England Sports Network (NESN) Supervisor George Vago, of Manchester and Cape Ann Production Coordinator Andrew Love, Vago and Love will share their recipes for the best sports event coverage: timing, technique and equipment. At the workshop, Vago and Love will teach techniques about capturing the key action and pace of the games. Vago has orchestrated numerous studio and field productions for the sports network and previously worked at CN8, WLVI-TV, Boston and WFSB-TV, Hartford, CT. During his amazing career, he has won numerous awards including Silver and Bronze medals at the New York International Film and Television Festival, the Telly Awards, the New England Emmy Awards and the Associated Press Awards. Over the past four years, Love has worked as a Cape Ann TV staff person empowering CATV members and volunteers to cover the excitement of local sports. Cape Ann can boast some of the most successful high school boys and girls sports teams in the area and you can be part of chronicling local sports history by joining the Cape Ann TV sports videography team! Space is limited, so reserve a spot by calling Cape Ann Television, 978-281-2443.
As Promised we are releasing more and more video content to reward you the viewer of Cape Ann TV. We are happy to show you episode 100 of our series “Smart Boating” to our blogs content. We hope you enjoy this show and will be adding more and more video content as time progresses!
Cape Ann Television Board President Stacy Randell made her exciting playwriting debut on August 5 at the Annie with “Waging Peace: The Tale of Four Cities,” a short play about social justice. Part of the political theatre festival at the Annie, a new community theatre in Gloucester in the Blackburn Building. Three short plays by local writers will be featured. For information, call: 978-704-1269 or http://www.TheAnnie.org. Showing on Friday, August 12 – Sunday, August 14 at 7 p.m. Sunday performances also have a 2 p.m. matinee show.