Monthly Archives: August 2011

Look Out for Cape Ann TV Interns on Location at the Schooner Festival this weekend!

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:


Former Cape Ann TV Executive Director Paintings on Display

Year of Re-Discovery

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.

Thank you to Annual Appeal Supporters!

Television for and by the community

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

Glover Floor

L.Carlisle and Judith-Lynn Gustin

Thomas and Joy Halsted

Harry and Judith Hoglander

Leah and Paul Kelley

Ann Lane

Donna Milham

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

Michael Wheeler

Richard and Barbara Wilson

Covering Cape Ann Sports with Passion and Precision: August 22

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.

Smart Boating Episode 100

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!

Part 1

Part 2

Cape Ann Television Board Member Makes Debut at Annie

Playing at the Annie

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 Showing on Friday, August 12 – Sunday, August 14   at 7 p.m. Sunday performances also have a 2 p.m. matinee show.