By Michael Lynch
MATV Executive Director
And, here’s what’s new on MATV this week:
(You can view all of the following programs on our Video OnDemand page by clicking here.)
Senegalese musician Mamadou Diop recently dropped by the Milton Public Library to put on a lively show for all ages featuring his signature West African-style drumming. The audience also got in on the act, and the kids at home can too, as this program is currently running in the Library Children’s Hour, which airs Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).
Dr. Scott Lutch, a cardiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Milton, recently spoke at the Council on Aging about the vitally direct link between wellness and lifestyle. This presentation is currently airing every Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13)
American environmentalism in the past four decades, from Reagan to Trump, closes out Curry College professor Dr. Grant Burrier’s four-part lecture series on the subject from Fuller Village. If you’ve followed along so far, you won’t want to miss the conclusion of this course that finishes up with a look toward the future and where the human-environment relationship is headed. It is currently airing Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).
For some two decades, Stephen Kurkjian covered the Gardner Museum heist as its top reporter at the Boston Globe. The author recently visited Fuller Village to speak about his book on the subject and the $500 million art theft at-large. Tune in for this presentation that is currently airing during the Monday Forum at 8 p.m. on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).
Poet Paul Hostovsky joined Suzette Martinez Standring on the set of the latest episode of “It’s All Write with Suzette” to discuss his craft and work. The writer also shared some of his recent pieces, which count among their qualities humor and accessibility. The poet also discusses his career, motivations and process. Turn on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13) Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 8:30 p.m. to check out this program.
In the fourth annual installment of its annual charity concert, Milton Community Concerts once again brought a dizzying array of operatic talent to the First Parish Church stage with “Sing for Their Supper IV.” Hear your favorite arias from classic works as well as some 20th century standards, as this program airs Tuesday Evenings at 8:30 p.m. on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).