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.)
Discussing his acclaimed book “Dreaming the Beatles,” Rolling Stone magazine contributor, author and Milton native Rob Sheffield recently sat down for an on-stage interview with NPR music critic Amelia Mason for a fundraiser benefiting the Milton Library Foundation. Stick around after the interview for a performance from early-year Beatles cover band, Studio Two. This program is currently closing out the Monday Forum at 8 p.m. on the Public channel (Comcast 9/RCN 13).
Another operatic treat comes to town with “A Glimpse into the Future,” the latest installment in the Milton Community Concerts series. This performance features up-and-coming, graduate-level opera talent from the New England Conservatory of Music delivering arias, scenes from operas and musical theater favorites. Catch this concert as it airs on Tuesday evenings at 8:30 p.m. on the Public channel.
An expert with a doctorate in Russian Literature, UMass Boston’s Patricia Suhrcke recently led a discussion of the Milton Reads 2018 novel, “A Gentleman in Moscow,” with an audience at Fuller Village. Delve deeper into the textures and secret structures of this book being read town-wide, as this lecture airs at 5 p.m. during the Monday Forum on the Public channel.
The town’s public schools have many offerings in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. STEM Information Night was recently hosted by the school district, and parents with young children who want to learn about how these subjects are approached from the earliest grades onward can tune in when it airs at 8:30 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays on the Education channel (Comcast 22/RCN 15).
Get the inside scoop on what’s in store for library patrons during the month of April in the new Milton Public Library Update, including book recommendations and a tech tip of the month. Catch this informative half-hour Monday and Wednesday mornings at 7 a.m. as well as Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m., all on the Public channel.