Cape Ann TV Open House

Cape Ann TV Announces Open House

Cape Ann TV, Community Cable Ch. 12 & Ch. 67, invites members and the public to an Open House, Thursday evening, March 6, 2008, from 5:00pm _ 8:00pm.

Cape Ann TV’s newly renovated facility, located at 38 Blackburn Park, Gloucester, will be open for tours during the Open House. A special video presentation will showcase the work of Public Access Producers and Volunteers. A short, informational program about Cape Ann TV will take place at 6:00pm.

Adding to the festivities will be a number of talented musicians affiliated with the local station. Featured will be jazz by and the musicians of his Ch. 12 program Stardust; the acoustic music of Daisy Nell and Capt. Stan with their band Crabgrass; and Henri Smith, producer of N’Awlins East, who will perform as part of a jazz trio.

The Open House will also be the opening for an art exhibit by members of seARTS. The curator of the exhibit is Mary Beth Bainbridge, Asst. to the Chief Curator, Peabody Essex Museum. The exhibit will run through the end of April. Cape Ann TV Gallery hours are 10:00am _ 7:00pm, Monday through Thursday, and 10:00am _ 3:00pm on Friday. Arts groups and individual artists interested in exhibiting at CATV as well as those with questions about the Open House may call (978) 281-2443 for information.

Cape Ann TV is the name by which ‘Cape Ann Regional Cable Television Public Access Corporation’ is commonly known. The corporation is the new, non-profit, tax-exempt organization that took over operations in August of the Public Access Television station that serves the City of Gloucester and the Towns of Rockport, Essex, and Manchester-By-The-Sea, MA. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome to this free event.