News

Apr 22, 2011
The Amherst Redevelopment Authority and ACP Visioning & Planning Ltd. will hold a community visioning exercise for the Gateway Corridor project. All meetings will be held at the Large Activity Room of the Bangs Community Center in downtown Amherst. On the evenings (6:00-9:00 p.m.) of April 28, 29 and 30 (Thursday, Friday and Saturday)
Apr 15, 2011
Spring has arrived and with it the joy of taking in local area street performers. On this particular Friday night my three year old is in awe of the "big boys" who are wailing out some classics on the guitar (Walden Marshall, age 11) and bucket drum (Jonathan Marshall, age 7). Performing to the smiles and singing along of a gathering crowd these two brothers from Chesterfield appear right at home, with their instruments, in front of Thornes Marketplace in Northampton.
Apr 1, 2011
Dear Amherst Community members, During the past three years, we at Amherst Media (formerly ACTV) have reorganized our staff, operations and infrastructure to offer a variety of digital media opportunities to the community at large. With a facility re-location in the works, technology expanding at an often times head-spinning rate, as well as neighbors and users that reflect a wide spectrum of diversity, Amherst Media is actively seeking your input and assistance in shaping the future of your community media center.
Apr 1, 2011
Help promote media diversity and bring Al-Jazeera to the US. Here are some recent thought provoking Al-Jazeera stories: How will governments deal with the information revolution? Cornel West and the fight against injustice
Mar 21, 2011
Amherst Media and the uber-talented youth of Teatro V!da are hosting an evening of fun, laughter, performance, celebration and camaraderie. And you're invited! On Thursday, April 7th, at 7:00 p.m., legendary composer and baritone saxophonist, Fred Ho, returns to his hometown,Amherst, MA. Mr. Ho will be performing and his new CD releases will be available for sale.
Mar 21, 2011
Please join Amherst Media in welcoming Rahmah Pauzi to the United States, to the New England Area, to the Pioneer Valley and to Amherst . . . . Take a moment to experience one of Rahmah's first assignments as a student of photo-journalism, http://vimeo.com/20721214. Certainly, she has great taste in her subject matter.
Mar 18, 2011
Teatro V!da members, Emmy Cepeda and Eilianie Alvelo, visited the University of Connecticut at Storrs on March 1, in celebration of Women of Color Day for Women's History month.
Mar 4, 2011
Community television programming provided through Amherst Media -- the former ACTV -- has long held up a mirror to public life in Amherst. As its name change suggests, this is a cause that's grown beyond television, as it exploits new digital technologies to give that mirror new dimensions.
Mar 4, 2011
On a chill December day a little over a year ago, the large studio at Amherst Media was filled with the aroma of Cambodian food and the lilt of the Cambodian language Khmai. About 20 members of the non-English-speaking Cambodian community in Amherst had gathered to participate in a health conference on diabetes in their native language with 18 other sites around the country, via Skype. The Amherst health department brought in literature. The Cambodian participants brought in food.

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