Jan 17, 2017
Elizabeth Pols, a local Pioneer Valley artist, speaks to Amherst Media on the inspirations behind the many paintings and sculptures in her show At the Gates of Memory, hosted at the Smith The Alumnae House Gallery. Click through to watch the video.
Difficult Dialogues: Interviews with Professor Charles W. Mills on Race and Oppositional Political Theory
Dec 6, 2016
In a two-part series of Difficult Dialogues, host Amilcar Shabazz interviews Professor Charles W. Mills, a philosopher from Jamaica currently at the CUNY Graduate Center. Professor Mills is one of the world’s foremost scholars in the philosophy of race and political philosophy, particularly in oppositional political theory.
Nov 23, 2016
Native Peoples: Not Past TenseMagdalena Gómez Standing Rock Sioux Reservation situated along the border between North Dakota and South Dakota along the Missouri River, is the site of the on-going protests against the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Nov 18, 2016
The Rotary Club of Amherst has dedicated the funds from its 9th annual auction to support Amherst Media's campaign to build a new facility as it is forced out of its current Eversource-owned space which the community access center has occupied since 1991, as reported by Scott Merzbach in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
Nov 11, 2016
Live bidding for the annual Rotary Auction begins on Veteran's Day, Friday, Nov. 11th, at 6 PM and runs through Saturday evening. This year's auction benefits none other than Amherst Media and in our video below AM Director Jim Lescault looks at the vital role the Amherst public access center plays in the life of our community. Visit the auction site at http://amherstrotaryauction.org/home/
Oct 21, 2016
Many cable subscribers have reported over the last two weeks that they are unable to access our channels any longer. This has been frustrating for them as they cannot watch programming that is important to them and frustrating for us as we cannot directly resolve the issue.
Oct 20, 2016
Amherst Media has been everywhere in Amherst this year. From the Chamber to the Schools, from Local government to State-wide Office, from Academia to The Bruce Show, from the Holyoke Range to the Survival Center, from Orville to Gertrude Dinglehoffer. Amherst Media gives Amherst residents a voice.
Oct 17, 2016
In addition to honoring State Representative Ellen Story with the Jean Haggerty award, current Amherst Media members will cast ballots for candidates to the Board of Directors. For those voting, here are brief writeups for the three candidates to the Amherst Media Board of Directors...
Oct 17, 2016
The 2016 Amherst Media annual meeting is occuring this Wednesday at 6:30pm. During the meeting we will honor State Representative Ellen Story as this year's Jean Haggerty award winner. Amherst Media established this award in honor of Jean’s lifetime dedication to community betterment and concern for those who have been denied an opportunity to be heard. In addition, members will cast votes in our board member election as well as get updates on happenings at Amherst Media. The event is open to all who wish to attend.
Oct 17, 2016
Amherst Media will be broadcasting Democracy Now!'s coverage of the final Presidential Debate! this Wednesday, October 19th! The broadcast starts at 8pm and ends at 11:30pm. For viewers interested in candidates excluded from the main debates, Democracy Now! will air a special two part episode at 8am on Thursday, October 20th. The first hour will be their regular news program but the second hour will expand the debate to include candidates that were excluded from the debates. Remember to Vote on November 8th!