Are you interested in re-creating a scene from a famous movie? MATV/UMA is putting together a team to join with Crowdsourced Boston in reimagining two scenes from the film, Cast Away! Each year, several local media centers & individuals are…
This is year has indeed been one for the record books. However, it’s a book I’d rather not read and would hope it’s thrown into the abyss of history. The challenges have been great from lock downs, mask wars, and virtual zoom meetings to social distancing and an economic impact that has affected all businesses and organizations.
MATV/UMA is announcing that there is an upcoming election for a Membership seat available on our Board of Directors. That seat is currently held by Sergui Parfeni. This is an exciting opportunity for a current member to help shape the future of MATV as it finally transitions to Urban Media Arts (UMA) this fall and winter. Submit interest by September 9, 2020. Click for details.
Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 8pm, a virtual artist reception will feature Nicolas Hyacinthe and his current exhibition at the MATV Gallery. In lieu of an in person reception, MATV/UMA along with Nicolas Hyacinthe invite the public to participate in an interactive discussion about his current exhibition. The virtual artist reception will include a viewing of one of Hyacinthe's short films. One surprise artwork will be presented at the reception. For details and to register.
In February, MATV co-hosted a networking event for startup businesses and entrepreneurs. A panel of five spoke about the role generosity plays in business success. Natasha Kayulu, Faitha Ainane, and Ose Schwab will facilitate virtual discussion held on Zoom and YoutubeLive. Panelists include: Sandy Felder of The Gallery@57, Tiago Prado of Best Rate Zone (BRZ), Mirna Diaz, Esq of Diaz Law, Leslie Salmon Jones and Jeff Jones of Afro Flow Yoga, Heather Yunger of Top Shelf Cookies, and Nicholas Mathews of Mainvest. Register and details.
On June 1 MATV, Maldens Media were selected as a winner of the Community Impact award, granted to them by the Access Center Professional Division. The award was to commemorate MATVs outstanding community program Malden Reads, a program that was started in 2011. Ron Cox attended the virtual award ceremony with a celebratory drink and the award itself.
UMA/MATV is holding a four week course on basic principles of journalism and reporting. Students will improve their writing and reporting skills and see their work published,. Instructed by Boston Herald writer Stephanie Schorow— and the deadline is fast approaching!
Based on plans offered by the Governor’s Office of the State of Massachusetts, UMA/MATV will reopen in four phases. This strategy is being carefully considered in order to provide the best service for the City of Malden while protecting the health of its residents, UMA/MATV members and staff. As with so many other factors during this unprecedented time, the timeline may change as new information arises.
What is possible when a team of artists running a community enterprise let "YES" be the dominant force in navigating challenges? Leaders from The Galleryat57, an artist-run community enterprise in @Cityofmalden pandemic talk about the impact of closing down during…
https://matv.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/slider.mp4 Its a Wednesday evening and over 40 people gathered virtually to hear stories and a bit of music over zoom. Unlike a physical gathering, this evening of storytelling literally took place in several living rooms as writer and instructor…