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July 17 & 18 at El Barrio Firehouse: A Celebration of Cuba-Inspired Art

Events, MNN El Barrio Firehouse By Lee Walker Helland

Every month we’re more in awe of the dynamic, community-focused, change-oriented events being offered at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.

One exciting upcoming gathering that you won’t want to miss: “I Dream of Cuba,” a two-evening event featuring music and artwork that offer reflections on the culture of that Caribbean nation. On Thursday, July 17, the Firehouse will host an opening exhibiting the art of Nancy Reyes, a Cuban painter whose colorful work draws on the environment around her and the spirituality of Santeria; American artist Lynne St. Clare, who recently produced a photo series titled “Cuba: The Remainders”; Rigo Peralta, a Dominican-born surrealist whose work...

Three Super-Convincing Reasons Why You Should Come to MNN's July 17 Orientation

Classes, Community Media, Events, News and Views, Programming Highlights By Lee Walker Helland

Do you live in Manhattan? Are you passionate about something? Do you think video is a dynamic, fun, effective way to communicate? If this sounds like you, and you haven't yet been introduced to the impressive pro-level training available at MNN-- 100 percent free of charge-- then you should come to our next Orientation Session on July 17! Three reasons you won't regret it:

You'll add pro-level skills to your resume. Media Education at MNN is offered in our newly renovated HD facilities, which match up with what you'd find at a national TV network's studio. You'll walk away knowing how to operate a camera in the field, produce in the studio, edit digital video...

Get a Full Scholarship to Attend the Alliance for Community Media's Conference in August!

Community Media, Events, News and Views By Lee Walker Helland

Want to attend the Alliance for Community Media and the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture's State & Main conference in Philly this August? Want to be there on someone else's dime? Apply for a scholarship that will cover travel, hotel and registration! Just fill out this form and send it to Karen Hayden, Executive Director of Methuen Community Television in Massachusetts (
khayden@methuentv.org
). The deadline is Monday, June 16th!