What kind of impact has the media had on the election? Cambridge Community Television hosts a free mini-conference Saturday on “The Media and the Election” to see if a dozen local journalists can figure it out.
The Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 8-18) brought some absolute duds but some immense highlights, many of which will be the ones people talk about through the year’s end.
Starting Friday and running through Sept. 25, projectionist David Kornfeld and the folks over at the Somerville Theatre are kicking off their first 70mm & Widescreen Film Festival, showcasing some of the all-time-classics in their native format.
On the eve of releasing “Tallulah,” her first feature film, Cambridge native Sian Heder talks about the challenges of filmmaking and what it was like working with a predominantly female crew.
Zipcar, the hourly car-rental company founded in Cambridge in 2000, is having a promotion Thursday to play chauffeur while customers play “Pokémon Go.”
Netflix originals may look a bit like America – though some are British – but it looks like an America still dominated by white guys and blonde women where diversity in food comes just ahead of diversity in race.
In “Reading with the Senses,” an exhibit opening Thursday in Lesley University’s Roberts Gallery, 54 hybrids of the traditional book and visual art show how the printed word and bound page can be expanded to multiple dimensions.
The Resistance meets Tuesday in Somerville’s Davis Square in the form of a party for The Technoskeptic, an online magazine of screeds and analyses urging better, more conscientious decision-making about adopting innovations.
Get involved with local media at a Cambridge Day open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Central Square.
The Papercut Zine Library crossed back over the Charles River today after being forced temporarily to Allston.