The Papercut Zine Library crossed back over the Charles River today after being forced temporarily to Allston.
The Scout news and lifestyle magazines for Cambridge and Somerville will now be distributed to around 200 spots throughout the cities. It takes the magazines “out of the mailbox,” breaking a model of home delivery in place since the bimonthly magazines’ start.
The first episode brings together Housing Authority, library and Community Learning Center officials to talk about how broadband affects their constituencies, but future episodes look at innovation in other cities and “broadband as a social justice issue.”
Scout Cambridge, the independent metro style magazine with a Somerville twin, has an annual best-of vote (cleverly named Scout’s “Honored”) that lists Cambridge Day as one of three nominees for Best Local Media.
Three programs produced at Cambridge Community Television will be honored at the Hometown Media Awards ceremony Aug. 13 as part of a national Alliance for Community Media annual conference being held in Pasadena.
The Arlington International Film Festival has received more than 1,500 submissions from around the globe, and 15 jurors have been selected to choose the entries for the fifth annual event Oct. 15-22 at the Kendall Square Cinema.
Cambridge Community Television is holding a free open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, giving the public to do everything from pitch an idea to take part in an “interactive video feedback experiment.”
A few seats are still available for a free business breakfast where a Google exec will talk about strategies for marketing local business.
Usually evenings with The Baffler – the Cambridge-based journal of long-form thinkpieces – include readings or presentations based around the latest issue’s essays. This time, editor-in-chief John Summers just wants people to come by and join the conversation.
On the verge of leaving on a 12th annual international tour, Marc Abrahams and his Ig Nobel Prize have arrived on iTunes with a weekly “Improbable Research” podcast.