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Channeling the Upper Valley

5 S. Main Street, 1st floor, White River Junction, VT 05001

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November 16, 2022

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In the Valley News:

"Renamed CATV finding its JAM"

By Alex Hanson

"Attendees at this month’s First Friday can get a look at JAM, one of the newest organizations in this vibrant arts hub...What attendees will discover is that JAM is the new name and identity of an organization that has become central to democracy and communication in the Upper Valley. Founded 30 years ago as CATV, the organization changed its name in September to reflect the transformations both of how people access video and of how the cable-access station’s role is changing..."

Read full article in the Valley News


Broadcasting now @ JAM Upper Valley Channel on Comcast 1075/VTel 169 & 1169

Broadcasting now @ JAM Government Channel on Comcast 1085/VTel 170 & 1170

Streaming @, JAM On-Demand, YouTube

Women, be bold plant-based warriors!

Spirited author Jane Esselstyn exhorts us to "Live Fierce, Stay Bold, Eat Delicious" – and save ourselves and the planet while we're at it – in this new Norwich Bookstore Author Talk. The original “Julia Child of plant-based cooking” teams up with her daughter to offer a multigenerational celebration of the power of a plant-based lifestyle.

A History of Sumner's Falls

Sumner Falls Recreation Area is a public parcel in Hartland, VT which has a rich history from Abenaki times, through VT timber industry, water-powered milling, and today's paddlers on the Connecticut River. Jay Boeri sketches high points . Presented by the Hartland Conservation Commission.

Recorded 10.22.22 by Jan Abbott and Rick Russell, edited by Rick Russell for JAM .

Trusting Our Elections

"A Passion for Election Administration." Now that it's over, here's a Rockefeller Center conversation between former NH Sec. of State Bill Gardner, who oversaw Granite State balloting for five decades, and Prof. of Government and NH State Rep Russell Muirhead. "When you vote, the beauty queen, the millionaire, their vote means no more than your vote," says Gardner.

First Friday with Allison Fay Brown and Shane Palko

First Friday with a TWist

Missed November First Friday at JAM with musicians Allison Fay Brown, Shane Palko, and JAM's first (but not last!) TWist 'Zine and Comic Fair? Enjoy the tunes and 'toons at an event that drew a big and merry crowd.

November's JAM theme is DRAWN TO YOU. Stop by JAM to experience hand-drawn animations by local arts projected at JAM in this month's media arts exhibit.

Local Government and School Boards on JAM

Find local government and school meetings for Hartford, Norwich, and Hartland, VT; Hanover, NH and Lebanon, NH (SAU88 only).  Pictured: Norwich, VT Selectboard (11/9/22). 

Upper Valley Religious Services on JAM 

Join your local house of worship, visit a new one, or share your recorded service with JAM. Pictured: Riverbank Church "At the Movies" specials illuminate spiritual dimensions to popular culture, White River Junction, VT (10/30/22)  


@JAM Podcasts

Be a Part of the Solution

Senior Solutions of Springfield, VT has launched their new podcast AND video series, "Be Part of the Solution," informing and supporting every person to age in the place of their choice with the opportunity for meaningful relationships and active engagement with their community.  Listen AND/OR watch for programs chock full of helpful information and resources.

Be Part of the Solution PODCAST

New from Going the Dismas

Three Hartford Dismas House residents recently released from jail, one that very morning, share their experiences in the transitional process and the support that comes from each other in episode 5. Dismas of Vermont provides therapeutic community to men and women leaving incarceration and reconciling with the community.

Going the Dismas PODCAST


@the JAM space


JAM Lab Series: SOUND

Tuesdays Nov. 8-29 6:30-8pm 

Instructors: Senior Producer Chico Eastridge & JAM Staff

Discover the creative power of sound in this hands-on audio fundamentals series for film/video and podcast creators.  Topics include: Recording for quality video/audio, sound editing, sound design, and mixing. Suited to all ages/levels.

Fee waiver or assistance available.


Details and registration


@ the JAM space & around the Upper Valley

POSTPONED! The JAM Pre-Thanksgiving Pop-Up Party featuring karaoke, music by LiveMixKings, and food from Fulla Flava Jamaican Jerk scheduled for Sat. 11/19 has been postponed. New date coming soon.

December First Friday Double Header @JAM:

Route 5 Jive

An all new swing ‘n hot jazz project featuring Jakob Breitbach, Kit Creeger, Christopher Billiau, and a few surprise guests.

Valley Improv

Founded in 2008 and based in the Upper Valley of NH and VT, Valley Improv has been performing fun and energetic comedy for kids and adults all around northern New England for fourteen years.

Friday Dec. 2

5-8pm FREE @JAM

5 S. Main St. 1st Floor

White River Junction, VT

From around the region...

JAM (CATV) partners with the Vermont Access Network (VAN) for HD (high def) community-produced content on Comcast 1070 (VT) and streaming everywhere.

JAM – Junction Arts & Media supports lifelong learning to engage the tools of media for individual and community expression in the Upper Valley.

Contact Us

JAM – Junction Arts & Media

5 S. Main Street, 1st Floor (former Newberry Market)

& at the Briggs Opera House

White River Junction, VT 05001

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