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Palo Alto State of the City Address 2016

Lupita Segura - February 24, 2016

February 24th, 2016   State of the City Address at Mitchell Park Library

Peninsula Backstage: She Loves Me

Dave Sorokach - February 18, 2016

Foothill Music Theatre presents She Loves Me, the charming 1963 musical adaptation of Parfumerie, the play that inspired the films The Shop around the Corner and You’ve Got Mail. Peninsula Backstage host Nina G. Perry interviews director Milissa Carey and lead actors Jessica Whittemore and Michael Doppe, and we show footage shot at a recent rehearsal Read More…

MC Youth Presents: MLK Day Videos

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Media Center Youth created two videos in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King: Gunn High School Students read quotes from Dr. King… MLK Day of Service at Mitchell Park

Summer Video Camps for 6th to 12th Graders

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Sign up for one of the exciting week-long summer video camps happening at the Media Center! A total of over 12 weeks worth of Workshops in Computer Animation, TV Studio Production and Sports Broadcasting are being offered from June through August for young people in grades 6 to 12. Discounts for multi-workshop sign-ups and early-bird registrations! Read More…

Other Voices: Muslim Communities Confront Fear Mongering, Hate Speech, Suspicion

Dave Sorokach - January 14, 2016

This month’s forum takes a look at the very real fears of the Muslim community, both locally and nationally. It also examines how the FBI has altered its methods from actually investigating terrorist crimes to a massive program of intrusive information gathering and spying on Muslim communities of the US.  PPJC director Paul George in conversation Read More…

Studio TV Production Workshop – Next Class Starts Fri., Jan. 29!

Dave Sorokach - August 26, 2015

Discover and Explore the Hi-Def and all-digital possibilities of our brand-new HD studio by taking the newly-revamped and just-released core studio class: “HDTV STUDIO BASICS.” Details and online registration here!

Other Voices: Broken Justice – Rethinking Our Cops and Courts

Dave Sorokach - July 23, 2015

Judge LaDoris Cordell takes us on an inside journey through our justice system – and what’s wrong with it.

You’re Invited to the 5th Annual Reading Bonanza!

Nancy Brown - April 27, 2015

The Midpen Media Center is proud to co-sponsor the 5th Annual Reading Bonanza in the Park. The purpose of this event is to promote literacy and the joy of reading among the youth of East Palo Alto and its surrounding communities. It will be held on Saturday, May 16th from 11am to 3pm at Bell Street Read More…

Law Talk

Andrea Throndson - April 10, 2015

Law Talk – Our first show produced in our new HD studio – Mark and James square off on topics of Immigration Reform, Home Brewing and DUI  

Seeking Board Members

Elliot Margolies - March 27, 2015

The Media Center is seeking community leaders for its board of directors. Candidates must live or work in our cable franchise service area: Atherton, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, and Stanford. The term is three years. Monthly Board meetings are held on the fourth Monday of Jan., Feb., Apr., Jul. and Oct. and Read More…