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Channeling the Upper Valley

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

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March 22, 2023

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This weekend only!

White River Indie Film Festival 2023

March 23-26

Come see the year's best global and local independent cinema! White River Indie Film festival (WRIF) has joined forces with JAM and celebrates its 18th birthday with first-time features from Sundance, Venice, and Toronto, and top-tier works by local filmmakers that you won’t see anywhere else. Panel discussions and talkbacks with directors are back, along with brunches and after-parties for mingling with fellow film lovers and filmmakers. If you love film and want to see where it's headed, there's no better place to be this week. 

WRIF info and tickets/passes


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

"Radical" Theater

The First Time Variety Show at White River's Main Street Museum got everyone's "blood pumping," raved The Valley News. The February show featured magic, music, dance, Disney's Frozen chilled down to three minutes, and JAM's Cedar O'Dowd on the virtues of late-night snacking.

Recorded by JAM 2/8/23

Ukrainian voices

Acclaimed Ukrainian writers and translators, all current Dartmouth faculty or visiting fellows, Hanna Leliv, literary translator from Lviv, Ukraine; Lada Kolomiyets, Prof. of Translation Theory and Practice at the Taras Shevchenko Nat'l Univ.of Kyiv; Daryna Gladun, poet, performance artist, translator, and researcher;

and Veronika Yadukha, art curator of Ukraine’s literary festival TRANSLATORIUM read from their works at the Norwich Bookstore.

Recorded by JAM 2/8/23

The Drug Crisis

JAM devotes today's on-air programming on JAM TV Comcast 1085/VTel 1170 to the fentanyl/opioid crisis. More than 110,000 people died of overdoses last year. See the seven-part series from VT's Opioid Coordinating Council. Hear Brett Ann Stanciu, author of Unstitched,

at the Norwich Bookstore. Watch remarks by NH Sen. Hassan and NH Rep. Kuster on this plague.

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: Hanover, NH Select Board (3/20/23)

Local Spirituality, Wellness and Religious Services

Search for yoga, meditation, and religious services shared by local organizations at JAM On-Demand. Pictured: Katie Cawley Yoga – Finding Openness, Length, and Space in the Upper Body


@JAM Podcasts

Going the Dismas podcast

NEW! Episode 15 – Burlington House Director, Kim Parsons, shares her experience with our community over the past 30 years along with Volunteer for Peace from Belgium, Marie, and house resident Rich.

Dismas of Vermont provides therapeutic community to men and women leaving incarceration and reconciling with the community.

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2,000 downloads, wow!

CONGRATS Shelf Help! In episode 33, the booksellers help a listener "looking for great books for her mom that feature protagonists who are older and not depressed about it." Need help with your next reading choice? Browse past episodes on JAM's website!

Shelf Help is a collaboration between the Book Jam, a nonprofit designed to inspire readers; JAM – Junction Arts & Media, and three Upper Valley bookstores: Yankee Bookshop in Woodstock, VT; the Norwich Bookstore in Norwich, VT; and Still North Books & Bar in Hanover, NH.

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@the JAM space


JAM Media Arts Camps now open for enrollment?

What's your media arts JAM?

  • Beginner Video 6/26-6/30
  • Advanced Animation 7/5-7/7
  • Radio Stories with Vermont Public's Lexi Krupp 7/10-7/14
  • Music Video Production with Tuck's Rock Dojo 7/17-7/21
  • Beginner Animation 7/17-7/21
  • Two-Week High School Film Intensive with Chico Eastridge 7/24-8/4
Register Here!

Reserve the Briggs Opera House for your next show

The Briggs Opera House welcomes community arts groups of every kind to present performances in the historic theater in downtown White River Junction, VT. JAM has partnered with the Briggs to manage rental reservations, with optional technical/media production services when available. Learn more!

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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.

JAM – Junction Arts & Media

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

White River Junction, VT 05001

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