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Channeling the Upper Valley

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

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February 8, 2023

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Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7PM

Free @JAM

Artist reception with John Killacky

Join us at JAM for a wine and cheese reception with February's featured media artist John R. Killacky. John's installation

 “Flux/Flow/Elegies" includes the premiere of one inspired by the Fluxus movement of the 1960s, a collaboration with choreographer Eiko Otake, and an abstract work with tears. John's videos have been screened in festivals, galleries, museums, hospitals, and universities world-wide and are in the collections of numerous libraries and universities.

Saturday, Feb. 11 at 9PM

Doors open at 8pm

Suggested donation $10

Rocky Horror

Be transported straight to Transsexual, Transylvania for one night only as JAM presents the Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Briggs Opera House with a live shadow cast of familiar Upper Valley faces. This show is rated NC-17 and audience discretion is advised.

Doors open at 8pm, show begins at 9pm. First come, first served. Doors will close once seating is at capacity.

Save the Dates!

March 23-26

WRIF 2023

White River Indie Films (WRIF) returns with our 18th annual film festival of new global and local cinema, filmmaker talkbacks, workshops and events at the Briggs Opera House and JAM in White River Junction, VT.

Full line-up and ticket link coming soon!


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

NH's Black History

Learn about magician and ventriloquist America's first Black celebrity Richard Potter. A renowned performer from Quebec to New Orleans, he lived in Andover, NH, from 1814 to 1835. "We're always uncovering and reintroducing the [story of Black history] that was disappeared in this state," says Jerrianne Boggis, head of the Black Heritage Trail of NH.

Produced by Bonnie Fladung, alum of JAM & Osher Documentary Class.

JAM artist on All Things LGBTQ+

Video artist John Killacky was invited to speak about his current installation on exhibit at JAM on Montpelier's ORCA Media statewide show All Things LGBTQ+. Killacky, a former VT state rep and onetime Ex. Director of Burlingotn's Flynn Center for the Arts, was inspired by composer John Cage, video artist Nam June Paik, and Yoko Ono. Come for a reception with the artist Saturday, Feb. 11 from 7-8:30 PM free and open to the public at JAM.

Love takes some improvising

Missed the show? It's never too late – and not nearly as cold! Join the laughs at JAM las Valley Improv returned last Friday to kick off our month of radical love at First Friday. Read more about the show in the Valley News!

Feb. 5, 2023


"As the temperature outside the Gates Briggs Building dipped deeper into the negatives Friday night, members of Valley Improv looked to get their audience’s blood pumping..."

Read full article here


@JAM Podcasts

Tom and Darby go the Dismas

In episode 12 (2/7/23), Hartford Dismas House Director, Tom, shares the story of his own path to Dismas while resident, Darby, talks about what it was like moving the homeless population into motels during the Covid-19 pandemic, the value of a 12 step program, and what it was like growing up “on the other side of the tracks”

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

Fun with unhappy families?

In episode 30 (2/7/23), our friend and superb librarian Lucinda prompted a lively conversation with her pursuit of more books about unhappy families with recommendations ranging from Tolstoy to Alison Bechdel's classic Fun Home.

Shelf Help is a collaboration between the Book Jam, a nonprofit designed to inspire readers; JAM; and Yankee Bookshop, the Norwich Bookstore, and Still North Books & Bar.

Intersections is back!

In podcast episode 14 (2/7/23), our guest shares what he has learned about being a Vermonter, after moving to the Upper Valley before the pandemic, and provides insights into building community through volunteering. To share your story or questions with co-creators Michelle and Julius, email us at:


@the JAM space

Calling all northeast region filmmakers! 

WRIFxJAM Emerging Filmmaker Contest open

All self-identifying “emerging filmmakers” who are residents of VT, NH, Maine and Québec are eligible to submit. We strongly believe it’s never too late to pursue an artistic passion! Films under 15 minutes are welcome. Selected shorts will be screened at WRIF 2023 and three filmmakers will also be awarded cash prizes.

Submit now!

Be a part of an upcoming JAM media arts exhibition!

Redlining Our Souls

Laura Di Piazza is including a projection component in her upcoming exhibition, Redlining Our Souls, opening March 2023 at JAM – Junction Arts and Media (formerly CATV). Please answer this survey and upload your photo(s) to participate in the projected slide presentation. For anonymity; your name will not be displayed on the slide presentation.

Please note that not all submissions may be used in the exhibition. This is largely due to redlining maps not being available for every town/city or submissions already received to be matched with available redlining maps.

Redlining Our Souls Survey

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!

Learn more!

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: Hartland VT Selectboard (2/6/23). 

Local Spirituality, Wellness and Religious Services

Search for yoga, meditation, and religious services shared by local organizations at JAM On-Demand. Pictured: Riverbank Church in WRJ (1/29/23).

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JAM Collection

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 (in the Newberry Market)

& at the Briggs Opera House

White River Junction, VT 05001

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