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Celebrating Chicago's Hard Cover

You are invited to the Hard Cover 30th Anniversary and Benefit event! Please join us for a night celebrating Community TV Network's youth-produced cable-TV show.

Date: Thursday, October 20
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: CAN TV Studio, 1309 S. Wood St.

"CTVN's flagship program is Hard Cover: The Voices and Visions of Chicago's Youth, a TV show produced entirely by youth, for youth.

"More than just a show, Hard Cover is a platform for authentic and articulate youth voices - an opportunity for underrepresented youth to share their compelling stories with an ever-expanding audience of their peers.

"Each year, youth from CTVN's central site and satellite programs collaboratively produce 24 episodes of Hard Cover with CTVN's state-of-the-art digital video cameras, cutting-edge editing systems, and professional lighting and audio gear.

"Each Hard Cover episode is then broadcast on cable channel CAN TV 19 in Chicago, on Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Youth Channel, and on St. Paul Neighborhood Network in the Twin Cities, and on PhillyCam."


Hard Cover airs twice a week on CAN TV19 on Mondays at 5 p.m. and Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. in Chicago.


MC: Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell

Comedian: Dave Helem, (Blipsters on Broadway, Second City's Afrofuturism)

Complimentary Beer, Wine and Buffet
Live Blues Band
Awesome Raffle Prizes
Live Show Taping
Featuring a panel of Hard Cover Youth Alum throughout the decades

Tickets: $30
Purchase here or at the door. Ticket includes food, drink, entertainment, seat at live show taping and one raffle ticket.

Parking: Available in lot on side of building and on street with meters


Hard Cover 2.0, from March:


Previously on the Beachwood: Hard Cover.


"Community TV Network (CTVN) is a non-profit organization that empowers Chicago youth with training in video and multimedia production. Through CTVN's programs, young people become inspired to speak from their own unique points of view and promote dialogue on community solutions."


Comments welcome.


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