Video Club Shines on Village TV in September

The Video Club has become an important contributor to Village Television in recent years. But in September, our club really shines with two new monthly shows – “Beyond the Gates” and “Video Club Spotlight” –  and a newly-completed, hour-long video from the 10th Annual Goldie Awards Banquet. In addition, our “Concerts in the Park” show continues to highlight musical performances recorded by Video One Productions near the creek during the COVID 19 shutdown. And a joint effort by the the India Club and the Video Club focuses on “peace.”

See dates, times & details below!

BEYOND THE GATES – New traveling interview show visits places of interest outside the Village. Wednesdays at 11 am. Produced by the Video Club’s Video One Productions. Hosts: Bill Hemberger and Susan Wheeler; executive producer: Tom Nash; producer: Susan Savlov; camera: Jack Crawbuck, with Tom Nash and Jim Rohrs; editors: Tom Nash and Suzanne Savlov.

In September, under the guidance of co-host Susan Wheeler as segment producer, the team explores Laguna Beach in four segments. Susan meets with Ruben Flores, owner of Laguna Nursery, marveling at the store’s unique array of art objects and plants. Next, she learns the history behind the Lost Pier Cafe in South Laguna from manager Rachel Woods and reviews the restaurant’s tasty seafood menu. At Crescent Bay Point Park, Bill Hemberger learns about Laguna Beach from 40-year resident Bill Hoffman, founder of Hoffytours.  Finally, Susan delves into the mixed-media art and teaching of artist Reem Khalil, who describes making fabric dyes from local plants “as the indigenous people did” and observes, “I can survive off my property from my art to my food.”

VIDEO CLUB SPOTLIGHT – New anthology show features videos by Video Club members. Sundays at 6 pm. Produced by club member Fred Harshbarger.

In September, “Spotlight” #3 contains Dr. Tom Nash’s video “Churches of Cairo” and Lucy Parker’s award-winning 4-minute tribute to friends, “Little Things.”

2020 GOLDIE AWARDS BANQUET –  This newly-completed one-hour video will be shown…
Thursday, September 3, at 6 pm
Sunday, September 13, at 7 pm
Thursday, September 24, at 6 pm
Tuesday, September 29, at 9:30 am.

Or you can view the Banquet Video on our website, along with Contest /Banquet details and many great photos!

Winners of the club’s Annual Short Video Contest – Stephanie Brasher, Fred Harshbarger, and Don Hill – are interviewed via Zoom by Bill Hemberger and Susan Wheeler. The eight contest entries which were screened at our 10th Annual Goldies Awards Banquet on February 3, 2020, in the Clubhouse 2 Main Ballroom are included in this video. Club members present at the Banquet voted to select the winners. Produced and edited by Suzanne Savlov with assistance from Tom Nash. Still Banquet photos by Andre Torng. Banquet photo montage by Lucy Parker.

INDIA CLUB PRESENTS: PEACE DAY CELEBRATIONS – Video will air…
Tuesday, September 1, at 2 pm
Tuesday, September 8, at 2 pm
Sunday, September 13, at 4 pm
Sunday, September 20, at 4 pm
A joint effort by the the India Club, assisted by the Video Club’s External Video Coordinator John Kelly. The video focuses on “peace” in honor of Peace Day, September 21.

Our older shows are listed below. Some are produced by the Video Club. Other, produced by Village TV, feature Video Club members or instructors…

LAGUNA WOODS STORIES – Meet interesting residents with stories to tell. Wednesdays and Sundays at 12 noon. Host: Video Club Vice President Dr. Tom Nash. Produced by Video Club’s Video One Productions.
Past playlist available on the Village TV YouTube channel.

WELCOME TO MY HOME – Shares the cultures (and foods) of residents born abroad. Mondays at 9:30 pm, Thursdays at 10 am. Producer: Vclub member Susanne Savlov. Produced by Video Club’s Video One Productions.

DISCOVERING LAGUNA WOODS – What’s new and interesting in the Village? Wednesdays and Sundays at 9:30 am. Host: club member Cyndee Whitney. Produced by Village Television
Past playlist available on the Village TV YouTube channel.

THE WRITE NOW SHOW – Meet local authors and other creative personalities. Mondays at 11:30 am, Fridays at 10:30 am. Hosts: club members Charlie Redner and Judy Saxon. Produced by Village Television
Past playlist available on the Village TV YouTube channel.

THE THRIVE SHOW – Thriving in the Village from many points of view. Thursdays at 9:30 am, Sundays at 10:30 am. Produced by professional videographer Scott Marvel, a Video Club Past-President and instructor
Past playlist  available on the Village TV YouTube channel.

Village Television’s full monthly schedule may be downloaded from the Laguna Woods Village website.

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