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BCTV Cable Channel 2
Belfast -- Searsport

Belfast Community TV’s mission is to reflect and strengthen the unique spirit and character of Belfast, Maine in order to enrich the lives of residents and visitors in the Midcoast region by fostering communication, free speech, artistic expression as well as creating opportunities through television and other electronic media.

BCTV and Alexia's Pizza team up with artist Dave Hurley to create Mural
When we moved into our present offices above Alexia's Pizza in beautiful downtown Belfast, we notices a large black plywood panel beside our downstairs entrance. We couldn't help but think that it was an excellent location for a mural. We spoke with artist David Hurley who has created numerous murals and has a great sense of humor, and he liked the idea. In fact, he and Ted, the owner of Alexia's, had spoken about a mural with a Greek theme. Dave, who is also the star of our "Tai Chi through the seasons" program, came up with a humorous and slightly Sci-Fi mural idea. The concept includes Pizza flying saucers and a BCTV-2 Blimp. Ted agreed to pick up the cost of creating the mural, and BCTV will acknowledge Alexia's as a station underwriter for a couple months. Dave is going to be creating the mural over the next couple friday evenings during the "Belfast Art Walks". There will be a certain "Street Theater" aspect to Dave's project. He is going to wear a suit, courtesy of "Goodwill" and will be using an old briefcase as his paint holder. We will film the creation of the mural for an upcoming "Somewhere in Waldo County" episode. Stay tuned!