WSKG Radio

Off the Page
Fri, 05/04/2012 - 5:00pm

Friday May 4th at 5pm.

Everyone is invited to join Bill Jaker as he hosts a live recording of WSKG radio’s weekly program. The topic will be the immigrant experience and the influence it continues to have on individuals, on American society and life in the Finger Lakes region.  Along with the invited and drop-in guests at Buffalo Street
Books the panel will feature:

Stephen Yale-Loehr, Esq. Immigration lawyer with the Ithaca law firm Miller Mayer and adjunct professor of immigration law at Cornell Law School, he organized the “Green Card Stories” project and is co-author of the introductory essay. Gail Holst-Warhaft. Adjunct Professor of Comparative Literature at Cornell University, and current Tompkins County Poet Laureate, Australia-born Ms. Holst-Warhaft is editor of “Far From Home.”

A Prairie Home Companion
Sat, 04/28/2012 - 6:00pm

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, it's another live broadcast performance from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. With special guests, big-time country artist and singer of American folk songs, Suzy Bogguss, Certified Guitar Player Steve Wariner, and good friends Robin and Linda Williams. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and all the latest News from Lake Wobegon.

Saturday night at 6pm, Sunday afternoon at 2pm 


BURN: An Energy Journal
Wed, 04/25/2012 - 1:00pm

Host Alex Chadwick tackles one of the most important energy questions facing America: Are we running out of oil? It's not an easy question to answer, and BURN travels to some of the country's most important petroleum exploration sites in an effort to understand what's at stake. This hour long special coincides with the second anniversary (April 20) of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and Earth Day (April 22). Alex visits the Gulf to ask where did all that oil go? Is the seafood safe to eat? And how are the people and ecosystems of the Gulf holding up? On WSKG Radio at 1pm and at 7pm. Wednesday 4/25.

Find more information about BURN: An Energy Journal

Expressions Classical Series on the Radio
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 7:00pm

Inspired by a shared passion for chamber music, the members of the Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble began performing as a group in 1990. Hailed as the “premier ensemble of the Finger Lakes region,” they continue their association with the Lodi Historical Society with a series of two chamber concerts surrouned by wine country. Members of the Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble include; Shannon Nance, violin; Roberta Crawford, viola; Stefan Reuss, cello; and Michael Salmirs, piano.

The Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble came to WSKG studios in September 2011 performing in front of a live studio audience. Hear them on WSKG Radio Thursday April 26th at 1pm and at 7pm.





Community Conversation
Tue, 05/08/2012 - 7:00pm

The phrase "income inequality" is everywhere and is shaping up to be a major factor
in this year’s presidential election. What is income inequality and, more importantly,
can we fix it?

Tune in May 8th at 7:00pm on WSKG Radio.

Off the Page
Tue, 05/01/2012 - 1:00pm

Humorist Jim Mullen, a nationally-syndicated columnist and the selfproclaimed “village idiot” of Franklin, NY discusses his newest book, How to Lose Money in
Your Spare Time at Home!
Call in for advice.

Tune in May 1st at 1:00pm and 7:00pm on WSKG Radio.

Community Conversation
Tue, 04/24/2012 - 7:00pm

The winter of 2011-2012 was one of the mildest winters in memory, and March has gone down as the warmest March on record. Is this a sign of climate change, or just an example of unusual weather? Join Crystal Sarakas for this discussion about The Winter That Wasn’t.

Expressions Classical Series on the Radio
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 7:00pm

Anastasia Rizikov was born in Toronto, Canada. She is a remarkably talented 12-year-old pianist.  Anastasia studies with an award-winning piano teacher Maia Spis, who has a Masters in Music Education from Ukraine and currently teaches at the Nadia Music Academy in Toronto.

Anastasia came to WSKG studios in September 2011 performing in front of a live studio audience. Hear the performance on WSKG Radio Thursday April 19th at 1pm and 7pm.

Tri-Cities Opera
Tue, 04/24/2012 - 9:00pm

A handsome adventurer on a quest to rescue the kidnapped daughter of royalty finds himself in a supernatural land filled with mythical characters and embroiled in a plot so complex he questions who is good and who is evil. Will he lose the battle, or just his heart? Mozart's The Magic Flute is afun-filled fantasy for the entire family.

On April 24th at 9:00pm, hear a preview of the opera (presented by the Tri-Cities Opera on April 27th and 29th) with music director John Mario Di Costanzo and members of the cast.

Off the Page
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 1:00pm

“When Truth Lies: A Journey with Schizophrenia” is the first novel by Terry Garahan, sociology instructor at Ithaca College.  The action unfolds in the tormented mind of a young man struggling for stability while living in a community similar to Ithaca, where Garahan spent many years supervising a mental health outpatient clinic. Tuesday, April 17th, Live at 1pm. Rebroadcast at 7pm.


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