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Off the Page
Tue, 05/28/2013 - 1:00pm
Tue, 05/28/2013 - 7:00pm
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Many corners of upstate New York seem to have landmarks of historic value threatened by misunderstandings and the passage of time. In King Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Karen Van Etten recounts the struggle to preserve the Zenas King Bowstring Bridge in her hometown of Newfield and the broader questions of living history and community life.

Expressions: Classical Series
Mon, 05/27/2013 - 12:00pm
Mon, 05/27/2013 - 9:00pm

Steven L. Nanni is a fast-rising world class bel canto tenor who displays an extraordinary voice in opera, oratorio and song literature. Steven recently debuted as Beppe in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, and as Tamino in Mozart’s Die Zauberflote in Washington, D.C. Pianist Pej Reitz is a native of the Binghamton area. She received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in piano performance with accompanying emphasis fromBoston University, the New England Conservatory, and Binghamton University.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 1:00pm
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The final year of World War II in the Pacific, told by men who came back and kept silent about the harrowing ordeal that changed their lives.

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Community Conversation
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 7:00pm
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Every day, an active duty soldier is discharged from the military and returns home to start a new part of his or her life. Some return because service has ended, others because of injuries obtained while serving. All of them will face a period of readjustment to civilian life, and many will be dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety problems, and fear about their future outside of the military.

TED Radio Hour
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 1:00pm
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 7:00pm
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We try so hard to be perfect, to never make mistakes and to avoid failure at all costs. But mistakes happen -- and when they do -- how do we deal with being wrong? In this episode, TED speakers look at those difficult moments in our lives, and consider why sometimes we need to make mistakes and face them head-on.

TED Radio Hour
Thu, 05/09/2013 - 1:00pm
Thu, 05/09/2013 - 7:00pm
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Learning is an integral part of human nature. But why do we -- as adults -- assume learning must be taught, tested and reinforced? Why do we put so much effort in making kids think and act like us? In this hour, TED speakers explore the different ways babies and children learn -- from the womb, to the playground, to the web.

 

Hear it again and find out more information here.

Peace Talks Radio
Tue, 05/07/2013 - 1:00pm
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The 1871 Mother's Day Proclamation for Peace (Peace Talks Radio)
The story of Julia Ward Howe's 1871 Proclamation for Peace and her call for a universal Mother's Day to promote peace and disarmament, plus the author of a book called "Long Time Passing: Mothers Talk About War and Terror."

 

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Off the Page
Tue, 05/14/2013 - 1:00pm
Tue, 05/14/2013 - 7:00pm
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The newest novel by the versatile and prolific Liz Rosenberg – poet, critic, professor of English at Binghamton University – is The Laws of Gravity. She joins Bill Jaker to tell about the story of a family struggling with life, death, medical and legal issues.

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Expressions: Classical Series
Mon, 05/13/2013 - 12:00pm
Mon, 05/13/2013 - 9:00pm

This May, listen Mondays at noon (with a rebroadcast at 9:00pm as part of By Special Invitation) to WSKG’s latest season of the Expressions: Classical Series.

Presented by Classical Pianists of the Future, Gretchen Hull is currently earning her master’s degree at the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University under Charles Abramovic. Hull is a 2011 graduate of Houghton College, where she studied piano performance under Fleisher student William Newbrough.

Community Conversation
Tue, 05/07/2013 - 7:00pm
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New Yorkers face some of the highest taxes in the country, and local governments across the state are struggling to make ends meet. One idea to address some of these issues is consolidation - but many communities have refused to consider the idea. What is consolidation? Can it really save the day?

Join Crystal Sarakas for this discussion LIVE, Tuesday, May 7th at 7 p.m

Call or with your questions: 1-888-359-9754

or email communityconversation@wskg.org.

 

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