Stop by WSKG for a premiere of an all-new series, Market Warriors, tune in for a fireworks celebration on A Capitol Fourth 2012, and meet our WSKG Education team for two community events.
Highlights: Market Warriors premiere, A Capitol Fourth 2012, two events with our Education team, Independent Lens: Strong, Saint Paul Sunday comes to a close, POV: The City Dark
Come to WSKG Studios (at 601 Gates Road in Vestal, New York) for our first installment of a new monthly screening event, PBS Premiere Night! We'll kick things off with the all-new PBS series, Market Warriors. In the show, from the producers of Antiques Roadshow, four seasoned treasure hunters embark on an antiques adventure. Doors open at 7:30pm with a showing of that night's Antiques Roadshow at 8:00pm to help get us excited for the Market Warriors premiere at 9:00pm. We'll have popcorn, a casual atmosphere and a good show! Please RSVP to RSVP@wskg.org.
Live from the nation's capitol, America's favorite Independence Day celebration will feature unrivaled performances from some of the country's best-known musical artists, topped off by the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. Hosted by Tom Bergeron, A Capitol Fourth 2012 will feature American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick, country music star Josh Turner, R&B superstars Kool & The Gang, eight-time Olympic medalist Apolo Anton Ohno and more.
Join the WSKG Education team for a wonder-ific Super Why! Library Time at the Ulysses Philomathic Public Library in Trumansburg, New York from 10:00am to 12:00pm on August 1st. Then, join them on August 12th from 10:00am to 1:00pm for a Dinosaur Train Nature Trackers event at the Cayuga Nature Center in Ithaca, New York.
Olympian Cheryl Haworth is on a mission to defend her champion status as her lifetime weightlifting career inches towards its inevitable end, challenging popular notions of power, strength, beauty, and health. Be moved by this story of Olympic and personal spirit. Tune in for the series' season finale, Independent Lens: Strong!, on July 26th at 10:00pm on WSKG TV.
After 32 years, American Public Media’s weekly broadcast of Saint Paul Sunday came to a close on Sunday, June 24th. This cherished one-hour broadcast was launched in 1980 on a very simple premise: to give listeners intimate access to how music was created at the very highest level. As of July 1st, WSKG will begin NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday one hour earlier, starting at 8:00am.
Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers streets awash in light and skies devoid of stars, he embarks on a journey to America’s brightest and darkest corners. See POV: The City Dark on July 5th at 10:00pm on WSKG TV.
Community Conversation seeks answers to deep questions this July. On July 3rd, explore "hoarding," and ask, what lies behind the need to surround ourselves with stuff? On July 17th, learn about "sandwich families", and ask, are there advantages to parents, children and grandchildren living under one roof? On July 31st, faced with a shrinking job market and high debt, many students are now asking themselves if college is worth it at all. Tune in to WSKG Radio each date for the live broadcast at 7:00pm. Submit your thoughts beforehand or during the show: firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-888-359-9754.