INSIDE WSKG | JULY 2013

Celebrate the summer season with Fourth of July specials and two new episodes of Artist Café featuring local artists.

Highlights: Fourth of July specials, new episodes of Artist Café, a new show comes to WSQX, Raising Readers encourages summer literacy, Community Conversation explores the Constitution and GMOs, Great Performances: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow premieres

 

The Fourth of July celebrates country, culture and cuisine. What do WSKG staff listen to in July 4th? Listen to their playlists, and submit your own! What are WSKG staff cooking? Visit our Cooking Obsession Pinterest board for great cookout and dessert ideas. To help support the military families that live in our region, WSKG has created this resources page. Additionally, you can find these materials in our community at the Greater Binghamton Airport's Military Family Room.

This July, see two new episodes of Artist Café featuring upstate New York artists. On July 7th, learn about Matt Wilson's work as a ceramicist. On July 14th, Santino DeAngelo shares his experiences as a local playwright and composer. Artist Café airs Sundays at 5:30pm and Thursdays at 10:00pm on WSKG TV.

Starting July 1st, hear Here & Now, a daily news magazine that brings you the news that breaks after Morning Edition and before All Things Considered. Hosts Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson will anchor your mid-day news coverage on WSQX from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, Monday through Thursday. Learn more.

WSKG's Raising Readers is part of a national effort that uses the power of public media to help children ages 2 to 8 improve their literacy skills. Join us July 1st from 10:30am to 12:00pm at the Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, NY and July 18th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm at Waverly Free Library in Waverly, NY. Meet Curious George both days!

Think you know everything about the Constitution? Many myths and misconceptions about America's founding document have become ingrained in our political culture. Join in a discussion about Constitutional misconceptions. Hear this episode of Community Conversation on July 2nd at 7:00pm on WSKG Radio. Submit your questions now!

Winner of Best Documentary at both the San Francisco Dance Film Festival and the Dance Camera West Festival in Los Angeles, Dancing at Jacob’s Pillow: Never Stand Still will have its television premiere on Great Performances on July 26th at 9:00pm on WSKG TV. The film reveals the passion, discipline, and daring of those who choose a life in dance.

Protests around the globe have criticized the rise of genetically modified foods, but are they truly too dangerous for human consumption? Might there be some advantages to them? Join us for a discussion about the science behind GMOs on Community Conversation on July 16th at 7:00pm on WSKG Radio. Submit your questions now!

 

 

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