INSIDE WSKG | OCTOBER 2012

Visit WSKG Studios for three Expressions concerts, show your support for quality radio during our Fall Fundraiser and be an informed voter by tuning in for coverage of the Presidential Debates.

Highlights: Expressions: Classical Series 2012 concerts, WSKG Radio Fall Fundraiser, Presidential Debate coverage, Spooky Science event, a Community Conversation with local college and university presidents, a screening of Going Blind, a powerful PBS premiere and two interesting episodes of Off the Page

 

It's that time of year again - time for tapings of Expressions, that is! Hear an hour of classical music, and watch as WSKG creates one of our local television shows. We'll offer three concerts this October, starting with the Dave Eggar Quartet on October 4th, following up with Steven Nanni and Pej Reitz on October 18th and concluding with Gretchen Hull on October 25th. Each concert begins at 7:30pm, with a preceding reception starting at 6:45pm. Please RSVP on the respective concert's Facebook page, by email to RSVP@wskg.org or by calling Greg Keeler at 607.729.0100 x311.

Even as the season and the leaves change, WSKG Radio consistently brings you quality content. When you donate during our WSKG Radio Fall Fundraiser, you not only show support for your favorite programs, you also keep that quality content alive for the entire community, each and every season. Plus, if you contribute before our October 11th start date, you will be automatically entered into our iPad give-away. Thank you for supporting WSKG Radio, your public radio!

Join WSKG for this year's Presidential Debates. Coverage starts on both WSKG TV and Radio at 9:00pm each night on October 3rd, 16th and 22nd. In addition, tune in for coverage of the Vice Presidential Debate starting at 9:00pm on October 11th. Find out more about WSKG's election 2012 coverage.

Join the WSKG Education team for a special day of SciGirls Spooky Science! See a screening of all-new SciGirls episodes, and participate in hands-on science activities (including mini parachute drops!) with SUNY Delhi students and the Oneonta World of Learning. The event is free and open to the public.

Our region has many universities and colleges that have great impact on the communities they are part of. Host Crystal Sarakas leads a Community Conversation: Presidents' Round Table with Dr. Thomas R. Rochon (Ithaca College), Dr. Nancy Kleniewski (SUNY Oneonta) and Dr. Harvey G. Stenger (Binghamton University) on October 23rd at 7:00pm on WSKG Radio. Call or email in with your questions!

Going Blind is a documentary film that increases public awareness of sight loss and low vision issues. Come to the Action for Older Persons in Binghamton, NY on October 4th for a free screening, or tune in to WSKG TV on October 25th at 8:00pm to see the film (with a WSKG Original Production on the topic to follow). Continue the conversation on October 9th at 7:00pm during WSKG Radio's Community Conversation featuring Going Blind director Joe Lovett. Contact Erik Jensen for more information.

Women hold up half the sky. Half the Sky is a multi-platform project centered around two, two-hour major primetime broadcast events based on Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's widely acclaimed book. Part 1 will air on October 1st at 9:00pm on WSKG TV, with Part 2 following the next night on October 2nd at 9:00pm. Follow six actress-advocates, including Diane Lane, America Ferrera, and Olivia Wilde, as they travel to six countries and meet inspiring, courageous individuals who are confronting oppression and developing real, meaningful solutions through health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls.

Off the Page takes on aging and the undead this October. Hear from science writer Patricia Barnes-Svarney of Tioga County as she discusses her newest book, Why Do Women Crave More Sex in the Summer? on October 16th at 1:00pm (rebroadcast at 7:00pm) on WSKG Radio. Come back on October 30th for a talk with P. Gerard Fico and Solon Tsangaras of Sidney, NY, authors of Detour to Armageddon, a horror story of mad zombies on the march.

  

  

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