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Saturday, June 7, 2014 local almanac

Jun 07, 2014 12:01 am
Local News
Local news from Wave Farm‘s WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, New York for Sat., June 7. PLAY AUDIO (4:13)

Public Meetings
GHENT Ghent Sportsmen’s Association 100th Anniversary Open House, 1:45 p.m. at Ghent Sportsmen’s Association, County Route 9, Ghent. Congressman Chris Gibson (R-Kinderhook) attends.

ARKVILLE Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Catskill Recreation Center, Noon at 651 State Highway 38, Arkville, NY. New York State Assemblyman Pete Lopez (R-Schoharie) attends.

PINE PLAINS Pine Plains Hose Company Parade and Block Party, 3 p.m. in Pine Plains. Congressman Chris Gibson (R-Kinderhook) marches in the parade.

COBLESKILL Marathon for a Better Life, 4:30 p.m. at SUNY Cobleskill, State Route 7, Cobleskill. New York State Assemblyman Pete Lopez (R-Schoharie) attends Schoharie County cancer fundraiser.

CATSKILL Columbia Memorial Hospital Ball, 6:30 p.m. at The Point in Catskill, 7 Main Street, Catskill. Congressman Chris Gibson (R-Kinderhook) attends.

Local weather forecast
Today's forecast is specific to Acra, in Greene County.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78, and a low around 50.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83, and a low around 60.

Monday: Monday A 30 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Sunrise 5:19 a.m.
Sunset 8:29 p.m.
Other celestial rises/sets
Moon 2:38 P.M. 1:46 A.M.
Mercury 6:32 A.M. 9:37 P.M.
Venus 3:37 A.M. 5:23 P.M.
Mars 2:45 P.M. 2:22 A.M.
Jupiter 7:56 A.M. 10:54 P.M.
Saturn 5:48 P.M. 4:06 A.M.
Uranus 2:29 A.M. 3:13 P.M.
Neptune 1:03 A.M. 11:58 A.M.
Pluto 10:00 P.M. 7:33 A.M.

WGXC Programming

Radio As Art Symposium
live from Germany

4:15 a.m.: Session 4: Radio Art as Action
Moderated by Ursula Frohne (Cologne)
4:30: Roksana Filipowska (Philadelphia)
In Simulcast: Archigram and Radio Piracy in 1960s Britain.
5 a.m.: Kai van Eikels (Berlin)
The Radio Voice That’s Telling Me to Go for the Throat of the Other: Three Lessons from LIGNA’s “Oedipus, Tyrant”
6 a.m.: Jee-Hae Kim (Cologne) To Link, To Greet, To Dance,... To Radioart
6:30 a.m.: Biroul de Cercetari Melodramatice // The Bureau of Melodramatic Research (Irina Gheorghe and Alina Popa, Bucharest). Radio Prolife and the Invisibility of Dissimulation
7 a.m.: "What's The Frequency, Kenneth"
NOTE: Earlier time.
8:15 a.m.: Session 5: Words–Sound–Music. Moderated by Regine Beyer (Bremen)
8:30 a.m.: Lauren Rosati (New York). John Cage’s “Cinema for the Ear
9 a.m.: Ania Mauruschat (Basel) Hörspiel-Pop, Radio Opera, Media Art: On the Transgression of the Radiophonic
Space and the Re-Invention of Artistic Genres in the Hörspiel Œuvre of Andreas Ammer, FM Einheit, and Console

10 a.m.: Vito Pinto (Berlin). Voices, Spaces, and Sounds: The Perception of Audio Walks Based on Radio Aporee
10:30 a.m.: Radio Wonderland
(WGXC only)
10:30 a.m.: Anne Thurmann-Jajes (Bremen) Dead Spot in Art History
(Wave Farm Radio only)
11 a.m.: Concluding Remarks
Noon: Other Music: Dark Circuits Festival
This edition of Other Music includes a special preview of Hans Tammen's Dark Circuits Festival, which takes place in New York City June 14-23 and features performers who work in contemporary electronic music and sound practices such as circuit bending, no-input mixers, laptops, turntablism, analog circuitry, network sniffers, live coding and soldering, plus other instruments we may have never heard of yet. Participating artists include Matthew Ostrowski, Andrea Parkins, Dafna Naphtali, Miguel Frasconi, Phillip Stearns, Philip White, Joshua Fried, Shoko Nagai, Maria Chavez, Satoshi Takeishi, Joker Nies, Mario DeCega, Lars Graugaard, and Michael Vorfeld. Festival venues include Eyebeam, MakeMusicNY, Spectrum, The Firehouse, Shapeshifter, Harvestworks, Reverse Gallery and Outpost Artist Services.