Friday, August 8, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 80F; low 55F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 80F; low 56F.[/caption]
READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.
FAR LEFT: The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.
Local weather forecast
Today’s forecast is specific to Catskill, in Greene County:
Today: Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, sunny. High near 81. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around 55.
Forecast for the next three days:
Saturday: Patchy fog before 7 a.m. Otherwise, sunny. High near 83. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 56.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 88. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 61.
Monday: Mostly sunny. High near 85. Monday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 61.
Today is the second Friday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
HUDSON Historic Preservation Commission public hearing on the installation of a storefront at 134-136 Warren St. followed by the Commission's regular meeting, 10 a.m. at 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Transmitting Disease Disease, germs, and other "bad" cells are transmitted more than audio. Tune in to hear how. With The Donner Party, Peggy Lee, The Replacements, The Minus 5, Tim Hecker, and others.
3 a.m.: Selected Songs: Viktor Mayer-Schonberger From WikipediaL "Idris Muhammad (Arabic: إدريس محمد; born Leo Morris; November 13, 1939 – July 29, 2014) was an American jazz drummer who has recorded extensively with many musicians, including Ahmad Jamal, Lou Donaldson, and Pharoah Sanders, among many others." He recorded drums on Fats Domino's "Blueberry Hill," and many others. This show tunes in some of those performances.
5 a.m.: The Shortwave Report: 20140808 A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. This week's show features stories from , Radio Deutsche-Welle, the Voice Of Russia, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan.
6 a.m.: Background Briefing with Ian Masters Inside breaking international and national news. A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers and critics with analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural and social issues. This program goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard in the American media.
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show News, weather, events, music and more. Live from the Wave Farm Study Center in Acra. Hosted by Tom Roe.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News
7 p.m.: Guest DJ: Damian Catera Damian Catera hosts live from the WGXC Acra studio. Catera will perform a selection of improvised pieces including one for live radios, another for expanded guitar, as well as his latest interpretation of Mozart's "Magic Flute." Additionally, Catera will be joined by poet Patricia Kositzky for a performance of excerpts from her latest work. Wan Dor recordings will fill in the spaces. Damian Catera is an interdisciplinary sound and media artist, electroacoustic composer and improviser. Catera's work reflects interests in critical analysis, experimental composition/ improvisation and transmission. He has toured and exhibited his work the US, Europe and Asia. His primary mission as an artist is to blur disciplinary boundaries often utilizing appropriated material and algorithmic processing. In recent years, Catera has performed solo improvised “decompositions” using computer manipulated live radios as instrumentation in such venues as the New Museum of Contemporary Art and The Kitchen in New York City , the ZKM institute in Germany and the Institute for Contemporary Art in Prague. As a collaborator, Damian has performed at the National Gallery in Prague, The Walker Center and The Adler Planetarium. Catera has exhibited sound installations and video pieces in a variety of forums including The Chelsea Museum, Art in General, ICMC ’96 in Hong Kong and MediaForum 2003 in Moscow. Damian holds and MFA in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a BA in Political Science from Siena College. He also studied Electroacoustic Composition at Les Atelier UPIC, the Paris-based institute founded by composer Iannis Xenakis. He is represented by the Hogar Collection Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, and is the recipient of a 2008 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.