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Thursday, August 29, 2013 local almanac

Aug 29, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 81F; low 61F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 79F; low 61F.[/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:

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont, Thursday. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible from Thursday afternoon into the early evening.

Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, partly sunny. High near 82. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 62.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 84. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 65.
Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 84. Saturday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 66.
Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High near 82. Sunday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 66.

Sunrise today: 6:18 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:33 p.m.

Length of the day: 13:14 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fifth Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.

COLUMBIA COUNTY Financial Review Committee at 1 p.m.; .1 [point one] Committee at 2:30 p.m.; Finance Committee at 4 p.m.; all at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Syrian Radio At, what appears to be the eve of U.S. bombing of Syria, Paul Riismandel of Radio Survivor features the radio sources of outside news inside Syria.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Call-in Collage Call in 518-622-2598 and talk live over a collage of sounds natural, and man-made. Hosted by Tom Roe live from Wave Farm in Acra, NY.
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: Stephen Vitiello Stephen Vitiello is a visual and sound artist. Originally a punk guitarist he is influenced by video artist Nam June Paik who he worked with after meeting in 1991. He has collaborated with Pauline Oliveros, Scanner aka Robin Rimbaud, and Frances-Marie Uitti as well as visual artists Julie Mehretu, Tony Oursler and Joan Jonas. Vitiello was a resident artist at the World Trade Center in 1999 where he recorded sounds from the 91st floor using home-built contact microphones, as well as photocells and used that material in his Bright and Dusty Things album (New Albion Records) as well as in an installation environment, World Trade Center Recordings: Winds After Hurricane Floyd. Vitiello has had solo exhibitions of sound installations, photographs and drawings at museums and galleries including The Project, NY, Museum 52, Los Angeles and Galerie Almine Rech, Paris. Group exhibitions include the 2002 Whitney Biennial, the 2006 Sydney Biennale and Ce qui arrive (Unknown Quantity) curated by Paul Virilio at the Cartier Foundation, Paris. CD releases include The Sound of Red Earth (Kaldor Public Art Projects), Box Music with Machinefabriek (12k), Listening to Donald Judd (Sub Rosa) and Buffalo Bass Delay (Hallwalls). Vitiello is currently an associate professor in the Kinetic Imaging department at Virginia Commonwealth University.
3 a.m.: Mendi + Keith Obadike "The Sour Thunder" radio play, and other works from the artists are featured.
5 a.m.: Off The Hook: 20130829 Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com Do not call during the 5 a.m. rebroadcast.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Gary Null Show The importance of gut and digestive health in strengthening our immune system and preventing diseases.
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Also local news, previews of events in Greene and Columbia counties, music, and more. Call in to have your say at (518) 828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, weather, and events. Call 518-828-0290 to comment during the "WGXC Morning Show.
10 a.m.: The Michale Slate Show Lies and Truth: Fast Times in Palestine and the Killing Time in the Pelican Bay Secure Housing Unit Featuring Pamela Olson (author); Denis O'Hearn (author/Professor of Sociology, SUNY Binghamton).
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20130829 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound with Your Host. This edition will begin with Baby Huey and conclude with the Nat Adderley Quintet. The full playlist is available at www.facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC.
2 p.m.: From the Vault: Toni Morrison and Walter Mosley
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Chicken Hearts Arch Oboler's "Lights Out" radio show is featured, with an episode called "Drop Dead Chicken Heart," and Bill Cosby's "Chicken Heart" track about listening to that "Lights Out" radio show, and setting the couch on fire, to stop the chicken heart on the radio. Plus Charles Mingus' "Eat That Chicken" and Cibo Matto's "Know Your Chicken."
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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