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Sunday, August 25, 2013 local almanac

Aug 25, 2013 12:01 am
Local News
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Local weather forecast
Today's forecast is specific to Acra, in Greene County.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81, and a low around 52.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2 p.m. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79, and a low around 57.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Sunrise 6:14 a.m.
Sunset 7:39 p.m.
Other celestial rises/sets
Moon 10:03 P.M. 11:21 A.M.
Mercury 6:14 A.M. 7:50 P.M.
Venus 9:30 A.M. 9:07 P.M.
Mars 3:16 A.M. 6:09 P.M.
Jupiter 2:04 A.M. 5:07 P.M.
Saturn 11:39 A.M. 10:18 P.M.
Uranus 9:05 P.M. 9:42 A.M.
Neptune 7:39 P.M. 6:28 A.M.
Pluto 4:31 P.M. 2:06 A.M.

WGXC Programming

Mid- 2 a.m.: "Wedding Favor, War Bonnet"
Live performances at Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson, NY are streamed live at wgxc.org, and occasionally broadcast live on WGXC 90.7-FM. Live performances at Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson, NY are streamed live at wgxc.org, and occasionally broadcast live on WGXC 90.7-FM. Live webstream for this show available from Wave Farm and WGXC at http://comm.free103point9.org:8000/spottydog.mp3.m3u. This show will be rebroadcast on free103point9 Online Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM at midnight (the night of the show), Sun., Aug. 25, 2013. Wedding Favor is the musical endeavor of Philadelphia-based artist Robert Perkins. Characterized bybasic free-formstructures, repetitive patterns, limited elements, and impish lyrics, Wedding Favor’s music simply aims to evoke any emotional response or connection. Hudson-based War Bonnet (nee Noah Reibel) will perform solo experimental guitar, and promises to keep his set “brief, and suited to the idiom.”

4:30 a.m. – 5 a.m.: "The Art of Mudfest"
An update from Prattsville, from Jess Puglisi, who recently spoke with Nancy Barton, Andy Reid, and Suzie Walsh. Barton is the Director of the Prattsville Art Center & Residency, a year old venture which brings together international and local artists in the center of Prattsville. Reid and Walsh are with the Zadock Pratt Museum, now reinventing itself as a gallery as it continues to recover from damages sustained during Hurricane Irene. Both organizations will be participating in Prattsville's second annual MudFest, which will take place on August 23 and 24.

5 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.: "Making Contact: LPFM"
Featuring: Domingo Jacinto & Rolando Salas, WCIW DJ's; Cam Tu Nguyen, Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association community organizer; Brandy Doyle, Prometheus Radio Project Policy Director; Autumn Labbe-Renault, Davis Media Access Executive Director; Jeff Shaw, Davis Media Access Production Manager; Roots & Emmett Brady, KDRT Programmers, Albert Sykes. Young People's Project Director of Policy and Advocacy; Tracy Rosenberg, Common Frequency Board member; John Friedman, Southern Development Foundation President. Explanations about low-power FM, and the window for non-profit organizations to apply for stations in Oct., 2013. From Pacifica Radio.

5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.: "CounterSpin: Gary Younge, Susan Ohanian"
This is the 20th year of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting's media analysis radio show, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall, and Peter Hart. This week: "Gary Younge on "I Have a Dream," Susan Ohanian on Common Core."
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