Friday, July 18, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 80F; low 58F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 79F; low 58F.[/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, clear. Low around 54.
Forecast for the next three days:
Saturday: Patchy fog between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. Otherwise, increasing clouds. High near 79. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 56.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 80. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 58.
Monday: Mostly sunny. High near 85. Monday night, partly cloudy. Low around 64.
Today is the third Friday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any recurring meetings scheduled for today.
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Taran's Free Jazz Hour: Blaise Siwula Episode 20 of 2014 of two-hour free jazz show that airs on eight European radio stations and Wave Farm Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, in New York, in the United States. Click on title to access the playlist.
3 a.m.: Selected Songs: Charlie Haden Charles Edward "Charlie" Haden (August 6, 1937 – July 11, 2014) was an American jazz double bass player, known for his long association with saxophonist Ornette Coleman, pianist Keith Jarrett, and his Liberation Music Orchestra, a group he co-led with pianist Carla Bley.
5 a.m.: Aaron Swartz "The Story of Aaron Swartz" film is discussed on "TUC Radio." This program is based on the soundtrack of the 2014 movie: "The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz." His death at age 26 in 2013 made the internet light up with grief and also anger at a judicial system that haunted and hunted him. He was facing 35 years in prison and $1 million in fines for bulk-downloading from a site, JSTOR, that was freely available to Massachusetts Institute of Technology students.
10 a.m., July 18 to 7 p.m., July 20: Hope X 2014 Hope X will take place on July 18, 19, and 20, 2014 at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City, with portions broadcast through Radio Statler to Wave Farm Radio (1620-AM) and WGXC (90.7-FM). H.O.P.E. stands for Hackers On Planet Earth, one of the most creative and diverse hacker events in the world. It's been happening since 1994. Hope X has three days and nights of provocative and enlightening speakers, and all sorts of hacker projects and assorted fun stuff. In the past we've had huge hackerspace villages, film festivals, Segway rides, lock picking villages, a wide variety of vendors, art installations, live video, vintage computers, robots, an amateur/ham radio station, electronics workshops, book signings, and the country's biggest supply of Club-Mate. Radio broadcast schedule will be announced July 17. Speakers and performers include Edward Snowden (via video link), Andrew Yoder, Barton Gellman, Daniel Ellsberg, Joshua Fried, Eleanor Saitta, Ranga Krishnan, Thomas Drake, and many others. http://www.hope.net/ http://radio.hope.net/
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 Acra studio at the Wave Farm Study Center. Hosted by Tom Roe.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: ¿Qué cocinaré hoy?: Emma Kreyche, La Voz 10th Anniversary Conversation about the tenth anniversary celebration of "La Voz" magazine, set to take place Aug. 12 at Bard College's Spiegeltent. An interview with Emma Kreyche, from the Workers Justice Center of New York, about the new program to empower local leaders on labor rights, called promotores; the community ID initiative, now expanding to Saugerties; and the crisis of the unaccompanied children who arriving in the U.S. at unprecedented numbers. Hosted by Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores Lobos.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News