Wave Farm Email Announcement May 2019

May 01, 2019 11:47 pm
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Wave Farm Radio Artist Fellowship Deadline: May 31
Order the new WGXC T-shirt, designed by Rebecca Bray.
New shows on the WGXC 90.7-FM Program Schedule.
Calling all WGXC 2019 Record Fair Vendors. Sign-up now!
Wave Farm

Wave Farm is delighted to announce our first Radio Artist Fellowship, a nine-month, grant-supported, part-time engagement for an American radio artist with strong interests in the history of radio art and related practices. The Fellowship will combine remote work with a minimum of three on-site visits to the Wave Farm Study Center in Acra and WGXC Hudson Studio in New York’s Upper Hudson Valley. Details of the site visit schedule, will be determined in collaboration with the selected artist.

The Wave Farm Radio Artist Fellow will work closely with Wave Farm’s Executive Director, Galen Joseph-Hunter, and Artistic Director, Tom Roe, and will communicate regularly with Fellowship Mentors: Anna Friz, Joan Schuman, and Gregory Whitehead.

Learn More + Apply

Introducing the New
WGXC: Radio for Open Ears T-Shirts 

Artwork by Rebecca Gray.

We are thrilled to unveil Rebecca Gray's WGXC T-shirt artwork, selected from last month's open call. The new WGXC: Radio for Open Ears T-shirt is available in black and white in adult sizes and cuts. (Youth sizes by special request.)

Many thanks to Rebecca, and FusionLab who helped bring this project to life.

Rebecca Bray is an artist and interaction designer who lives in Leeds, NY, just outside the village of Catskill. She is the Managing Director of the Center for Artistic Activism (c4aa.org), was the Chief of Experience Design at the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum, and makes visual art and interactive installations (thebrayverconcern.com) about social and environmental issues. She hadn’t realized before this how much she enjoys drawing ears.

WGXC T-shirts are $25. They are available for sale at the Hudson and Acra studios or by mail (additional s&h fees apply.)
 

Buy a WGXC T-shirt!

New to WGXC 90.7-FM + wgxc.org/listen

Thoughtful youth voices + adventurous sounds

Clubhouse Radio

6 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m., Sunday
A radio project by the Youth Clubhouse of Columbia-Greene Counties in Catskill live on Fridays and rebroadcast Sunday mornings.
 

Story Time

Hosted by Asia Johnson and Briella Burgess; 6:10 p.m., 1st and 3rd Wed.; rebroadcast 9:30 a.m., the following Sunday.
Ten-year-olds Asia Johnson and Briella Burgess talk with their friends and peers about books and have them read from their favorite story or chapter on the air.
 

Music of Recent Centuries

Hosted by Miles Goldfarb; 7 p.m., 3rd Sunday of the month
Miles Goldfarb is an eighth grader from Hudson, New York. He has been playing cello and listening avidly to classical and fiddle music for several years. Goldfarb will alternately feature classical and fiddle recordings, and periodically include invited guests to speak and perform.
 

The Morning Sampler

Hosted by Brendan Donegan; 11 a.m., Monday
An eclectic mix of old and new blues, electronica, pop, RnB, country, Latin, rock, rap and a bit of classical music.
 

Data Cult Audio

Produced by many contributors; 2 p.m., Friday
Broadcasting electronic music without borders. "Data Cult Audio" maintains an interest in creating a platform for music, sound sculpture, and noise art pushing boundaries, and reshaping the sonic landscape.

WGXC is also pleased to welcome the return of

Crossroads in Rhythm

Hosted by Alan Skerrett, 12:05 p.m., 1st and 3rd Thursday
 
Tune In
CALLING ALL RECORD VENDORS!!

WGXC Record Fair 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019: 10am - 4pm

Basilica Hudson 110 Front St. (Hudson, NY)
 

Vendor Information

EARLY BIRD: Through May 31, 2019, a single table is $50.
After May 31, a single table is $55. Two or more tables are $50 each.


Wave Farm’s WGXC presents the 2019 WGXC Record Fair in partnership with Basilica Hudson. Vendors from across the northeast gather in Basilica’s Main Hall to sell vinyl, CDs, cassette tapes, DVDs, plus books, musical equipment and instruments, and radio-related ephemera. The plentiful WGXC tables are a digger’s dream, with a variety of affordably priced records in all genres.

 

GENERAL ADMISSION | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | FREE!
RAFFLE | Win gift certificates to regional record stores and eateries

Admission & table fees benefit creative community radio station WGXC 90.7-FM.

The WGXC Record Fair coincides with Basilica SoundScape (Sept 13-15), an immersive, innovative weekend of art, music, and culture, which draws an audience in the thousands. Conceptual sound performances, author readings, installations, collaborations, curated local vendors and artisans, and on-site activities.
The day of the fair, WGXC will be raffling off a Regional Record Lover's Tour Package, with gift certificates generously donated by area record stores and eateries.

Reserve Your Table(s) Now

Wave Farm thanks you for your support.

Wave Farm remains tirelessly committed to making the airwaves a participatory medium. A pioneer of the Transmission Arts genre, Wave Farm programs provide access to transmission technologies and support artists and organizations that engage with media as an art form.

These activities are made possible, in part, from state and federal art grants, foundation support, earned income derived from studio rentals and special curatorial/consulting engagements, and from private support from individuals like you. Listeners, attendees, and collaborators support provides a critical piece to keeping Wave Farm programs afloat, and we are grateful to the many individuals who have shown their generosity past, present, and future.
 

MAKE A ONE-TIME GIFT
or
BECOME A WGXC SUSTAINING SUPPORTER

Wave Farm programs are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the National Endowment for the Arts; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; the Greene County Legislature through the County Initiative Program, administered in Greene County by the Greene County Council on the Arts; the Alexander and Marjorie Hover Foundation; the Foundation for Contemporary Arts; the T. Backer Fund; the Joseph Family Charitable Trust; and hundreds of other generous individual donors.

             

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