Program Highlights – June 2021


JUNE 2021 – Program Highlights

June highlights (Father’s Day; Summer Solstice; NPR’s 50th Anniversary) will be listed chronologically, so keep checking in for updates as the month progresses. Shows are archived (music shows for two weeks only); you can access them here.

 

Tuesday, June 1 – Friday, June 4 – Local Edition, with Jason Dole, at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday – The Kingfisher Project: interview with Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa

Wednesday – News Round-up from The River Reporter; Jim Huntington

Thursday – Wayne County Gov’t. Update; Pride Month interview with Maria Ramirez

Friday – Sullivan 180: Health and Wellness; Wayne County Arts Alliance

 

Friday, June 4 – Living Jazz, with Thane Peterson, at 12:00 p.m.

Focused on musicians who are still alive and contributing to the jazz scene.

Today:  An eclectic hodgepodge of new releases from South Africa, England, and the USA. The main criteria: the music sounds new and innovative.

 

Saturday, June 5 – Farm and Country, with Rosie Starr, at 11:00 a.m.

Rural life in the Catskills and the Delaware River Valley. This week: the solar eclipse; fishing – by hook (Upper Delaware River, early June) and by poets; transplanting pollinator flowers

 

Sunday, June 6 – Folk Plus, with Angela Page, at 4:00 p.m.

Folk Plus: a blend of music from the contemporary folk scene.

Greenwich Village (Part 2) – the early 80’s; the history of MacDougal Street’s Speak Easy

 

Sunday, June 6 – Sunday Stage, at 7:00 p.m.

Local arts, culture, and music performances.

Tonight: Part 1 of Kazzrie Jaxen & Friends at the 2018 Maple City Jazz Fest, in Honesdale, PA.

Kazzrie (piano/vocals) leads a world-class septet through improv jazz interpretations of poems by Rumi.

 

Wednesday, June 9 – Let’s Talk Vets, with Doug Sandberg, at 7:00 p.m.

Doug talks with: Ashton Stewart about SAGEVETS, a NY organization advocating for LGBTQ vets; Ben Pomerance, Deputy Commissioner of NYS Veteran Affairs, on legislative changes affecting vets; Roman Baca, Artistic Director of Exit 12 Dance Company, on how the arts help heal vets suffering from PTS

 

Friday, June 11 – Living Jazz, with Thane Peterson, at 12:00 p.m.

Focused on musicians who are still alive and contributing to the jazz scene. Today:  Trumpets! – Miles, Roy Hargrove, Bruce Davis, and others; and a tribute to drummer Ralph Peterson, who died on March 1st

 

Saturday, June 12 – Farm and Country, with Rosie Starr, at 11:00 a.m.

Rural life in the Catskills and the Delaware River Valley. This week: viewing the Big and Little Dippers; coyotes in the region

 

Saturday, June 12 – Staying Home with Josh Fox, at 1:00 p.m.

Progressive conversations with notable guests. Today: Marianne Williamson

 

Sunday, June 13 – The Splendid Table, with Francis Lam, at 12:00 p.m.

A culinary, culture, and lifestyle program. This week: What June is like in three regions of the country – the South, Alaska, and Appalachia

 

Monday, June 14 – La Voz en Breve, with Mariel Fiori, at 7:00 p.m.

A weekly Spanish language information and entertainment show. This week: “Immigration & Culture” – with artist and curator Elisa Pritzker; Anita Campion on Mayan culture in Chiapas

 

* Wednesday, June 16:  Special live coverage of President Biden’s news conference, following his Geneva summit with Russian President Putin – 12:30 p.m.

 

Monday, June 14 – Friday, June 18 – Local Edition, with Jason Dole, at 6:30 p.m.

Monday – Early voting; Sullivan County business outlook

Tuesday – Pride Month; Hope Alive 845

Wednesday – News Round-up from The River Reporter; Jim Huntington

Thursday – Wayne County Gov’t. Update; NAACP Juneteenth celebration

Friday – Live with Chris Rowley; Catskill Art Society updates

 

Saturday, June 19 – Farm and Country, with Rosie Starr, at 11:00 a.m.

Rural life in the Catskills and the Delaware River Valley. This week: the summer solstice (June 20); the Latin behind plant names; hiking in the Basha Kill

 

Saturday, June 19 – Catskill Character, with Donna Fellenberg, at 11:30 a.m.

Personality profiles and fascinating stories about people in our region. This week: Milanville photographer Randy Harris – a life of photographic assignments around the world.

 

Monday, June 21 – La Voz en Breve, with Mariel Fiori, at 7:00 p.m.

A weekly Spanish language information and entertainment show. This week: an Introduction to Screen Printing workshop in Rosendale; government funding for restaurants; the Pura Belpre prize

 

Saturday, June 26 – Farm and Country, with Rosie Starr, at 11:00 a.m.

Rural life in the Catskills and the Delaware River Valley. This week: circumpolar stars; seasonal writings “Along the Poet’s Row”; hiking the Basha Kill and beyond

 

* Wednesday, June 30 – “Fifty and Forward: An Anniversary Celebration of NPR,” at 7:00 p.m.  A special program in honor of NPR’s 50th anniversary. NPR grew up alongside a post-Watergate journalism ethos that shaped the media industry for decades. Hosted by Audie Cornish, this program tells the story of NPR’s history in the context of the growth of modern media.

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