SEPTEMBER 2021 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


SEPTEMBER 2021 – Program Highlights

September highlights (Labor Day; the first day of Fall) 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.

 

Wednesday, September 1 – Friday, September 3 – Local Edition, with Jason Dole, at 6:30 p.m.

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

Thursday – Wayne County Gov’t. Update; Sullivan 180 health update

Friday – Live with Barry Lewis; artist Kathleen Anderson on “DVAA: Tuning Compositional Strategies”

 

Friday, September 3 – Living Jazz, with Thane Peterson, at 12:00 p.m.

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

Today:  How the pandemic has influenced many musicians, including Fred Hersch, whose solo piano CD was recorded in his living room during lock down, and Arturo O’Farrill, who recorded his “Virtual Birdland” album with musicians in many locations around the world; recent releases from two legendary trumpeters, Don Cherry and Lee Morgan; Newburgh, NY guitarist James Emery’s debut recording with the The String Trio of New York

 

Saturday, September 4 – Ballads and Banjos, with Sonja Hedlund, at 7:00 a.m.

A wide range of folk styles gathered from Sonja’s travels around the world. This week: In celebration of Labor Day – labor songs!  Classics about the fight for a livable wage, safe working conditions, and reasonable benefits

 

Saturday, September 4 – Farm and Country, with Rosie Starr, at 11:00 a.m.

Rural life in the Catskills and the Delaware River Valley. This week: a “Star Talk” report on the planets visible in September; Sweetwater Fishing Guide Evan Padua shares his love and knowledge about fishing in September; Part III of our series on mushrooms, with Ted and Anne Paru Hall, about how to cook them

 

 Saturday, September 4 – The Janus Adams Show, at noon.

A weekly conversation about race and courage.

This week: For Labor Day, a conversation with scholar and author Erin Hatton, about her book “COERCED: Work Under Threat of Punishment,” a surprising and provocative look at the American way of work

 

Monday, September 6 – La Voz en Breve, with Mariel Fiori, at 7:00 p.m.

A weekly Spanish language information and entertainment show. This week: Diana Lopez Martinez, from Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson, about the eviction crisis; Marcela Rojas, a community relations manager at Putnam Hospital; Amy Goodman on the refugee crisis

 

Tuesday, September 7 – Local Edition, with Jason Dole, at 6:30 p.m.

Tonight – The Kingfisher Project: Bill Williams will be speaking with Tracie Gardner, the Legal Action Center’s Vice President of Policy Advocacy, about her advocacy work in the Cuomo Administration

 

Wednesday, September 8 – Let’s Talk Vets, with Doug Sandberg, at 7:00 p.m.

This week, organizations dedicated to combatting veterans’ suicides: a talk with members of “Stop Soldier Suicide,” and the folks from “Guardian Revival,” providing first responders and veterans with training, equipment, and life-saving strategies.

 

Friday, September 10 – Living Jazz, with Thane Peterson, at 12:00 p.m.

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

Today: A live phone interview with, and music by, Bill Mays, one of our local piano jazz luminaries, who has played with Sarah Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, Gerry Mulligan, Phil Woods, and many others.

 

Saturday, September 11 – The Janus Adams Show, at noon.

A weekly conversation about race and courage.

This week:  The life and writings of Frederick Douglass, with actor Oliver King

 

Monday, September 13 – Friday, September 17 – Local Edition, with Jason Dole, at 6:30 p.m.

Monday – Sullivan County Airport Update, with Airport Administrator James Arnott; Lou Monteleone – “St. Baldrick’s”

Tuesday – Bus Driver Shortage at Rolling V, with Nick Vallone; Forestburgh Playhouse – “Beyond the Page to the Stage”

Wednesday – The River Reporter news roundup with Owen Walsh; the local economic perspective with James B. Huntington

Thursday – Wayne County Government update; Hispanic Heritage Month with Mariel Fiori

Friday – Live with Barry Lewis; Sullivan County Poet Laureate Eric Baylin

 

Friday, September 17 – Living Jazz, with Thane Peterson, at 12:00 p.m.

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

Today featuring:  Violinist Sara Caswell; a tribute to the late pianist and composer, Frank Kimbrough; Nina Simone at the Montreux Jazz Festival; in memoriam – George Wein

 

Saturday, September 18 – Farm and Country, with Rosie Starr, at 11:00 a.m.

Rural life in the Catskills and the Delaware River Valley. This week:  “Star Talk” reporter Keith Hubbard on the Autumn Equinox; Matt Willey, bee muralist and painter, talks about Hive Consciousness in anticipation of the Narrowsburg Honey Bee Festival on September 25, and Bee Line Ice Cream creator Mark Randall talks about the importance of honey bees

 

Saturday, September 18 – The Janus Adams Show, at noon.

A weekly conversation about race and courage.

This week: “Who Was Austin Steward and Why Should We Care?” winds a “Path Through History” to reveal the complicated history and legacies of slavery in the American North. Three self-emancipated men who changed the story of America: Frederick Douglass, Thomas James, and their mentor – Austin Steward

 

Wednesday, September 22 – Let’s Talk Vets, with Doug Sandberg, at 7:00 p.m.

This week, the latest updates on the Hudson Valley VA Healthcare system, with Dawn Schaal; a talk with Tom Brennan – Vietnam Vet, author, community volunteer – about his experiences and his writing

 

Thursday, September 23 – Something Old, Something New, with Kit Hulit, at 10:00 a.m.

This month’s program, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, features music written by Spanish and Latin American composers

 

Friday, September 24 – Living Jazz, with Thane Peterson, at 12:00 p.m.

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

Today:  A live telephone interview with Hal Galper, one of our local piano jazz luminaries; in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, a tribute to the Mexican drummer Tino Contreras; a celebration of the anniversary of Bud Powell’s birth (9/27/24)

 

Saturday, September 25 – Farm and Country, with Rosie Starr, at 11:00 a.m.

Rural life in the Catskills and the Delaware River Valley. This week:  Rosie shares about her tour of the Robinson Family farm in Wayne County, PA, and farmers Zack Jones and Uncle Tim Jaggers relate Robinson Family history and conduct their own “hands in the dirt” tasting tour, highlighting the farm’s produce; from the Cooperage in Honesdale, PA, learn about “Romping Radishes,” an Agriculture & Food program for young people

 

Saturday, September 25 – The Janus Adams Show, at noon.

A weekly conversation about race and courage.

This week:  Who Did the Shirt on the Line Belong To?— an adventure into family, photography, and a history of America we rarely hear, with our guest, conceptual artist, writer, family ancestry researcher, bearer of amazing surprises: Mike Osterhout

 

 

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