Monthly Archives: July, 2017


August 6, 2017: On Her Own

Published - July 31, 2017

  “Talent is cheaper than table salt.  What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King   This week, a look at women who stand out as soloists, many playing instruments traditionally viewed as “masculine.”  We’ll hear horn, trumpet, and trombone, along with clarinet and harp, as we listen to these tremendous musicians showcase their music.   “On Her Own” Gioachino Rossini: Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet and Orchestra Sharon Kam, clarinet Berlin Chamber Philharmonic; Axel Gerhardt, conductor “Works for Clarinet and Orchestra” Berlin Classics 219305 Manuel deFalla: Siete canciones españolas Alison Balsom,

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This Week on SciTech Now 08/03/17

Published - July 28, 2017

On the next edition of SciTech Now: A real world robotic Jurassic Park, engineering a hornless cow and sea turtles in Florida. Watch SciTech Now on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Cycle of Health, 08/03/17

Published - July 28, 2017

On the next Cycle of Health: We get out of the city and find fun ways to get fit on the next episode of Cycle of Health! Spice up your workout with an adventurous bike ride through the hills of the region. Hop on a horse for a trail ride with friends– you won’t even realize you’re working your legs and your core. And, discover why summer programs for kids keep their bodies and their minds physically fit… Watch Cycle of Health on Thursday at 8 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Insight, 08/04/17

Published - July 28, 2017

On the next Insight: Gaming in central New York. It’s been six months since the del Lago casino opened its doors to its gaming resort in Seneca County. The insight team traveled to the town of Tyre to tour the casino and explore its effects on the community and how the region is betting on its success. ,  Watch Friday at 9 p.m. on WCNY

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Diana – Her Story, Premieres at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 on WCNY-TV

Published - July 27, 2017

WCNY, Central New York’s community-owned public broadcaster presents the premiere of a new PBS special, “Diana – Her Story” at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 on WCNY-TV. Twenty years after Princess Diana’s death, this new 60-minute film reveals her story in her own words. What emerges is the narrative of a shy young girl who stepped onto the world stage in 1980 and departed in 1997 as its most famous woman. For viewing information, visit wcny.org/wheretowatch.

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Corning Museum of Glass to be featured on WCNY-TV Sept. 12

Published - July 25, 2017

WCNY, Central New York’s community-owned multimedia broadcaster, will air “Craft in America – Neighbors” with a special segment featuring Corning Glass Museum at 10 p.m. Sept. 29 and at noon Oct. 1. The episode showcases the team at Corning and curators working with artist Jamie Guerrero. For viewing information in your area, visit wcny.org/whereotwatch.

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This Week on Cycle of Health, 07/27/17

Published - July 24, 2017

On the next Cycle of Health: We seize the season — and take on summer! Discover how a day in Letchworth State Park connects family with fitness and a whole lot of fun! We’ll show you how to prepare for a day hiking up trails and rafting down river. Dr. Rich uncovers the value of outdoor time — and explains why kids — and adults need to get away from technology. School’s out! Watch Cycle of Health on Thursday at 8 p.m. on WCNY

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July 30, 2017: Pushing Boundaries

Published - July 24, 2017

“I think women who don’t understand boundaries are fascinating.” – Elizabeth Reaser   Music is not always neat and orderly.  Even the definition of “music” is not always clear-cut.  On this episode, women who are exploring sound worlds and pushing the boundaries of music.   “Pushing Boundaries” Laurie Anderson: World Without End Laurie Anderson; Kevin Killen – effects “Big Red” Warner Bros. Records 9362 45534-2 Leila Bordreuil: No Name III Leila Bordreuil, cello; Zach Rowden, double bass “Hollow” No Rent Records NRR50 Lea Bertucci: Unbroken Plane Lea Bertucci, alto saxophone “Light Silence, Dark Speech” Il Dischi Del Barone IDDB003 Randall Woolf:  What Remains of a

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This Week on Insight, 07/28/17

Published - July 21, 2017

On the next Insight: How will schools in NY fair under Trump’s proposed education budget. We’re going to find out what’s keeping our school superintendents up at night with 2 school finance experts and the Syracuse city school districts CFO. ,  Watch Friday at 9 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on SciTech Now 07/27/17

Published - July 21, 2017

On the next edition of SciTech Now: A winter sport that adapts to climate change, an amazing shoe and flying Eco friendly skies. Watch SciTech Now on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY

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July 23, 2017: Today’s Teachers: Composers

Published - July 17, 2017

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein   It takes real dedication to not only create new music, but to teach and mentor aspiring composers at the same time.  This week, we’ll hear music from several composers who are also well-respected teachers.   “Today’s Teachers: Composers” Tania León (poems by Rita Dove):  Singin’ Sepia Tony Arnold, soprano; David Greshman, clarinet; Renee Jolles, violin; Joel Sachs & Cheryl Seltzer, piano “Singin’ Sepia” Bridge 9231 Anna Weesner:  Flexible Parts for Viola & Piano Melia Watras, viola; Kimberly Russ, piano “Short Stories”

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WCNY’s Biz Camp

Published - July 14, 2017

August 7 – August 11  @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Who: Children ages 9 – 14, Where: WCNY, 415 W. Fayette St., Syracuse, NY 13204 When: Aug. 7-11, 2017: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Registration Deadline: July 15 at wcny.org/bizcamp Cost: $130.00 per child for WCNY members; $150.00 per child for non-members.

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This Week on Cycle of Health, 07/20/17

Published - July 14, 2017

On the next Cycle of Health: Grab some sturdy shoes and get going — we sign up for summer camp and discover outdoor programs aren’t just for the kids. Look to the skies on a birding excursion and see why this adventure helps one woman find joy as a new chapter in her life takes flight. Dr. Rich learns why Dick Ford’s music program helps kids hit a healthy high note over the summer. And Crayish, Camouflage and Campfires capture the attention of kids at a classic summer camp. Watch Cycle of Health on Thursday at 8 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on Insight, 07/21/17

Published - July 14, 2017

On the next Insight: It’s lights camera action on Central New York. As the film industry attempts to take shape here, we take a look at the movie business in our region, from the place that’s supposed to be the hub of it all, to the large and small production companies taking their best shots. ,  Watch Friday at 9 p.m. on WCNY

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This Week on SciTech Now 07/20/17

Published - July 14, 2017

On the next edition of SciTech Now: Salamanders with the ability to regenerate, experience music behind your playlist and turning asteroids into spaceships. Watch SciTech Now on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY

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