summer http://wamc.org en Made In The Shade Of The Egg http://wamc.org/post/made-shade-egg <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Jazz, folk-rock, fiddle tunes, world music and dance are among the free fare slated for The Egg’s “Made in the Shade” outdoor noontime concert series that continues this week.</p><p>Expanded from seven to 13 concerts, the series got underway last week and continues tomorrow with Hot Club of Saratoga and it continues each Wednesday through Aug. 27.</p><p>Peter Lesser of <a href="http://www.theegg.org">The Egg</a> and Heather Groll from the office of General Services both join us this morning with more.</p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 92256 at http://wamc.org Made In The Shade Of The Egg Extreme Heat Warning Issued For NYC Area http://wamc.org/post/extreme-heat-warning-issued-nyc-area <p>NEW YORK (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued an extreme heat warning for the New York metropolitan area.</p><p>It says dangerous levels of heat and humidity are on tap for Sunday. The advisory is in effect from noon to 8 p.m.</p><p>An excessive heat warning is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it's 105 degrees or greater.</p> Sun, 07 Jul 2013 13:17:34 +0000 Associated Press 68633 at http://wamc.org Extreme Heat Warning Issued For NYC Area Ideas Matter: New York Council for the Humanities and Summer Reading http://wamc.org/post/ideas-matter-new-york-council-humanities-and-summer-reading <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>We are very happy to continue our new regular feature on The Roundtable, entitled – <em>Ideas Matter: Checking in with the Public Humanities</em>.</p><p>It is our chance to check in with the Humanities Councils throughout our 7-State area to discuss important ideas and why they do indeed matter.</p><p>This morning we spotlight <a href="http://www.summerreadingnys.org/">New York State’s Summer Reading kick-off</a>. Erika Halstead is program officer for the <a href="http://www.nyhumanities.org/">NY Council for the Humanities</a>&nbsp;and she joins us to tell us more.</p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 67013 at http://wamc.org Ideas Matter: New York Council for the Humanities and Summer Reading Study: Summer Drought Unlikely Despite Dry Winter http://wamc.org/post/study-summer-drought-unlikely-despite-dry-winter <p>A study says summer drought in New England is unlikely despite a warm winter and little snow that sent far less water than usual tumbling into streams and rivers.</p><p>The U.S. Geological Survey says summer rains play a bigger role than winter snow in feeding waterways.</p><p>The study also links stream flows to climate. It said temperatures have been rising for half a century, causing snowpack to melt earlier, which in turn leads to most runoff early in the season.</p> Mon, 28 May 2012 11:15:00 +0000 39893 at http://wamc.org Study: Summer Drought Unlikely Despite Dry Winter