Metroland 7/2/15

Jul 2, 2015

Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of Metroland, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.

  New York Stage and Film and Vassar College's first Powerhouse mainstage show of this summer is Keith Byunin's The Unbuilt City. The production opened last night and runs through July 12th.

The show stars Beth Dixon and Carter Hudson and is directed by Tony Award nominee, Sean Mathias.

Writer, actor, and director, Sean Mathias directed the film Bent and numerous acclaimed plays all over the world - including London, New York City, Cape Town, Sydney, and Los Angeles.

7/2/15 Panel

Jul 2, 2015

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, editor, author and activist Barbara Smith and SUNY Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses opening an embassy in Cuba, the de Blasio criticisms on Cuomo, and possibilities for the next gubernatorial election in New York.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jul 2, 2015
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Some morning clouds, then increasing sun today.  Highs in the upper 70's

Clear and cool tonight.  Lows in the lower to mid 50's.

Sunny tomorrow.  Highs in the upper 70's.

World Cup:

Team USA's opponent in Sunday's Women's World Cup Championship will be Japan. The defending tournament champions beat England 2-1 on an own goal by England's Laura Bassett Wednesday night and now head to Vancouver for a return match of the title match four years ago won by Japan on penalty kicks.

University of West Florida

After four long years of study and late nights and brutal exams, graduation! Freedom! Sleep! OK, enough of that…time to go get a job. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we’ll talk to an economist about the prospects this year’s graduates have in the current job market.

We’ll also look at one of the most open areas of the job market…the medical field, and find out how it’s coping with increased demand for doctors. And we’ll spend an academic minute with a necessary evil of the job search: networking…or is it schmoozing?

About 200,000 households in western Massachusetts will see lower electricity rates for the summer.

The town of Cheshire, Mass. is taking a failed override measure needed to fund a regional school district’s budget back to the voters.

Pat Bradley/WAMC

A new superintendent has been named to run the maximum-security  Clinton Correctional prison where a range of new security measures have been implemented to  close gaps exploited by two inmates who broke out on June 6th.