Science & Technology
11:35 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Jesse Feiler - Tech Job Titles

  Our Tech Guru, Jesse Feiler, is here to help us figure out titles when it comes to management of technology.

Jesse Feiler is an app developer, consultant, trainer, and author. His latest book is: iOS App Development for Dummies. His apps include Minutes Machine the iPad-based app for managing meetings, agendas, and minutes; and Saranac River Trail app.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Art Along The Hudson

  The Hudson Valley is known as an arts destination and the art communities along the Hudson River are known for their Art Days, Events and Studio Tours. The groups that represent the art towns and the art celebrations joined together 11 years ago to form a marketing collaborative effort to bring focus and awareness of their art activities.

Art Along the Hudson represents over 1000 artists, 400 studio tour participants, 250 art venues, 150 art festivals and community events – plus art receptions, performances, exhibits, and more. Joanna Hess, co-chair of Art Along the Hudson and Albert Shahinian, owner of Albert Shahinian Fine Art in Rhinebeck and co-founder of Art Along the Hudson join us to tell us more.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney

Credit Courtesy of the Office of Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

    Voters in the Hudson Valley are liable to throw incumbents out.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s confident he has a better record than his November opponent.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Tue August 26, 2014

"Off the Leash: A Year At The Dog Park" By Matthew Gilbert

  The new book, Off the Leash, is a group portrait of dog people, specifically the strange, wonderful, neurotic, and eccentric dog people who gather at Amory Park, overlooking Boston near Fenway Park. It’s also about author Matthew Gilbert’s transformation, after much fear and loathing of dogs and social groups, into one of those dog people with fur on their jackets, squeaky toys in their hands, and biscuits in their pockets.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music

  Suzanna Hermans from Oblong Books and Music joins us with this week's Book Picks list.

Getting a Life with Asperger's by Jesse Saperstein (event at Rhinebeck store Fri, 8/29)
What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund
Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers (event at Rhinebeck store Sat, 9/6)
Bats in the Band by Brian Lies
My Year of Epic Rock by Andrea Pyros (launch event at Rhinebeck store Sun, 9/7)
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier (event at Rhinebeck store Monday, 9/22)
Falling into Place by Amy Zhang

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue August 26, 2014

8/26/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Syria Warning
Ferguson Update
VA Corruption Trial
Drawing Poor to Elite College
Emmy Awards

7:44 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the melting of the ice caps, the Egypt and the UAE aiming to secretly bomb militias in Libya, and the National Organization for Women's endorsement of gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout.

7:04 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Morning Headlines With Mike Spain Of The Times Union

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a Time Warner Cable merger with Comcast and movies in New York State Prisons.

6:29 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Morning Forecast

Credit WNYT

Today:  Morning fog, otherwise sunny, a touch muggy, and hot, highs in the mid and upper 80s.

Tonight:  Becoming partly cloudy, mild and muggy, lows in the upper 50s and low 60s.

Wednesday:  Warm and humid, slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, highs in the low to mid 80s.

6:24 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Sports Report: Angels and A's Tied For Top Spot; U.S. Open Underway


In Major League Baseball, in the American League, the Oakland Athletics have regained a share of first place in the American League West. The A's scored five times in the ninth to beat Houston 8-2. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Angels fell into a first-place tie with Oakland by losing to Miami in interleague play, 7-1.

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