Enjoy the holidays with WSKG this winter! Hanukkah Lights 2010 kicks off our WSKG Public Radio specials on December 2nd at 1:00pm, followed by A Paul Winter Solstice Concert on Sunday, December 19th and 21st at 9:00pm. On Christmas eve, we'll bring you the annual live broadcast of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols live from Kings College, England at 10:00am (rebroadcast at 11:00pm) and on Christmas Day @ 12:00pm, Christmas with the Morehouse & Spellman Glee Clubs. On WSKG TV, enjoy a special from the makers of Sesame Street, Chanukah: The Missing Menorah at 6:00am and 6:30am on December 5th. For a PBS and holiday classic, tune in for Great Performances: Dance in America - San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker on December 12th at 9:00pm. Finish out the month with WSKG's local production, Expressions: Holiday Harmonies on December 23rd at 8:00pm, and finish out the year with Phil Collins Going Back: Live at Roseland Ballroom on New Year's Eve starting at 10:30pm. Make sure to check our full listings for more festive programs!
Also this December, WSKG Public Radio and TV will examine religion in America. See the rebroadcast of God in America on December 7th, 8th and 9th at 9:00pm, The Buddha on December 22nd at 9:00pm and The Adventists on December 23rd at 10:00pm, as well as the premiere of Independent Lens: The Calling on December 20th and 21st at 9:00pm. The n listen for Community Conversation on December 14th at 7:00pm for a discussion on religious tolerance. Email CommunityConversation@WSKG.org or call (888) 359-9754 to join in the conversation!
WSKG will also finish up it's winter fundraiser, and our best-informed staffers have a few recommendations! Amy Wielunski, Manager of Membership and Special Events, can't wait to see Cirque du Soleil: Flowers in the Desert on December 1st at 10:00pm (rebroadcast December 4th at 11:00am) and Celtic Crossroads - World Fusion on December 1st at 10:00pm. Carol Young, Assistant Director of Development, says to keep an eye out for Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes on December 3rd at 10:00pm.
Straight from the WSKG Studios this December - an all new episode of Move It! Julia of the Blueberryanators conquers the largest indoor rock climbing wall in North America at Cornell University and racks up as many points as possible for her team! Learn how to make Good Morning Muffins with help from local second grader Mara and her grandmother. Plus, you'll be grooving as the Move It! kids take an expressive drum lesson and a group of WSKG's 2010 Johnny Only Songwriting Contest Winners perform a winning song!
And there's more this December for WSKG Kids! Gear up for the launch of this year's Home Tweet Home contest. Show us your best science and technology skills in your proposal for improving bird habitats in your community. If you're feeling especially competitive, participate in the 2011 Johnny Only Songwriting Contest too! Part of the Working on Wellness (WOW) initiative, students grades K-6 should submit their best jam about health and fitness by February 25th! For parents and educators, check out December's edition of WATCH for educational activities, events, program information and other resources.
We're sad to see 2010 end, but also looking forward to a great new year in 2011!
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