In & Around the Capital Region
Now In Our 20th Year!
Guest Line Up for the next four weeks of filming. (May be subject to change)
Below you will find listings for our interesting on-air guests for the next four weeks. Check out the lists below for our great variety of topics. We start filming at 10 am at Proctors Underground on Tuesday. A live audience is always welcome and there are plenty of seats. You can meet the guests in person and learn more about their projects or even get involved yourself1
December 19, 2017 #1013
Scheduled Topics on the Show with Guests
(Listed alphabetically – subject to change)
Information below has been provided by the Guests or from their websites
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Celebrating Kwanzaa – 2017
- Miki Conn, Organizer
- Betty Harper, Organizer
- Javon Wilson, Umoja Drummer
- Drummer TBA
Kwanzaa is an African-American and Pan-African Holiday that celebrates family, community and culture, celebrated from the Dec 26 through Jan 1, its origins are in the first harvest celebrations of Africa from which it takes its name. This year’s Kwanzaa celebration begins with a regional opening event at the New York State Museum on Dec. 26 from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. The second day of Kwanzaa will be celebrated at Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church from 7 – 9 pm. The Third day returns to Albany at the Trinity South Campus from 5-7 pm. The Fourth day in Albany at “The Albany Barn” from 5-9 pm. The fifth day at the Hamilton Hill Arts Center from 6-9 [m. The sixth day at Henry Johnson Charter School from 2-6 pm. The seventh day at the City Mission in Sch’dy from 6-8 [m. Go to their Facebook page to obtain more details.
- Organization: Kwanzaa Coalition
- Event: Capital Region Kwanzaa Celebration
- Location of event: Multiple venues
- Date/Time: Tuesday, December 26 to Monday, January 1 – check times for venues
- Cost: Free Events
- Contact Information: 518-312-6129
- Facebook: Yes. “Capital Region Kwanzaa Coalition”
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Let’s Talk Nutrition – Getting Through the holidays!
- Lester Rosenzweig, MS, RD, CDN (Nutrition Educator_
- Rosie Urkevich, Nutrition Intern
Discussion of prepping Holiday Gifts such as tea and pasta and soup starter kits. Getting creative with wholesome foods.
- Organization: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County
- Mission: Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.
- Contact Information: Schenectadyfirstname.lastname@example.org or 518-372-1622
- Facebook: Yes — CCESchenectady
- Twitter: @cceSchenectady
- Website: www.cceSchenectady.org
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Celebrating New Year’s Eve at MopCo
Looking for something to do with the whole family? Want to switch it up from the bar scene? We’ve got two awesome options for you this New Year’s Eve.
Bring the whole gang along to end the year with our Family Improv Show! You’ll laugh, enjoy a unique Ball Drop and be able to get home to your jammies (or whatever your next destination is) before midnight!
New Year’s Eve Pa-JAM-a Party
Come jam with us in your jammies and start 2018 with a one of a kind show/party guaranteed to be full of laughs and good times. Get cozy and chill out with a variety of acts, interactive improv games, and oh yeah, it’s a pajama party!* — Includes 1 Drink, Munchies and Midnight Champagne Toast; Hang out and relax as we approach midnight with Improv, games and more; Free non-alcoholic drinks for your designated driver.
Doors Open at 8:30pm, Party from 9:00pm – 1:00am; Starting at 9:00pm we’ll have our Pa-JAM-a Party. Slip into your comfiest jammies, onesies or what-have-you and join us for a night of laughter, reverie and relaxation! Includes an adult beverage, snacks and a champagne toast at midnight.
- Organization: MopCo
- Mission: We Make Stuff Up. Now in our converted firehouse theatre at 10 North Jay, Mopco is dedicated to promoting the many joys of Improv with shows, classes, special events, and guest artists. If you haven’t tried Improv, we bet you will love it! We want to serve people who “don’t go to theatre” and “don’t go to stand-up comedy” as well as seasoned audience members with affordable, accessible, fun programs for youths and adults!
- Event: New Year’s Eve Parties
- Location of event: MopCo Theater – 10 North Jay, Sch’dy
- Date/Time: Dec 31 Family show: 7 pm Adults: 9 PM
- Website: www.mopco.org
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Human Rights Commission – Year in Review
Ang Morris, Executive Director
Schenectady County Human Rights Commission’s events and the MLK Coalition Year in Review. Discuss the 30th Anniversary of the MLK Coalition, the Street Dedication of MLK and promote the 50th Anniversary of MLK for 2018 and the MLK50 Celebration for Sunday, January 14 at SCCC Carl B. Taylor Auditorium.
- Organization: Schenectady County Human Rights Commission
- Mission: To foster mutual respect and understanding and protect and respect all rights of all residents in Schenectady County.
- Event: 50th Anniversary MLK Celebration
- Location of event: SCCC Taylor Auditorium
- Date/Time: Jan 14, 2018
- Contact Information: 518-377-3823
- Website: www.SchenectadyCounty.com
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Holiday Music Interlude
Mike Purcell, Entertainer
- Organization: a-1 Entertainment Consultants
- Website: www.a-1Entertainment.com
December 26, 2017 & January 2, 2018 #1014
Scheduled Topics on the Show with Guests
- Stepanos Doudoukjian, Parish Priest
- Rafi Topalian, Choir Director
Featuring Entertainer, Mike Purcell