Katie Britton http://wamc.org en Emmy Laybourne - Monument 14: Savage Drift http://wamc.org/post/emmy-laybourne-monument-14-savage-drift <p>Three years ago, <a href="http://emmylaybourne.com/">Emmy Laybourne</a> debuted her heart pounding trilogy <em>Monument 14</em>, where 14 kids and teens sought refuge in a Big Box store as the world outside was being ripped apart by violent storms, and a release of chemicals that targeted their blood types – making some blood thirsty killers, while rendering others sterile, or severely paranoid.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:45:00 +0000 Katie Britton 94621 at http://wamc.org Emmy Laybourne - Monument 14: Savage Drift Programming Notes: July 2014 http://wamc.org/post/programming-notes-july-2014 <p><em>Fireworks for your listening pleasure.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hello, </span>WAMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Land!&nbsp; This month we have a great line-up for the </span>4<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, but before I get to that, we do have one change in programming. You may have noticed that on Friday 6/27, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Marketplace Money</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was called </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Marketplace Weekend</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. No, you weren’t going crazy… it’s supposed to be that way. The Marketplace crew has revamped the show for your listening pleasure and will deliver on their core content coverage area of business and economic news.&nbsp; They’ll be adding more technology coverage, a wrap-up and analysis of the week's "Numbers," interesting interviews and maintaining the strong and distinctive approach to personal finance and investing that has always been a hallmark of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Marketplace Money</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span>Lizzy<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> O’Leary will continue to host the program. Please note that now our Friday at </span>9PM<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> show will be the first airing, and the repeat will air Sunday mornings at </span>7AM<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:24:12 +0000 Katie Britton 93789 at http://wamc.org Jeff Guinn - Glorious http://wamc.org/post/jeff-guinn-glorious <p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Katie Britton 93425 at http://wamc.org Jeff Guinn - Glorious Programming Notes: June 2014 http://wamc.org/post/programming-notes-june-2014 <p>Greetings and salutations, WAMC Land. By now the Fund Drive is well underway and the volunteers are manning the phones, awaiting your pledges. So to whet your palate for the other side of fund drive, here are some teasers about what’s coming in the latter half of the month.</p><p> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 07:28:07 +0000 Katie Britton 92807 at http://wamc.org Programming Notes: May 2014 http://wamc.org/post/programming-notes-may-2014 <p>Get out and enjoy the sun with WAMC.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The sun is shining, the daffodils are blooming, and it’s the perfect weather to get outdoors. Now, most people would think that this is counterintuitive. I mean, do we really want you to leave your cars or home and radios behind? Of course not! Did you know can take </span>WAMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with you on the go? That’s right, we can be where ever you are via your smartphone, tablet, and of course any of your listening devices. The </span>WAMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> app has been updated for iPhones and androids and you can always stream </span>WAMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>WAMC2<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> HD on-line, so you can always get to our website and listen while on the go as well.</span></p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 12:19:15 +0000 Katie Britton 89444 at http://wamc.org Sally Green - Half Bad http://wamc.org/post/sally-green-half-bad <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>There are few things in life that are completely black and white, and completely good and bad. In <a href="http://www.halfbadworld.com/us/">Sally Green’s</a> new novel, <em>Half Bad</em>, our main character Nathan is beginning to understand this first hand. His life is driven by people who don’t believe in grey areas, and want to make sure he’s designated either good or bad.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Katie Britton 88469 at http://wamc.org Sally Green - Half Bad Leon Leyson - The Boy on the Wooden Box http://wamc.org/post/leon-leyson-boy-wooden-box <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMyZ4LTpqWo">Leon Leyson</a> was one of the youngest members on Oscar Schindler’s list, and in his memoir, <em>The Boy on the Wooden Box<span style="line-height: 1.5;">: How the impossible became possible… on Schindler’s list</span></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, published posthumously, he tells his brave and harrowing tale of surviving the German invasion, living in Poland’s Jewish ghettos, his family’s time in the concentration camps, and how one man showed compassion and humility by saving he and some of his family members. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Katie Britton 88258 at http://wamc.org Leon Leyson - The Boy on the Wooden Box Lauren Oliver - Panic http://wamc.org/post/lauren-oliver-panic <p><a href="http://www.laurenoliverbooks.com/index.php">Lauren Oliver</a> is a powerhouse in the literary world. She brought readers to their knees with her debut novel <em>Before I Fall</em>, left us with heart pounding cliffhangers in her <em>Delirium</em> trilogy, and enchanted people of all ages with her novel <em>Liesl and Po</em>. Now Oliver has done it again with her newest book, <em>Panic -</em>&nbsp;and this time she’s gone back to her more realistic roots.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Katie Britton 88161 at http://wamc.org Lauren Oliver - Panic Linguini and Lust: Food and Sex in Italian American Culture http://wamc.org/post/linguini-and-lust-food-and-sex-italian-american-culture <p>This Thursday (4/3) Arts Mid-Hudson Folk Arts Program and NIDO –are presenting the lecture Linguini and Lust: Food and Sex in Italian American Culture. We’re joined by Fred Gardaphe, a Distinghished Professor of English &amp; Italian Studies at Queens College CUNY, Polly Adema, a <a href="http://www.artsmidhudson.org/folk-traditional-art/">Folklorist at Arts Mid-Hudson Folk Arts Program</a>, and Rosemarie Calista President of&nbsp;NIDO&nbsp;(NOI Italiani D'Oggi) a Poughkeepsie-based Italian cultures &amp; language community group. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:33:06 +0000 Katie Britton 87404 at http://wamc.org Linguini and Lust: Food and Sex in Italian American Culture Programming Notes: April 2014 http://wamc.org/post/programming-notes-april-2014 <p>‘Spring is here, spring is here,’ sang the bird…</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The vernal equinox has officially brought us into spring.&nbsp; The snow drops and crocus are poking through the ground, animals are coming out of hibernation, and April showers will wash away all the dreaded salt from our cars and roads.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:19:09 +0000 Katie Britton 86946 at http://wamc.org