local http://wamc.org en Glens Falls Brewfest 4/5 http://wamc.org/post/glens-falls-brewfest-45 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>It’s been … oh, about 2 long weeks since we talked about craft and local beer here on The Roundtable.</p><p>Let’s fix that now and mix it with talking about another thing we love: theater.</p><p>Tomorrow from 4-8 the <a href="http://www.queensburyhotel.com/">Queensbury Hotel</a> will host the Glens Falls Brewfest – a local beer event with proceeds going to support <a href="http://www.atfestival.org/">The Adirondack Theatre Festival</a> and the <a href="http://www.feedercanal.org/">Feeder Canal Alliance</a>.</p><p>Here to tell us more are Mark Fleischer, Producing Artistic Director of Adirondack Theatre Festival and Bill Mason, one of the three volunteer organizers for the Glens Falls Brewfest. His day job is: co-owner, president and CEO of <a href="http://www.takundewide.com/">Takundewide Resort</a> on Lake George.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:40:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87445 at http://wamc.org Glens Falls Brewfest 4/5 "Saved: How I Quit Worrying About Money and Became the Richest Guy in the World" by Ben Hewitt http://wamc.org/post/saved-how-i-quit-worrying-about-money-and-became-richest-guy-world-ben-hewitt <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Author Ben Hewitt’s new book is: <em>Saved: How I Quit Worrying About Money and Became the Richest Guy in the World</em>. When Hewitt met Erik Gillard, he was amazed.</p><p>Here was a real-life rebel living happily in small-town Vermont on less than $10,000 per year. Gillard’s no bum. He has a job, a girlfriend, good friends, and strong ties to the community.</p><p>But how he lives his life–and why–launches Hewitt on a quest to understand the true role of money. Hewitt will be speaking at the Curiosity Forum tomorrow night at <a href="http://www.battenkillbooks.com">Battenkill Books</a> in Cambridge, New York.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 67398 at http://wamc.org "Saved: How I Quit Worrying About Money and Became the Richest Guy in the World" by Ben Hewitt Read Local! Red Hook Literary Festival http://wamc.org/post/read-local-red-hook-literary-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This year’s </span><a href="http://www.rhcan.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Read Local! Red Hook Literary Festival</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> takes place this Friday through Sunday.</span></p><p>The fest will include “Stories on Stage” Hudson Valley Actors Read Hudson Valley Authors; I Want to Be in a Band! – a Music &amp; Movement Program for kids featuring author and musician Suzzy Roche, and illustrator Giselle Potter; Telling Stories: Conversations with Fiction Writers featuring Owen King, Kelly Braffet, Frank Delaney, and Marshall Karp – and much much more! All events are free and open to the public.</p><p>Suzanna Hermans, Co-Owner of Oblong Books and Music; Helen Seslowsky, event coordinator, and author and broadcaster, Frank Delaney, join us.</p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 61894 at http://wamc.org Read Local! Red Hook Literary Festival The Thinking Beekeeper http://wamc.org/post/thinking-beekeeper <p></p><p></p><p>Christy Hemenway is the owner and founder of <a href="http://www.goldstarhoneybees.com">Gold Star Honeybees</a> and author of the recently published, <em>The Thinking Beekeeper</em>. She will be teaching a Weekend Intensive in Top Bar Beekeeping at <a href="http://www.berkshirecc.edu/">Berkshire Community College </a>this Saturday and Sunday.</p><p>Christy’s new book, The Thinking Beekeeper, is the definitive do-it-yourself guide to natural beekeeping in top bar hives. Based on the concept of understanding and working with bees' natural systems as opposed to trying to subvert them.</p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58334 at http://wamc.org The Thinking Beekeeper Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home by Susan Clark http://wamc.org/post/slow-democracy-rediscovering-community-bringing-decision-making-back-home-susan-clark <p><em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1603584137/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1603584137&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1603584137" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"> </em> is a new book that chronicles the ways in which ordinary people have mobilized to find local solutions to local problems. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 14:50:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 51334 at http://wamc.org Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home by Susan Clark "Ballin'" at The Spectrum http://wamc.org/post/ballin-spectrum <p><a href="http://ballinatthegraveyard.com/"><em>Ballin&#39; at the Graveyard</em></a> - a documentary made by Albany filmmakers Paul Kentoffio and Basil Anastassiou and Co-Produced by Spectrum 8 owner Keith Pickard, Ballin&#39; at the Graveyard is an intensely personal look into the society and community of pickup basketball as told by a group of hardcore ballers at Albany&#39;s Washington Park - aka, the Graveyard. It begins screening at <a href="http://www.spectrum8.com">The Spectrum</a> this weekend.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:35:58 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 42870 at http://wamc.org "Ballin'" at The Spectrum Early Start and End to MA Asparagus Season? http://wamc.org/post/early-start-and-end-ma-asparagus-season <p>The warm March brought an early asparagus crop to farms that are known for it in western Massachusetts.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>Now farmers are wondering if the cool spring will bring an early end to the season.</p><p>Sunderland farmer Michael Wisserman tells The Republican of Springfield he wasn&#39;t fooled when the temperature hit the 80s in March. He knew cool weather was coming.</p><p>So even though he was harvesting in April, a full month earlier than normal, now he wonders if the season can last its usual length, into late June.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 11:55:10 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 38903 at http://wamc.org Early Start and End to MA Asparagus Season? Jane's Ice Cream http://wamc.org/post/janes-ice-cream-1 <p>We always our annual visit from<a href="http://www.janesicecream.com/"> Jane&#39;s Ice Cream</a>.</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 15:00:21 +0000 Joe Donahue 38422 at http://wamc.org