Yaddo http://wamc.org en SPAC - Yaddo http://wamc.org/post/spac-yaddo-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.yaddo.org/">Yaddo</a> has hosted thousands of artists, including James Baldwin, Leonard Bernstein , Truman Capote, John Cheever, Aaron Copland, Ruth Heller, Patricia Highsmith, Langston Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Philip Roth, Mario Puzo, Flannery O'Connor, and Anne Truitt. Just to name a few.</p><p>Yaddo is an artists' community located on a 400 acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its mission is "to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work without interruption in a supportive environment.”</p><p>This morning we are joined by Lesley Leduc, Public Affairs Coordinator for Yaddo who joined the staff in 1992. She is responsible for all Yaddo publications and outreach materials, and frequently lectures about the artists’ retreat.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 71027 at http://wamc.org SPAC - Yaddo A Celebration of the Yaddo Festivals of American Music http://wamc.org/post/celebration-yaddo-festivals-american-music <p><a href="http://www.yaddo.org">Yaddo</a> is an artists' community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York that offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following media: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 47361 at http://wamc.org SPAC - Yaddo http://wamc.org/post/spac-yaddo-0 <p>We are joined at <a href="http://www.spac.org">SPAC</a> by Lesley Leduc, Public Affairs Coordinator for <a href="http://www.yaddo.org/">Yaddo</a>&nbsp;and <a href="http://www.richardmccann.net/">Richard McCann</a>, author of <em>Mother of Sorrows</em>. He teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at American University and also serves on the Board of Directors of the PEN Faulkner Foundation and is a Member of the Corporation of Yaddo.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 13:35:11 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 44668 at http://wamc.org SPAC - Yaddo