natalie merchant http://wamc.org en Anti-Fracking Move Keeps Heat On At Capital http://wamc.org/post/anti-fracking-move-keeps-heat-capital <p>ALBANY – More than 1,000 protesters gathered at the State Capitol to send the message to Governor Cuomo that New Yorkers don’t want fracking. The action included 130 co-sponsor organizations from medical associations to farmers to the Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter.</p><p>Protesters came on 30 buses, in car pools, rode bikes and walked. They were joined by former Congressman Maurice Hinchey, Actor Debra Winger, and musician Natalie Merchant.</p><p>Hinchey called upon the government to do what he said is the right thing.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:31:48 +0000 Hank Gross 67275 at http://wamc.org Anti-Fracking Move Keeps Heat On At Capital Anti-Fracking Initiative Launches in the Hudson Valley http://wamc.org/post/anti-fracking-initiative-launches-hudson-valley <p>In New York today, in Kingston, a new anti-fracking group announced its formation. A number of environmentalists and elected officials are on board with the initiative that stems from the Hudson Valley.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 23:31:04 +0000 Allison Dunne 61854 at http://wamc.org Anti-Fracking Initiative Launches in the Hudson Valley Fracking concert film director readies for screening http://wamc.org/post/fracking-concert-film-director-readies-screening <p></p><p>Musician Natalie Merchant, director Jon Bowermaster, and WAMC’s Alan Chartock will host a screening of the concert documentary <em>Dear Governor Cuomo</em>, about a key anti-fracking concert and rally held this past spring in Albany, <a href="http://www.wamcarts.org/event_details.php?id=245">tonight </a>at 7:30 at The Linda. Chartock spoke with Bowermaster about the film and its impact.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 17:40:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 53442 at http://wamc.org Fracking concert film director readies for screening Natalie Merchant http://wamc.org/post/natalie-merchant-0 <p><em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0374343683/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0374343683&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Leave Your Sleep</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=0374343683" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"> </em> is a collection of classic children's poetry, adapted to music by <a href="http://www.nataliemerchant.com/">Natalie Merchant</a>, which opens the door to a wondrous world filled with wit Wed, 05 Dec 2012 15:12:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 53332 at http://wamc.org Natalie Merchant