natalie merchant http://wamc.org en Natalie Merchant's Self-Titled Solo Album And Shows In Our Region http://wamc.org/post/natalie-merchants-self-titled-solo-album-and-shows-our-region <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Singer, songwriter, activist, and author Natalie Merchant, is back on tour with a new album. Nonesuch Records has released her sixth solo album - a self-titled, self-produced collection of 10 new and original songs.</p><p>She'll be performing tomorrow night (July 3rd) at 8pm at the Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston, NY, on Saturday, July 5th at 8pm at The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, MA, and on Sunday, July 6th at 8pm at The Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, CT.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:40:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 93948 at http://wamc.org Natalie Merchant's Self-Titled Solo Album And Shows In Our Region 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