tradition http://wamc.org en Peri Smilow, Guest Artist At 22nd Annual Ne'imah Jewish Community Chorus Concert http://wamc.org/post/peri-smilow-guest-artist-22nd-annual-neimah-jewish-community-chorus-concert <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>For twenty-two years, under Founding Conductor and Artistic Director Anna Dubrova, <a href="http://www.neimah.org/">Ne'imah Jewish Community Chorus</a> has served as the voice of Jewish choral music in the Capital District, exploring a rich musical heritage ranging from original works written by contemporary American and Israeli composers to choral arrangements of existing Jewish folk and liturgical music.</p><p>For the last few years their annual concert has taken place at <a href="http://www.thelinda.org">The Linda</a> in Albany, NY. This year’s concert is entitled "Songs of Freedom" and will feature guest artist, <a href="http://www.perismilow.com/">Peri Smilow</a>. Peri has been touring the world for over twenty years, emphasizing music that promotes social progress and breaks down social barriers. She joins us now to tell us more about her music and her career.</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 15:45:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 91612 at http://wamc.org Peri Smilow, Guest Artist At 22nd Annual Ne'imah Jewish Community Chorus Concert The Irish Edge http://wamc.org/post/irish-edge <p></p><p></p><p>Telling the stories of Irish businesses that have successfully integrated their Irishness with the demands of the global marketplace, <em>The Irish Edge</em>, is a new guide intended as an inspiration to entrepreneurs/innovators and owners of export-oriented businesses.</p><p><em>The Irish Edge</em> tells the stories of successful Irish enterprises that have survived and thrived through the recession, building on culture, tradition, place, identity, language and sustainability.</p><p>The enterprises in this book compete, not only on the basis of identity, but by adapting themselves to what is now called the modern ‘experience’ economy.</p><p>James Kennelly is co-author of the book and is professor of International Business at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York.</p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 79117 at http://wamc.org The Irish Edge Dr. Cantor Ramόn Tasat http://wamc.org/post/dr-cantor-ram-n-tasat <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.nehimah.org">The Ne’imah Jewish Community Chorus</a>’ 21st annual concert will take place on June 2nd at <a href="http://www.thelinda.org">The Linda</a> in Albany, New York at 7:30pm.</p><p>The evening will feature guest artist <a href="http://www.ramontasat.com/">Cantor Ramόn Tasat</a> - a renowned performing artist and scholar who has devoted himself to sharing with the world the beauty of the Ladino language and Sephardic music and culture.</p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 65427 at http://wamc.org Dr. Cantor Ramόn Tasat "The World Until Yesterday" by Jared Diamond http://wamc.org/post/world-until-yesterday-jared-diamond <p></p><p>Pulitzer-Prize winner and UCLA Professor Jared Diamond joins us this morning to discuss his new book: <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0670024813/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0670024813">The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?</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=0670024813" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"> </em></p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:40:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55179 at http://wamc.org "The World Until Yesterday" by Jared Diamond