New York’s Capital Region http://wamc.org en Upstate Artists Guild http://wamc.org/post/upstate-artists-guild <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The <a href="http://www.upstateartistsguild.org/">Upstate Artists Guild</a> is a not-for-profit volunteer organization, open to all, which promotes the appreciation, practice, and enjoyment of art. Their mission is to promote art education and artistic endeavors throughout the community; to maintain a space in which to meet for the purpose of exhibitions, lectures, and instruction; and to work with the community to stimulate an interest in the arts.</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Ray Graf 91610 at http://wamc.org Upstate Artists Guild Metroland 4/17/14 http://wamc.org/post/metroland-41714 <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;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of </span>Metroland<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:40:00 +0000 Ray Graf 88402 at http://wamc.org Metroland 4/17/14 Metroland 4/10/14 http://wamc.org/post/metroland-41014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of <a href="http://www.metroland.net">Metroland</a>, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.</p><p><em><strong>**Audio to come**</strong></em></p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:40:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87878 at http://wamc.org Metroland 4/10/14 Metroland 4/3/14 http://wamc.org/post/metroland-4314 <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;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of </span>Metroland<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87371 at http://wamc.org Metroland 4/3/14 518Life Magazine http://wamc.org/post/518life-magazine <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A new lifestyle magazine with in-depth articles focusing on what it means to live in the Capital Region is making its debut this spring.</p><p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/518Life"><em>518Life</em></a>, from the <em>Times Union</em>'s magazine division, will be published monthly and include home and health care coverage previously found in the <em>Times Union</em>'s other magazines, <em>HealthyLife</em> and <em>Life@Home</em>.</p><p>The debut issue, for example, features a cover story, "The Changing Face of the Capital Region," which examines the increasingly diverse population and the factors driving it. That article is by Chris Churchill, who joins us this morning. We are also joined by the Executive Editor of the magazine, Janet Reynolds.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87346 at http://wamc.org 518Life Magazine Metroland 3/20/14 http://wamc.org/post/metroland-32014 <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;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of </span>Metroland<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:40:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 86291 at http://wamc.org Metroland 3/20/14 Impact Downtown Albany Kicks Off Tuesday http://wamc.org/post/impact-downtown-albany-kicks-tuesday <p></p><p></p><p>Capitalize Albany Corporation is getting ready for the tuesday launch of its Impact Downtown Albany revitalization strategy. Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with Capitalize Albany's Director of Economic Development Sarah Reginelli and Communications and Marketing Assistant Amanda Vitullo.</p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 17:57:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 77898 at http://wamc.org Impact Downtown Albany Kicks Off Tuesday 4/15/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/41513-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock and Ray Graf, and Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Today's topics include:<br>• Times Union Headlines<br>• Latest on North Korea<br>• April 15th – Tax Day<br>• Immigration Bill Support</p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 62237 at http://wamc.org Amedore/Tkaczyk Race Goes to the Courts http://wamc.org/post/amedoretkaczyk-race-goes-courts <p></p><p>In a race that could end up deciding which party controls the New York State Senate, the final vote count may not be in for two or more weeks.&nbsp;</p><p>The new 46<sup>th</sup> senate district is nearly deadlocked with Republican Assemblyman George Amedore trailing Democratic School Board member Cecilia Tkaczyk by 139 votes with 7500 absentee and affidavit ballots due to be counted in the coming weeks.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:50:03 +0000 Jake Sorgen 51609 at http://wamc.org Amedore/Tkaczyk Race Goes to the Courts Northeast Report – New York State Assembly Majority Leader Ronald Canastrari http://wamc.org/post/northeast-report-new-york-state-assembly-majority-leader-ronald-canastrari <p>Saying the time was right, long time Albany area New York Assemblyman Ronald Canastrari announced today that he will not seek re-election after more than 20 years in office. Canastrari, a democrat from Cohoes, serves as the Assembly Majority Leader. He said the decision to leave was not an easy one.&nbsp; Canastrari looked back on his career today, telling WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields what he considered to be the most important bills he helped to pass while in Albany.</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 19:30:00 +0000 36541 at http://wamc.org