chatham http://wamc.org en Dafnis Prieto Si O Si Quartet At PS21 in Chatham http://wamc.org/post/dafnis-prieto-si-o-si-quartet-ps21-chatham <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Cuban-American drummer, composer, and bandleader <a href="http://www.dafnisonmusic.com/">Dafnis Prieto</a> and his globally inspired Si o Si Quartet will perform their mix of Afro-Cuban jazz at <a href="http://www.ps21chatham.org/">PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century</a> on Saturday at 8pm.</p><p>Prieto will give an one-hour talk/demonstration on Saturday from 1 to 2pm at the Tracy Memorial Village Hall in Chatham as part of the village’s Summerfest event.</p><p>Classically trained in Cuba, his revolutionary drumming techniques has had a powerful impact on the Latin and jazz music scene, locally and internationally. He is a recipient of various awards, including the 2011 MacArthur Fellowship Award.</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94520 at http://wamc.org Dafnis Prieto Si O Si Quartet At PS21 in Chatham Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary in Chatham, NY http://wamc.org/post/equine-advocates-rescue-sanctuary-chatham-ny <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Since 1996, <a href="http://www.equineadvocates.org/">Equine Advocates</a> has helped rescue thousands of horses from slaughter, abuse and neglect. At Equine Advocates Rescue &amp; Sanctuary in Chatham, NY, they have rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules—and a few other animals too! On the sanctuary grounds, they have an Education Center where visitors of all ages attend seminars, workshops and symposiums on equine issues, care and natural horsemanship.</p><p>Last weekend the Equine Advocates held their 2014 Summit in Chatham, NY. Here to tell us what was discussed and what they’ve accomplished are: Susan Wagner, President &amp; Founder of Equine Advocates and Host of the 2014 American Equine Summit; Paula Bacon, former mayor of Kaufman, TX who shut down Dallas Crown, the last equine slaughterhouse in the U.S.; and John Holland, President of the <a href="http://www.equinewelfarealliance.org/">Equine Welfare Alliance</a>.</p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 14:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 89545 at http://wamc.org Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary in Chatham, NY Stephen Lang And "The Wheatfield" At The Crandall Theatre http://wamc.org/post/stephen-lang-and-wheatfield-crandall-theatre <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Stephen Lang is a Tony Award-nominated American actor and playwright who is also well known for his film work - including his roles as George E. Pickett in <em>Gettysburg</em>, Stonewall Jackson in <em>Gods and Generals</em>, Colonel Quaritch in <em>Avatar</em> and many others.</p><p>This Sunday at 4pm <a href="http://www.crandelltheatre.org/chatham-film-club">The Chatham Film Club</a> and the <a href="http://www.cchsny.org/">Columbia County Historical Society</a> present an exciting combination of theater, film and music that tells the story of the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of Union officer and Medal of Honor Winner James Jackson Purman.</p><p>The program features a one man show written and performed by Stephen Lang, original music composed by Robert Kessler and performed by virtuoso double-bassist Timothy Cobb, and the a screening of the short film <a href="http://www.thewheatfieldfilm.com/"><em>The Wheatfield</em></a>, written and performed by Lang, and directed by filmmakers, Alexander and Adrian Smith. The program is hosted by historian <a href="http://www.haroldholzer.com/">Harold Holzer</a>.</p><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 79689 at http://wamc.org Stephen Lang And "The Wheatfield" At The Crandall Theatre Book Picks - Chatham Bookstore http://wamc.org/post/book-picks-chatham-bookstore <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;">Nicole </span>Furnee<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Wendy Conway join us from </span><a href="http://www.chatham-bookstore.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Chatham Bookstore</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Chatham, NY with this week's Book Picks lists.&nbsp;</span></p><p>List after the break.</p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59646 at http://wamc.org Book Picks - Chatham Bookstore