local event http://wamc.org en 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 A John Waters Christmas http://wamc.org/post/john-waters-christmas <p>Like a wayward Santa for the Christmas-obsessed, John Waters will cruise into town with his sleigh full of sticks and stones, spreading yuletide cheer and lunacy in his critically acclaimed one-man show.</p><p>A John Waters Christmas will be at <a href="http://www.bardavon.org/event_info.php?id=562&amp;venue=bardavon">The Bardavon</a> in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, December 1st and at <a href="http://www.theegg.org/events/1031">The Egg</a> in Albany on Sunday, December 2nd.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 52688 at http://wamc.org A John Waters Christmas 2012 O+ Health and Wellness Festival http://wamc.org/post/2012-o-health-and-wellness-festival <p></p><p>Throughout the <a href="http://www.opositivefestival.org/">O+ Health and Wellness Festival</a> weekend of Oct. 5-7, artists, musicians and even festival volunteers will be exchanging talent for talent with medical caregivers, doctors, educators and professionals for health screenings during an on-site weekend clinic.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 48565 at http://wamc.org 2012 O+ Health and Wellness Festival Donna McKechnie: My Musical Comedy Life at The Colonial http://wamc.org/post/donna-mckechnie-my-musical-comedy-life-colonial <p>Tony Award-winning star of <em>A Chorus Line</em>, Donna McKechnie, is bringing her cabaret show, My Musical Comedy Life, to <a href="http://www.berkshiretheatregroup.org">The Colonial</a> in Pittsfield this weekend.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:12:09 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 44048 at http://wamc.org Donna McKechnie: My Musical Comedy Life at The Colonial Festival, Brewery, Benefit - and that's just in the next few days. http://wamc.org/post/festival-brewery-benefit-and-thats-just-next-few-days <p>Our friends in the rock-band, <a href="http://www.wilcoworld.net">Wilco</a>, are busy guys. In the last year they launched their own label (dBpm) and released their latest album (The Whole Love) on it - this weekend they are kicking off this year&#39;s <a href="http://www.newportfolkfest.net/">Newport Folk Festival</a> and playing at <a href="http://www.ommegang.com/">Brewery Ommegang</a> in Cooperstown, NY. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 14:12:06 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 44040 at http://wamc.org Festival, Brewery, Benefit - and that's just in the next few days. Jamal Jackson Dance Company at PS 21 in Chatham http://wamc.org/post/jamal-jackson-dance-company-ps-21-chatham <p>The <a href="http://www.jamaljacksondancecompany.org/">Jamal Jackson Dance Company</a> will be performing at <a href="http://www.ps21chatham.org/">PS21</a> in Chatham this weekend. The company will be performing &ldquo;Footprints from my Heart&rsquo;s Rhythm&rdquo; on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. Jamal Jackson joins us in Studio A.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:45:59 +0000 Joe Donahue 44033 at http://wamc.org Jamal Jackson Dance Company at PS 21 in Chatham 13th Annual Austerlitz Blueberry Festival http://wamc.org/post/13th-annual-austerlitz-blueberry-festival <p><a href="http://www.oldausterlitz.org/">Old Austerlitz</a> in Austerlitz, NY is a living history museum of post-and-beam houses, a granary, a blacksmith shop, a one-room schoolhouse, Christian church and other historic buildings. On Sunday, July 29th, the Austerlitz Historical Society will hold its 13th Annual Blueberry Festival on the grounds of Old Austerlitz Village. Barbara Willner and Cathy Grier tell us more.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 15:12:30 +0000 Joe Donahue 43868 at http://wamc.org 13th Annual Austerlitz Blueberry Festival Saratoga Choral Festival 2012 http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-choral-festival-2012 <p>The 12th annual <a href="http://www.saratogachoralfest.org/">Saratoga Choral Festival</a> concert takes place Friday night at July 27th at 8pm at the Spa Little Theatre in Saratoga Springs. Directing the Choir will be Dr. Andrea Goodman who currently serves as the director of the Cantilena Chamber Choir and the Northern Berkshire Chorale in Western Massachusetts.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:35:12 +0000 Joe Donahue 43864 at http://wamc.org Saratoga P.L.A.N. and ASA's Tour de Farm http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-plan-and-asas-tour-de-farm <p>July 29th is the date when bikers hit the road and help save farmland. Tour de Farm, now in its third year, is a recreational bicycle ride organized by <a href="http://www.agstewardship.org/">ASA</a> and <a href="http://www.saratogaplan.org/">Saratoga P.L.A.N.</a> in partnership with Saratoga National Historical Park. Teri Ptacek - Executive Director of the Agricultural Stewardship Association and Maria Trabka, director of Saratoga P.L.A.N. join us to tell us more. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 15:35:47 +0000 Joe Donahue 42861 at http://wamc.org Saratoga Shakespeare Company - Twelfth Night http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-shakespeare-company-twelfth-night <p><a href="http://www.saratogashakespeare.com/">Saratoga Shakespeare&rsquo;s</a> Artistic Director, Bill Finlay, joins us along with actors Sarah Luz Cordoba and Patricia Culbert to discuss their production of <em>Twelfth Night</em>. The show opens in Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, on July 17 for a two-week run on the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 14:35:05 +0000 Joe Donahue 42858 at http://wamc.org