anti-war http://wamc.org en Congress and Peace Activists Gear Up for Syria Debate http://wamc.org/post/congress-and-peace-activists-gear-syria-debate <p></p><p></p><p>As President Obama expresses confidence that he'll be able to work with Congress to pass a resolution authorizing military intervention in Syria, in Vermont and Northern New York, representatives and peace activists want questions answered before any action begins. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 21:50:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 72795 at http://wamc.org Congress and Peace Activists Gear Up for Syria Debate Medea Benjamin, Code Pink - Closing Guantanamo Bay http://wamc.org/post/medea-benjamin-code-pink-closing-guantanamo-bay <p>She interrupted the president during a foreign policy speech in may to demand the U.S. close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and President Obama responded by saying she is worth paying attention to. Medea Benjamin, the co-founder of <a href="http://www.codepink4peace.org/">Code Pink</a>, will be at the Troy Public Library at 100 second street this Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. to talk about drones, Yemen and Guantanamo. Media Benjamin stopped in to WAMC this morning for an interview with Brian Shields.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 16:31:19 +0000 69320 at http://wamc.org Medea Benjamin, Code Pink - Closing Guantanamo Bay "Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent" at The Tang http://wamc.org/post/someday-now-art-corita-kent-tang <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://tang.skidmore.edu/index.php/posts/view/419/">Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent</a></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the first full-scale survey of more than thirty years of work by artist and designer </span>Corita<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Kent. A teacher at Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles and a civil rights, feminist, and anti-war activist, </span>Corita<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, as she is commonly referred to, was one of the most popular American graphic artists of the </span>1960s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>’70s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>While several exhibitions have focused on Corita’s 1960s serigraphs, <em>Someday is Now</em> is the first major museum show to survey her entire career, including early abstractions and text pieces as well as the more lyrical works made in the 1970s and 1980s. The exhibition includes over 200 serigraph prints, as well as rarely exhibited photographs Corita used for teaching and documentary purposes.</p><p>Ian Berry, Dayton Director of the <a href="http://www.tang.skidmore.edu/">Tang Museum</a>, joins us in Studio A.</p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 68678 at http://wamc.org "Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent" at The Tang