The Roundtable
11:35 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Picnic Pointers From The Cheese Traveler

  Eric Paul is a cheese lifer: he has been a cheesemonger in the artisan cheese and specialty foods business for over 15 years. In September 2012, after selling local cheeses at area farmers' markets, Eric opened The Cheese Traveler at 540 Delaware Avenue in Albany, NY to bring a shop where artisan cheeses and cured meats are cut-to-order in Albany.

We’re just about at the end of July and summer is racing by but we still have at least a month of prime-picnicking. Whether you toss out the ol’ red-and-white gingham or take a more modern approach, Eric has picnic tips for you.

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Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Wed July 30, 2014

'Dancing Lessons' At Barringston Stage

  Barrington Stage Company will be presenting the world premiere of Dancing Lessons, the new romantic comedy by playwright and BSC Associate Artist Mark St. Germain from August 7th – 24th.

Directed by Barrington Stage Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, Dancing Lessons stars John Cariani and Paige Davis. John Cariani made his BSC debut as ‘Dogberry’ in last summer’s Much Ado About Nothing. Cariani is also the playwright of the play Almost, Maine. Paige Davis is known for Broadway’s Chicago and TLC’s Trading Spaces.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

  Edward Snowden’s revelations continue to reverberate.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that American spying went overboard.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Wed July 30, 2014

"The Dog Who Could Fly" By Damien Lewis

    In the winter of 1939 in the cold snow of no-man’s-land, two loners met and began an extraordinary journey that would turn them into lifelong friends. One was an orphaned puppy, abandoned by his owners as they fled Nazi forces. The other was a different kind of lost soul—a Czech airman bound for the Royal Air Force and the country that he would come to call home.

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Hudson Valley News
10:21 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Women's Health And The Environment Was The Forum Topic

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (left) and Dr. Linda BIrnbaum
Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York Congresswoman Nita Lowey Monday hosted a forum on environmental impacts on women’s health Monday. The forum was in Westchester County, and featured the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Fran Lebowitz at The Mahaiwe 8/9

    The very witty Fran Lebowitz joins this morning to talk about her stop at The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, MA on August 9th, her love of public speaking, and dread of writing.

Lebowitz is the author of two classic books of essays, Metropolitan Life and Social Studies and she was the subject of the documentary film, Public Speaking, directed by Martin Scorsese.

New England News
9:58 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Rally In Boston To Urge State To Oppose Regional Natural Gas Pipeline

Roughly 30 people gathered in Park Square in Pittsfield July 7th as the march protesting the proposed pipeline made it's way west to east across Massachusetts.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

People opposing a proposed natural gas pipeline that would carry fracked gas from Pennsylvania through New York and Massachusetts are holding a rally in Boston Common today.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed July 30, 2014

7/30/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf and Political Consultant, Libby Post.

Topics include:
More Russia Sanctions
Ventura Wins
Lab Errors
Impeachment Fantasy
Mississippi Abortion Law

7:45 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Governor Andrew Cuomo bracing for rebuttal after a New York Times article and Hillary Clinton in Saratoga Springs for a book signing.

6:47 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Credit WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

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