Albany, NY – Kicking off next weekend is the 13th annual Hudson Artswalk. The opening event is a fundraiser called Eat for Art. The two weeks that follow are packed with art shows, street music, a treasure hunt for the kids, the list goes on and on. Jan Hanvik and Linda Arnaud join the Roundtable to fill us in on the event.
Albany, NY – The FASNY Museum of Firefighting contains one of the largest collections of firefighting apparatus, equipment, gear and memorabilia in the world. Jamie Smith joins the roving Roundtable to talk about the museum.
Albany, NY – Carri Manchester is the education director at Olana. Not only was Carri gracious enough to help us set up all phases of this broadcast, but she has also agreed to sit with us and talk about this wonderful site. And today, she is joined by a very special guest, Jayne McLaughlin, Deputy General Manager for the Palisades Region for the State Park system.
Albany, NY – R.O. Blechman is famous for his multiple New Yorker covers, including several widely recognized illustrations of the New York skyline. He has also drawn for Rolling Stone, The New York Times and many other publications. His work is instantly recognizable by his distinctive small and squiggly handwriting. Blechman has run his own animation studio since 1979, and his most well known works include The Soldier's Tale and The Juggler of our Lady.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan is joined by Steven Greenberg of the Siena College Research Poll. Greenberg talks about Siena's latest New York poll which takes a monthly snapshot of registered voters from throughout New York State on current political issues. Their most recent poll asks what New Yorker's think about the so called "Troopergate" scandal, whether they approve of Governor Eliot Spitzer and more.