Albany, NY – Menopause the Musical uses four female characters to explore the changes women face as they age. Producing Artistic Director Maggie Cahill, brand new Managing Director Elizabeth Doran and actress Nancy Slusser discuss Capital Repertory Theatre's production of Menopause the Musical.
Albany, NY – This week's show focuses on West Point, which has accepted a record number of women in its entering class. We hear from Mindy Kimball who graduated from West Point in 1966, and has stayed beyond her 5-year military service commitment.
Springfield, VT – Springfield, Vermont won the internet vote and has been named the home of the Simpson's. The town will host the premiere of The Simpson's Movie in a week and a half. But winning this contest means more than hosting a movie. It's a chance to capitalize on tourism promotion for the region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina talks with Howard Frank Mosher about his new novel, "On Kingdom Mountain." Mosher has written a terrific heroin into his latest novel, which takes place in Vermont in the 1930's. Jane Hubbell Kinneson is a bookseller, hunter, fisherwoman, woodcarver and guardian of the mountain that has been in her family for generations. But one day an aviator flies into her life seeking buried treasure.
Joe is an early riser. Not because he wants to be, but because there is a woodpecker who can't stop going after a nearby stop sign at his house. So, why is the woodpecker going after a sign? Does that make him a metal pecker? Ward will explain. Plus, we have more bird questions - one coming from a listener involving an enterprising duck. How do you get that mouse out of the house without traps or poison? As always, Ward has the answers.
Boston, MA – The administration of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has set up a program to help some people avoid losing their homes to foreclosure. Also, the state's top law enforcement officer has announced a deal with one subprime lender to provide foreclosure relief. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....