Springfield, MA – Elected and appointed officials from four New England states and New York took part in a transportation summit in Springfield Massachusetts . The focus was on a proposal for a passenger rail line that would stretch from Brattleboro Vermont through Springfield and Hartford to New York City. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Albany, NY – The schooner Lois McClure is a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal boat, constructed in Burlington, Vermont, it was docked in Waterford before setting out on a one-thousand mile journey across NYS visiting many of the so-called "canal communities"... WAMC Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was in Waterford today for the kickoff of the grand canal voyage of the Lois McClure.
Albany, NY – Aquatic and terrestrial invasive species cost the nation more than $120 billion annually in damage and control costs. Scientists believe that due to Global Warming, freshwater systems are increasingly vulnerable to invasive species. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will have New York State Symbols on display through the end of the summer. Museum education coordinator, Judy Onufer, and exhibit curator, Pam Golbin, tell us about how they came up with the idea.
Albany, NY – Once again it is time to put your money down and see what Roundtable Roulette has in store for you. Roundtable producers Jen Nathan and Andy Clegg let us know what events are available in the listening area.
Albany, NY – Young photographer Christopher Makos met Andy Warhol in 1971. Warhol quickly grew to admire Makos' photography, saying, "I wish I could take pictures like that." Makos went on to become Warhol's personal photographer and traveling companion. In his travels, he gained a unique perspective on Warhol and his circle of friends and admirers. His new book Warhol/Makos In Context, is an attempt to cast Warhol and Makos' relationship with him, in a new light.
Albany, NY – Ted Shawn began one of the Berkshire's most enduring traditions when he founded the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival. He was also a renowned choreographer, generating many works for the festival and other venues. In their debut at the festival, Coleman Lemieux & Company have decided to pay homage to that tradition, but also shake things up a bit by replacing the men in Shawn's piece with children. Joe speaks with Bill Coleman, Laurence Lemieux and one of those child dancers.