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WAMC News
3:25 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Ventfort Hall receives $500,000 grant

Lenox, MA – Ventfort Hall, in Lenox, Massachusetts is the second organization in the Berkshires to receive a gift from the Manton Foundation this summer. And as Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the half-million dollar grant will step up restoration efforts as well as help establish a solid foundation for the future of the Gilded Age Mansion and Museum;

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Vox Pop
3:23 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Dog Talk 8/23/07

Albany, NY – Dog Talk is always a popular topic on Vox Pop. This edition proved to be no exception. Dog lover Joe Donahue hosts, and dog expert Jon Katz sits in the guest chair.

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WAMC News
12:44 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Soldier's Mom Walks To Honor Troops

Deerfield, MA – A Deerfield Massachusetts woman is in the middle of a walk to Washington D.C. that she organized to show support for US Soldiers. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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12:37 am
Thu August 23, 2007

How to Save Your Life #046

Albany, NY – This week Dr. Stieg talks about the care and treatment of premature babies with Dr. Patricia Ramsey. Giving birth to a sick or premature baby can be quite unexpected for any parent. Unfamiliar sights, sounds, and equipment in the hospital can be overwhelming. Dr. Ramsey provides information to help parents understand some of the problems of sick and premature babies. Dr. Stieg and Dr. Ramsey also talk about some of the procedures that may be needed for the care of premature babies.

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Performance Place
11:50 am
Wed August 22, 2007

Clockwork Mercury (Eric Mingus/Catherine Sikora) 8/2/07

Albany NY – Clockwork Mercury. Great people making great sounds. What more could you want? Mingus merges his rich voice and dynamic spoken word pieces with Sikora's exploratory sax work. They compare the effort to boxing, in a good way. It's a knock-out!

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Performance Place
11:43 am
Wed August 22, 2007

Shakers and Bakers 7/30/07

Albany NY – This is the stuff! Shakers and Bakers are visionary indeed. This truncated version of the New York City-based group explores the tradition of Shaker "gift songs" in a free jazz context that poses the question, "Was Albert Ayler a Shaker?"

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Performance Place
11:38 am
Wed August 22, 2007

Richard Shindell 7/27/07

Albany NY – Richard Shindell has long made a habit of trying out new stuff on live audiences. He does just that on Performance Place -- and you heard it here first.

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Performance Place
11:29 am
Wed August 22, 2007

Michael Fracasso 7/24/07

Albany NY – Michael Fracasso visits to talk about and sing songs from his new album, "Red Dog Blues." Check out the gripping "Red, White and Blue."

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Performance Place
11:21 am
Wed August 22, 2007

The Powder Kegs 7/18/07

Albany NY – The Powder Kegs claim to fame is that they topped the competition on Prairie Home Companion's Bands Under Twenty contest, but heck, they're wonderful in their own right. They visited prior to busking at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, which was co-sponsored by Performance Place.

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Performance Place
8:31 am
Wed August 22, 2007

Last Conspirators 8/21/07

Albany NY – Longtime Albany punker Tim Livingston has a new band -- Last Conspirators -- and a new album -- War Party. He's singing protest songs that merge Woody Guthrie and New Model Army. Dig!

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