Albany, NY – Dr. Robert Weissberg is Alan Chartock's guest this week. Dr. Weissberg is a specialist in Integrative Medicine, combining traditional western medicine with holistic and alternative therapies. Dr. Weissberg takes listener calls.
Albany, NY – In her book The Not So Big Life, Sarah Susanka writes about how we can streamline our lives to cut out the clutter and focus on what's important. Susanka is an architect whose previous book, The Not So Big House focuses on doing the same thing for homes.
The Not So Big Life: Making Room for what Really Matters, by Sarah Susanka. Published by Random House.
Albany, NY – When essayist Tina Lincer headed off to Europe to celebrate her daughter's graduation, she envisioned long languid days at London's National Gallery. But her daughter had other diversions in mind. Today, Tina tells us about a trip to a very different London landmark with a more "fashion forward" mission.
Albany, NY – Miranda July, acclaimed writer and director of the Indie Film "Me You and Everyone We Know" talks about her new collection of short stories, No One Belongs Here More Than You, in which she continues to explore lonely yet optimistic characters.
No One Belongs Here More Than You, by Miranda July. Published by Scribner.
Albany, NY – Will Hermes, a frequent contributor to The New York Times, NPR's All Things Considered and All Songs Considered, and SPIN, among others, is a journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz. He happens to live right in the Hudson Valley and fills us in on the perfect summer music picks.
Albany, NY – In an attempt to bring further International attention to the genocide in Darfur, Don Cheadle, along with John Prendergast, penned the book Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond about the crisis, and a fact-finding trip that he went on with several US Congressmen. Both authors speak about their experiences and activism.
Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond, by Don Cheadle and John Prendergast. Published by Hyperion.
Pittsfield, MA – The city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts is putting the finishing touches on a revitalization plan for the West branch of the Housatonic River. The plan was developed with the help of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Kingston, NY – The massive Kirkland Hotel in uptown Kingston is being restored for multiple uses and affordable housing. But developers have also invested in an energy system that they say ensures the historic structure will never again be a dinosaur.