Springfield, MA – The Western New England College School of Law in Springfield Massachusetts kicked off its new academic year today with a convocation . Timothy Murray, the Lt. Governor of Massachusetts gave the keynote address.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Rhinebeck, NY – County legislator Joel Tyner says he'll ask the state to audit the Dutchess County fair...and new fair director Bob Grem says he's considering a lawsuit against a newspaper that implied the fair may have misused its funds.
Albany, NY – Why is everything in the cosmos spinning? Is there lightening on other planets in our solar system? What is the origin of the planets? What is a quasar? Bob answers these questions and more. Brian Shields hosts.
Albany, NY – Legendary jazz pianist Joe Sample has been playing piano since he was five years old, and is one of the founding members of the Jazz Crusaders. During this interview on the Roundtable, he talks about his career and his appearance later this week at Tanglewood.
Albany, NY – Keith Lockhart is currently in his thirteenth season as conductor for the Boston Pops Orchestra. Lockhart was just 35 years old when he took on the roll on from John Williams. Since then he has conducted more than 900 concerts, lead the Boston Pops through 28 national tours, and even conducted during the pre-game show of the 2002 Super Bowl. During this interview on The Roundtable, Lockhart talks with Julia about his start in music and the Boston Pops.
Albany, NY – The name Lynn Redgrave is synonymous with acting royalty. Her more than forty year career has earned her a Golden Globe, and two Academy Award nominations. Lynn Redgrave has appeared in such stage productions as A Midsummer Night's Dream, to the 2003 film production of Peter Pan. In this interview on The Roundtable, Lynn Redgrave speaks with Joe Donahue about her appearance at Tanglewood.
Becket, MA – Saturday evening, Aug. 25, Jacob's Pillow Dance, which was a site on the Underground Railroad will be dedicated as a stop on the African American Heritage Trail. Forty-eight historic destinations in Northwestern, Connecticut and the Berkshires mark the trail. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 8/24/07 and 8/25/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: a political consultant is ousted after leaving an obscenity laced phone message for Governor Spitzer's father, Govenor Spitzer signs Xtacy's Law, and a state senator wants cell service before winter on the Adirondack Northway.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 8/26/07 & 8/27/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Kingston Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld and Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith discuss the continuing "Troopergate" scandal and the Times Union, whether anyone can be an Anchorwoman, and much more.