Albany, NY – Jeffrey Deaver has been called "a master of ticking time-bomb suspense" by People Magazine and has twenty thrillers under his belt, including The Bone Collector, which became a film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie, and Maiden's Grave which became an HBO movie. Deaver's latest novel, The Sleeping Doll, investigates the ability to read and interpret body language as a crime solving tool.
The Sleeping Doll, by Jeffrey Deaver. Published by Simon and Schuster.
Albany NY – Punk rock pioneer/drummer/producer Tommy Ramone -- the last surviving original members of the Ramones -- stops by Performance Place with his partner Claudia Tienan to pick a little mandolin; talk a little shop; and explain why the basic spirit of punk rock and bluegrass spring from the same well.
Albany NY – Takenobu, hands down, is my favorite discovery since I've taken on duties as producer and host of Performance Place. Nick Ogawa's songs, singing and cello are unique and wonderful. Hear this now!
Albany, NY – (Airs: 7/06/07 and 7/07/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A look back at Governor Spitzer's first 6 months in office, we'll examine the continuing story of who will control horse racing in New York, and the Gov withdraws his nominee to chair the Adirondack Park Agency Board.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 7/08/07 and 7/09/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss your letters (a correction for Rex and a question for Elisa), which major U.S. city mayor has admitted an affair with a tv newswoman, a reporter is sanctioned for approaching President Bush and more.