Albany, NY – The Family Connections Law put an end to overcharging families of New York Prison inmates for telephone calls from their loved ones. An activist group is taking steps to ensure that the law stays firmly in place. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Mental health officials say both the adolescent and adult psychiatric units at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta will close next month. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – A Tanglewood experience could not be complete without a picnic. Steven Wood is here to instruct us in the art of picnic-packing. Wood is executive chef at Tanglewood, so he speaks with experience.
Albany, NY – Mezzo-soprano Kristine Jepson has performed all over the world, and tonight she will open the Tanglewood Season by performing A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and conductor James Levine.
Albany, NY – Monet-lovers have a chance to learn more about the artist at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The museum is housing and exhibit entitled "The Unknown Monet." Museum curator James Ganz tells us everything we don't know about Monet.
Albany, NY – Each year, more than one hundred talented young musicians from around the country and around the globe come to the Berkshires to study with some of the best musicians in the world. Ellen Highstein, the Director of the Tanglewood Music Center, and a Christin-Marie Hill, a current fellow and mezzo-soprano tells us about the Tanglewood Music Center.
Albany, NY – Pianist Jean-Philippe Collard has exhibited his vast repertory in venues all over the world. His interpretations range from Prokofiev to Gershwin, and he has performed solo and with orchetras all over the world. This year, he will be joining the Boston Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Andre Previn in a performance of Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky.
Albany, NY – Last season, Linda Hamilton played Maxine Faulk in The Night of the Iquana at Berkshire Theatre Festival. This year she is portraying Nurse Ratched, the manipulative and commanding head nurse in BTF's production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Hamilton is probably best known for playing Sara Connor in the Terminator films and for starring in Beauty and the Beast with Ron Perlman.
Albany, NY – It just wouldn't be summer without Tanglewood, and none of it would be possible without two very special people who keep Tanglewood running all year round- Managing Director of the Boston Symphony Mark Volpe, and BSO Artistic Administrator Tony Fogg.