Vox Pop
3:36 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Gardening 5/02/08

Albany, NY – Julia Taylor hosts this regular meeting of our Vox Pop "Green Thumb" club! She welcomes Fred Breglia, Greg Ward, and Dothe Hviid.

WAMC New York News
3:31 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Union, Advocates Rally To Release SUNY Funds

Albany, NY – A Noontime Rally held on the Capitol Steps in Albany to convince the State to release "frozen" State University Funds... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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Election 2008
2:29 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Hats In The Ring For Congressional Seat

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Albany, NY – A field of nine candidates, 7 democrats, 2 republicans - vying for the 21st Congressional District seat Congressman Mike McNulty will be vacating after 20 years. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was on hand as one candidate formally opened his campaign headquarters today in Albany


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In Our Backyard
12:44 am
Fri May 2, 2008

In Our Backyard #154

Albany, NY – We'll hear the latest about Pale Male and Lola and how they are faring in Manhattan. And that will lead Ward and I into a conversation about Urban wildlife like did you know the screech owls are rampant in Central Park. Ward will answer your letters on everything from green slime in springs, a hawk attack in Albany, Bird feeder sightings in Millerton and we will once again talk about New York's proposed Bottle Bill.

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The Roundtable
12:40 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Elizabeth Jacks - Thomas Cole (aired 5/2/08)

Albany, NY – Director Elizabeth Jacks joins the Roundtable to speak about the new Thomas Cole exhibit at the National Historic site Cedar Grove in the Hudson Valley. Painter Thomas Cole came to the Hudson Valley where he made his home at the estate that is now called Cedar Grove.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
12:25 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Stretching out

Albany, NY – Long relegated to the realm of hippies and alternative medicine, yoga has reached a new level of mainstream popularity-- in many different forms. Doctors send pregnant women to yoga classes for a low-impact workout that can relieve aches from kicking infants. Steamy studios host Bikhram yoga classes, where participants are encouraged to sweat toxins out of their bodies. Many people diagnosed for depression and anxiety claim the calming focus of a yoga practice works better than Zoloft.

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The Roundtable
12:20 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Congressional Corner with Senator Bernie Sanders 2 of 3 (aired 5/2/08)

Albany, NY – Alan speaks with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders about whether the record high profits from oil companies can mitigate the gas prices in today's Congressional Corner.

The Roundtable
12:12 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Kate Mosse - The Sepulcher (aired 5/2/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with author Kate Mosse about her new book, "The Sepulcher". This book is part thriller and part mystery and is set in France.

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WAMC News
12:11 am
Fri May 2, 2008

MoCA extends summer hours

North Adams, MA – The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, in North Adams, is presenting a new look at landscapes. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details on that and the rest of the museum's summer season plans;

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The Roundtable
12:08 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Listener Essay by Lewis Eisenberg (aired 5/2/08)

Albany, NY – Lewis Eisenberg's listener essay explains why steroid use may not be so bad in sports.

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