Albany, NY – Before you know it, theatre lovers from all over the Northeast will be flocking to Stockbridge for the Berkshire Theatre Festival's newest productions. BTF's Executive Director Kate McGuire and Brandeis professor Eric Hill, who will be directing BTF's production of The Glass Menagerie, tell us about BTF's 2007 season.
Albany, NY – We leave no lamium unturned in this week's Gardening Vox Pop, so tune in to discover an eco-friendly cure for the poison ivy blues and find out the perfect time to trim back your lilac bushes. WAMC's natural gardener Larry Sombke and the Berkshire Botanical Garden's Dorthe Hviid join host Jennifer Nathan for 55 minutes of gardening bliss.
Albany, NY – The Albany City School District Budget has hit yet another snag. The budget is in limbo until New Covenant Charter School decides it's future: Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Great Barrington, MA – Resolutions calling on congress to bring impeachment proceedings against the president and vice president were passed in 14 of the 17 Berkshire, Hampshire, and Franklin county towns that considered the resolutions at their annual town meetings this month. Still, there are some who argue that impeachment is a federal issue, and therefore towns and cities shouldn't be taking it up. More now from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Albany, NY – One of the more recent arrivals on the Hudson Valley's summer arts scene is the Marbletown Chamber Arts Festival, which is attracting many chamber and cabaret music devotees. WAMC's Paul Elisha speaks with festival director, David Alpher.
Northampton, MA – The presidents of four private colleges in Western Massachusetts that have a close working relationship with the University of Massachusetts at Amherst have expressed their concern about a proposed reorganization of the University management. But, a spokesman for the U-Mass President says the worry is unfounded.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, host Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina interviews Anita Shreve. Counted as one of America's most popular and best selling authors, Shreve's books include "The Pilots Wife," "The Weight of Water," "Fortunes Rocks," and many others. She joins Gretchen to talk about her latest novel, "Body Surfing."