Arts & Culture

The Power of Words
10:30 am
Sat March 12, 2011

President Roosevelt - Great Arsenal of Democracy Speech (with Dr. David Woolner)

Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (3/11/11 @ 1p.m.) -- WAMC and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust New York Archives Partnership Trust present The Power of Words -- a year-long series of programs that follows American History through some of the most memorable political speeches of our time. On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Roosevelt Historian and Author Dr. David Woolner discuss President Roosevelt's Great Arsenal of Democracy Speech delivered on December 29th 1940.

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Arts & Culture
2:14 pm
Fri March 11, 2011

Alan Arkin

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Oscar winner, Alan Arkin, about his new book, An Improvised Life: A Memoir.

Contains:
Song "I Like You"
Film clip: Catch 22 Anthony Perkins and Alan Arkin
Film clip: Glengarry Glenn Ross Ed Harris and Alan Arkin
Film clip: Little Miss Sunshine Abigail Breslin and Alan Arkin
Film clip: The Last of the Red Hot Lovers Lois Hamilton and Alan Arkin

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Arts & Culture
1:47 pm
Thu March 10, 2011

Martin Furey of The High Kings

Albany, NY – The High Kings are performing at The Egg this weekend, prior to their visit Sarah speaks with group member Martin Furey.

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Arts & Culture
1:44 pm
Thu March 10, 2011

Review - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Albany, NY – Bridge Over Troubled Water was originally supposed to have two extra tracks, but Paul Simon nixed Art Garfunkel's favored Bach chorale, and Artie said no to Paul's political tune Cuba Si, Nixon No.

So the duo decided to leave it at 11 songs, which is where the album remains more than four decades later in this reissue.

And considering some of the songs, 11 was just enough. Why water down brilliance?

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Arts & Culture
1:37 pm
Thu March 10, 2011

Half Moon Theatre - Circle Mirror Transformation

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Geoff Tarson (Artistic Director) and Alexandra Napier (actress) about Half Moon Theatre's production of Circle Mirror Transformation.

The show is running at The Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie, NY through March 20.

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Arts & Culture
12:10 pm
Wed March 9, 2011

Joe Boyd

Albany, NY – On Saturday, March 12, at 8 PM in MASS MoCA's Hunter Center, Joe Boyd will read from his memoir, White Bicycles, as Robyn Hitchcock responds with acoustic renditions of the songs that highlighted his career.

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Arts & Culture
11:51 am
Wed March 9, 2011

Book Picks - Merrit Books

Albany, NY – Scott Meyer joins Joe in Studio A with this week's Book Picks.

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Arts & Culture
1:05 pm
Mon March 7, 2011

Jenny Gersten - Artistic Director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival

Albany, NY – Jenny Gersten joins Joe in Studio A to talk about the exciting 2011 Williamtown Theatre Festival season.

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Arts & Culture
9:48 am
Fri March 4, 2011

Hwang/Maier Exhibition at University Art Museum at SUNY Albany

Albany, NY – Director of the University Art Museum, Janet Riker, takes Sarah on a tour of their current exhibitions, looking at the work of Eunjung Hwang and Ati Maier.

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Arts & Culture
2:39 pm
Wed March 2, 2011

Book Picks - Red Fox Books

Albany, NY – Susan Fox from Red Fox Books in Glens Falls joins Joe with another list of great reading suggestions.

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