Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
12:51 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Bob Goepfert Reviews "A Couple of Blaguards" At Proctors

“A Couple of Blaguards” can be termed an Irish reminiscence.   The work that continues at the small G.E. Theatre at Proctors through Sunday concerns two brothers who tell about their upbringing during the 1930s in Limerick, Ireland and their eventual assimilation into American culture as émigrés in the 1950s.

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Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Made In The Berkshires And POE At BTG

  Curated by Hilary Somers Deely and Barbara Sims, Made in the Berkshires is a locally-grown festival of new works including theatre, film, dance, poetry, music, short stories, performance and visual art.

This year’s festival takes place Friday, October 10th through Sunday, October 12th at The Colonial Theatre, The Unicorn Theatre, and The Garage.

Hilary Somers Deely and Barbara Sims join us now along with Kate Maguire. Kate is the Artistic Director and CEO of The Berkshire Theatre Group – whose stages host Made in the Berkshires. Kate will also tell us about a world premiere play that BTG is presenting in October - written and directed by Eric Hill and featuring David Adkins - POE tells the story Edgar Allan Poe - the great American poet and short story writer and his mysterious disappearance for four days in Baltimore in 1849.

Arts & Culture
12:52 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Rob Edelman: Jason Reitman’s Men, Women, Children

Does Jason Reitman have another JUNO in him? Or will his present and future films mostly be instantly forgettable, despite the A-list casts he attracts? A case in point is LABOR DAY, which was screened a year ago at the Toronto Film Festival. Despite the presence of a top-billed Kate Winslet, LABOR DAY was a lackluster effort: a tale with a highly questionable scenario that not surprisingly was a box office dud.

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Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Woodstock Film Festival 2014

2014 Woodstock Film Festival poster by Michael DuBois

  

  Celebrating 15-years of innovative filmmakers & filmmaking, the Woodstock Film Festival has unveiled its line-up of nearly 150 films, panels, and events, screening Wednesday October 15th through Sunday October 19th, in Woodstock NY, and neighboring towns of Rhinebeck, Saugerties, Kingston and Rosendale.

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Arts & Culture
6:25 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Any Questions #161

WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel have been training for this show for 160 weeks.

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Arts & Culture
12:52 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Rogovoy Report for September 26, 2014

This week’s highlights include several chamber music concerts, a visit from a classic folk-rock group from the late 1980s, a star-studded literary event, some old-fashioned rockabilly, a few new art shows and a salute to an avant-garde film pioneer.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Classical Music According To Yehuda #135

Bella Bartok

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani pick up where they left off last time - discussing Bartok, language and music.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Sally-Jane Heit’s Vaudeville Extravagana Benefit For The Guthrie Center

Credit Annie Leibovitz

    Sally-Jane Heit’s 2nd Annual Vaudeville Extravagana – A Benefit for The Guthrie Center will take place tomorrow - Saturday Sept 27th - at 7pm. She joins us to tell us all about it.

Arts & Culture
3:52 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Bob Goepfert Reviews Barington Stage's Production Of "Character Man"

Our theater reviewer Bob Goepfert discusses "Character Man" at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield.

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Arts & Culture
10:50 am
Thu September 25, 2014

'Other Desert Cities' At TheRep

  After six years away, prodigal daughter Brooke Wyeth returns to her Palm Springs Desert home to celebrate the holidays and announce plans to publish her childhood memoir – complete with revelations of deep family secrets. Retired ambassador dad, savvy mom, rehabbing aunt and ne'er-do-well brother team up to stop her and the joys of the family reunion quickly unravel in a surprising twist.

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