Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
11:43 am
Thu June 23, 2011

Rehabilitation Through The Arts - Sherie Rene Scott and Dick Scanlan

Albany, NY – Rehabilitation Through The Arts is a volunteer organization which was founded in Sing Sing in 1996. It now operate in five medium, maximum, men's and women's New York State prisons. RTA focuses on theatre, dance, creative writing, voice, music, and visual arts as powerful tools for social and cognitive change that keeps prisoners from coming back after they're released.

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Arts & Culture
2:16 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

Opera Saratoga

Albany, NY – Opera Saratoga is celebrating its 50th anniversary and will pay homage to its history by producing Die Fledermaus, Cosi Fan Tutte and a 50th Anniversary Concert. Joe speaks with Curtis Tucker, Opera Saratoga's Artistic Director and conductor of this season's production of Die Fledermaus, and John Easterlin singing the role of Alfred in Die Fledermaus.

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Arts & Culture
10:38 am
Wed June 22, 2011

Williamstown Theatre Festival - "A Streetcar Named Desire" - Jessica Hecht and Sam Rockwell

Williamstown, MA – Sarah LaDuke speaks with Streetcar co-stars, Jessica Hecht (Blanche) and Sam Rockwell (Stanley) about their work in this production, how they choose their roles, and dancing.

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Arts & Culture
2:19 pm
Tue June 21, 2011

Book Picks - Odyssey Books

Albany, NY – We get this week's Book Picks from Joan Grenier and Diana Gurske of Odyssey Books!

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Arts & Culture
12:25 pm
Mon June 20, 2011

Rally 'Round the Flag: Frederic Edwin Church and the Civil War at Olana

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Evelyn Trebilcock, curator at Olana, about their latest exhibition.

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Arts & Culture
11:48 am
Fri June 17, 2011

Guys and Dolls at Barrington Stage

Albany, NY – Guys and Dolls runs on Barrington Stage's Mainstage through July 16th. Sarah is joined at The Linda by the principal cast (Leslie Kritzer, Michael Thomas Holmes, Morgan James, Matthew Risch), Director (Tony Award Winner, John Rando) and Musical Director (Jared Cohen).

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Arts & Culture
11:17 am
Fri June 17, 2011

Ella Baff - Jacob's Pillow

Albany, NY – Ella Baff joins Sarah in Studio A to talk about what's coming up a The Pillow this season, and about the experience of receiving the National Medal of Arts from President Obama this past March.

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Arts & Culture
10:04 am
Thu June 16, 2011

Clearwater Festival Preview

Albany, NY – Sarah speaks with Steve Lurie (Music Without Borders) about this weekend's Clearwater Festival.

Music included in segment:

Jackson Browne - "These Days"

Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion - "Never Far From My Heart"

Billy Bragg - "Wishing the Days Away"

Josh Ritter - "You Don't Make it Easy, Babe"

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Arts & Culture
11:48 am
Tue June 14, 2011

Classical Music According to Yehuda #53

Yehuda Hanani

Albany, NY – In this week's "Classical Music According to Yehuda" segment, Dr. Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the intersection of traditional Chinese music and classical music from Europe.

Arts & Culture
2:39 pm
Sat June 4, 2011

Classical Music According to Yehuda #52

Yehuda Hanani

Albany, NY – In this week's "Classical Music According to Yehuda" segment, Dr. Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss tonight's Latin American program at Close Encounters With Music's concert at Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood.

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