Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
5:13 pm
Tue March 22, 2011

Book Picks - The Bookstore

Albany, NY – Matt come to visit again and brings his off-beat list of Book Picks.

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Arts & Culture
12:29 pm
Tue March 22, 2011

Golda's Balcony starring Tovah Feldshuh comes to Proctors

Albany, NY – Sarah LaDuke speaks with oft nominated and award winning actress, singer, and playwright, Tovah Feldshuh, about Golda's Balcony, living and working in the moment, portraying Katherine Hepburn, and more.

Golda's Balcony will be at Proctors in Schenectady, NY on Saturday, March 26th.

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Arts & Culture
11:41 am
Tue March 22, 2011

Ruth Pelham - Music Mobile

Albany, NY – Music Mobile was founded in 1977 by Ruth Pelham with the goal of bringing learning and love to the neighborhoods of Albany, NY. There will be a 33rd Anniversary Celebration on Thursday Night at WAMC's The Linda.

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Arts & Culture
1:22 pm
Fri March 18, 2011

Peter Kiesewalter - Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestrata

Albany, NY – Sarah LaDuke speaks with Peter Kiesewalter about Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestrata's album, The Hills are Alive. The group has re-imagined and re-orchestrated 12 songs from the classic stage musical and film, The Sound of Music using rock, hip-hop, and even bluegrass. Can't imagine it? You don't have to - portions of several of the songs are included in this interview.

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Arts & Culture
11:06 am
Tue March 15, 2011

Steven Greenstreet - 8: The Mormon Proposition

Albany, NY – Sarah LaDuke speaks with Steven Greenstreet, the co-director of 8: The Mormon Proposition. The documentary is screening this week at MASS MoCA.

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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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