Arts & Culture

Williamstown, MA – Joe speaks with Jon Robin Baitz (playwright) and Steven Weber (actor) about Williamstown Theatre Festival's Mainstage season opener, Three Hotels.

Albany, NY – Tempered by Memory is a large scale sculpture created from World Trade Center steal, set to be unveiled in Saratoga Springs on 9/11/11. Sarah speaks with Elizabeth Dubben, Director of Exhibitions at The Arts Center in Saratoga Springs; Noah Savett, one of the sculptors and Pete Mienaltowski, one of the ironworkers who is donating his time in full to help build the sculpture.

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Patricia Wettig and Ken Olin about Wettig's play, F2m, which can be seen on the Main Stage at Powerhouse June 29-July10.

Albany, NY – This week's Book Picks from Woodstock's The Golden Notebook!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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).

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.

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"

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.

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.

Albany, NY – Sarah LaDuke speaks with Cindy Meehl, the filmmaker behind the documentary, Buck.

Albany, NY – My So-Called Enemy will screen three times in the region, presented by the Hudson Valley Programmers Group.

Bruce Greenwood

Jun 2, 2011

Albany, NY – Sarah speaks with actor, Bruce Greenwood, about his career and his new film, Meek's Cutoff.

Albany, NY – The 40th Annual LARAC June Arts Festival will take place June 11 and 12.

Albany, NY – Susan and Naftali, of Red Fox Books in Glens Falls, drop in to Studio A with this week's Book Picks.

Albany, NY – In this week's "Classical Music According to Yehuda" segment, Dr. Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss Latin American classical music.

Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (5/27/11 @ 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 Colonel Matthew Moten discuss General Douglas MacArthur's Farewell Address.

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Jim Brochu, the star of Zero Hour. The show runs at Barrington Stage's Stage 2 in Pittsfield, MA through June 5th.

Albany, NY – Suzanna is back with another great list of reading suggestions!

Albany, NY – In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda segment, Dr. Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss China's educational system as it pertains to music.

Albany, NY – Main Street Stage in North Adams, MA presents Anton Checkov's The Seagull.

Albany, NY – Sarah speaks with New York Stage and Film's co-founder and Producing Director, Mark Linn-Baker, Artistic Director, Johanna Pfaelzer and the and the Producing Director of the Powerhouse Theatre at Vassar, Ed Cheetham about the upcoming season.

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Tracy Priest and Robert Burke Warren about this coming Saturday's benefit concert and silent auction.

Albany, NY – In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda segment, Dr. Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss China's conflicting cultural influences.

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