New York Times columnist David Brooks visited our region this weekend to receive an honorary degree at Skidmore College’s commencement ceremony in Saratoga Springs. Brooks is familiar to WAMC listeners as a political analyst for National Public Radio whose Friday segments with E.J. Dionne are required week-in-review listening. He spoke with WAMC's Ian Pickus about his advice to young people and the political week that was.
Storm King Art Center in New York’s Orange County is a sculpture park, and there are two exhibitions opening Saturday. One marks the first large-scale exhibit in the U.S. for a certain artist. The other is a piece that has a lot to say about the environment.