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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Mount Eerie

Mount Eerie is the recording and performing name of studio based musician, Phil Elverum. From Annacortiss, Washington – he previously produced music as The Microphones. He released two records this year, the first Clear Moon, was released in May – and the second, Ocean Roar, came out this past Tuesday.

Mount Eerie will perform in Albany this Saturday night as part of the 3rd Restoration Festival at St. Joe’s.

The Roundtable - Tune for Today
11:28 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Tune for Today

"In Your Doldrums" - The Loom (playing at RestFest in Albany this weekend.)

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Fri September 7, 2012

A Celebration of the Yaddo Festivals of American Music

Yaddo is an artists' community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York that offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following media: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video.

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The Roundtable - Tune for Today
11:28 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Tune for Today

Sharon Van Etten is playing at RestFest in Albany on Saturday, September 8.

"Magic Chords" - Sharon Van Etten

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Restoration Funstival 2012

This year’s Restoration Funstival – taking place at St. Joseph’s Church in Downtown Albany September 7th through the 9th – is poised to be the best RestFest yet.

St. Jopseph’s was dedicated in 1860, held its last service in 1993, and in 2003, ownership was transferred to Historic Albany Foundation.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Spencertown Festival of Books - Frank Delaney

We welcome Frank Delaney back to the program. He'll be at the Spencertown Festival of Books this coming weekend. His most recent book is The Last Storyteller: A Novel of Ireland.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Catskill High Peaks Festival - Classical Hollywood

The theme of the third annual Catskill High Peaks Festival is Classical Hollywood. The ten day festival traces the cross-influences between the concert stage, the Silver Screen, cabaret, and the jazz club and the composers who bridged these worlds. The festival is presented by the Catskill Mountain Foundation in collaboration with Close Encounters With Music. Yehuda Hanani and Michael Chertock join us.

Arts & Culture
11:10 am
Wed August 15, 2012

10th Annual Woodstock Fringe

Woodstock Fringe is a professional performing arts organization that develops and presents new and experimental theatrical and musical works. They are celebrating their 10th Annual Festival of Theatre and Song and we will speak with Producing Artistic Director, Wallace Norman, and actress Rain Pryor in this hour. Rain Pryor, daughter of Comedy Legend Richard Pryor, is a Director, Actor, Stand up Comedian, Writer and Artistic director of Strand Theatre.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Berkshire Fringe and Wardrobe Ensemble

In 2005, Bazaar Productions launched the first season of The Berkshire Fringe, a 21-day festival of theater, dance, music and multi-media works by emerging voices from across the United States.

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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Fri August 10, 2012

WordXWord Festival 2012

The WordXWord Festival is an 8-day festival taking place at a variety of venues in downtown Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Venues range from store fronts to stages, studios to street corners, and rooftops to restaurants. Word X Word was founded in 2009 by Jim Benson, and he joins us with a preview this morning along with Leigh Strimbeck who will tell us about her new WAM Theatre piece about the impact of social media on women's lives.

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