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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Mon July 30, 2012

2012 Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice

Louis Otey, Maria Todaro, Kerry Henderson
Photo courtesy of Bernard Handzel

On August 2nd–5th, The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice, transforms Phoenicia into a hub of the vocal arts. We are joined by Kerry Henderson and Louis Otey, two of the three (Maria Todaro is the third) founders of the fest.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Mon July 30, 2012

2012 Cooperstown Summer Music Festival

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival offers classical music and jazz through August 24. Artistic Director, Linda Chesis, joins us to tell us all about the rest of their amazing season.

The Roundtable
11:50 am
Fri July 27, 2012

William Bryant Logan at the Rensselaerville Festival of Writers

William Bryant Logan -part of this weekend’s Rensselaerville Festival of Writers- has written about oak and dirt and now he has a new book, out next month, about the air. It is entitled: Air: The Restless Shaper of the World.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Alice Feiring at the Rensselaerville Festival of Writers

We welcome Alice Feiring, author of Naked Wine: Letting Grapes Do What Comes Naturally, has been published in many magazines and newspapers, including the New York Times. She is a recipient of the James Beard award and the 2011 Louis Roederer International Wine Writer’s Award for blog/on-line wine writing.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Tue July 24, 2012

13th Annual Austerlitz Blueberry Festival

Old Austerlitz in Austerlitz, NY is a living history museum of post-and-beam houses, a granary, a blacksmith shop, a one-room schoolhouse, Christian church and other historic buildings. On Sunday, July 29th, the Austerlitz Historical Society will hold its 13th Annual Blueberry Festival on the grounds of Old Austerlitz Village. Barbara Willner and Cathy Grier tell us more.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Saratoga Choral Festival 2012

The 12th annual Saratoga Choral Festival concert takes place Friday night at July 27th at 8pm at the Spa Little Theatre in Saratoga Springs. Directing the Choir will be Dr. Andrea Goodman who currently serves as the director of the Cantilena Chamber Choir and the Northern Berkshire Chorale in Western Massachusetts.

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Lizz Winstead at the Rensselaerville Festival of Writers

We welcome Lizz Winstead back to the show to talk about her career, and book (Lizz Free or Die: Essays ), and her upcoming appearance at the Rensselaerville Festival of Writers.

The Roundtable
9:45 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Yidstock

Lisa Newman (Director of Communications at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA) and Seth Rogovoy joins us to talk about Yidstock: festival of new Yiddish music.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Byrdcliffe Festival of the Arts - July 13-15

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild presents its first annual Festival of the Arts this weekend at the Bydcliffe Arts Colony and Kleinart/James Center for the Arts. The festival involves 17 arts organizations presenting a variety of arts events throughout the weekend. We learn more from Paul Green - founder of the School of Rock and now Woodstock-er.

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The Roundtable
9:37 am
Wed May 30, 2012

BIFF - "Ethel" A Film by Rory Kennedy

The opening night film of this year's Berkshire International Film Festival is Ethel - it's screening at The Mahaiwe on Thursday, May 31st at 7:30pm. Ethel is a feature length documentary about the remarkable life of Ethel Kennedy, told by those who know her best: her family. Directed by her Emmy-Award winning daughter, Rory Kennedy, the film features candid interviews with Ethel and seven of her children.

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