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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Berkshire Playwright's Lab Gala - Jay Thomas

The Berkshire Playwright's Lab 5th Season multi-media Gala Celebration
will take place on June 9th at 7:30pm at The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington. We welcome Jay Thomas back to the show to talk about his work with BPL and more.

The Roundtable
10:32 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Melanie at Bearsville Theater

Folk singer, Melanie, is performing with her son, Beau Jarred, at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock, NY on Saturday, June 2nd. Here we speak with her about her new album; the loss of her husband and manager, Peter, last year; and - of course- Woodstock '69.

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The Roundtable
11:33 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Albany Pro Music and NYS Archives Partnership Trust present: John Brown's Body

APM performs works from the Civil War era, augmented by period images and readings of letters from Civil War soldiers on Saturday, June 9 at EMPAC in Troy, NY. David Griggs-Janower and Bob Bullock join us to tell us more about the event.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Ben Schwartz at Union College

Ben Schwartz (image from UCB website)

Ben Schwartz - 2003 graduate of Union College - will return to Schenectady on Monday, May 28th to present the "The Ben Schwartz comes to Union College and says things to people want to listen tour 2012".

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The Roundtable
11:48 am
Wed May 23, 2012

Johnny Irion

Photo from the artist's website

Johnny Irion stops by to tell us about his show at The Guthrie Center this Friday, a new record he's working on with his wife, Sarah Lee Guthrie (being produced by Jeff Tweedy and Pat Sansone of Wilco) and to play Riverside Rocker live in studio.

The Roundtable
10:51 am
Wed May 23, 2012

Veg-Curious? at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary

Jenny Brown tells us about the new Bed and Breakfast at the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary and their upcoming Veg-Curious? event on June 2nd. The speakers at the event will be Jenny, Kris Carr, Sharon Gannon, and Will Tuttle.

The Roundtable
10:26 am
Wed May 23, 2012

2012 Chesterwood Antique & Classic Automobile Show

Donna Hassler, the Director of Chesterwood and Rich Bradway - Car Show Event Chair and Chesterwood Advisory Council Member, join us to talk about the Antique & Classic Automobile Show taking place on Sunday, May 27th and other exciting events coming up this summer.

Chesterwood is located in Stockbridge, MA, opens to the public on Memorial Day Weekend, and stays open through Columbus Day. Grounds open at 10am with buildings open from 11am-4pm every day including holidays.

The Roundtable
11:50 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Berkshire Grown: Farmed + Foraged


We head to the kitchen of The Old Inn on the Green in New Marlborough, MA to learn from Peter Platt how his establishment is using locally found and grown food in their menu. They participate in Berkshire Grown’s Farmed + Foraged program and events.

The Roundtable
11:28 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Bettye LaVette at The Colonial in Pittsfield

Soul singer-songwriter, Bettye LaVette, will perform at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA on May 26<sup>th</sup>.

The Roundtable
9:50 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Union College - Taps

Taps, the eloquent and haunting military bugle call played at funerals, and wreath-laying and memorial services, turns 150 this year. The man responsible for coming up with the tune is Daniel Butterfield, a member of Union’s Class of 1849.

We welcome Jari Villanueva, a retired Air Force veteran and author of Twenty-Four Notes That Tap Deep Emotions: The History of America’s Most Famous Bugle Call.