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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.