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The Roundtable
1:52 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

The Apprenticeship Project - Hana van der Kolk

The Apprenticeship Project, a collectively-created performance installation, takes place on Wednesday in North Adams. The performance features 34 performers engaged in a variety of activities. We learn more from Arthur Levitt '52 Artist-in-Residence at Williams College, Hana van der Kolk.

The Roundtable
2:03 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Improv Nation

Denny Dillon and David Smilow join us - they are performing at Shadowland Theatre in Ellenville, NY on Saturday, 5/5.

The Roundtable
1:38 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Hanford Mills Museum Woodsmen's Show

Hanford Mills Museum brings 200 years of logging, sawing and woodworking history to life at the Woodsmen’s Show on May 5, from 10 am – 5 pm. Liz Callahan tells us more.

The Roundtable
11:59 am
Thu May 3, 2012

John Brown Day in Lake Placid, NY

Frederick Douglass’ great-great-great grandson Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., will give the keynote address at the annual John Brown Day celebration to be held on Saturday, May 5, at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site in Lake Placid, NY. We welcome Kenneth to the show for a preview.

The Roundtable
11:44 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Artisanal Pencil Sharpener, David Rees

David Rees energetically eschews  mechanical pencils and electric sharpeners. In his new book, How to Sharpen Pencils,  he educates the reader on the satisfying process of hand-sharpening a #2 pencil.
Rees presents two pencil sharpening events in the Hudson Valley this weekend - he'll be at Hudson Valley Auctioneers in Beacon on Saturday 5/5 and at Spotty Dog Books and Ale in Hudson on Sunday 5/6. 

 

The Roundtable
9:55 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Albany Civic Theater - "The Farnsworth Invention"

Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip as well as Golden Globe and Oscar winning writer for The Social Network is also the author of the play, The Farnsworth Invention, which details the invention of television. The Albany Civic Theatre is producing the play and we speak with director, Aaron Holbritter and by the actor playing the title character, Philo T. Farnsworth, Tom Templeton.

Aired 5/2/2012

The Roundtable
11:57 am
Tue May 1, 2012

Winterpills

In this segment we are joined by Brian Akey, Philip Price, and Flora Reed (l-r). Pictured but not in this segment: Dave Hower and Dennis Crommett.

Three of the five members of the band, Winterpills, join us at The Linda for an interview and to play some music. Their latest album is All My Lovely Goners. Winterpills are playing with Rosary Beard at Steamer 10 Theatre on Friday, May 4 as part of Steamer 10's Eclectic Performance Series.

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The Roundtable
11:32 am
Tue May 1, 2012

Vanguard Designer Showhouse

The 2012 Vanguard Designer Showhouse (a fundraiser for the Albany Symphony Orchestra) is located at 17 Chapel St. in Albany, NY. This year, Vanguard decorates three condominiums in a renovated historic building. Here, Barbara Richer takes us on a tour.

The Roundtable
5:13 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Hudson Children's Book Festival 2012

The Hudson Children's Book Festival is on 5/5. We learn all about it from Lisa Dolan and Maria Suttmeier, Co-Directors of the festival.

The Roundtable
1:28 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail

On Saturday and Sunday April 28 and 29, nine western MA pottery studios will celebrate the potter’s art and the advent of spring by opening their doors to the public for the Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail. Mary Barringer (Editor of The Studio Potter) tells us more.

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