Albany, NY – A rollercoaster can be pretty torturous for people who suffer from motion sickness. But, it is not always the food the causes upset tummies. Some say it can be a balance issue. For the final answer, we turn to an expert-- Dr. Sean Kennedy over at Glens Falls Hospital.
Albany, NY – Tucked in the foothills of the Adirondacks, the Hyde Collection seems like a quaint little village museum. But in fact, it houses some of the premier pieces of art in the world. The Hyde has opened a new exhibit called Luminist Horizons: The Art and Collection of James A. Suydam. Curator Erin Coe discusses the exhibit and all things Hyde.
Albany, NY – Craig Hollem and Richard Ware are high divers at The Great Escape who regularly leap off of an 80 foot tower for the amusement of the audience. They tell us about their pirate themed diving show.
Albany, NY – The history of the Adirondack Theatre Festival goes back to 1944 when Martha Banta and David Turner came up from New York to start a theatre festival in the Lake George/Glens Falls area. Today it lasts for over six weeks and features a quirky blend of the old and new, with terrific performances. The first production of their 13th season is "Behave Yourself," a world premiere comedy from Leslie Ayvazian.
Albany, NY – Here is a tour of some of Joe, Julia, Jen and Andy's favorite parts of the Great Escape. They start with the skyride, an airborne tour with a nice overview of the park. They hop off every now and again to take the listeners with them on their adventures.
Albany, NY – The Great Escape seems like the kind of place that would market itself-- after all, who wouldn't love a ride down the Canyon Blaster or a spooky trip through Ghost Town. But Director of Marketing Jennifer Mance works all year round to keep the Great Escape experience fresh and exciting. She tells Joe Donahue and Julia Taylor all about it.
Albany, NY – Towns, cities, and villages across the country are getting on the "green" bandwagon-- searching for ways to make their communities more environmentally friendly. We hear the story of Dan Hauspurg, a developer in Marbletown, New York who wants to create a village green in the middle of his orchard.
Albany, NY – Sexy and Cancer aren't words you usually hear together. But for 31 year old actress and photographer Kris Carr, it was the only way to approach her diagnosis with a rare stage 4 vascular cancer in 2004. Just weeks after her diagnosis, Woodstock resident Kris Carr picked up a video camera, put together a small crew, and traveled the country in search of alternative treatments. Along the way she found other young women determined to not only survive, but triumph over this disease.