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Sarah LaDuke

Sarah LaDuke


Sarah has been a public radio producer for over a decade. She grew up in Saranac Lake, New York where she worked part-time at Pendragon Theatre all through high school and college. She graduated from UAlbany in 2006 with a BA in English and started at WAMC a few weeks later as a part-time board-op in the control room. Through a series of offered and seized opportunities she is now the Senior Contributing Producer of The Roundtable  and Producer of The Book Show.  

  • Written and directed by celebrated playwright Conor McPherson and featuring Tony Award-winning orchestrations by Simon Hale, "Girl From the North Country" reimagines 20 legendary songs of Bob Dylan as they’ve never been heard before. The National Tour of “Girl from the North Country” is at Proctors in Schenectady, NY tonight through Sunday, December 10.Actor John Schiappa, who plays Nick Laine in the tour, joins us.
  • Tonight at Franklin Plaza in Troy, New York, the Pride Center of the Capital Region is hosting their 2023 Gala: Amplifying Queer Voices of All Ages. The event will include music drag performances, a silent auction, and dinner. New York City based drag performance artist, event host, TV personality, and professional musician Thorgy Thor is coming to town to host and emcee the event.
  • Samantha Bee is currently on tour with a new live show “Your Favorite Woman: The Joy of Sex Education” and she’ll be at The Bardavon in Poughkeepsie, New York on Friday, November 17 and at The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, Massachusetts on Saturday, November 18.
  • In recent years, anti-transgender legislation has been introduced in state governments around the United States in record-breaking numbers.Schuyler Bailar’s new book “He/She/They: How We Talk about Gender and Why it Matters,” uses science, history, and personal stories to give readers essential language and context for gender understanding, acceptance, and connection.
  • Los Angeles based dance company BODYTRAFFIC will perform at The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, Massachusetts this coming Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.Artistic Director and co-founder Tina Finkelman Berkett leads a masterful troupe who interpret various choreographers’ distinct visions.
  • On Friday, November 10 Tank and the Bangas will perform at the Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, and the night before, Tarriona “Tank” Ball will read from her debut poetry collection “Vulnerable AF” in the Payne Room at The Tang, also of course, on the Skidmore Campus.
  • WAM Theatre presents “Me and the Sky” a celebratory evening of empowering Broadway hits focused on the full array of women’s stories. The cabaret-style evening will feature songs from Rent, Come From Away, Newsies, Shucked, Waitress, and more. WAM’s “Me and the Sky” will have performances Nov. 1-4.
  • The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are Chief of Staff and Vice President for Strategy and Policy at Bard College Malia Du Mont, Tetherless World Chair of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences and Founding Director of the Future of Computing Institute at RPI Jim Hendler, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller, and Director, Actor, and Educator Kristen van Ginhoven.
  • This week's Book Picks come from Suzanna Hermans of Oblong Books in Millerton and Rhinebeck, New York.
  • BraVa! is a fundraiser to support YWCA of the Greater Capital Region. Now in its 8th year – BraVa! provides new bras and binders to those in need. This year’s event will take place Thursday, November 9th from 6 - 8:30pm.To tell us more we welcome YWCA of the Greater Capital Region Executive Director Starletta Renée, Jamie Crouse, Director of Development and Marketing for the YWCA-GCR, and Marion Roach Smith, YWCA-GCR volunteer and co-creator of BraVa!