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Albany, NY – Denny Dillon, Nicole Quinn, and Jason Downs join Joe in Studio A to talk about Improv Nation's upcoming show at Shadowland Theatre in Ellenville, NY.

Albany, NY – In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda segment, Dr. Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the music and culture of China.

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with ballsy, brassy, powerhouse actress, Kathleen Turner, about the new play, High, which is running at the Booth Theatre on West 45th Street through Sunday.

Albany, NY – Will Hermes joins Sarah with a Spring Music Preview. List of songs here.

Albany, NY – Bookseller Louise Jones has an amazing list of terrific reads to enjoy for this Spring season

Albany, NY – In this week's "Classical Music According to Yehuda" segment, Dr. Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss Dvorak's influences.

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Blue Man, Mark Frankel, and Blue Man musician, Dave Traver, about their work with The Blue Man Group. The show is at Proctors through 4/17.

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Dan Hicks. He and The Hot Licks are joining John Hammond for a show at The Colonial this Saturday.

Albany, NY – Marika McCoola joins Joe in Studio A with this week's Book Picks list.

Glens Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection's Executive Director, David Setford, takes Sarah on this tour of their current exhibition, Objects of Wonder and Delight: Four Centuries of Still Life from the Norton Museum of Art.

Albany, NY – In this week's "Classical Music According to Yehuda" segment, Dr. Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the viola.

Albany, NY – Gordon Brown, Joyce Romano, and Robert Burke Warren join Joe to talk about PAW's current production, an evening of one-act plays by David Ives.

Albany, NY – Sara Griffen and Mark Prezorski tell us all about the upcoming ""Framing the Viewshed: The Transformative Power of Art and Landscape in the Hudson Valley" symposium on April 16th.

Albany, NY – Susan Fox is back in Studio A with this week's list of great reads!

Albany, NY – Peter Bogdanovich will be at The Linda in Albany this Friday, April 8th to introduce his film, Daisy Miller, and lead a discussion of the film following its screening. The event is the gala opening of The Henry James Film Festival which is part of the James Family Celebration, funded by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities, and supported by the UAlbany's College of Arts and Sciences, UAlbany's Center for Humanities, Arts and TechnoSciences, and The Linda.

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with artist, Graham Parker, and curator, Kathleen Forde, about Parker's new exhibition at EMPAC in Troy.

Albany, NY – Connie Brooks of Battenkill Books has this week's list of title suggestions for you and yours (and us and ours).

 

Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (3/25/11 @ 11a.m.) -- WAMC and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust New York Archives Partnership Trust present The Power of Words -- a year-long series of programs that follows American History through some of the most memorable political speeches of our time. On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Historian Dr. Richard Pfau discuss President George H. W. Bush's Liberation of Kuwait Speech delivered on January 16th 1991.

Albany, NY – Elwood Smith speaks with Joe about his work and his current exhibition at The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA.

Albany, NY – The legendary Lily Tomlin is performing at UPAC in Kingston, NY this Sunday at 7pm. Here, she and Joe speak at length about how she got started, working with Robert Altman, and more.

Albany, NY – Matt come to visit again and brings his off-beat list of Book Picks.

Albany, NY – Sarah LaDuke speaks with oft nominated and award winning actress, singer, and playwright, Tovah Feldshuh, about Golda's Balcony, living and working in the moment, portraying Katherine Hepburn, and more.

Golda's Balcony will be at Proctors in Schenectady, NY on Saturday, March 26th.

Albany, NY – Music Mobile was founded in 1977 by Ruth Pelham with the goal of bringing learning and love to the neighborhoods of Albany, NY. There will be a 33rd Anniversary Celebration on Thursday Night at WAMC's The Linda.

Albany, NY – Sarah LaDuke speaks with Peter Kiesewalter about Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestrata's album, The Hills are Alive. The group has re-imagined and re-orchestrated 12 songs from the classic stage musical and film, The Sound of Music using rock, hip-hop, and even bluegrass. Can't imagine it? You don't have to - portions of several of the songs are included in this interview.

Albany, NY – Sarah LaDuke speaks with Steven Greenstreet, the co-director of 8: The Mormon Proposition. The documentary is screening this week at MASS MoCA.

Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (3/11/11 @ 1p.m.) -- WAMC and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust New York Archives Partnership Trust present The Power of Words -- a year-long series of programs that follows American History through some of the most memorable political speeches of our time. On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Roosevelt Historian and Author Dr. David Woolner discuss President Roosevelt's Great Arsenal of Democracy Speech delivered on December 29th 1940.

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Oscar winner, Alan Arkin, about his new book, An Improvised Life: A Memoir.

Contains:
Song "I Like You"
Film clip: Catch 22 Anthony Perkins and Alan Arkin
Film clip: Glengarry Glenn Ross Ed Harris and Alan Arkin
Film clip: Little Miss Sunshine Abigail Breslin and Alan Arkin
Film clip: The Last of the Red Hot Lovers Lois Hamilton and Alan Arkin

Albany, NY – The High Kings are performing at The Egg this weekend, prior to their visit Sarah speaks with group member Martin Furey.

Albany, NY – Bridge Over Troubled Water was originally supposed to have two extra tracks, but Paul Simon nixed Art Garfunkel's favored Bach chorale, and Artie said no to Paul's political tune Cuba Si, Nixon No.

So the duo decided to leave it at 11 songs, which is where the album remains more than four decades later in this reissue.

And considering some of the songs, 11 was just enough. Why water down brilliance?

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Geoff Tarson (Artistic Director) and Alexandra Napier (actress) about Half Moon Theatre's production of Circle Mirror Transformation.

The show is running at The Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie, NY through March 20.

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