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4/14/20 Panel

Apr 14, 2020

        The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller, former Associate Editor of The Times Union Mike Spain, and Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics Vera Eccarius-Kelly.

The Adirondack Film Festival in Glens Falls, New York is the only film festival in the country operated by a prominent professional theatre company, namely, the Adirondack Theatre Festival. The film festival features panel discussions, exciting special events, and more than 100 film screenings, all taking place on six screens in downtown Glens Falls. Sharing its slogan with the Adirondack Theatre Festival – the leading professional theatre in the Capital Region dedicated to new plays – the Adirondack Film Festival is a place where audiences can always expect to see something new.

This year’s festival runs October 17-20. Festival Director Chad Rabinovitz and Programming Director Jessica Levandoski join us with a preview.

The 2nd Annual Albany Book Festival at the University at Albany will take place Saturday, September 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Events are free and open to the public and there will be books for sale.

The festival will include more than 100 authors and poets, including several nationally-known and best-selling writers, exhibits, writing workshops, and children's activities.

The Woodstock Film Festival takes place in the fall at venues in several towns in New York’s Hudson Valley. This year marks the festival’s 20th Anniversary and festival organizers are offering more year-round programming than ever before.

Meira Blaustein is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Woodstock Film Festival and she joins us to tell us about The 7th Annual Taste of Woodstock on May 22, The Diverse Voices in Film & Media Panel on June 1, and the solar-powered outdoor screening of “Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution" and “Growing with the Grain” on June 14.

Jewish Voice for Peace -Hudson Valley has scheduled a panel entitled “We All Belong Here: Hearing the Voices of Muslim Women,” the event is a panel discussion with Muslim women to examine the intersectionality of diversity and “otherness” and how those inform our perceptions and governmental policies.

The discussion will be based on the personal experiences and narratives of Muslim women living in our region. This event will take place on Saturday, May 4th 1:30-4 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Kingston.

Our guests are Cheryl Qamar - an Arab-American & social activist from Saugerties, New York who is the Chair of the Anti-Islamophobia Committee for Jewish Voice for Peace-Hudson Valley and Susan Smith, Director of operations at the Fellowship of Reconciliation, community liaison for the Muslim Peace Fellowship, and a member of the Community of Living Traditions at Stony Point Center, New York, an intentional residential community of Jews, Christians and Muslims.

3/20/19 Panel

Mar 20, 2019

    The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are Berkshire Eagle Reporter Jenn Smith, Political Consultant Libby Post, and SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor, Terry Gipson.

12/10/18 Panel

Dec 10, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Law School Professor Sarah Rogerson who directs the Immigration Law Clinic; Political Consultant Libby Post; Dean of International Studies at Bard College and Academic Director of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs program James Ketterer; and Executive Editor of The Times-Herald Record Barry Lewis.

It may be hard to believe, but this year - 2018 - marks the 9th annual Woodstock Bookfest. And they will be busily igniting the conversation by bringing readers and writers together for a weekend of discussion and celebration.

Taking place from March 22nd – 25th, they’ll host classes, panels, keynotes, Story Slams, parties and more, all in the unique surroundings of Woodstock.

Martha Frankel is the Executive Director of the Woodstock Bookfest.

11/15/16 Panel

Nov 15, 2016

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and Corporate Attorney Rich Honen.

10/6/16 Panel

Oct 6, 2016

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Director of the Journalism Program at the University at Albany, Rosemary Armao and Times Union Columnist Chris Churchill.

9/7/16 Panel

Sep 7, 2016

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, Director of the Journalism Program at the University at Albany Rosemary Armao, and political consultant and lobbyist, Libby Post.

8/31/16 Panel

Aug 31, 2016

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, and Director of the Journalism Program at the University at Albany Rosemary Armao.

8/26/16 Panel

Aug 26, 2016

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, TU Columnist Chris Churchill, and author and activist Barbara Smith.

8/4/16 Panel

Aug 4, 2016

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

6/22/16 Panel

Jun 22, 2016

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond

6/21/16 Panel

Jun 21, 2016

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond

12/28/15 Panel

Dec 28, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

12/23/15 Panel

Dec 23, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

12/22/15 Panel

Dec 22, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

12/21/15 Panel

Dec 21, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

12/18/15 Panel

Dec 18, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

12/17/15 Panel

Dec 17, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

12/16/15 Panel

Dec 16, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

12/15/15 Panel

Dec 15, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

12/14/15 Panel

Dec 14, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

  The St. Lawrence International Film Festival will go beyond all borders from Ottawa and Brockville, Canada into Canton and Potsdam, New York. They are celebrating cinema with over 25 films, 7 panels, and 8 special screenings over four days from October 22nd to October 25th.

The schedule includes an opening gala featuring a 35th Anniversary Screening of The Blues Brothers, a panel about Digital Shorts and the new media of laughter, a panel about James Bond, short film programs, narrative features, and much more.

Adam Paul is the Executive Director and Founder of The St. Lawrence International Film Festival and he joins us.

10/16/15 Panel

Oct 16, 2015

 The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

10/15/15 Panel

Oct 15, 2015

 The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

4/29/13 - Panel

Apr 29, 2013

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Ray Graf, and for the fist half of the hour Paul Conti, assistant professor of communications at the College of Saint Rose, and for the second half U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator Judith Enck.

A casino advisory committee is being created in Springfield Massachusetts as city officials pursue a resort casino development.  WAMC’s Paul Tuthill reports…

Springfield City Council President James Ferrera said the committee will advise the council on casino sitting issues.  The council could conceivably have to issue a special permit, change zoning, or take property by eminent domain to accommodate a casino development.