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John Waters To Visit Hudson, Northampton — But He's Not Hitchhiking

Writer, director, actor, and artist John Waters occupies a space all his own in American culture, from trash film classics like Hairspray, Pink Flamingos and Cry-Baby to his one-man stage shows to his many books, including his latest, Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America.

Last month, Waters was honored with a Film Society of Lincoln Center career retrospective celebrating his half-century of work.

This Saturday night, Waters will be at Basilica Hudson for a performance of his one-man show, This Filthy World: Volume 2, following a book signing that afternoon at Finch in Hudson. The performance is a benefit for the Aids Council of Northeastern New York.

And Waters returns to our region in December for a performance of his Christmas show, December 12 in Northampton at the Calvin Theatre.

A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Ian joined WAMC in late 2008 and became news director in 2013. He began working on Morning Edition and has produced The Capitol Connection, Congressional Corner, and several other WAMC programs. Ian can also be heard as the host of the WAMC News Podcast and on The Roundtable and various newscasts. Ian holds a BA in English and journalism and an MA in English, both from the University at Albany, where he has taught journalism since 2013.
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