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Cultural Commentary With Shawn Stone

Movie posters for No Sudden Move, Summer of Soul, Wrath of Man

    Shawn Stonejoins us to talk about what he's seen lately and what cultural events are coming up this week in our region.

No Sudden Move, Summer of Soul, Wrath of Man; Also: My first trip back to a museum


  • Matilda (Roald Dahl musical) Park Playhouse, Washington Park, Tuesday through Saturday at 8 PM, thru Aug. 14
  • Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes, Friday, Aug. 6, 8 PM
  • Johnny Rabb’s Big Band feat. The Tichy Boys (Elvis Tribute) Hangar on the Hudson, Troy, Sat. Aug. 7, 7:30 PM
  • Pokemon: Detective Pikachu Palace Theatre Free Movie Series, Albany, Tue. Aug.10, 1 PM (masks required)
  • Twisted Pine Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, Aug. 15, 7 PM
  • Daryl Hall & John Oates, Squeeze SPAC, Amphitheater, Saratoga Springs, Aug. 15 at 7 PM
  • Ann Wilson The Egg, Albany, Aug.17 at 8 PM
  • Ethel Waters: His Eye Is on the Sparrow Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany, opens Aug. 20 (through Sept. 26)

New movies:
The Suicide Squad (Aug. 5), Ailey (Aug. 6), Respect (Aug.13), Free Guy (Aug. 13), Reminiscence (Aug. 20), Candyman (Aug. 27)

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.