Shawn Stone joins us to talk about what he’s seen lately and what cultural events are coming up this week in our region. Seen: Finding Dory Upcoming: Michelle Shocked performs “Short Sharp Shocked”, plus Dryer – Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs, Thursday 6/23 Beware of a Holy Whore – Time + Space Limited, Hudson, Thursday-Friday, 6/23-24 […][Continue reading...] about Cultural Commentary From Shawn Stone For 6/23/16
At the dawn of the nineteenth century, as Britain, France, Spain, and the United States all jockeyed for control of the vast expanses west of the Mississippi River, the stakes for American expansion were incalculably high. Even after the American purchase of the Louisiana Territory, Spain still coveted that land and was prepared to employ […][Continue reading...] about The President, The Purchase, And The Explorers Who Transformed A Nation
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Shakespeare & Company was founded in 1978 and since then they’ve been presenting world-class classical and contemporary theater with a focus on none other than The Bard of Avon in Lenox, MA. The season includes three Shakespeare plays: The Merchant of Venice, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Twelfth Night, plus Regional Premieres by three […][Continue reading...] about Shakespeare & Company 2016 Summer Offerings
Tony Award-winning Fiorello! is a big-hearted look at Mayor La Guardia and his battle for the people of New York City. With music and lyrics by Tony Award-winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick and book by Tony Award and Drama Desk-Winner George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, the Berkshire Theatre Group production is directed by Playwrights […][Continue reading...] about Berkshire Theatre Group Presents Fiorello!
Herbert Clark Hoover was the thirty-first President of the United States. He served one term, from 1929 to 1933. Often considered placid, passive, unsympathetic, and even paralyzed by national events, Hoover faced an uphill battle in the face of the Great Depression. Many historians dismiss him as merely ineffective. But in Herbert Hoover in the White […][Continue reading...] about Herbert Hoover In The White House: The Ordeal Of The Presidency