Will Call #60: Tony Trischka closes the barn doors behind him.

Tony Trischka and Territory final concert of the Barn Music, Summer Series at Hancock Shaker Village.   This is Will Call, #60—I’m your host, Jason Velazquez, and I thank you for tuning in. This episode is sponsored by Headwater Cider, who believes that cider is best when you grow what you press and press what you grow. Tony Trischka and […]

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Kayleigh McEnany and the the Real News

Kayleigh McEnany, rightist political operative, began hosting what I’ll generously call a web series on Facebook this week. Based on the week’s happenings in the Trumpiverse, “Real News” is constructed and delivered in fun-size blurbs for the enjoyment of hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of adoring racist and xenophobic proles and bourgeoisie. Video stills that make people look stupid […]

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Why Support the Greylock Glass?

People hate ads. People hate paying for news. People hate beggy websites. All three axioms can’t exist simultaneously in the same universe as a healthy free and independent press…   We are one of the area’s only independent news outlets. And we really need your help. We’ve published hundreds of episodes, articles, and essays. People have downloaded thousands and thousands […]

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TLC #45: Baker wants to “empower” the heat to play nice with ICE

Immigration Detainers The bland phrase conjures up little emotion for people with no reason to believe that they, or loved ones, risk deportation due to immigration status. To countless families in the United States, however, the two words, “immigration detainers,” (also known as “ICE Holds”), plug in to a nightmare of vulnerability that tears at families and communities. We speak […]

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Will Call Episode #59: Vermont Stories through word and mural

Story Event at The Bennington Center for the Arts focus on “Stories About Us.” What is Story Night Review? The biggest Story Night yet at the beautiful Bennington Center for the Arts! Five storytellers put their lives on the line as we listen through the laughs and the tears. You’ve loved hearing intimate tales at Two Brews—now experience the playhouse […]

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Will Call Episode #58: Bang on a Can, Story Slam & DownStreet Art

Spirit and Song tie both this episode and much of the creative community.   This is Will Call, #58—I’m your host, Jason Velazquez, and I thank you for tuning in. This episode is sponsored by the Williamstown Theatre Festival, which presents the brand new musical, “A Legendary Romance,” August 3rd through the 20th on the Main Stage. Tickets available at […]

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Will Call Episode #57: Stacy Schiff — The Witches: Salem 1692

(from released information) HANCOCK, Mass.—A native of Adams who majored in art history at Williams College, Stacy Schiff is a best-selling Pulitzer-prize winning author – most recently of The Witches: Salem 1692 – who will discuss the intersection of politics and hysteria at Hancock Shaker Village on Friday, July 14, 2017.   ”The hottest biographer on the block,” according to […]

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Will Call Episode #57: Western Centuries

(from supplied release) HANCOCK, Mass.—Blend a country band with early R&B, throw in a hefty amount of vocal harmonies and witty one-liners, and rock out like The Band. That’s what you’ll get Thursday, July 13, when roots music maverick Western Centuries takes the 1910 hayloft stage at Hancock Shaker Village. With upbeat, bar room dance numbers, lilting, soulful tunes of heartbreak, and everything […]

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TLC #44: Summer Delights at The Clark—Picasso: Encounters, Orchestrating Elegance & More

Picasso: Encounters looks at artist’s experimentation and collaboration in printmaking Picasso’s prints and paintings on view at the Clark Art Institute Until August 27   WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.—Picasso: Encounters, on view at the Clark Art Institute June 4–August 27, investigates how Pablo Picasso’s (1881–1973) creative collaborations fueled and strengthened his art, challenging the notion of Picasso as an artist alone with […]

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