Episode #14 of the Cornbread Cafe features a deep-dive interview with Mike Merenda of The Mammals, tunes, and more tunes. Keep Reading
We are introduced to Deirdre, and, less than an hour later, we have a new old friend.
There really was no pressing reason to request an interview with Deirdre Flynn Sullivan, except that we haven’t spoken yet, which was reason enough. Turns out that our instincts were right on target. We spoke for about an hour and could have spoken for another hour, so why not pour yourself a cup of coffee and join us for a ranging, arts talk! Keep Reading
Molly Pinto Madigan relates her long (and, in our view, fated) journey from performance, to classical study, to music ethnoelectrogrammaticographacology, back to performance.
We’re glad she made it.
With a voice stolen from the Fae Folk, Molly Pinto Madigan has been enchanting audiences since she was a young teen. Her 2015 release, “Wildwood Bride,” does not disappoint; filled with longing and clarity, this ambitious effort confidently treads the divide between delicate and driven.
PLUS: Cheshire votes no on pipeline; Child traffic fatality in Adams, Hotel on North opens.
Munk Duane talks with INDIEcent Exposure about Life, Music, and more Life on our first episode
I really can’t thank Munk enough for his generosity and honesty during our conversation. I can’t think of a more ideal guest to kick off this show—his experience, talent, and attitude are all examples of the traits an entrepreneur musician needs to survive and thrive today. Give a listen to the show, and if you have any musician friends who could benefit from Munk’s tale, send them our way… Keep Reading
A conversation with Eric Rudd about art, development, and the future of North Adams
Tela Zasloff, editor of the Greylock Independent, joins me to discuss a wide range of issues with Eric Rudd—artist, developer, optimist. Although the talk winds its way out in a number of seemingly disparate directions, every thread is tied at its start to the question of how the public experience of art is shaped by its environment, and how public life is molded by the vitality of art. Keep Reading
Bouquet Arrangement Is a Blend of Creativity and Skills
Chad Therrien of Mt. Williams Greenhouses joins us on PRO-FUSION to explain what to do with that gorgeous bouquet you received as a gift or spoiled yourself with. Some simple skills, and a willingness to experiment, will yield an arrangement that will liven up a favorite space for many days to come.
Herb Gardens Are the Perfect Complement to Vegetable Gardens
Chad Therrien of Mt. Williams Greenhouses joins us on PRO-FUSION to explain how, without taking up more space than you might have on a back step or in a sunny window, container herb gardens can provide flavor for your meals year round.
PLUS: North Adams Police Officers Recognized for Saving Life; Target: Summer Tag Sales
PLUS: iBerkshires says Williamstown residents will NOT be left holding the (plastic retail) bag, and We Talk Rhubarb with our BFF
PLUS: Music from Lexi Weege and The Sun Parade
This is not your average summer theatre “Best Bets” segment, I promise you. Larry Murray, founder and editor of Berkshire on Stage (among many other cultural connections) and Gail Burns, author of “Gail Sez” (ditto), start out with their forecasts for how the wind will blow across the boards in the Berkshires this season. Then, the conversation bends toward some of the big, really big, issues, affecting the vitality of the arts both at home and across the country. Keep Reading
PLUS: Audio iBeat from iBerkshires.com, and Music from the Winterpills and Wishbone Zoë!
Wicked short show today. That’s because we’ve been busy with our plans for world domination. No! We didn’t just say that! We meant that we’ve been busy building our new video instruction series “PRO-FUSION.” These sponsored tutorials teach us how to do the home and personal tasks that the pros make look easy! Check out our first installment, hosted by Chad Therrien of Mt. Williams Greenhouses on State Road in North Adams.