Show Segments

All on-air show segments.

The Berkshire Creative Economy

Guests: Helena Fruscio, Berkshire Creative Director and Nancy Fitzpatrick The concept of Creative Economy has been a huge boon in the Berkshires and lauded by the Governor. Fruscio was just named to a national arts committee and Fitzpatrick is being recognized by the...

Egypt Crisis

We will speak with UMASS Asst. Professor of Political Science Amel Ahmed about the continuing political crisis in Egypt. Her specialization is democratic politics, with a special interest in the dynamics of elite vs. popular control over democratic decision-making....

The State We’re In: State Sen. Stan Rosenberg (D)

Guest for “The State We’re In” is State Sen. Stan Rosenberg (D) – Amherst and President Pro-Tem of the Massachusetts State Senate. We’ll look at how the Governor’s proposed 2012 budget impacts The University of Massachusetts and we’ll also discuss the coming Casino...

Riverside Industries

Riverside Industries, Easthampton MA, established in 1968 celebrates its 40th year of empowering people with disabilities. Deb Thomas, President of Riverside Industries will give us more information on the programs Riverside Industries provides for people with...

Superbowl Preview

Ron Chimelis, Sports Reporter of Springfield Republican, Scot Coen, Sports Director of ABC 40 and Bill Budness, Former NFL Player will join us to discuss their predictions of the Super Bowl. Ron Chimelis Watch this Segment Additional Info: Ron Chimelis Scot Coen Bill...

Biomass

Massachusetts is taking a hard look at greening its energy generation and consumption. Michaelann Bewsee, activist and co-founder of Arise for Social Justice, David Callahan, President of Palmer Renewable Energy and Dale Raczynski, principal of Epsilon Associates, Inc...

Rich Michelson, Author of “Busing Brewster”

Rich Michelson, owner of R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton discusses “Busing Brewster” the children’s book he has written. It focuses on two African-American brothers who are bused out of their neighborhood to a predominantly white school and the impact it has on...

Talk Radio and Public Discourse

Guest: Michael Harrison, Publisher “Talkers Magazine” In the wake of the Arizona shootings,  talk radio veteran and publisher of “Talkers”  Magazine Michael Harrison will discuss the role talk radio has assumed in our public and political discourse. Watch this...

Square Dance Caller

Gloria Vivier of Granby, Quabbin Valley Twirler Square Dance Club caller, will be our guest to discuss how she discovered square dancing and the dance events that take place in our region. Additional Info: Quabbin Valley Twirlers SDC Gloria Vivier...

Outgoing Chamber President

Rus Denver, Pres. Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, will be our guest to discuss his decision to leave Chamber post after 14 years and to share the high points of his job during his time. Additional Info: The Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of...

Judge James Collins: Juvenile Court

Judge James Collins is a Juvenile Court Justice recently elected to a two year term as President of the Massachusetts Judges Conference: an independent organization of judges throughout the Commonwealth. He will be in our studio hoping to increase public knowledge and...

Unrest in Egypt

We speak by phone with U-Mass Amherst Professor David Mednicoff, an expert on Middle East politics and ask his thoughts on the current unrest in Egypt. Additional Info: David Mednicoff Profile PBS Newshour Watch this...