Meet bilingual artist and educator Diana Alvarez, whose soulful music exalts queer love, liberation, and fiercely sings out against oppression.

Then, inspired by a vivid dream, western Mass entrepreneur Lenny Underwood created his own line of funky, colorful dress socks known as Upscale Socks.

And, travel to North Adams and bite into one of the best hot dogs in the state at Jack’s Hot Dog Stand – a Berkshires institution since 1917.

Finally, author and illustrator Astrid Sheckels joins us to talk about her latest children’s book, Hector Fox and the Raven’s Revenge.