Oct 29, 2013 — Essayist Richard Rodriguez is most widely known as a commentator on the PBS NewsHour. He is the author Hunger of Memory, Brown, Days of Obligation, and the brand new Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography.
In Darling, he explores the three religions that sprung from Abraham in a desert culture that is austere, dangerous, and prone to spiritual visions. Rodriguez writes this memoir in part as as a response to Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris and others who formed the "New Atheism." He talks about the book with Chris Robinson of the Readers & Writers Book Club. Go to full article
Sep 06, 2013 — We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. You may know Andy from his series of Adirondack Attic books on local history. He uses the objects people make, use and leave behind to tell stories about the life and times of the region. NCPR is collaborating with Andy and his sources at the Adirondack Museum and other historical associations and museums in the region to bring these stories to air.
Aug 15, 2013 — Hearth Moon Rising is an Adirondack psychotherapist who is passionate about nature, the environment, animals and her own pagan spirituality. For more than 20 years she has... Go to full article
Jul 23, 2013 — With 750 cast members, more than 1,000 costumes, and special effects to rival a James Cameron film, the Hill Cumorah Pageant draws thousands of people to western New York... Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, May 03, 2013 — The single most important day in the Orthodox calendar - Easter, or Pascha, is this Sunday. Many Orthodox churches base their holiest days on the Julian calendar, rather... Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Nov 23, 2012 — Eritrea is a small country in the African Horn. It's been at war on and off with neighboring Ethiopia for decades. And since 2001, the government has been sending thousands... Go to full article
Kahnawake, QC, Oct 18, 2012 — Catholics across Upstate New York and Canada are celebrating the canonization of a 17th century Mohawk woman. She'll become the first Native American saint in a ceremony this... Go to full article