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NAVE at St. Agnes' Church. Pphoto: John Eldridge
NAVE at St. Agnes' Church. Pphoto: John Eldridge

Choral group explores traditional English Christmas music

A northern Adirondack chamber choral group will perform Festival of Lessons and Carols on Friday night at Notre Dame Church in Malone, St. Peter's Church in Plattsburgh on Saturday night and on Sunday afternoon at St. Agnes Church in Lake Placid. The Northern Adirondack Vocal Ensemble, or "NAVE", has twenty singers from Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties. It's conducted by Andrew Benware. Todd Moe talks with Angela Brown, a co-founder and singer in the group.  Go to full article

A passion for blues and brush

Kim Simmonds is heading into four decades of playing the Blues. He founded legendary British Blues band, Savoy Brown, in 1965. He recently finished a solo cd, and has been quietly and passionately painting and drawing for the last ten years. Simmonds hosts an exhibit of his guitar paintings and a concert at Saranac Village at Will Rogers, Saturday at 7:00 pm. Todd Moe spoke with him about connections between making music and the visual arts.  Go to full article
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, in Jamaica last year. Source: Wikipedia
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, in Jamaica last year. Source: Wikipedia

Prince Charles and Camilla tour Canada

As Americans head to the polls today, Prince Charles and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, are in Canada for an 11-day tour, including appearances in Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa. It's the Prince of Wales' sixteenth visit to Canada, but his first since marrying Camilla. Royal watchers are pleased to see the famous couple first-hand. But for other Canadians, the tour revives questions about whether kings and queens should still have a place in Canada. Lucy Martin reports.  Go to full article

Books: "Stepping Out"

A Plattsburgh advocate of long-distance rural hikes tells us why it's more fun than trekking through the wilderness. Todd Moe talks with Ellie Berger about her new book, Stepping Out, a Tenderfoot's Guide to the Principles, Practices and Pleasures of Countryside Walking.  Go to full article

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