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Heard Up North: Marilyn Ryan, dog fan

You don't have to go to Madison Square Garden to enjoy the beauty and drama of different breeds going paw to paw for prize ribbons. Each summer, various regional dog shows practically come to you. Marilyn Ryan of Ottawa dropped by a three-day event in near-by Kars, Ontario this past weekend. She's today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article
Skateboarders in Potsdam. Photo: Sarah Minor
Skateboarders in Potsdam. Photo: Sarah Minor

Heard Up North: Potsdam teens flip over skateboarding

For today's Heard Up North, producer and photojournalist Sarah Minor takes us to a little paved park on the Raquette River in Potsdam.  Go to full article
Chris Battles on bongo drums.
Chris Battles on bongo drums.

Heard Up North: Bongo jam

The Crane School of Music's Latin Ensemble will fill Hosmer Concert Hall in Potsdam with the spicy sounds of salsa tonight. The 21 student musicians include voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwinds and percussion. Latin jazz rhythms are hard to resist, especially for drummers. Today's "Heard Up North" is a quick Bongo lesson.  Go to full article
Chuck Eller at the controls in his studio
Chuck Eller at the controls in his studio

Heard Up North: Chuck Eller's Audio Alchemy

One of the hottest New Year's Eve tickets in the North Country is tonight's show at the Higher Ground Ballroom in Burlington. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals is an up and coming blues band developing a national following. They have a couple regional connections. They're graduates of St. Lawrence University. And the band records at the legendary Charles Eller studios in Charlotte, Vermont. Artists from all over the world have laid down tracks there, from bluesman Eric Bibb and jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano, to Malian guitarist Habib Koite and Zimbabwean singer, Chiwoniso. David Sommerstein stopped by last summer as Eller was working his audio alchemy on some recordings by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. He produced this Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: A first autumn ski in the Adirondacks

As we push deeper into November, snow is creeping back into the forecast. Just after last month's big dump of snow, Brian Mann and his wife Susan Waters snuck out for a quick backwoods ski near Saranac Lake. For today's Heard Up North, Brian sent this audio postcard from an autumn outing in the Adirondacks.  Go to full article
Everett Smith, at work.
Everett Smith, at work.

Heard Up North: splitting wood

There were clear skies, cool temperatures...and a woodpile. A perfect combination for our Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: The Lake Ozonia Skillet Lickers

Our Heard Up North today is actually a musical postcard, sent from members of the Smith-Rice extended family. They get together every few years to form the "Lake Ozonia Skillet Lickers." Band personnel changes as family reunions swell and shrink. This time... Ross, Dylan and Shane Rice, Carl Radens and Everett Smith, with back-up vocals by the Adirondack girls: Jamiane Bell, Amelia Rice, Katie Montgomery, and Monica Ramos. This year, Martha Foley loaned them one of our news recording kits.  Go to full article

Heard UpNorth: Canadian cyclists love the North Country

Canadian tourists continue to flex their strong dollar in the US. Almost 40 cyclists from north of the border are also flexing their calf muscles this week in the North Country. On today's Heard Up North, we hear from a couple members of the Cross Canada Cycle Touring Society who are spreading the word about great riding and great people here in the North Country.  Go to full article
MaryLee Ballou shows off one of her scrapbooks
MaryLee Ballou shows off one of her scrapbooks

Heard Up North: an ice storm poem

The Ice Storm of '98 inspired creativity in many people. Songs, stories and photographs document what people endured ten years ago this week. MaryLee Ballou lives in Potsdam and is an avid scrapbook artist. She filled one of her books with images and words that week. Her poetic remembrance is today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Avalanche Pass

Brian Mann got a signal on his cell phone while skiing atop Avalanche Pass and is today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

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