Keene Valley, NY, Jan 06, 2012 — About 20 years ago, Matt Horner started climbing rocks and ice in the High Peaks. Today, the Keene Valley resident continues to work and play around granite boulders, but he's found a way to make art. More than 60 of his works -- carved sculptures and stone vessels -- are on display at View in Old Forge this season.
Matt is also a professional fly-fishing guide and well-acquainted with the smooth river stones in the region. He told Todd Moe that shaping stones started a few years ago while working on a rock wall. Go to full article
Guangzhou, , Mar 08, 2011 — Vermont artist Thea Alvin has been a professional stone mason for 25 years, and mostly uses dry stone stacking to create sculptures and landscape installations. Her works include stunning stone arches, walls and ornamental spirals. Alvin will be at St. Lawrence University later this month as part of a week-long focus on Climate Change and Environmental Justice. Her challenge is using recyclable materials (shopping carts and soda cans) to create arches and a small house on campus. Thea Alvin has traveled around the world teaching, building and learning from master masons. She spoke with Todd Moe about a life-long respect for rocks. Go to full article
Oct 18, 2006 — Adirondack folksinger Dan Berggren has put together a special birthday feature on Chuck Berry, the Father of Rock & Roll. He tells about one of his all-time favorite concerts. Go to full article
Members of the band "Perserverance", from Norwood-Norfolk High School.
Jun 18, 2002 — High school musicians usually get a chance to perform for an audience at school jazz band or orchestra concerts. But aside from parties and the occasional high school dance, there are few opportunities for young rock musicians to test their licks in public. For 7 years now, the Norwood Village Green concert series has provided an outlet for high school bands to rock out. David Sommerstein takes us backstage at the High School Rock Band Festival. Go to full article