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The Artist and Writer Residency at the Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts [audio]

Lesley Williamson, Executive Director of the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts talks about the artist and writer residency program.  The application deadline for the residency is this coming January 1, 2018.  Williamson discusses how Constance Saltonstall decided to start the foundation, and how the residency came into being. Esther Racoosin conducted this interview, which…

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Climates of Change: A Civic Ensemble Production [audio]

Sarah K. Chalmers of the Civic Ensemble theatre company, and Sara Warner, member of the Cornell University Department of the Performing and Media Arts, talk about the new theatre production, “Climates of Change”. The production is a cooperative effort between Tompkins County community members and Cornell students. It will be performed from December 1 to…

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The Civic Ensemble Theatre Production of “The Class Divide”[audio]

Esther Racoosin speaks with Sarah K. Chalmers, the Director of the Civic Ensemble play, “The Class Divide”. Several actors from the play are also interviewed.  This production is a community-based play, developed by students and adults who wanted to explore the subject of the public educational school system. This interview originally aired on the September…

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