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Act locally

nct_logo_black_120Actor and director Sam Rush talks about the plethora of upcoming area theatre events, and explains the difference between community theatre and New Century Theatre.

Also, Bill urges everyone to act now on some important local issues.

 

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Friday 23 January 2015 Audio + Blog
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We cannot walk alone

mlk dream speechThe Reverend Peter Ives will moderate the discussion “Can Ferguson Happen Here?” on Monday, January 19th. He and Bill discuss the importance of such discussions, even in progressive towns like Northampton.

“…many of our white brothers, as evidenced by their presence here today, have come to realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny. And they have come to realize that their freedom is inextricably bound to our freedom.

We cannot walk alone.

And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead.

We cannot turn back.” – The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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Friday 16 January 2015 Audio + Blog
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Breaking free from the binary

lmw[Content warning: discussions of sexual violence, sexual assault]

Our good friend, anti-violence educator, writer, and compassionate badass smartypants Lynne Marie Wanamaker stops by the shack to chat about gender issues, a recent op-ed piece in the Daily Hampshire Gazette about the Cosby allegations, and the one thing we can all do to move our culture forward.

 

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Friday 9 January 2015 Audio + Blog
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The Year, Unreviewed

2015So…2014 is over. Some things happened during it. You know what? Let’s all just agree to not look back. There are so many good things ahead of us – like a new Star Wars movie! And yes, ways to improve your community, ways to be a more informed citizen. So let’s all have a Happy New Year, and try to not annoy Bill by talking at the movies. Unless you’re these guys:

 

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Friday 2 January 2015 Audio + Blog
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In the bleak midwinter…

candleIn the face of shorter days and other aggravations, Bill and Jaz huddle close to the fire and try to cheer themselves with wise words from Martin Luther King and ideas for game shows.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Friday 19 December 2014 Audio + Blog
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