Our name says it all: Acousticana plays American roots music on acoustic instruments. We take the best of the American songbook and filter it through varied musical influences to create a sound that’s both respectful of tradition and refreshingly new and inventive. Add a healthy dose of original songs, tight harmonies, an impressive array of acoustic instruments, and a commitment to creative arrangements and vivid performances, and you get a musical gumbo guaranteed to please.
Gail Rundlett is one of the real treasures of Boston's thriving folk community. Blessed with a voice that exhibits crystalline purity, honesty and heart-touching soul, she is an endearing and entertaining performer. Gail plays guitar and four-string Appalachian dulcimer and draws her repertoire from both traditional and contemporary sources.http://gailrundlett.com/
The Massachusetts Sustainable Economy Conference is designed to cultivate business relationships with a spirit of mutual benefit and civic interest. The 3rd Annual Conference is scheduled for April 30, 2012 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. The theme is "How Can Massachusetts Build Bridges to a 21st Century Economy?"
The 2nd Annual Conference was held in May 2011 at the same location. The theme was "Improve and Grow the Economy of the Commonwealth by Advancing Business Sustainability."
Tonight on Inquiry we have a lively discussion with visual artists LISA BARTHELSON, ROSE LEBEAU and CARRIE CRANE. They are three of the four artists featured in the exhibition ILLUMINATIONS at the Krikorian Gallery at the Worcester Center for Crafts. (The fourth artist Nina Fletcher was unable to be here for the interview). Each artist has interpreted the idea of “illuminations” differently and each is showing new work. Tune in tonight to learn about the visions and work of these three very different and visually compelling artists.
A performance of Franz Schubert’s beloved song cycle, Winterreise
The 200-seat Bezanson Recital Hall provides the perfect intimate setting to hear Schubert’s beautiful vocal & piano music convey the emotional and very personal tale of a lover on his journey through a winter landscape.