Classical Music Highlights
12:03 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Beethoven's Challenge to Pianists

Tonight we'll enjoy Andras Schiff's performance of Beethoven's "Hammerklavier" Piano Sonata, one of the most difficult sonatas ever written.  

Government
11:52 am
Mon May 18, 2015

A Look Behind The 3 Men In A Room Style Of Governing in New York State

In January 2013, the three Men in a Room were Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (left), New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, (center), and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (right). Now, both Silver and Skelos have stepped down from their leadership roles because of corruption charges.
Credit (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

New York State Government is famous for its “three men in a room” way of doing business.  The three men are the Governor, the Assembly Speaker, and the Leader of the State Senate. 

This week there’s a new incarnation of the three men in a room.   

That’s because Republican Dean Skelos of Long Island resigned as leader of the state senate on Monday after being brought up on federal corruption charges.   He was replaced by a fellow Long Islander, Republican John Flanagan. 

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David Bouchier
7:40 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Wise Words At Graduation

David Bouchier

It’s graduation week at thousands of colleges and universities. The gowns and mortarboards will soon be returned to the rental companies in various states of dishevelment, and textbooks are going back to campus bookstores by the truckload. For more than a million new graduates, it’s over.

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Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Stop and Smell the Flowers

We'll bring the outdoors inside to you this morning with Joaquin Rodrigo's "Music for a Garden."
 

WSHU Media Sponsorships
11:38 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Northwest Connecticut Arts Council

Northwest Connecticut Arts Council

The 6th Annual

OPEN YOUR EYES

Studio Tour 2015
COMING TO:
Washington, Morris, Roxbury, and Bethlehem

Saturday, June 27 - 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, June 28 - 10 am - 4 pm

WSHU Media Sponsorships
11:17 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County

Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County

FCBuzz's Gypsy Jazz Night!

June 5th, 2015
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

A dazzling gypsy-folk-jazz musical evening of spirit, swing and buffet, the event will honor two long-time passionate leaders in the arts & cultural scene throughout Fairfield County: James Naughton, a two-time Tony Award winning actor/singer (City of Angels, Chicago) and Elisabeth Morten, past president of the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County.

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WSHU Media Sponsorships
11:05 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Center for Contemporary Printmaking

Center for Contemporary Printmaking

20th Anniversary
Luncheon Gala 
Saturday, June 13, 2015

Classical Music Highlights
10:59 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Carnegie Hall Live!

Leif Ove Andsnes

Tonight's edition of Carnegie Hall Live features Leif Ove Andsnes as the soloist and conductor of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, performing Beethoven's Piano Concertos 2, 3 and 4.  

Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Fri May 15, 2015

A Sip from the Fountain of Youth

Persian legend tells of a fairy that guards the mythical Fountain of Youth.  This morning we'll enjoy the ballet by Paul Dukas inspired by the legend.  

Crime
4:35 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Connecticut's Environmental Police Use Dogs To Catch Fish Poachers

Officer Bill Logiodice readies his police dog Ruger for a test run on a state-owned DEEP police boat.
Credit Davis Dunavin / WSHU

Last weekend, environmental conservation police in Connecticut charged a fisherman in Milford with possession of illegal fish. He allegedly had two striped bass hidden on his boat. That’s not unusual. What’s unusual is how police found the fish. It was the first time the state’s conservation police used a police dog to find suspected fish poachers.

 

Officer Logiodice is one of four K9 officers on staff. He says his dog, Ruger, is a pretty high-energy dog.

 

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