Mountain Lake PBS — Your stories, Your station. Mountain Lake PBS is the public media station serving the Adirondacks, the Champlain Valley and Quebec. en-us Copyright © Mountain Lake PBS 2014. All rights reserved. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:37:00 GMT Watch the Gubernatorial Debate The only face to face debate before Election Day between incumbent NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking a second term, and his three challengers, Rob Astorino, Howie Hawkins, and Michael McDermott.

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FOCUSED: Creative Youth in the Empire State Discover the creative force that drives these students to give up their summer vacations for four weeks of intensive study and training. A new special by Mountain Lake PBS, Premiering Thursday, October 30 at 9 PM.

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LISTEN: The One, The Tuatara Of all the unique, curious creature in the world, none is curiouser than the reptile known as the tuatara. It lives only in New Zealand. It is neither crocodile nor turtle nor snake nor lizard.

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Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Conditions Report - October 24, 2014 John Warren of the Adirondack Almanack checks in each Friday morning with a look at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for the weekend.

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NOVA | First Air War | PBS How did fighter planes evolve from rickety biplanes to deadly machines during WWI? Airing October 29, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS

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MASTERPIECE MYSTERY| Death Comes to Pemberley Death Comes to Pemberley, starring Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin and Matthew Goode, and based on the book by P.D. James, premieres Sunday, October 26, 2014, 9pm on MASTERPIECE Mystery!

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GREAT PERFORMANCES: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE! Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! – featuring an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances — will air on Great Performances as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival. Premieres Friday, October 24, 2014.

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Mountain Lake PBS Grabs Award for Community Engagement Innoation The National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA)honored 20 of its members with 29 awards for their top - rated work. MLPBS won an award for Engagement Innovation for the Career Crosswalks initiative in the Community Engagement category.

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21st Congressional District Candidates Debate in Watertown The three candidates running for Congress in Northern New York's 21st District meet for their third and final debate hosted by Mountain Lake PBS, North Country Public Radio and WWNY-TV in Watertown, New York.

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A Weekend visit to Beautiful Portland Maine Portland Maine attracts thousands of visitors each year because of its historic charm and cosmopolitan vibe. It is a perfect destination for a whirlwind weekend getaway !

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Paquita an evening of Spanish charm and Parisian excellence in Montreal From October 16th to the 19th 2014, Les Grands Ballets Canadians in conjunction with the Paris Opera Ballet worked collaboratively to bring Pierre Lacotte's exciting and colorful revival production of Paquita to the Montreal scene.

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Mountain Lake Journal Preview - October 24, 2014 See what's happening this week on Mountain Lake Journal. Friday at 8pm.

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21st Congressional District Candidates Debate in Queensbury (UNCUT) Candidates running for the NY 21 Congressional District seat in Northern New York appear at a candidates forum hosted by the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce on October 17, 2014 at Queensbury High School in Queensbury, NY.​

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Mountain Lake Journal - October 17, 2014 Cuomo Book, Candidates Debate, Healing Therapy, Bluff Point Lighthouse, Gibson Brothers

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Amazing Duo | Eric Gibson Extended Roundtable The Gibson Brothers take the stage in Minnesota for a performance heard across the nation on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” radio program. They will also perform on Bluegrass Underground next week on Mountain Lake PBS.

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Landmark Undergoes Major Restoration Derek Muirden shows us how historic Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island is getting a major facelift.

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Healing Therapy Jack LaDuke shows us how Snowslip Farm in the Adirondacks is using horse therapy to help veterans and first responders.

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Clips from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Interview With Charlie Rose New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks to Charlie Rose about his sometimes confrontational personal style—and why it’s all just part of the job.

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HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON | "Glass" Preview Uncover a link between art, science, astronomy, disease prevention and global communication: glass. Wednesday, October 22, at 10pm

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MASTERPIECE | The Paradise, Season 2: A Scene from Episode 4 See an exclusive scene from The Paradise, Season 2, Episode 4, airing Sunday, October 19, 2014, at a special time -- 8pm.

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MASTERPIECE | Inspector Lewis, Season 7: A Scene from Beyond Good and Evil See a scene from Inspector Lewis: Beyond Good and Evil, starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox, premiering Sunday, October 19, 2014, 9pm.

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LISTEN: Perpetually Seeking Salamanders We all have our passions and compulsions. One of mine is hunting for salamanders. When I catch them, I let them go. The fun isn't in the possessing, it's in the chase. Will you join me?

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What Does The Moose Say? | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK There are spelling bees. There are trivia contests. There are athletic games and lumberjack competitions. But have you ever seen and heard a moose-calling contest?

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Summer on Whiteface | ROADSIDE ADVENTURES The legendary winter sports mountains is also one of the most interesting summer destinations.

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Mountain Lake Journal - October 10, 2014 Grand Jury Secrecy, NY Gubernatorial Debate, Mother’s Crusade, Honor Flight, Out of the Darkness Walk, Champ-o-saurus, Railroads on Parade, Jake the Day Care Turkey, On Home Ground

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RIMPLE BAL | The Melting Pot of SUNY Plattsburgh Two weeks ago I met a vibrant young lady, full life and positive energy. I was intrigued by her demeanor. At a young age she exhibited strength and warmth all at the same time. Meet the Rimple Bal, born in Queens, NY to Indian parents.

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Third and Final Broadcast Debate of Candidates for NY-21 Tuesday, October 21 in Watertown The three candidates for the north country's seat in Congress will meet for their third and final broadcast debate at 7 PM Tuesday, October 21, in Watertown.

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Cover Story: Grand Jury Secrecy Grand Jury Secrecy: The district attorney in Essex County explains why her office has released so little information about a Grand Jury’s review of a deadly police shooting in North Hudson, New York in March of 2013.

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On Home Ground Roundtable We talk with Tomeka Weatherspoon, the producer of a new documentary airing next month on Mountain Lake PBS that follows the lives of veterans who have returned home from the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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LISTEN: Poignant End of Summer First one at a time, then later by the truckload, leaves turn color. At first they signal the coming end of summer, then the arrival of fall, then turn our forests into one vast Jackson Pollack painting.

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FINDING YOUR ROOTS | Roots of Freedom Ben Affleck learns of his 3rd Great-Grandfather, Almond French, an occult enthusiast who harnessed his spookily mystic inclinations to help him comfort the bereaved. Tune in Tuesday, October 14 at 8:00 pm.

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FRONTLINE | The Trouble with Antibiotics FRONTLINE investigates the widespread use of antibiotics in food animals and whether it is fueling the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance in people. Tune in Tuesday October 14, at 9:00 pm.

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Lake Defenders Screening in Glens Falls a hit! Approximately 70 people attended a screening of Lake Defenders at the Wood Theater in Glens Falls, and close to 200 people signed the petition requesting that Mountain Lake PBS be added to the Time Warner lineup in Warren and Washington County.

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Hand Made Carousels | ROADSIDE ADVENTURES A ride on two hand crafted carousels. One tells the history of NY State and the other celebrates the diversity of wildlife in the Adirondacks.

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SexeMania the play at Space 4001 From the 7th to the 26th of October , the studio Space 4001 ( 4001 Berri ) will present the shocking French play SexeMania ,a delicious dialogue and personal encounter between a prostitute and a lonesome man in his apartment.

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Mountain Lake Journal - October 3, 2014 Mother Blames Son’s Death on GM Defect, New Poll, Honor Flight, Railroads on Parade.

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Out of the Darkness Suicide Walk [Extended Roundtable] Hundreds of volunteers will help raise funds and awareness for suicide prevention this weekend at the Out of the Darkness Walk in Lake Placid.

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Honor Flight Hundreds turn out for a community send-off to salute 16 veterans who were escorted by North Country Honor Flight to visit the nation’s memorials in Washington, D.C. dedicated in their honor.

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Mother Blames Son’s Death on GM Defect Was the crash that killed a young driver from Ticonderoga two years ago caused by one of the faulty ignition switches that GM is accused of covering up for years? The death toll linked to the defective ignition switches has risen to 23 this week.

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Mountain Lake Journal Business Edition - October 3, 2014 Tech Center, Export-Import Bank Battle, Manufacturer Expands, Pineline Wins Federal Approval, Old Stone Barracks, Dandee of an Ice Cream Stand, Business Roundtable.

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Extended Business Roundtable - 10/3/14 Colin Read and Jay Bryan discuss the battle over the Export-Import Bank, encouraging news for Bombardier’s Aerospace division, The impact being felt from the Recession, and the plans to build the area’s first advanced tech center at Clinton Community

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LISTEN: The Thrill of Being There While I watch nature videos with pleasure, especially if they're narrated by David Attenborough, and while I enjoy a stroll through a zoo now and again, it's always been clear to me that there's nothing more satisfying and fun

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Sally Smith: The Fairy Queen | ROADSIDE ADVENTURES A visit to a remarkably talented environmental artist who uses nature as her canvas.

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Feeding the World in the 21st Century A lecture on the future of food by Dr. John Bramley in May 2014 at the Miner Institute.

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Le Pain et le Vin, Bread and Wine running at Espace Libre The French play Bread and Wine, running from the 23rd of Septembre to the 11th of October at Espace Libre combines excessive theatrical musical & dance numbers intertwined with sociopolitical issues to trace the evolution of our eating habits

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Adirondack Exercise Club | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK Hardy Adirondack Mountain folk chant 1-2-3-4 as we prepare to stay warm during cold, snowy winters that can last half the year or more. It's all about firewood: felling it, sawing it to length, hauling it out of the woods, splitting it

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Mountain Lake Journal - September 27, 2014 Cold Case, Field of Candidates Narrows, Starting Early, Homeless Shelter, Climate Change Study, Massive March, State of the Park, Historic Landmark Sold

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Leonce et Lena by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens A disenchanted Prince, a Princess on the run... Christian Spuck’s fifth full-length ballet Leonce and Lena is an entertaining piece inspired by the comic satirical political play written by German author Georg Büchner.

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Adirondack Council's Willie Janeway on Challenges in Adirondack Park - Extended Roundtable We talk with Willie Janeway, Executive Director of the Adirondack Council, about the changing climate and other challenges facing the Adirondack Park.

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MASTERPIECE CLASSIC| The Paradise | Season 2 Premiere In The Paradise season one's thrilling climax, John Moray, proprietor of The Paradise, gave up his wealthy bride-to-be at the altar. Season 2, tells what happens next! Tune in Sunday, September 28 at 8:00 pm.

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