Paul Larson's Spotlight



Arts in Exile: Tibetan Treasures in Small Town America had its New York City premiere at the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, a few weeks before PBS stations around the country air the film. more

Nov 17, 2016 2:21 PM Paul Larson's Spotlight

Michael Bacon's Adirondack song is the latest in a series of collaborations with Mountain Lake PBS. more

Sep 22, 2016 9:57 AM Paul Larson's Spotlight

Laura Ingalls Wilder's husband Almanzo grew up on a farm in Malone, New York. more

Aug 19, 2016 3:12 PM Paul Larson's Spotlight

Paul Larson hosts Mountain Lake Journal this week, a journey through arts in the Adirondacks. more

May 27, 2016 3:33 PM Mountain Lake Journal

The documentary Arts in Exile: Tibetan Treasures in Small Town America will compete against five other programs this June, vying for the title of "Outstanding Documentary" at the Boston/New England Regional Emmy Awards ceremony. more

Apr 13, 2016 4:39 PM Paul Larson's Spotlight

Paul Larson journeys to Harvard University to talk about... his journeys. The Mountain Lake PBS arts producer was a guest lecturer this week. The topic: literary tourism, visiting locations that inspired authors and places where authors lived. more

Jan 14, 2016 2:06 PM Paul Larson's Spotlight 2 Comments

Members of Il Divo chat about singing the showstoppers of musical theatre with their operatic voices. Mountain Lake PBS producer Paul Larson met up with Il Divo during their tour stop in Montreal. more

Feb 23, 2015 4:05 PM Arts & Culture

Sesame Street actress Sonia Manzano will not return to the show when it begins its 46th season this fall. more

Jul 2, 2015 10:00 AM Paul Larson's Spotlight



Explore the creative force that drives New York kids to give up their summer vacations for four weeks of intensive study and training. more

Feb 2, 2017 1:00 AM Arts & Culture

Paul Larson wins top honor in classic horror competition. more

May 26, 2014 1:00 AM Arts & Culture

From Plattsburgh to Broadway to Hollywood - John Lloyd Young and Big Bird on the big screen! more

Apr 28, 2014 1:00 AM Arts & Culture

Pete Seeger and Paul Larson

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Folk legend Pete Seeger has passed away. more

Jan 28, 2014 1:00 AM Arts & Culture

Renée Fleming will sing "The Star Spangled Banner." more

Jan 23, 2014 8:00 AM Arts & Culture

Paul Larson and Olly Murs

Photo by Erica Lyn, 2013.

Paul Larson's exclusive interview with British popstar Olly Murs covers the singer's journey to make it big in the U.S.A. more

Feb 19, 2013 1:00 AM Arts & Culture

Novelist Sara J. Henry writes of a horrific scene as the ice palace construction is underway in Saranac Lake. She joins me for an "Author Visit" about her new book, "A Cold and Lonely Place." more

Feb 7, 2013 5:48 PM Arts & Culture

The singers of Il Volo discuss their quick rise to fame with Paul Larson. more

Dec 31, 2012 5:19 PM Arts & Culture 1 Comments

Singer Chris Isaak responds to five questions from "Spotlight" producer Paul Larson. more

Dec 29, 2012 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

The Bacon Brothers share stories and insight with "Spotlight" producer Paul Larson. more

Dec 30, 2012 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Dec 19, 2012 12:00 AM Arts & Culture


Spotlight National Award Winner

"Spotlight" producer Paul Larson won a national award from NETA, the National Educational Telecommunications Association, in the "News & Public Affairs" category. The winning segment: "The Boobie Sisters," women surviving breast cancer with humor.

Paul Larson shines the SPOTLIGHT on OLLY MURS!

Olly Murs chats with Paul Larson

photo by Erica Lyn, 2013

Olly Murs had visions "to be... famous and sell records and be an international superstar," when he first graced the stage of the British X Factor in 2009. Those visions have materialized into three successful albums and four number one singles in the U.K., and a stab at stardom in North America.

The Bacon Brothers on Mountain Lake PBS

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Actor Kevin Bacon and Emmy award-winning composer Michael Bacon raise the spirits of their fans when they perform as the Bacon Brothers. They also raise awareness about the value of Public Television and the need for preserving the Adirondack Park.