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Plattsburgh's John Lloyd Young to Star in Motion Picture Version of Jersey Boys

Plattsburgh's own John Lloyd Young will star in the motion picture "Jersey Boys" this June. In 2006, the actor and I discussed his Broadway debut at the famous Manhattan restaurant Sardis. more »

May 1, 2014 4:37 PM

Native American Artistry - Pottery

Mohawk pottery celebrates the miracle of life! more »

Apr 25, 2013 12:00 AM Arts & Culture 1 Comments

Author Visits - Sara J. Henry releases her novel, "A Cold and Lonely Place."

Author Sara J. Henry discusses her second novel, "A Cold and Lonely Place," with Paul Larson. more »

Feb 19, 2013 11:55 AM

Ice Palace inspires novelist Sara J. Henry

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 Spotlight

Eleanor Berger discusses rambling in the English countryside

Eleanor Berger's book "Stepping Out" features anecdotes, advice and helpful hints about English countryside walking. more »

Jan 28, 2013 10:48 AM Arts & Culture 2 Comments

Basketmaking keeps Native American artist in touch with ancestors

Seneca artist Penelope Minner creates beautiful baskets, keeping in touch with her Native American heritage. more »

Jan 18, 2013 10:32 AM Arts & Culture 1 Comments

Exploring the legendary Rialto Theatre in Montreal

Patrick Charron explores the Rialto Theatre, revealing its history and features. more »

Jan 10, 2013 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Author Alan Taylor discusses "The 'Civil War' of 1812

Local author Alan Taylor discusses his book, The Civil War of 1812, with Paul Larson. more »

Dec 14, 2012 3:23 PM Arts & Culture

Bacon Brothers love PBS and the Adirondacks

Emmy-award winning composer Michael Bacon loves spending time in the Adirondacks. So does his brother, actor Kevin Bacon. They also are fans of PBS-TV. more »

Oct 19, 2012 10:45 AM

LISTEN: Paul Varga from WSLP93.3 interviews Michael Bacon from The Bacon Brothers

Paul Varga interviews Michael Bacon from the Bacon Brothers to help promote our own Paul Larson's exclusive interview with band premiering Thursday, October 18th (8:30pm) on Mountain Lake PBS. more »

Oct 18, 2012 9:37 AM Arts & Culture

VIDEO: Bacon Brothers - Funny stories and challenges faced by the band

Enjoy this exclusive interview with Emmy award-winning composer Michael Bacon and his sibling, accomplished actor Kevin Bacon. They team up to perform as the Bacon Brothers. The brothers sat down with Paul Larson for the interview. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Arts & Culture 3 Comments

"Adirondack Blue" - The Bacon Brothers

The Bacon Brothers' original song "Adirondack Blue" appears on the album Forosoco. more »

Oct 16, 2012 3:36 PM

Finding Your Roots - Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick

Finding Your Roots looks into the ancestral pasts of real-life married Hollywood couple actors Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick. more »

Oct 16, 2012 3:31 PM

Bacon Brothers PSAs on preserving the Adirondack Park

The Bacon Brothers and the Adirondack Council created some public service announcements for television stations and cable networks. more »

Oct 16, 2012 11:35 AM

"Guilty of the Crime" - The Bellamy Brothers w/ The Bacon Brothers (Starring Shannen Doherty)

Music video for the song "Guilty of the Crime," by the Bellamy Brothers, featuring the Bacon Brothers. Actress Shannen Doherty appears in the video. more »

Oct 16, 2012 11:28 AM

"Go My Way" - The Bacon Brothers

Music video for the Bacon Brothers song "Go My Way." more »

Oct 16, 2012 11:22 AM

Native American creates rare wampum bead pieces

Iroquois artisan Ken Maracle is one of the few masters of wampum bead pieces. The Native American Artistry pieces are produced by Mountain Lake PBS in cooperation with the NYS Historical Association's Fenimore Art Museum... more »

Oct 12, 2012 1:39 PM Arts & Culture

Celebrating Good Books!

It was great to meet several of the authors participating in the 2012 Burlington Book Festival over the weekend. more »

Sep 27, 2012 10:09 AM Spotlight

Digital Art

This "Spotlight" segment explores the increasing importance of Digital Art in North America. The emerging form of art was celebrated at the first International Digital Arts Biennial in Montreal. more »

Aug 29, 2012 12:56 PM Arts & Culture

Martha Speaks

PBS Kids

Kids learn from talking dog - "Martha Speaks"

This video, produced as a "Spotlight" segment on Mountain Lake Journal Extra, shows how the "Martha Speaks Reading Buddies" program functions in an Adirondack-area school. more »

Jul 26, 2012 11:49 AM Education