Grady in recent protest
Ellen Grady has been arrested many times for acts of peaceful political protest, but she has never been exonerated before. Grady is part of a group called Upstate Drone Action, which is protesting the conduct of drone war by picketing the gates of Hancock Air Force Base next to the Syracuse airport. The town justice in Dewitt, N.Y. recently found Grady and several other activists innocent of charges.
Artists Lola Schissel and Alice Muhlback have opened a holiday season storefront at the Franklin Market on Franklin Street (near Red Feet). They are selling their own work, which includes pottery and paper art and that of several other local artists. The store is called Spirt & Balance and it will be open until a few days after Christmas. See the Facebook page for more info.
Film and theatre critic Bryan Van Campen will make his monthly visit to perhaps talk about movies for the Christmas season.
John Lyon Paul at work
Painter and sculptor John Lyon Paul will spend the whole hour with us talking about his artwork. He is one of those people that you can talk to for hours and there is never a dull moment. For a look at his work, check out his website www.johnlyonpaul.com. Paul paints on canvas and glass and makes his sculptures out of metal and wood.
Dick Polenburg is a Cornell history professor who is not quite retired. He has taught at Cornell for 45 years and specializes in American culture in the 20th century. He will be a talk-back speaker in the upcoming Readers Theatre of Ithaca production of Yasmin Reza God of Carnage, where he will speak to the subject of bullying.
Jill Swenson and Katie Aldridge will be in the studio in advance of Veterans Day to talk about veterans writing. Both have visited Shin Hollow before, Aldridge to talk about her collection of letters by a Civil War veteran, No Freedom Shrieker.
Bryan VanCampen will drop by as usual to talk movies and pop culture.