Political, media and business consultant Tony Cignoli joins Jim Madigan for an in depth discussion on the growing field of candidates in both major parties for the 2016 presidential race. They also examine the growing focus on Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as a leader of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party and the calls by some for her to mount a 2016 White House bid.
Many local music-goers still fondly remember the old Sunderland roadhouse club on Route 47: “The Rusty Nail.” Burned to the ground 30 years ago this July, the “Nail” hosted an incredible array of local and international acts from Fat and the Ramones to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Clean Living and James Brown. Producer Tony Dunne and Videographer Mark Langevin take us on a trip down Route 47 to the heyday of this Gone But Not Forgotten landmark.
“Every piece of wood tells a story” according to furniture maker Ken Salem, who has been in business since 1997. Most of the material he uses is salvaged wood from barns, homes and outbuildings built in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Some of his work will be on display at this weekend’s Paradise City Art Show and Connecting Point Producer Dave Fraser visited Ken in his Northampton work shop to learn more about the art of his craft.