Belting is all the rage on Broadway and in pop music, but inexperienced belters could be doing more harm than good. Caroline Ballard explores how nodes puts singers that belt at risk.
HOST INTRO: A Manhattan-bound F Train carrying 1000 passengers derailed in Queens earlier today. The Fire Department said 19 people were injured, 4 seriously. Caroline Ballard was on the scene. —————— At 60th Street and Broadway in Queens this morning, subway passengers streamed out special emergency exits that opened into the street. They left behind […]
Sixteen people were killed last week in an avalanche on Mount Everest. The dead were all Sherpas, the Nepali guides who lead climbers attempting to summit the world’s highest peak. Now, many Sherpas have left the mountain, bringing an end to climbing season. Casey Henley teaches in the expeditionary studies program at SUNY-Plattsburg and has […]
HOST INTRO: Cricket is second only to soccer as the most popular sport in the world – though you wouldn’t know it in the United States. Some grassroots organizations are hoping to emulate Soccer’s rise to popularity in this country. My co-host Caroline Ballard reports. ——————— Walk through the red door of The Cricketer’s Arms on […]
The film “Noah,” directed by Darren Aronofsky, has been the target of Evangelical skepticism and even rejection since test screenings earlier this year. The movie now offers a disclaimer stating the movie is inspired by the biblical story of Noah and the Ark, not a literal interpretation.
Marvel Comics has a new superhero. The first issue of Ms. Marvel is on the stands right now and it’s a hot seller. In its first week it outsold popular titles like Hawkeye, The Avengers, and Wolverine. The series is a reboot, and this time around Miz Marvel is a Muslim teenaged girl. That has a lot of fans very excited. Caroline Ballard has the story.