New music from Paige Alyssa, Hamlet (and why Diana dislikes Shakespeare), and art that speaks to climate change

On Speaking of the Arts this week host Diana Moxon visits with St Louis musician/singer/songwriter Paige Alyssa ( whose new band, Paige Alyssa and The Max, has their live debut this week, and who counts Sonic the Hedgehog as one of their musical influences; in Act II there's a peek beyond the footlights at Maplewood Barn with Russ Scott, the director of the Barn's upcoming production of Hamlet and Diana confesses to her antipathy to Shakespeare; and in Act III Diana chats with Plattsburg artist Laurel DeFreece ( whose fine art tells the story of the fragility of the natural world and the ravages of climate change. Opening and closing musical credits with thanks to guitarist Yasmin Williams (
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