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Marvel announces plans for 9 more superhero films

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
“Doctor Strange,” “Black Panther,” “Captain Marvel” and the “Inhumans” are joining the Marvel cinematic universe.
 
Jayhawks bring pop-flavored tunes to Egg

Jayhawks bring pop-flavored tunes to Egg

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
The Jayhawks who play The Egg tonight are the same crew who opened for Matchbox 20 at the RPI Fieldhouse in 1996: Gary Louris, guitar and vocals; Karen Grotberg, keyboards; Mark Perlman, bass; Kraig Johnson, guitar and Tim O’Reagan, drums. They’re complicated; with departures, marriages and divorces, side projects, rehab and reconciliations. Louris’ Jayhawks make more pop-flavored music than when the earthier Olson is aboard.
 
Symphonic rockers Renaissance to perform at Egg

Symphonic rockers Renaissance to perform at Egg

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Annie Haslam has heard the descriptions before — art rock, progressive rock, classic rock, progressive folk-rock. They’re all supposed to label her band Renaissance. But the words are not quite right.
 
Kennedy work to be part of showcase of new plays

Kennedy work to be part of showcase of new plays

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Winner of the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for his novel “Ironweed,” and the author of seven other books relating to Albany’s history, Kennedy is about to see his newest creation on stage.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs forum to focus on airman’s Vietnam War photos

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Robert Witowski’s photographs — some never displayed publicly before — will be the focus of a two-hour forum starting at noon today at the Saratoga Springs library.
 
New book offers 'Game of Thrones' back story
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New book offers 'Game of Thrones' back story

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
Martin's new book, released this week, is "The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones," 300 pages of back story and original artwork by the some of the world's top fantasy illustrators.
 
Groundbreaking ‘Birth of a Nation’ to be screened at Proctors

Groundbreaking ‘Birth of a Nation’ to be screened at Proctors

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
As the son of a Confederate colonel, it was impossible for D.W. Griffith to make a film like “The Birth of a Nation” and not have it reflect his own experience growing up in Kentucky in post-Civil War America.
 
Jagger keeps things rolling as film, TV producer

Jagger keeps things rolling as film, TV producer

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Song credits won’t be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger’s name. Instead, look to upcoming films and TV shows.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Try these events this weekend

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Looking for some good fun this weekend? Here's our picks for getting out and about.
 
Halloween brings ‘Evil Dead’ to life at Proctors

Halloween brings ‘Evil Dead’ to life at Proctors

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Without “The Rocky Horror Show” there would probably be no “Evil Dead — The Musical.” That’s according to Christopher Bond, who along with three other writers created “Evil Dead — The Musical," coming to Proctors in Schenectady on Tuesday.
 

Renaissance band to play on early instruments

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Kids in the 1500s who wanted to learn to play an instrument couldn’t just go to the neighborhood music store and buy what they wanted or even find someone local who could teach them.
 
Johnny Mathis gave up sports for music; still offers his best

Johnny Mathis gave up sports for music; still offers his best

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
With a spot on the 1956 U.S. Olympic team well in his grasp, Johnny Mathis decided his best interests lay in a recording studio rather than a high-jump pit.
 
Curtain Call founder enjoys edgy role in ‘Lyons’

Curtain Call founder enjoys edgy role in ‘Lyons’

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
When Carol Max first started reading the script of Nicky Silver’s “The Lyons,” she knew she wanted to produce the play at Curtain Call Theatre. And then she realized that she wanted to be in it, too.
 
Colors, shapes, patterns define Regional

Colors, shapes, patterns define Regional

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
The round, rusty winches that pull up the nets on New England’s fishing boats caught the eye of photographer David Ricci.
 
Terrific Friday features Menegon, Fleck

Terrific Friday features Menegon, Fleck

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
What a great Friday night! Local shows scheduled include Johnny Mathis, Primus, John Menegon, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn playing together and Lip Talk.
 
 

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