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Ka-pow! ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ are back to save the world again

Ka-pow! ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ are back to save the world again

The original “Powerpuff Girls” aired from 1998 to 2005, when female superheroes were still a rarity.

Secrets lurk below surface in terrific ‘A Bigger Splash’

Secrets lurk below surface in terrific ‘A Bigger Splash’

During one of the first decadent Italian meals in “A Bigger Splash,” Harry (Ralph Fiennes) cracks open the thick salt crust baked onto a fish to reveal the delicate flesh below.

‘Looking Glass’ doesn’t reflect Carroll’s clever writing

‘Looking Glass’ doesn’t reflect Carroll’s clever writing

“Alice Through the Looking Glass,” the sequel to the 2010 release “Alice in Wonderland,” should have been called “Alice in Blunder Land.”

Beckinsale, Sevigny shine in laugh-out-loud film

Beckinsale, Sevigny shine in laugh-out-loud film

Since 1990, auteur Whit Stillman has made five movies that are perfectly rendered unto the worlds that he creates on screen.

McAvoy, Fassbender and Lawrence are just X-meh

The stakes in the boringly apocalyptic “X-Men: Apocalypse” couldn’t be higher.

Anderson, Ponty and band deliver fantastic show

Jon Anderson came to the Egg’s Hart Theater Wednesday night with Jean-Luc Ponty and a crackerjack band.

Ozawa cancels Tanglewood appearances due to ill health

Conductor Seiji Ozawa, following advice from his doctor to postpone any plans to travel abroad at this time, has had to cancel his Tanglewood appearances this summer due to lack of physical strength, it was announced this morning.

Shakespeare & Co. play fits presidential season

Shakespeare & Co. play fits presidential season

“The Taming,” a 2013 play by Lauren Gunderson, was written more than three years ago, but it keeps on getting more timely, said Nicole Ricciardi, who is directing the Shakespeare & Company production opening Friday night and running through July 30 in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Exhibit reveals how Christo, Jeanne-Claude prepared huge projects

Exhibit reveals how Christo, Jeanne-Claude prepared huge projects

“Christo & Jeanne-Claude: The Tom Golden Collection,” an exhibit at The Hyde Collection for the next four weeks, features 123 drawings, collages, photographs and sculptures.

‘My Fair Lady’ brings Mac-Haydn full circle

‘My Fair Lady’ brings Mac-Haydn full circle

“My Fair Lady,” the smash Broadway hit that started it all for Mac-Haydn Theatre back in the summer of 1969, is kicking off the troupe’s 48th season today with performances at 2 and 8 p.m.

Fenimore looks back at Bohemian Paris nightlife

Fenimore looks back at Bohemian Paris nightlife

On Saturday, the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown opens an exhibit of works by Toulouse-Lautrec, the famous French painter and illustrator.

GottaGetGon, outdoor shows get summer started

GottaGetGon, outdoor shows get summer started

Outdoor shows and festivals are revving up, with GottaGetGon this weekend at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa; Lake Street Dive opening the season at Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown on Saturday; the reunited Luna playing MASS MoCA’s first 2016 outdoor show in North Adams, Massachusetts, also Saturday; and the Defibrulators opening the season on Wednesday at Made in the Shade of the Egg on Albany’s Empire State Plaza.

Tragically Hip's Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer

Tragically Hip's Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer

Gord Downie of the Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. The band announced the news in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

Scotia-Glenville kicks off slew of Memorial Day parades

CAPITAL REGION

Scotia-Glenville kicks off slew of Memorial Day parades

Lt. Col. Nicholas Dean, the 109th Airlift Wing inspector general, will serve as the grand marshal for the 88th annual Scotia-Glenville Memorial Day Parade, beginning today at 6:15 p.m. in the village of Scotia.

Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in 2004 sexual assault case

Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in 2004 sexual assault case

There is enough evidence that Bill Cosby assaulted a woman just over a decade ago to bring a criminal case against him to trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Schenectady's Music Haven series to open July 10

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady's Music Haven series to open July 10

The Music Haven Concert Series, continuing its tradition of “traveling the world one concert at a time,” opens its 2016 free summer schedule with a performance by Pape Diouf, July 10 in Schenectady’s Central Park.

Scotia announces Freedom Park concert series

SCOTIA

Scotia announces Freedom Park concert series

Scotia’s Freedom Park will open its free summer music series June 22 with a performance by alternative rock band SIRSY.

How to own a piece of ‘Mad Men’

How to own a piece of ‘Mad Men’

ScreenBid, which last year offered about 1,400 mostly small props and wardrobe pieces from AMC’s seven-season run of “Mad Men,” is getting down to the gold: At least another 1,500 props, many of which had been tied up in displays at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York and at Modernism Week in Palm Springs, California, will be on offer.

High school art students, NYC artist partner to bring dragon puppet to life

MIDDLEBURGH

High school art students, NYC artist partner to bring dragon puppet to life

Teresa Norfolk's art students at Middleburgh High School are working with New York City-based puppet artist Andy Gaukel to construct a dragon puppet for the West Fulton Puppet Festival scheduled for July 10 and 11.

'Angry Birds' unseats 'Captain America' at top of box office

'Angry Birds' unseats 'Captain America' at top of box office

A flock of "Angry Birds" edged out superheroes in "Captain America: Civil War" to take the top slot in domestic theaters.

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