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Oldcastle’s ‘My Fair Lady’ to make Henry Higgins a little more human

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Scott MacGowan thinks Rex Harrison’s performance in “My Fair Lady” is up there with the best of them. His own Henry Higgins, however, will be a much kinder and gentler man.
 
Still-relevant 'Hatful of Rain' opens Saturday in Stockbridge

Still-relevant 'Hatful of Rain' opens Saturday in Stockbridge

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
When “A Hatful of Rain” came out on Broadway in 1955, people were shocked by the subject matter. These days the problems of returning war veterans may no longer be surprising, but unfortunately they are still quite relevant.
 
Orchestra to present premiere of ‘Secret Songs of Women’
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Orchestra to present premiere of ‘Secret Songs of Women’

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra, led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will present the New York premiere of composer Tan Dun’s “Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women” at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
 
Browne performs pared-down songs alone

Browne performs pared-down songs alone

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Jackson Browne has been singing his songs with less and less help. When he performed in the early 1970s at the RPI Fieldhouse, he had a seven-piece band. When he hits the Palace Theatre tonight, he’ll perform solo.
 

Bacall's legend more than just acting and Bogart

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
Lauren Bacall had one of those incredible lives.
 
Longtime driver recalls Robin Williams as ‘great guy’
SCHENECTADY

Longtime driver recalls Robin Williams as ‘great guy’

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
Schenectady native Paulie DiCocco often served as actor and comedian Robin Williams’ driver over a nine-year stretch.
 
Fans the big winner as Lil Wayne, Drake duel at SPAC
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Fans the big winner as Lil Wayne, Drake duel at SPAC

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Rap battles where emcees compete over verses – and trade insults – go back to the dawn of hip-hop. Rap heavyweights Drake and Lil Wayne took the concept to a new level Tuesday night when they brought their interactive, highly orchestrated Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
 
Screen legend Lauren Bacall dead at 89
NEW YORK

Screen legend Lauren Bacall dead at 89

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Lauren Bacall, the slinky, sultry-voiced actress who created on-screen magic with Humphrey Bogart in "To Have and Have Not" and "The Big Sleep" and off-screen magic in one of Hollywood's most storied marriages, died Tuesday at age 89.
 
Official: Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

Official: Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Authorities detailed Robin Williams' final moments Tuesday, saying the actor and comedian hanged himself with a belt in his San Francisco Bay Area home.
 
ALBANY

Eddie Money, Food Fest to move indoors

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Eddie Money and the annual New York State Food Festival moved indoors to the Empire State Plaza Convention Center because of the threat of stormy weather.
 
Robots guide nights at the museum at Tate Britain
LONDON

Robots guide nights at the museum at Tate Britain

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Tate Britain is inviting art fans to a night at the museum — though robots, not T. rexes, will be roaming this time.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Kings of Leon tour canceled for 2 weeks

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Because of an injury that Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill sustained over the weekend in a tour bus accident, the band will cancel all shows over the next two weeks. Followill is on doctor’s orders to rest before the band can continue Mechanical Bull Tour.
 
Celebrities reflect on Robin Williams' death at 63

Celebrities reflect on Robin Williams' death at 63

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Celebrity colleagues and admirers of Robin Williams shared their reactions Monday to his death at age 63 in an apparent suicide:

 

Al-Jazeera America marks first anniversary on air; ratings low

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Al-Jazeera America marks its first anniversary on the air next week, and if you haven’t watched much, you’re not alone.
 
Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63
SAN FRANCISCO

Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
Oscar-winner Robin Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died at 63.

 
 

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