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Nimoy made trek to Union before returning to Enterprise

Nimoy made trek to Union before returning to Enterprise

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
During the mid-1970s, Leonard Nimoy was in search of a good script.
 
Leonard Nimoy, world famous as Mr. Spock, dies
LOS ANGELES

Leonard Nimoy, world famous as Mr. Spock, dies

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.
 

Smart, hip ‘Lazarus’ nearly raises horror genre from the dead

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
“The Lazarus Effect” is what happens when hip, smart actors commit themselves to a horror movie, body and soul.
 

Russian film depicts one man’s struggle with corrupt system

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Desperation runs through the frozen ground and swelling seas in “Leviathan,” director Andrey Zvyagintsev’s devastatingly beautiful and grand tale of man’s ever deepening helplessness against a corrupt state and an indifferent God.
 
Smith, Robbie pour on the charm in entertaining 'Focus'

Smith, Robbie pour on the charm in entertaining 'Focus'

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
If the mark of a good con artist is that he or she makes you think you know exactly what’s going on — when of course you haven’t a clue — that’s also the mark of a good con-artist movie, isn’t it?
 

Striking and eerie ‘Babadook’ a phenomenal standout

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
“The Babadook“ is urgent, uncanny and entirely disturbing, a dream within a dream within a nightmare. It is the best English language supernatural film of this new century.
 
Oscar winner 'Ida' sparks accusations of being anti-Polish

Oscar winner 'Ida' sparks accusations of being anti-Polish

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
The Oscar-winning Polish film "Ida" has found an enthusiastic reception worldwide. But in Poland it has provoked a debate over whether the film is anti-Polish.
 
Andrews enjoys playing a meanie in touring production of ‘Annie’

Andrews enjoys playing a meanie in touring production of ‘Annie’

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Being loud and obnoxious doesn’t come naturally for Lynn Andrews. That’s why playing the colorful Miss Hannigan in the classic Broadway musical “Annie” is so much fun.
 
Capital Rep show tells story of famously bad singer

Capital Rep show tells story of famously bad singer

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Florence Foster Jenkins performed at Carnegie Hall exactly once, on Oct. 25, 1944.
 
New Bridge Jazz Festival will span the Hudson over 2 nights, 2 venues

New Bridge Jazz Festival will span the Hudson over 2 nights, 2 venues

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival in late June offers tough choices with simultaneous music on two stages over two days. But the new Bridge Jazz Festival offers a more manageable menu: shows on two stages on two nights, Friday at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and Saturday at the Massry Center at The College of Saint Rose.
 
Gospel Gala 2015 to celebrate the good news

Gospel Gala 2015 to celebrate the good news

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
When gospel singers share the good news, they hope to lift spirits by lifting voices, honoring tradition and celebrating African-American heritage. That celebration takes place Friday at Gospel Gala 2015, which will be held at the Palace Theatre in Albany.
 

Sherlock Holmes tale will get comic touch at Curtain Call

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Opening Friday night at Curtain Call Theatre will be “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” starring Jack Fallon as Sherlock Holmes, Alex Peron as Watson, Conrad Browne Lorcher as Sir Henry and Jacob Luria as the Stage Hand. Dianne O’Neill is the director.
 
Chamber Artists to play black composers’ music

Chamber Artists to play black composers’ music

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
The Capital Chamber Artists play music of popular in the time of George Bridgetower, a virtuoso violin player who was a contemporary of Beethoven.
 
Steve Landes fills big shoes in Beatles tribute
SCHENECTADY

Steve Landes fills big shoes in Beatles tribute

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Steve Landes portrays Lennon in “Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles,” which plays the Proctors Mainstage this weekend.
 
Punk band Kill Matilda fights zombies
ALBANY

Punk band Kill Matilda fights zombies

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Members of Canadian punk rockers Kill Matilda — Dusty Exner, Mykel Exner and Marcus Luk — are into zombie culture, beer and dancing until you sweat through your shirt.
 
 

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