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Folk duo Magpie helps celelebrate legacy of Joe Hill

Folk duo Magpie helps celelebrate legacy of Joe Hill

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The Joe Hill 100 Roadshow, a nationwide tour featuring dozens of performers honoring the life, music and work of labor icon Joe Hill, will be at Eighth Step at Proctors Thursday night.
 
Songs fit the story at Theater Barn's 'John & Jen'
NEW LEBANON

Songs fit the story at Theater Barn's 'John & Jen'

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Andrew Lippa’s “John & Jen” is the kind of musical production that all kinds of theater fans will enjoy, says Trey Compton, who is directing the 1995 off-Broadway hit at The Theater Barn in New Lebanon.
 
Cassics to covers, Heart keeps fans at Palace excited
ALBANY

Cassics to covers, Heart keeps fans at Palace excited

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
After all these years Heart doesn't usually try to do anything new — but this show had a surprise at the end.
 
Fun-loving Brad Paisley gets in some serious riffs

Fun-loving Brad Paisley gets in some serious riffs

Monday, July 27, 2015
Brad Paisley is one of country music’s biggest stars. He’s also its biggest jokester, known for campy videos and a mischievous nature.
 
Florida man wins Hemingway look-alike contest in Key West
KEY WEST, Fla.

Florida man wins Hemingway look-alike contest in Key West

Monday, July 27, 2015
A white-bearded Florida man has won the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his 15th attempt.
 
'She is finally at peace': Bobbi Kristina Brown has died

'She is finally at peace': Bobbi Kristina Brown has died

Monday, July 27, 2015
Bobbi Kristina died Sunday at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia, about six months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub in the suburban Atlanta townhome she shared with Nick Gordon, the man she called her husband. She was 22-years-old.

 

A week filled with new music at Tanglewood

Sunday, July 26, 2015
LENOX, Mass. — To honor its 75th anniversary, Tanglewood Music Center broke the bank, commissioning a whopping 32 pieces to be threaded through its summer concerts.
 
GLENS FALLS

‘Spun’ is one for theatergoers to care about

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Place: the cluttered garage of a falling-down house in a disintegrating city in the Rust Belt.
 
Inside Jane Fonda: Learning, studying keeps you young

Inside Jane Fonda: Learning, studying keeps you young

Friday, July 24, 2015
Two-time Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda is not a stranger to controversy or compliments.
 
Summer concerts have it all -- for free
CAPITAL REGION

Summer concerts have it all -- for free

Friday, July 24, 2015
If you’re looking for entertainment and your wallet is feeling a bit thin, summer is the time for you. You could go to a free concert almost every night of the week, and most nights have your pick of shows. Country music? Zydeco? The best ngoni player in West Africa?
 

Mystery helps update formula movie about high-school miracles

Friday, July 24, 2015
There’s something incredibly satisfying about a well-executed high-school film that hits all the right John Hughes-inspired sweet spots.
 
Knockout performance by Gyllenhaal in 'Southpaw'

Knockout performance by Gyllenhaal in 'Southpaw'

Friday, July 24, 2015
Anyone who has ever seen a glimpse of a sports movie can suss out where the boxing drama “Southpaw” is headed well before the final bell. Boy grabs brass ring, boy loses brass ring, boy tears soul and sinew trying to get it back.
 

Video game players called to save world from unlikely foes

Friday, July 24, 2015
Earth is being attacked by extraterrestrial life in the form of 1980s arcade games in "Pixels."
 
Public divided over Smithsonian display of Bill Cosby's art
WASHINGTON

Public divided over Smithsonian display of Bill Cosby's art

Thursday, July 23, 2015
As the Smithsonian Institution continues to stand behind an exhibition featuring Bill Cosby's art collection, the public has begun weighing in and appears to be sharply divided over the display, based on dozens of emails and comments left at the museum.
 
Four new works, eight incredible dancers in ‘Intensio’ at  Pillow
BECKET, Mass.

Four new works, eight incredible dancers in ‘Intensio’ at Pillow

Thursday, July 23, 2015
American Ballet Theatre’s crackerjack Daniil Simkin joined talents with Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal’s Celine Cassone in a project on stage this week at the Pillow.
 
 

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