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‘Marlon’ a revealing look at a brilliant and troubled actor

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Directed by Stevan Riley, the revelatory documentary "Listen to Me Marlon" boasts a narration by none other than the film’s subject.
 

Film as rewarding as it is squirm-inducing

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Even for freewheeling 1970s San Francisco, Minnie Goetze isn’t your typical 15-year-old.
 
‘We Are Your Friends’ is an entertaining musical romp

‘We Are Your Friends’ is an entertaining musical romp

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Part electronic dance music tutorial and part love letter to Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, “We Are Your Friends” is a surprisingly accessible and sweet story of a group of friends standing on the cusp of adulthood with big ambition and little direction.
 

5SOS has young SPAC audience jumping for joy

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
Their intent? To blow the roof off Saratoga Performing Arts Center, as drummer Ashton Irwin explained. But did they achieve this goal? For most anyone at Five Seconds of Summer’s concert Wednesday night, the answer would seem to be “yes.”
 

Terrance Simien Saratoga concert postponed

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
Friday night’s Terrance Simien concert at the Newberry Music Hall in Saratoga Springs has been postponed indefintely, according to Simien’s management.
 
Counting Crows’ frontman branching out

Counting Crows’ frontman branching out

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
Adam Duritz is taking care of himself this summer. “We’re playing much longer shows now,” said the frontman, principal composer and vocalist for rockers Counting Crows.
 
Not going to the track? Region offers plenty of fun alternatives

Not going to the track? Region offers plenty of fun alternatives

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
American Pharoah may be getting most of the attention this weekend but going to the race track isn’t the only way to spend the last weekend of August.
 
American Pharoah is all the buzz in Saratoga

American Pharoah is all the buzz in Saratoga

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
In ancient civilization, all worshipped and adored the Egyptian pharaoh. In modern civilization, all fans of horse racing worship and adore the American Pharoah.
 
Roping, riding, barrel racing … all right in Malta
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Roping, riding, barrel racing … all right in Malta

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
The bright lights, flying dirt and beating hooves of the rodeo are a lot closer than people might realize.
 
Katrina anniversary evokes city’s great music

Katrina anniversary evokes city’s great music

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Ten years ago tomorrow, Hurricane Katrina slammed ashore east of New Orleans. When the levees failed, floodwaters drowned nearly two thousand residents of America’s most musical, magical city.
The first music I ever loved was what we call Dixieland up here but is revered (and still played) as traditional jazz in New Orleans.
 
Art regional challenges viewers’ imaginations

Art regional challenges viewers’ imaginations

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Art unlocks our minds and whisks us to forgotten places. It touches hearts, connects human souls and stirs our creative juices. And there’s no better place to do this than at the annual Mohawk Hudson Regional art show, this year at the University Art Museum in Albany.
 
Acting class led Sutton to Civic Theater role

Acting class led Sutton to Civic Theater role

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Galway native and long-time attorney John Sutton is playing Inspector Rough in Patrick Hamilton’s 1938 play “Angel Street,” opening Friday at Albany Civic Theater and running through Sept. 13.
 
‘No Escape’ provides thrills, chills — and an ugly worldview

‘No Escape’ provides thrills, chills — and an ugly worldview

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
If what you’re seeking in the doldrums of August is stomach-churning, eye-watering suspense, “No Escape” delivers just that — but falls short with a tone-deaf story and extremely xenophobic worldview.
 
Beach House offers moody, interesting show

Beach House offers moody, interesting show

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
Beach House, the “dream pop” duo from Baltimore, played Monday night at the Upstate Concert Hall.
 

Fab Faux, 2 other shows added to Egg lineup

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
The Egg has added three performances to its 2015-16 performance schedule.
 
 

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