By TRAVIS ANDREWS/The Washington Post
July 20, 2016
Marshall created some of the most enduring and seminal sitcoms, including "Happy Days," "Laverne & Shirley" and "Mork & Mindy." He also transformed Neil Simon's play "The Odd Couple" into yet another hit sitcom for ABC.
Gastropubs, or bar-restaurant combos serving high-end beer and food, started in the Capital Region with Brown & Moran’s in Troy in 1993. This latest and polished example also features a New Urbanism setting, mixing business and living in compact spaces in a luxury apartment complex on the west side of Saratoga Springs.
On July 20, the New York City Ballet and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center begin the celebration of their 50-year collaboration. SPAC’s president and executive director Marcia White and ballet master-in-chief Peter Martins have a lot planned.
By Sarah Roberts/For The Daily Gazette
July 16, 2016
Thousands of people crowded downtown Schenectady Friday night for the county’s 11th annual SummerNight street festival. It was difficult to maneuver both State and Jay streets without brushing shoulders with someone sipping a drink and bopping along to the music.
By Moira Macdonald/The Seattle Times
July 15, 2016
"Ghostbusters” is back, with its impossibly jaunty theme song bouncing away in my head again like it’s 1984. (Just try not to bop up and down when you hear that song.) Except it’s 2016, and the Ghostbusters now are women — Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.
A crafty, unsettling bait-and-switch of a movie, the documentary “Tickled” sends viewers down a disquieting rabbit hole, into corners of the internet, economic desperation and the human psyche that grow darker with every turn and twist.