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SACC-TV keeps dream alive after four decades
SCHENECTADY

SACC-TV keeps dream alive after four decades

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
SACC-TV will celebrate 40 years Friday night with a special anniversary and Halloween party at Schenectady Veterans of World War II Inc., 718 Union St.
 
SCHENECTADY

City a big hit with ‘Newsies’ cast and crew

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
About 20,000 people will have seen “Newsies” at Proctors by the time the show closes tonight, and when cast members weren’t on stage, they were exploring the Electric City along with everyone else.
 
Cast of ‘Newsies’ welcomes its own brand of fan
SCHENECTADY

Cast of ‘Newsies’ welcomes its own brand of fan

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
There are fans and there are “fansies.” What’s the difference? A “Newsies” fan is one who simply likes the show and has seen it once or twice. A fansie is someone who has seen the show multiple times, knows the words to every song and dresses like a Newsie.
 
CBS debuts stand-alone streaming service
NEW YORK

CBS debuts stand-alone streaming service

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
CBS is jumping on the cord-cutting bandwagon, launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current and older shows.
 
Janis Ian at Eighth Step, says new album is about astonishment, survival

Janis Ian at Eighth Step, says new album is about astonishment, survival

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Promising new songs onstage at the Eighth Step at Proctors GE Theater on Sunday, Janis Ian said on Monday that “I’m Still Standing."
 
Actor at Civic Players began appearing on stage as singer

Actor at Civic Players began appearing on stage as singer

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
It was his voice that helped get Bob Hegeman up on the stage, but after more than two decades of community theater he says his singing days are, for the most part, over.
 
HBO Go-ing away from cable, will stand on its own
NEW YORK

HBO Go-ing away from cable, will stand on its own

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product, as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV.
 
NEW YORK

New York Gov. Cuomo delivers Top 10 on Letterman

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has continued a recent media blitz with an appearance on David Letterman's "Late Show," delivering a Top 10 list of ways "New York State is Better than Ever."
 
‘Banjo Man’ struck chord with Saratoga community
SARATOGA SPRINGS

‘Banjo Man’ struck chord with Saratoga community

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Cecil Myrie, who many credit for opening the streets of Saratoga Springs to musicians, died last week after a seven-month battle with multiple myeloma — a form of bone marrow cancer.
 
Ratings record for AMC's 'Walking Dead'
NEW YORK

Ratings record for AMC's 'Walking Dead'

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
The Nielsen Company says the 17.3 million people who watched the fifth season opener of "The Walking Dead" Sunday is a record both for the show and for a cable television program.
 
Can it be real? Augmented reality melds work, play
NEW YORK

Can it be real? Augmented reality melds work, play

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
Mark Skwarek is surrounded by infiltrating militants in New York's Central Park. He shoots one, then hearing a noise from behind, spins to take down another.
 
Poetry in the Park just as enchanting indoors
NISKAYUNA

Poetry in the Park just as enchanting indoors

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
Craig Elementary School’s annual Poetry in the Park event has been a cherished tradition since it began about a decade ago. During the evening, students sign up to read poetry that they have written or chosen to recite from their favorite authors’ collections.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: Flutist Porter superb at Skidmore recital

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
Review: Flutist Amy Porter gave a superb recital Saturday night at Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center and showed that she’s not only very versatile but that she can do everything well.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: Stellar HMT cast gets the most out of dead musical

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
Review: There are moments in Home Made Theater’s handsomely mounted "The Addams Family" that manage to give a good giggle. And all credit goes straight to a talented cast in their often successful attempt to get life out of truly dead material.
 
4 new movies can't knock off 'Gone Girl' from top
LOS ANGELES

4 new movies can't knock off 'Gone Girl' from top

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
Four new films couldn’t catch “Gone Girl” at movie theaters over the weekend.
 
 

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