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Buddy comedy trips while striving to produce politically incorrect fun

Buddy comedy trips while striving to produce politically incorrect fun

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Kevin Hart finds himself shoehorned into a Will Ferrell buddy comedy in “Get Hard,” a politically incorrect romp that only rarely romps.
 
'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season
NEW YORK

'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season

Thursday, March 26, 2015
A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year.
 
Actress says ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ has twists, turns

Actress says ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ has twists, turns

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
“Jekyll and Hyde” may be a classic work of American musical theater according to Laura Helm, but it’s also not your typical Broadway show.
 
Russell to share stories of iconic rock photos

Russell to share stories of iconic rock photos

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Ethan Russell knows the rock ’n’ roll sounds of the 1960s.
 
Gibsons pay homage to other bluegrass brother groups

Gibsons pay homage to other bluegrass brother groups

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Bluegrass fans can find the Gibson Brothers at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville these days.
 
James Corden plays nice in bow as 'Late Late Show' host
LOS ANGELES

James Corden plays nice in bow as 'Late Late Show' host

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
James Corden began his foray as the "Late Late Show" host with a schoolboy's giggle and a bid to endear himself to viewers as a nice English bloke looking for a little American TV love.
 
Fox announces brief return of 'The X-Files'
NEW YORK

Fox announces brief return of 'The X-Files'

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Agents Mulder and Scully are making their television return.
 
Mike’s still a draw for ‘average Joe’ — and sometimes Jay
SCHENECTADY

Mike’s still a draw for ‘average Joe’ — and sometimes Jay

Monday, March 23, 2015
Jay Leno has always had an appetite for jokes.
 
Proctors announces shows for coming season
SCHENECTADY

Proctors announces shows for coming season

Monday, March 23, 2015
The Best Musical of 2014 will come to Proctors in September to kick off its national tour, and two of Broadway’s most successful musicals ever will return for a second engagement in Schenectady.
 

British pianist tackles Beethoven with lyric, romantic flair

Monday, March 23, 2015
British pianist Paul Lewis gave his debut Sunday afternoon at Union College’s Memorial Chapel in an all-Beethoven program that showed why he’s considered one of the world’s foremost interpreters of this composer’s works.
 

Faith-based weeper has star-studded cast

Monday, March 23, 2015
“Do You Believe?” is a “Crash” for the Christian cinema. A star-studded weeper about faith and how one comes to it, “Believe” takes over an hour before it gives away its connections to “God’s Not Dead.”
 
'Insurgent' shoots down Penn's 'Gunman'
LOS ANGELES

'Insurgent' shoots down Penn's 'Gunman'

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Sean Penn’s “The Gunman” was no match for the rebel kids of “Insurgent.” The second installment in the “Divergent” series easily topped the box office with $54 million from 3,875 theaters, according Rentrak estimates Sunday. Penn’s geopolitical thriller stumbled with only $5 million.
 
Review: New Yor-Uba's ambitious jazz has multicultural reach
ALBANY

Review: New Yor-Uba's ambitious jazz has multicultural reach

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Review: Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba made music as complex as its ambitious name on Saturday at The Egg’s Swyer Theatre, re-imagining jazz through the twin prisms of African-based Cuban folk rhythms and New York post-bop.
 
SCHENECTADY

Theater Review: With a ‘Will,’ it’s worth it to find a way to SCP

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Del Shores’ 1987 offering suffers from its length. Scissors, anyone? Then there are the stereotypes, the unsubtle humor (no wit or irony here), the shouting, and the push-me-pull-you tension between comedy and drama.
And yet.
 
TROY

Dance Review: From Dorvillier, a 4-square show

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Everyone knows that a point of view can change when looked at a different perspective. Choreographer DD Dorvillier underscored that truth in enticing ways in her triptych of sorts, “Extra Shapes.”
 
 

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