Beachcombers show wonders of the deep in seashell collection

Beachcombers show wonders of the deep in seashell collection

Sunday, April 13, 2014
Treasures from the ocean turn up in the most unusual places. How about in South Troy, in a Plain Jane neighborhood more than 100 miles from the Atlantic?
 
Motivational speaker returns to magic at Steamer 10

Motivational speaker returns to magic at Steamer 10

Sunday, April 13, 2014
Jim Snack used to do magic to make a living. Now he does it for the sheer joy.
 

President Obama attends 'A Raisin in the Sun'

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in "A Raisin in the Sun" are hard to come by, but one man managed it — President Barack Obama.

 
Chamber group to play Paris conservatory works
SCHENECTADY

Chamber group to play Paris conservatory works

Friday, April 11, 2014
Traditional chamber works are on the program at SCCC on Wednesday
 
Costner carries the ball but football draft story is dry

Costner carries the ball but football draft story is dry

Friday, April 11, 2014
To NFL fans, "Draft Day" is a reasonably interesting peek behind the scenes of football wheeling and dealing. But for the casual fan and the casual filmgoer, it can be a bit of a melodramatic bore.
 
Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show
NEW YORK

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show

Thursday, April 10, 2014
CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy.
 
GLENS FALLS

Stephanopoulos donates 128 photos to Hyde

Thursday, April 10, 2014
ABC morning show anchor George Stephanopoulos has donated nearly 130 photographs by more than a dozen significant photographers to The Hyde museum.
 
Confetti Stage gala showcases talents of six local playwrights

Confetti Stage gala showcases talents of six local playwrights

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Lydia Nightingale is one of six Capital Region writers working together to produce an “Exquisite Corpse,” a writing exercise created by French surrealist Andre Breton in 1925. Nightingale’s work and the scripts of five of her colleagues will be heard at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Confetti Stage’s annual gala fundraiser.
 
Rowe at Music Hall, Corea at Saint Rose

Rowe at Music Hall, Corea at Saint Rose

Thursday, April 10, 2014
This week is mostly about local roots and wide wings: artists from here who have returned.
 
Contest winner, local choirs to sing in Gospel Jubilee

Contest winner, local choirs to sing in Gospel Jubilee

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Crystal Aikin, winner of BET’s gospel singing competition, “Sunday Best,” will be the headliner for the third annual Gospel Jubilee at Proctors at 7 on Friday night.
 
Jesse Cook known for flamenco but has many talents
ALBANY

Jesse Cook known for flamenco but has many talents

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Canadian guitarist Jesse Cook will be at The Egg Sunday, serving a blend of Spanish rumba flamenco spiced with jazz and other influences.
 
Music Company Orchestra plans gala, concert
LATHAM

Music Company Orchestra plans gala, concert

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Music Company Orchestra has been performing free concerts in parks, retirement homes, schools, and community centers for 40 years.
 
Jon Anderson, the voice of Yes, will sing solo at The Egg

Jon Anderson, the voice of Yes, will sing solo at The Egg

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Jon Anderson, former lead singer for Yes, will perform a solo acoustic set Saturday at The Egg in Albany.
 

Mickey Rooney's will details final wishes

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Mickey Rooney signed his last will just weeks before death, leaving a modest estate to a stepson who had been his caretaker, but the actor had no intention of ending his Hollywood career anytime soon, his attorney said Tuesday.

 
Paul McCartney to play T.U. Center in July
ALBANY

Paul McCartney to play T.U. Center in July

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
“Out There” is coming to the Times Union Center in Albany.
 
 

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