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.
 
Police probing unexplained Peaches Geldof death

Police probing unexplained Peaches Geldof death

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
British police said Tuesday that they are investigating the unexplained death of media personality Peaches Geldof and will hand their findings to a coroner.
 
ALBANY

Frankie Valli concert postponed

Monday, April 7, 2014
Thursday’s concert of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons at the Palace Theatre has been rescheduled and will now take place at 7: 30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9.
 
ALBANY

Tulip Fest bands announced

Monday, April 7, 2014
The Chain Gang of 1974, Mr Mr, Rubblebucket and Sleeper Gang also playing
 
Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

Monday, April 7, 2014
George Strait won his second entertainer of the year — 25 years after he won his first — and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at a jam-packed Academy of Country Music Awards that had a little something for everyone.

 
Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Monday, April 7, 2014
Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: "Let's put on a show!" He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.
 
'Captain America' sequel sets April record of $96.2M
LOS ANGELES

'Captain America' sequel sets April record of $96.2M

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Disney and Marvel could be one of the finest teams around. Continuing the success of their superhero franchise, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has set a record as the biggest domestic April release ever.
 
ALBANY

Review: Guitarist Mamedkuliev shows why he’s one of world’s best

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Review: The exceptional artistry of Azerbaijan guitarist Rovshan Mamedkuliev thrilled a large crowd Saturday night at the Massry Center for the Arts.
 
SCHENECTADY

Review: Modern Dance festival packs too much into a single evening

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Review: Saturday’s Next Move: Festival of Modern Dance was staged a bit differently this year. Rather than showcasing four companies over two nights, Proctors condensed the evening to three companies in one night, with lectures and food to sustain the audience in between performances.
 
Writer-environmentalist Peter Matthiessen dies

Writer-environmentalist Peter Matthiessen dies

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Peter Matthiessen, a rich man's son who spurned a life of leisure and embarked on extraordinary physical and spiritual quests while producing such acclaimed books as "The Snow Leopard" and "At Play in the Fields of the Lord," died Saturday. He was 86.

 
Structural tilework the legacy of forgotten artists

Structural tilework the legacy of forgotten artists

Sunday, April 6, 2014
The domes and arched ceilings — each arrayed with tiles in herringbone and basket-weave patterns — are hidden in plain sight. Millions of people walk under them every day at the Oyster Bar at Grand Central Terminal, New York’s St. John the Divine, the Boston Public Library, the San Diego Museum of Man and hundreds of other places.
 

Stern on 'Late Show' job: 'My plate is full'

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Howard Stern is just one of the names industry spectators are floating around as a possible replacement for David Letterman.

 
Professor: Region an ideal place to interest young people in history

Professor: Region an ideal place to interest young people in history

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Trying to spark a young person’s interest in history is a noble endeavor, according to Thomas Chambers, and in upstate New York it shouldn’t be much of a challenge.
 
Guilderland native to star in AMC series

Guilderland native to star in AMC series

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Landing a starring role in an AMC series is a pretty impressive addition to any actor’s resume.
 
 

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