Downtown Schenectady will bustle Friday night with food, music and entertainment for Schenectady County’s 11th annual SummerNight, which will be capped off with a performance by Grammy-nominated band the Gin Blossoms.
“Second Coming: The Character and Ministry of Mother Ann Lee of the United Society of Believers” will be performed in the Shaker Meeting House on the grounds of the Shaker Heritage Society in Colonie where Lee founded the Shakers in 1774.
Three police agencies arrested more than two dozen people during the Phish shows at the Saratoga County Performing Arts Center earlier this month, most centering around drugs and traffic stops, police said Monday.
The Music Haven Concert Series opened Sunday night with Pape Diouf, a Senegalese singer considered the world’s leader of the music Mbalax. Sunday a large crowd received a full dose — and education — of this high-energy, feel-good dance music that merges the traditional rhythms and melodies of Senegal and Gambia.
By Sarah Roberts/For The Daily Gazette
July 10, 2016
Being a full-time musician touring the country can be a hectic and exhausting career — late to bed after gigs, and early to rise for press junkets and promotional radio and TV appearances. But Fort Plain siblings Jocelyn and Chris Arndt seem to make it work with ease.
A movie about what pets do during the day is a winning premise. Of course we want to know what those adorable creatures with whom we share our lives are up to, and so “The Secret Life of Pets” is here to explore those possibilities.
By David Patrick Stearn/The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 8, 2016
Typical of so much video associated with the beloved, charismatic cellist Yo-Yo Ma, “The Music of Strangers” is full of humanitarian philosophy and picturesque shots of artist and cello in exotic locales.