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Sting, 'Sesame Street' set for Macy's parade
NEW YORK

Sting, 'Sesame Street' set for Macy's parade

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014
Sting, Idina Menzel and the cast of "Sesame Street" will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
 
High drama: We profile 6 actors and actresses from upcoming school plays

High drama: We profile 6 actors and actresses from upcoming school plays

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014
From Charlie Brown's little sister, Sally, to "Noises Off" stage director Lloyd Dallas, we talk to six local high school actors and actresses for their thoughts on their roles in theatrical productions.
 
Albany Barn aims to raise neighbors’ creativity

Albany Barn aims to raise neighbors’ creativity

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014
In Albany’s Arbor Hill neighborhood, an old brick school has become a place where artists can live together, work together and inspire each other. It’s also a community arts center.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Find all the spooky happening this weekend here

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
Get into the Halloween spirit by sitting in the dark and watching a scary or campy movie.
 
Aidan Quinn to appear at Albany's Capital Rep Monday
ALBANY

Aidan Quinn to appear at Albany's Capital Rep Monday

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
Aidan Quinn will play Francis Phelan in the staged reading of William Kennedy’s new play, “The Light of the World,” Monday at 7 p.m. at Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany.
 

Marvel announces plans for 9 more superhero films

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
“Doctor Strange,” “Black Panther,” “Captain Marvel” and the “Inhumans” are joining the Marvel cinematic universe.
 
Jayhawks bring pop-flavored tunes to Egg

Jayhawks bring pop-flavored tunes to Egg

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
The Jayhawks who play The Egg tonight are the same crew who opened for Matchbox 20 at the RPI Fieldhouse in 1996: Gary Louris, guitar and vocals; Karen Grotberg, keyboards; Mark Perlman, bass; Kraig Johnson, guitar and Tim O’Reagan, drums. They’re complicated; with departures, marriages and divorces, side projects, rehab and reconciliations. Louris’ Jayhawks make more pop-flavored music than when the earthier Olson is aboard.
 
Symphonic rockers Renaissance to perform at Egg

Symphonic rockers Renaissance to perform at Egg

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Annie Haslam has heard the descriptions before — art rock, progressive rock, classic rock, progressive folk-rock. They’re all supposed to label her band Renaissance. But the words are not quite right.
 
Kennedy work to be part of showcase of new plays

Kennedy work to be part of showcase of new plays

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Winner of the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for his novel “Ironweed,” and the author of seven other books relating to Albany’s history, Kennedy is about to see his newest creation on stage.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs forum to focus on airman’s Vietnam War photos

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Robert Witowski’s photographs — some never displayed publicly before — will be the focus of a two-hour forum starting at noon today at the Saratoga Springs library.
 
New book offers 'Game of Thrones' back story
NEW YORK

New book offers 'Game of Thrones' back story

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
Martin's new book, released this week, is "The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones," 300 pages of back story and original artwork by the some of the world's top fantasy illustrators.
 
Groundbreaking ‘Birth of a Nation’ to be screened at Proctors

Groundbreaking ‘Birth of a Nation’ to be screened at Proctors

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
As the son of a Confederate colonel, it was impossible for D.W. Griffith to make a film like “The Birth of a Nation” and not have it reflect his own experience growing up in Kentucky in post-Civil War America.
 
Jagger keeps things rolling as film, TV producer

Jagger keeps things rolling as film, TV producer

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Song credits won’t be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger’s name. Instead, look to upcoming films and TV shows.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Try these events this weekend

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Looking for some good fun this weekend? Here's our picks for getting out and about.
 
Halloween brings ‘Evil Dead’ to life at Proctors

Halloween brings ‘Evil Dead’ to life at Proctors

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Without “The Rocky Horror Show” there would probably be no “Evil Dead — The Musical.” That’s according to Christopher Bond, who along with three other writers created “Evil Dead — The Musical," coming to Proctors in Schenectady on Tuesday.
 
 

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