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Sea rescue drama survives flaws to tell gripping tale

Sea rescue drama survives flaws to tell gripping tale

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
The new Disney-produced adventure drama “The Finest Hours” amounts to more than a working illustration of weather-driven effects in contemporary movies.
 
A knockout: ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ has heart enough to ensure success

A knockout: ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ has heart enough to ensure success

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
The engaging and heartfelt story, coupled with eye-popping animation, makes “Kung Fu Panda 3” a total knockout.
 

Quibbles aside, Cap Rep play an absorbing study

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
This world premiere of "Naked Influence" is worth your attention.
 
Meet Mac, the adorable baby Clydesdale joining Budweiser brood

Meet Mac, the adorable baby Clydesdale joining Budweiser brood

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
A baby Clydesdale just joined Budweiser's storied herd of gentle giants.
 
Stefon Harris bringing Sonic Creed to Egg

Stefon Harris bringing Sonic Creed to Egg

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
Albany-born jazz vibes master Stefon Harris brings his new band, Sonic Creed, Friday to The Egg on Friday.
 
Reading script won actress over to role in farce

Reading script won actress over to role in farce

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016
Cristine M. Loffredo has a lengthy list of credits with the Schenectady Civic Players. But she hasn't done a farce like “The Explorers Club.”
 
Violinist Yang will combine genres with ESYO
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Violinist Yang will combine genres with ESYO

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016
Violinist Charles Yang will be the soloist with the Empire State Youth Orchestra on Saturday at Proctors, where he’ll perform Erich Korngold’s lushly romantic Violin Concerto (1945) and a concerto he co-wrote based on themes by Queen, the Eagles and the Beatles
 
Photo Regional opens Friday with popular salon

Photo Regional opens Friday with popular salon

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016
The 38th Annual Photography Regional opens from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday during Troy Night Out, when hundreds of images will hang on the walls at Fulton Street Gallery and the Photo Center of the Capital District.
 
Abe Vigoda, from ‘Godfather’ and ‘Barney Miller,’ dies at 94

Abe Vigoda, from ‘Godfather’ and ‘Barney Miller,’ dies at 94

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016
Abe Vigoda, the sad-faced actor who emerged from a workmanlike stage career to find belated fame in the 1970s as the earnest mobster Tessio in “The Godfather” and the dyspeptic Detective Phil Fish on the hit sitcom “Barney Miller,” died Tuesday at the age of 94.
 
Caffè Lena changes will make building accessible
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Caffè Lena changes will make building accessible

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016
Legendary music venue Caffè Lena will be getting an elevator and a mixed-use building in its parking lot as a part of a deal with Bonacio Construction.
 
Yanni performing in Albany this summer

Yanni performing in Albany this summer

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
Composer and multi-instrumentalist Yanni will come to the Palace Theatre as part of his North American tour for a show at 7:30 p.m. on July 27.
 
How "House Hunters" became the most unstoppable juggernaut on TV

How "House Hunters" became the most unstoppable juggernaut on TV

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
To the astonishment of rival networks, "House Hunters" remains one of the most unlikely and unstoppable juggernauts on TV, helping HGTV become one of the most-watched cable networks in America.
 
At WAMC, the words 'off the plane' -- for 45 minutes

At WAMC, the words 'off the plane' -- for 45 minutes

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016
Many fans of WAMC-Northeast Public Radio are familiar with the voice of actress Kate Burton, but for 45 minutes today she went on and on ... and on.
 
Tina Fey back at SNL for one long Sarah Palin-is-crazy joke

Tina Fey back at SNL for one long Sarah Palin-is-crazy joke

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016
You pretty much knew "Saturday Night Live" was going to get Tina Fey back this weekend to play Sarah Palin.
 
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Mike Stern Trio delivers high-speed, fun-filled show

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016
Beautiful tones, tricky tunes and tons of notes: The Mike Stern trio delivered in a big way at the Van Dyck in two nearly sold-out shows on Friday.
 
 

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