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Youth will be served at Freihofer's Jazz Festival

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Youth rules at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival Saturday and Sunday at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Trumpeters Theo Croker and Etienne Charles are 29 and 31, respectively, and bassist Michael League of Snarky Puppy is also 31.
 
Rock violinist opens Luzerne festival
LAKE LUZERNE

Rock violinist opens Luzerne festival

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Luzerne Chamber festival set to start on new stage at Music Center.
 
Tabernacle choir to bring ‘wall of sound’ to SPAC
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Tabernacle choir to bring ‘wall of sound’ to SPAC

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Mormon Tabernacle Choir's tour, hich includes stops at SPAC, Bethel Woods, Carnegie Hall, Yankee Stadium and Boston, is the first the choir has made to the area since 2003.
 
Williamstown season to open with Inge play
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.

Williamstown season to open with Inge play

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Williamstown Theatre Fest will premiere William Inge’s “Off the Main Road,” starring Emmy Award-winning actress Kyra Sedgwick.
 
Hulu recreates Seinfeld apartment as it releases episodes
NEW YORK

Hulu recreates Seinfeld apartment as it releases episodes

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
"Seinfeld" fans are getting an open invitation into Jerry's apartment.
 
Oscar-winning 'Titanic' composer James Horner dead at 61
LOS ANGELES

Oscar-winning 'Titanic' composer James Horner dead at 61

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
From the swelling-sea songs of "Titanic" to the space symphonies of "Apollo 13" to the bagpipes of "Braveheart," James Horner's singular sound graced some of the biggest moments in the history of movies.
 
Marvel, Sony cast new Spider-Man for next film in 2017
LOS ANGELES

Marvel, Sony cast new Spider-Man for next film in 2017

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures announced Tuesday that "The Impossible" star Tom Holland would be taking over the role of Peter Parker and the web-slinging superhero in the next Spider-Man film, set to hit theaters on July 28, 2017.
 
Albert Evans, former NYCB dancer, has died
NEW YORK

Albert Evans, former NYCB dancer, has died

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Albert Evans, a former New York City Ballet principal dancer, has died following a short illness.
 
Oscar-winning composer James Horner feared dead in plane crash

Oscar-winning composer James Horner feared dead in plane crash

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
A plane registered to Oscar-winning "Titanic" composer James Horner crashed in Southern California, but the identity of the pilot who died has not been released.
 
'Eight is Enough' star Dick Van Patten dies at 86
NEW YORK

'Eight is Enough' star Dick Van Patten dies at 86

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Dick Van Patten, the genial, round-faced comic actor who appeared on Broadway as a child, starred on TV in its infancy and then, in middle age, found lasting fame as the patriarch on TV's "Eight is Enough," has died.
 
Music mogul Diddy accused of assault with workout equipment
LOS ANGELES

Music mogul Diddy accused of assault with workout equipment

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Hip-hop music mogul Diddy was released from jail after being accused of assault with a weight-room kettlebell at the athletic facilities of the University of California, Los Angeles, where his son plays football, police said.
 
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.

Boston Early Music delivers a stunning 'Orfeo'

Monday, June 22, 2015
Boston Early Music Festival’s performance of Monteverdi’s “Orfeo” Sunday afternoon at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center was exceptional. It was the kind of production that members of the capacity crowd will long remember.
 
Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing
LOS ANGELES

Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing

Monday, June 22, 2015
Mike Koenig sat back in his seat for a recent screening of "Mad Max: Fury Road." But this was no ordinary theater chair.
 
Apple changes tune on royalties after Swift complains
PALO ALTO, Calif.

Apple changes tune on royalties after Swift complains

Monday, June 22, 2015
Taylor Swift has Apple changing its tune.
 
UAlbany prof says poetry can change the world
ALBANY

UAlbany prof says poetry can change the world

Sunday, June 21, 2015
No one needs to tell Leonard Slade the power of words. Add a little rhythmic quality to them and, according to Slade, you can change the world.
 
 

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