Saratoga Mom Prom lets women relive those magic moments of proms past while raising money for charity
While teens all over the Capital District are preparing for their high school proms, women of all ages have found a reason to relive their own prom memories and squeeze into their old satin and sequin-covered dresses for charity.
Young and old are often surprised at what they learn at Troy’s Discovery Hall’s ‘Jewels of the Sea’ exhibit
Tucked between two walls on Second Street in Troy exists a little taste of nature. It is here where collector and curator, Ron Glasser keeps his collection of more than 1,000 seashells from all over the world.
Annual Canstruction event moves up the national rankings
Engineers, architects and students from around the Capital District got together in a competition to construct displays out of canned goods to raise food and money for local food pantries.
Skidmore students stage play based on collected war letters
In a time of instant communication, distant human interaction is often accomplished by way of tweets or texts. The act of using a pen and paper is rare these days, still nothing captures a moment like a personal letter, especially a war letter.
Tech Valley High students are the driving force behind the staging of ‘Mulan’
When most people think about Tech Valley High School, they think about students studying science, technology, engineering and math. While this is true, it’s not just STEM learning that is going on at the TVHS campus in Rensselaer.
Taste of Ballston Spa is a palate-pleaser and a major fundraiser for school foundation
When school budgets aren’t enough, the key to filling the gap is apparently through the stomach.
Danú tells the stories of Ireland through traditional and contemporary song
Though many folks may choose to celebrate their Irish roots with beer and corned beef at a local pub on St. Patrick’s Day, authentic Irishness can be found in a different place this year.
Free event at Empire State Plaza features cool costumed characters, live shows, vendors and more
The Blums are the typical American family ... two kids, jobs and a house in Upstate New York. That is, until the weekend comes and the family transforms into the bad guys from “Star Wars.”
Thacher Nature Center to host annual environment-inspired art exhibit, offering art classes
Artistic inspiration comes from a variety of sources, but one local art show is rooted in Mother Nature’s visual appeal.
New York in Bloom gives museum displays a floral touch
Gazing into one of David Michael Schmidt’s floral displays is like stepping into another world, one of fantasy and surrealism, and Schmidt doesn’t hold back when he adds his lavish storytelling display to the New York State Museum’s annual flower show.
The Victorian era sets the scene for living history presentation
Sue McLane was born in a time of poodle skirts, bobby socks and beehive hairdos, but one look at her and you would think she just stepped off the Titanic.
Fresh off his Grammy win, David Alan Miller conducts family-friendly symphony program
Riding high on his recent Grammy win, Albany Symphony Orchestra conductor David Alan Miller is looking to expand his audience with a performance that appeals to the younger set.
The Roaring ’20s sets the scene at the 17th annual Bartenders’ Ball, which this year will benefit the domestic violence shelter
Similar to today, the 1920s were a time of dramatic social change. Technological progress brought about a rapid shift in lifestyle, with perhaps the most iconic of its time being the flappers. The Roaring ’20s era of jazz, hats and canes was no stranger to the Capital District, and one group is bringing that era back for one night — flappers and all.
Visiting Writers Series lets authors and their audiences mingle
A local blogger has just reported a serial killer is on the loose in the city of Albany. The first two victims were local young women without any apparent connection, and the third is a Broadway actress known as “The Red Queen.”
Puppet show aims to inspire through musical tale and colorful characters
Two twin brothers from Southern California who grew up admiring Jim Henson’s “The Muppets” are now following in his footsteps as they travel across the country with their handmade puppets.
- Dani Moz talks moving on to the Top 12
- Thacher Park Final Master Plan
- Thacher and Thompson Lake master plan public hearing announced
- Local summer concert series schedule
- Schenectady Restaurant Week (Feb. 18-24)
- Local writers to be featured
- SCCC School of Music Open House
- CROP Hunger Walk harvests more than $50k
- Tours offered at new Nisky fire station
- Niskayuna 2012 Summer Concert Series