Director to begin casting in the Capital District for film that has become a labor of love
A Brooklyn-based production team – headed by acclaimed documentary director, Jeremiah Zagar – is preparing to spend the summer filming in the Capital District, and is currently auditioning local talent in search of the lead role.
Performer puts an urban twist on ‘Peter and the Wolf’
Cartier Williams, who stars in the debut of “Peter and the Wolf, An Urban Tale” on Nov. 21 and 22 at The Egg Center for Performing Arts, said he was looking to bring an updated classic to the stage.
Capital Holiday Lights in the Park a tradition for many area families
When Lenny Ricchiuti speaks of the Capital Holiday Lights in the Park, he speaks proudly of how the annual event has become a tradition.
‘American Medea’ at Skidmore examines the similarities between Euripides’ subject and modern-day examples
While researching the weighty subject of filicide, the deliberate act of a parent killing their own child, for her play “American Medea,” writer and director Holly Derr found herself talking with anyone who would listen.
Restaurants offering takeout or holiday service give kitchen-weary hosts a break
Some people love spending Thanksgiving in the kitchen, but it’s not for everyone, and preparing an elaborate holiday meal is just one of the 8.8 million complaints you’ll see if you Google “Thanksgiving stinks.”
Library turns the city into a game board to introduce new patrons to its Pruyn Collection
As the local history librarian for Albany Public Library, Jim Davies has found a way to combine his love for history with his love of gaming.
Collaboration brings about performances of ‘Pinkalicious’ and ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’
The Palace Performing Arts Center is adding to its 2014/2015 season two family-oriented theatrical offerings produced by Albany’s Park Playhouse.
Director of documentary about the Dalai Lama to discuss his work at The Spectrum
The chance to meet the Dalai Lama is, for many, a life-altering experience.
Get a glimpse of the world at annual Festival of Nations at Empire State Plaza
A long-standing Albany tradition continues when the Empire State Plaza Convention Center hosts the 43rd annual Festival of Nations on Sunday, Oct. 26, in downtown Albany.
Pro wrestling event in Troy raises money for charity while fans raise their voices in fun
Rumor has it that there’s going to be a few fights at the Boys and Girls Club of Troy on Saturday, Oct. 25, and no one will be there to stop them.
The Hellions of Troy bring women of all backgrounds together to compete in a sport known to inflict a few bruises all in the name of fun
With competitors named Viper Martini, Bonnie Doom and Trixie Firecracker, the sport of roller derby still carries the air of showmanship it is known for, but the game is far from the blood and glitter reputation that sometimes still follows it today.
The perfect retro playlist provides the soundtrack to homecoming events
Music is often the best vehicle by which to travel down Memory Lane.
Cult classic continues to entertain at Capital District venues
Just shy of 40 years old, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” still makes for a popular event each and every Halloween.
The Barn in Albany, which provides artists with working, living and performing spaces, is hosting a benefit to showcase the organization’s mission
The Albany Barn and Albany Chef’s Food & Wine Festival are set to throw their third annual “Fusion” event, which is billed as an evening of urban art, architecture, music and fashion.
Program at Albany’s Main Branch helps artisans get their online shops up and running
The Internet has served as a source of income for many over the years, with such well-established commercial hubs as Amazon.com and eBay.
- NYS YMCAs to hold advocacy day at Capitol on May 7
- 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