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Chris Sizemore, whose multiple personality disorder was filmed as 'The Three Faces of Eve,' dies at 89

Because of the stigma attached to mental illness, Sizemore retreated from publicity and lived anonymously for much of her life in Northern Virginia while raising a family.

The return of Harry Potter: Is it still magical?

The return of Harry Potter: Is it still magical?

The boy who lived will never die. His creator — and his production team — love him too terribly much.

Grant stepping down as ballet solo pianist

Grant stepping down as ballet solo pianist

Like James Bond, Cameron Grant will return. But the adventures will be a little different next time around. Grant has played his last piece as soloist for the New York City Ballet Orchestra.

Woody Allen's 'Cafe Society' seems very familiar

Woody Allen's 'Cafe Society' seems very familiar

Maybe Woody Allen waited too long to make “Cafe Society“; it seems, weirdly, to be an uninspired remake of itself.

'Bourne' again: Lone wolf returns with action from today’s headlines

'Bourne' again: Lone wolf returns with action from today’s headlines

It turns out you can teach an old dog new tricks.

Movie moms are cartoonish caricatures in shoddy film

Movie moms are cartoonish caricatures in shoddy film

The moms are cartoonish caricatures, and the emotions ring hollow.

‘Nerve’ is thrilling, jittery internet game gone wild

‘Nerve’ is thrilling, jittery internet game gone wild

The film is “Mr. Robot” meets “Battle Royale” with a dash of the stylistic wackiness of Luc Besson’s “Lucy.”

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Livingston Taylor, Tom Chapin top Cohoes Music Hall lineup

Taylor and Chapin at the Cohoes Music Hall? That has a pretty good ring to it.

Actress says ‘Love, Loss’ resonates with women

Actress says ‘Love, Loss’ resonates with women

For Amy Lane, a huge fan of Nora Ephron’s movies, the opportunity to be in one of her plays was a no-brainer. Lane will be one of five actresses making up the cast of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore,” opening Friday at Curtain Call Theatre in Latham.

Pianist Alexander bringing good vibes to town

Pianist Alexander bringing good vibes to town

Jamaican-born pianist Monty Alexander brings his orchestra to Schenectady on Sunday, to perform on the Agnes Macdonald Music Haven Stage in Central Park.

Diggory’s art reflects passion for pairings

Diggory’s art reflects passion for pairings

Anne Diggory's exhibit, "Reverberations," which opens Friday at Valley Artisans in the Washington County village of Cambridge, contains "pairs of similar objects, pairs of dissimilar objects that have similar shapes or pairings of similar patterns of shapes."

These Doobies feature former Albany resident

These Doobies feature former Albany resident

The Doobie Decibel System’s home base is San Francisco — way out west. Heading east is no problem.

‘Richard III’ was impetus for soldier’s story

‘Richard III’ was impetus for soldier’s story

Stephan Wolfert doesn’t have any great war stories. The soldier turned actor, however, does appreciate as well as anyone the difficulty of leaving the Army and heading back to civilian life.

‘Crucible,’ ‘Thieving Magpie’ superb at Glimmerglass

Glimmerglass Opera is presenting two highly contrasting operas that are must-sees: Robert Ward’s “The Crucible” (1961) and Gioachino Rossini’s rarely performed “The Thieving Magpie” (1817).

Glenville magician secures ‘Talent’ finalist slot

GLENVILLE

Glenville magician secures ‘Talent’ finalist slot

A local magician had one last trick up his sleeve to get back on to the “America’s Got Talent” stage despite an earlier elimination.

Young performers shine at Tanglewood festival

LENOX, Mass.

Young performers shine at Tanglewood festival

The weekend’s concert repertory at Tanglewood was sharply split. While the Boston Symphony Orchestra performed Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak and Sibelius in the 5,000-seat Koussevitzky Music Shed, the 1,000-seat Seiji Ozawa Hall presented five days of Tanglewood’s dirty little secret, the Festival of Contemporary Music.

Marni Nixon, the singing voice behind the screen, dies at 86

Marni Nixon, the singing voice behind the screen, dies at 86

Marni Nixon, the American cinema’s most unsung singer, died Sunday in New York.

Taylor Swift is summering in Rhode Island. Locals just shake it off.

Taylor Swift is summering in Rhode Island. Locals just shake it off.

With its old-money summer colony — a cohort of privacy-loving, multigenerational families tucked into century-old shingled houses — and its diminutive main drag, the picturesque Bay Street, this town is a curious choice for a megawatt celebrity like Swift, 26.

Does reading fiction make you a better person?

Does reading fiction make you a better person?

In 2006, Oatley helped conduct a study that linked reading fiction to better performance on empathy and social acumen tests.

Former apprentice happy to get role of Juliet in play

Former apprentice happy to get role of Juliet in play

For Raya Malcolm, spending a month or so working in Saratoga Springs is a great way to spend the summer.

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