CARS HOMES JOBS
 
With ‘Newsies’ coming, Proctors will be in spotlight like many times before

With ‘Newsies’ coming, Proctors will be in spotlight like many times before

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
Proctors, Schenectady’s landmark theater, will begin its 2014-15 Broadway Series on Saturday when “Newsies the Musical” begins a seven-day engagement. The State Street theater has also been a place for big shows, movies, magicians and musicians.
 
School bets video game scholarship can draw talent
CHICAGO

School bets video game scholarship can draw talent

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
20-year-old Youngbin Chung is studying computer networking at a small private university in Chicago on a nearly $15,000 a year athletic scholarship — for playing League of Legends, the video game that once jeopardized his high school diploma.
 
Best-selling novel 'Gone Girl' now a hit movie
LOS ANGELES

Best-selling novel 'Gone Girl' now a hit movie

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
“Annabelle” couldn’t scare off “Gone Girl” at the weekend movie box office.
 
ALBANY

Review: Cirque's acrobats amazing, but 'Dralion' tale falls flat

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
Review: Over the past few years, circus arts troupes have popped up in theaters everywhere. Cirque de Soleil has the reputation of being the biggest and best among them. The Montreal-based company is large and flashy. However, as seen this past weekend at the Times Union Center, its Las Vegas-style show, “Dralion,” was more dress than polish.
 
Dance Museum director envisions facility presenting other art forms

Dance Museum director envisions facility presenting other art forms

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
Raul Martinez didn’t plan to live in the United States. A native of Mexico, he imagined he would live in Europe after he retired as a professional ballet dancer.
 
‘Facescape’ brings art, science together on National Mall

‘Facescape’ brings art, science together on National Mall

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
The National Mall is getting a new look — temporarily.
 
WATERFORD

Erie Canal images win spots in calendar

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Photographs taken by three local residents will be included in the 2015 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Calendar.
 
98-year-old Schenectady drummer shares life in book
SCHENECTADY

98-year-old Schenectady drummer shares life in book

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Fred Randall, a 98-year-old percussionist, strings together personal stories that touch on historical figures and moments from the 20th century through today in his new book.
 
Backstage crew big part of Cirque du Soleil magic

Backstage crew big part of Cirque du Soleil magic

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
As head of wardrobe for Cirque du Soleil, Melody Wood can’t afford to overlook any detail, no matter how unglamorous it might be.
 
Crookston seeks to make folk heritage relevant today

Crookston seeks to make folk heritage relevant today

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
No, says Joe Crookston, he doesn’t necessarily see himself as a 21st century version of Woody Guthrie or Pete Seeger. But he appreciates the comparison.
 
Some venues start season, others rev it up

Some venues start season, others rev it up

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
The Eighth Step, Steamer No. 10’s Eclectic series, and the Sanctuary for Independent Media start new seasons this week, while The Low Beat, The Egg and the Palace rev up theirs.
 
Playwright says he’s a storyteller, has 2 entries in festival

Playwright says he’s a storyteller, has 2 entries in festival

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Don’t ask Stephen Henel if he prefers writing plays to performing in them. You won’t get a straight answer.
 
Baitz’ family drama a compelling Cap Rep show

Baitz’ family drama a compelling Cap Rep show

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Capital Rep’s “Other Desert Cities” is a stellar production of John Robin Baitz’ satisfyingly good play.
 
Review: Theater Guild offers intimate look at a struggling jury
SCHENECTADY

Review: Theater Guild offers intimate look at a struggling jury

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Review: As you watch Classic Theater Guild’s in-your-lap treatment of Reginald Rose’s “12 Angry Men” (1955), you will soon ask, “Who’s on trial?”
 
Denzel's latest thriller opens strong with $35M weekend
NEW YORK

Denzel's latest thriller opens strong with $35M weekend

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Flexing his star power, Denzel Washington led the thriller “The Equalizer” to a $35 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday.
 
 

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