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Indian artist says vivid images reveal stereotypes that linger

Indian artist says vivid images reveal stereotypes that linger

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014
When Jaune Quick-to-See Smith delivered her artist’s talk last week at Union College, the first image that she clicked onto the screen came from her granddaughter’s coloring book.
 
‘Gone With the Wind’ on big screen to give epic experience

‘Gone With the Wind’ on big screen to give epic experience

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
In the past, Rhett Butler didn’t give a damn. In the present, Leonard Cassuto does give a damn about Butler, Scarlett O’Hara and the 1939 movie classic “Gone With the Wind.”
 
Drones for moviemaking face likely FAA approval

Drones for moviemaking face likely FAA approval

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, said attorneys and a company official familiar with the decision.
 
TV veteran Platt delighted to be one of McCourt brothers

TV veteran Platt delighted to be one of McCourt brothers

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
Howard Platt’s big breakthrough role didn’t come in “Sanford and Son,” “The Bob Newhart Show” or “Evening Shade.” It came much earlier, on the stage.
 

Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra will play works for first time

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
The Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra’s season, which opens on Sunday, features several works throughout the year that will be performed for the first time by the group.
 
Actress says Cap Rep drama delivers message of hope

Actress says Cap Rep drama delivers message of hope

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
Theater is at its best, according to Brenny Rabine, when it delivers an important message.
 

Pizzarelli, Harris lead a busy jazz weekend

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
I was right to call this Live Jazz Month in a previous Jukebox, but wrong to list the John Pizzarelli Quartet as playing The Egg: They play the Massry Center on Saturday.
 
SCHENECTADY

Downtown Schenectady to host Battle of the Bands

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
Six local bands will battle Saturday for the chance to play at SummerNight in downtown Schenectady next July.
 
Little sci-fi film sets pace with $32.5M opening
NEW YORK

Little sci-fi film sets pace with $32.5M opening

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.
 
The play’s the thing — but which one?

The play’s the thing — but which one?

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
Picking a lineup of shows for the coming season is quite a challenge for local theater companies. You get just the mix you’re looking for and then you hope nobody within your area code had the same ideas.
 
TV special puts Stonehenge in spotlight
LOS ANGELES

TV special puts Stonehenge in spotlight

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
"Stonehenge Empire" focuses on the results of a five-year, high-tech effort to map the site and surroundings — including evidence of other monuments and burial mounds.
 
Cast earns laughs in messy story about bickering family gathered for funeral

Cast earns laughs in messy story about bickering family gathered for funeral

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
"This is Where I Leave You” is a big, broad dysfunctional family comedy, sort of a “Parenthood” pushed into R-rated “Adulthood” territory. You’ll want to see it for the cast.
 
Darrell Hammond takes over for Don Pardo on 'SNL'
NEW YORK

Darrell Hammond takes over for Don Pardo on 'SNL'

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
A familiar face — former cast member Darrell Hammond — is taking over for a familiar voice at "Saturday Night Live."
 
Isaak’s classy concert gets Egg audience up and dancing

Isaak’s classy concert gets Egg audience up and dancing

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
ALBANY — Chris Isaak put on a classy show Tuesday night at The Egg’s Hart Theater. Funny, genuine and mostly sad inside the songs, he moved through more than 20 1950s and early ’60s country-ish tunes.
 
Mohonasen teacher’s musical to open Friday

Mohonasen teacher’s musical to open Friday

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
Writing songs was always something Gail Sparlin enjoyed doing, and turning them into a full-fledged musical has also been great fun.
 
 

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