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Saratoga’s ‘Witch’ gives tours of city’s healing waters

Saratoga’s ‘Witch’ gives tours of city’s healing waters

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
Trent Millet believes in witchcraft. But only around the bubbly, sparkling waters of Saratoga Springs. As the “Saratoga Water Witch,” Millet gives summer tours of sipping spots in the Saratoga Spa State Park.
 
Love shines on Ma, Slatkin, Ax at Tanglewood events
LENOX, Mass.

Love shines on Ma, Slatkin, Ax at Tanglewood events

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
Tanglewood’s orchestral and chamber music programs amounted to expressions of love on Thursday and Friday.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Denk, Ma add to compelling Philadelphia Orchestra performances

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
There’s nothing like hearing the Philadelphia Orchestra live at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. And when the programs are compelling, the soloists are fabulous and all are under a charismatic conductor like Bramwell Tovey, there’s no better way to spend an evening.
 

Sheila E. pumps out the tunes at rainy Alive at 5 concert

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
Thursday's rain didn’t deter Sheila E. either, whose aggressive ’80s dance music can power through the worst of venues.
 
People find midlife a great time to try new challenges

People find midlife a great time to try new challenges

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
Not long ago, Clareyese Nelson acquired a lute at a garage sale. Now she wants to learn how to play it.
 
New ‘Turtles’ movie mars action sequences with too much chatter

New ‘Turtles’ movie mars action sequences with too much chatter

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
The “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” earn a Michael Bay-produced 3-D re-boot that spares no expense in special effects and spares no decibel in the volume that is the soundtrack to all their new mayhem.
 

Disaster movie short on suspense, plot, characters

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Disaster movies are by design not long on character development. Instead they bank on our love of being virtually, vicariously in fear for lives.
 

Masterful ‘Boyhood’ captures texture of time as child grows up

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Twelve years in the making, filming a few scenes each year to capture kids as they progress through life, Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” is an amazing achievement in telling an unremarkably remarkable life story.
 

Romance and cooking blend for sweet, if familiar, tale

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Director Lasse Hallstrom has put together his latest cinematic dish — “The Hundred-Foot Journey” — as a tasty three-course meal that only slows between the main course and dessert.
 
PRIME TIME: With Volkssporter couple, the adventure never ends

PRIME TIME: With Volkssporter couple, the adventure never ends

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Rain was threatening at 6:30 a.m. on a recent morning in Indian Meadows Park and the trails were already muddy from previous storms, but that didn’t deter Bernie and Marylou Geren.
 
Training bodies and minds at yoga class
NISKAYUNA

Training bodies and minds at yoga class

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
Three sisters train their bodies and minds at Yoga for Athletes class, a new offering this year from the Recreation and Parks department of Niskayuna.
 
Philadelphia Orchestra keeps it light on opening night at SPAC
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Philadelphia Orchestra keeps it light on opening night at SPAC

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
The Philadelphia Orchestra opened its three-week stay at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Wednesday night with a low-key but marvelously executed concert.
 
In Voorheesville, a family tradition becomes a cookbook

In Voorheesville, a family tradition becomes a cookbook

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
When Jean Marotta opens the front door, the aroma of basil and chicken broth drifts from the kitchen of her townhouse.
 
Crafters find togetherness can inspire, nourish

Crafters find togetherness can inspire, nourish

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Crafting retreats and gatherings attract artists seeking sense of community, finding that togetherness feeds the creative process and improves skills.
 

'Gluten-free' labeling standards kick in

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Starting this week, "gluten-free" labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term "gluten-free" had not been regulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means.

 
 

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