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June 21, 2016
"UnREAL," Sarah Gertrude Shapiro's incendiary riff on shows such as "The Bachelor," returned last week with its two leads getting matching tattoos, diving into a platter of cocaine and announcing their latest innovation.
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June 20, 2016
Actor Anton Yelchin, perhaps best known for his role in the new "Star Trek" films, died early Sunday after his vehicle rolled down his Los Angeles driveway and trapped the actor against a brick post, authorities confirmed.
Saratoga Performing Arts Center opened its 50th anniversary classical season with a champagne toast. But what got heads swirling was the first dance on SPAC’s summer stage — “Castles” as danced by Doug Varone and Dancers.
Strawberry Fest turned Upper Union Street into a giant block party on Saturday, one of at least four festivals that played out across Niskayuna and Schenectady on a warm and sunny day that seemed to beckon residents outdoors.
Lucius, the brainchild of Berklee School of Music students Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe, will be leaving mammoth music festivals behind for a time to test out their latest album, “Good Grief,” in more intimate venues this summer.
Pop culture artist Patrick Pigott has sculpted action figures and collectible characters. He’s also created kids’ meal toys for Burger King and collectible figures for Hasbro.
Through June 30, you can see some of his licensed character work in “Storytelling with Sculpture,” a free exhibit at Hudson Valley Community College in the atrium of the Marvin Library Learning Commons.
“Fiorello!” is a Pulitzer Prize and three-time Tony Award-winning musical from 1960 about Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the mayor of New York city nearly a century ago. Jerome Weidman and George Abbott wrote the book, and Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick provided the music and lyrics. The show is currently in previews, opens Saturday and runs through July 23 at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge.