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6 festive things to do this weekend
CAPITAL REGION

6 festive things to do this weekend

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
There are many ways to get into the holiday spirit this weekend. Here are a few events to get you started.
 
Artist wins 'eat more kale' trademark
MONTPELIER, Vt.

Artist wins 'eat more kale' trademark

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
A folk artist who became a folk hero to some after picking a fight with fast-food giant Chik-fil-A over use of the phrase "eat more kale" has won his legal battle.
 
HBO, Showtime dominate TV nods
NEW YORK

HBO, Showtime dominate TV nods

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
HBO and Showtime dominated the television nominations for Golden Globe awards on Thursday, illustrating how the archrival pay cable networks have evolved to have very specific strengths.
 
'Birdman’ tops Golden Globes with 7 nominations
NEW YORK

'Birdman’ tops Golden Globes with 7 nominations

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
“Birdman” squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category.
 
Art meets science in Arts Center show
TROY

Art meets science in Arts Center show

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
Down the hill from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest technological university in the English-speaking world, there’s an art-meets-science exhibit that is guaranteed to jiggle your gray matter.
 
Local favorites will offer seasonal songs

Local favorites will offer seasonal songs

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
The holiday beats go on, in the capable hands of pianist Jim Brickman, the folk veterans of the Nowell Sing We Clear crew, our own Local-518 kids’ faves the Zucchini Brothers, and area jazz singer Jeanne O’Connor.
 
Dad, son act together in 'Jungle Book'
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Dad, son act together in 'Jungle Book'

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
Matthew Crowley may be putting his acting career on hold, but another member of the family, his 10-year-old son Ethan, is making his debut.
 
Weekend of holiday concerts on tap
CAPITAL REGION

Weekend of holiday concerts on tap

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
There’s a plethora of concerts beginning Friday that will give holiday music fans all kinds of options.
 
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.

Former Miss America, Saratoga regular Mary Ann Mobley dies

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
A former Miss America who went on to appear in movies with Elvis Presley and make documentary films around the world has died.
 
SCHENECTADY

Review: Slambovians' eclectic sounds bring friends to Eighth Step

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014
Review: It’s not easy to pigeonhole the Grand Slambovians, a band that could fit in at a folk festival, a Renaissance fair or on the jam-band scene. But “fit in” is not the best phrase to use describing the Slambovians.
 
'Mockingjay' retains top spot for third weekend in row
LOS ANGELES

'Mockingjay' retains top spot for third weekend in row

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” continues to dominate the domestic box office, but awards season hopefuls “Wild” and “The Imitation Game” proved their might with impressive limited release showings on this sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend.
 
Will Moses walks in 'Grandma's' footsteps

Will Moses walks in 'Grandma's' footsteps

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014
Will Moses, who lives in the Washington County home where Anna Mary Robertson 'Grandma' Moses spent much of her life, has kept alive the family’s passion for producing colorful folk art.
 
Smith, Williams, Beyonce up for 6 Grammys each
NEW YORK

Smith, Williams, Beyonce up for 6 Grammys each

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
The year’s brightest newcomer, Sam Smith; the most nominated female in Grammy history, Beyonce; and mega-producer Pharrell led the Grammy Award nominations announced Friday, with six nominations apiece.
 
Elizabeth McGovern shows musical side
ALBANY

Elizabeth McGovern shows musical side

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
Actress Elizabeth McGovern, one of the stars of the PBS hit “Downton Abbey,” is hard at work on another artistic career, fronting a folk-rock band called Sadie and the Hotheads.
 

Expert on Dutch settlements to speak

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
Russell Shorto, uthor of 2004’s “The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony that Shaped America,” will be at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library Monday night at 7 p.m. to speak before the annual meeting of the Albany branch of the Holland Society of New York.
 
 

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