CARS HOMES JOBS
 
‘Full Monty’ actor also known for his singing

‘Full Monty’ actor also known for his singing

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Like many talented teenagers with a great voice back in the 1970s, George Dvorsky had high hopes of becoming a pop star. That’s not how things turned out.
 

Blotto at Low Beat; summer shows dwindle

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Blotto has played every bar, park, theater and arena here in 30 years of rocking us and making us laugh. Tonight, they play the Low Beat (335 Central Ave., Albany), just steps from where JB Scott’s became their regular hang, and everybody’s, when they were on the charts, on MTV and on tour.
 
‘D’oh!’ ‘Simpsons’ marathon to air 25 seasons over 12 days

‘D’oh!’ ‘Simpsons’ marathon to air 25 seasons over 12 days

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Better stock up on doughnuts — Homer Simpson moves into living rooms today.
 
Zac is back: Band takes Ice Bucket Challenge, ready to heat up stage

Zac is back: Band takes Ice Bucket Challenge, ready to heat up stage

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Fresh from a chilly Ice Bucket Challenge, the Zac Brown Band expects a hot night on Sunday, when they play the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
 
Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96
NEW YORK

Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded "Saturday Night Live."
 
Creative image captures award
NISKAYUNA

Creative image captures award

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
Niskayuna High School senior Katie Alden was awarded a gold medal in the 2014 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for her photograph "Touched by Light."
 
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass.

Review: '50s play tackles drug addiction

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
Review: “A Hatful of Rain,” by Michael V. Gazzo, is included in John Gassner’s “Best American Plays 1951-1957,” alongside such enduring masterworks as “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and “The Crucible.” If you want to see what the enthusiasm was about in 1955, you can catch a sturdy production of it by the Berkshire Theater Group.
 
'Turtles' crush star-powered 'Expendables'
NEW YORK

'Turtles' crush star-powered 'Expendables'

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
Moviegoers continued to shell out for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” while Sylvester Stallone’s action ensemble “The Expendables 3” was easily outgunned in its weekend debut.
 
Q & A: Banner’s art complemented mother’s dance writing

Q & A: Banner’s art complemented mother’s dance writing

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
Critic Mae Banner’s words brought dance to life. And when coupled with the fluid line drawings by her son Shawn Banner, the images conjured were richer, clearer and more satisfying to the reader.
 
Local youth orchestra showcases talent in Italy
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Local youth orchestra showcases talent in Italy

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
The Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra wrapped up its busy performance schedule with a trip to Italy to participate in a music festival and see the sights.
 

Violinist Perlman delights in conducting

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
Itzhak Perlman wasn’t looking for another career until his wife, Toby, made a request.
 
Summer winding down, but music still aplenty
CAPITAL REGION

Summer winding down, but music still aplenty

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
If you’re craving a full day of local music, head over to Troy today for Day 2 of the Restoration Festival.
 
The fashion world looks back on Lauren Bacall
NEW YORK

The fashion world looks back on Lauren Bacall

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Bacall, who died Tuesday at 89, was a fashion darling of a unique sort. A model at 16, later a pal of Yves Saint Laurent and a frequent wearer of designs by Norman Norell, she wore the clothes — not the other way around.
 
BETHEL

Woodstock 45th anniversary events set for weekend

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Events are being held this weekend in the upstate New York town that hosted the original Woodstock festival 45 years ago.
 

Oldcastle’s ‘My Fair Lady’ to make Henry Higgins a little more human

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Scott MacGowan thinks Rex Harrison’s performance in “My Fair Lady” is up there with the best of them. His own Henry Higgins, however, will be a much kinder and gentler man.
 
 

columnists & blogs


Log into Dailygazette.com

Forgot Password?

Subscribe

Username:
Password: