The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions
Gals Who Play Jazz close summer series

Gals Who Play Jazz close summer series

The final 2016 concert in the free Jazz on Jay series will feature the Gals Who Play Jazz from noon to 1:30 p.m. today on the Jay Street pedestrian mall.

Robert Cray to open blues-filled Egg series

Robert Cray to open blues-filled Egg series

The Egg rocks four blues shows this month. And who better to launch the string than Robert Cray? The guitarist/singer who put the blues back on the charts, the Zelig of the blues who played with everybody, everywhere; returns to The Egg on Friday.

ACT evokes another presidential campaign

ACT evokes another presidential campaign

If you’re getting a little tired of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, there’s another entertaining campaign for president about to be played out on the stage at Albany Civic Theater. “The Best Man,” Gore Vidal’s 1960 play about the presidential nominating process, opens Friday at ACT.

Photos document forgotten historic sites

Photos document forgotten historic sites

Two photographers are on a mission to preserve the architectural essence of the Hudson Valley. In the past 16 years, Robert Yasinsac and Thomas Rinaldi have taken more than 500 photos of churches, mansions, hotels, mills and train stations. You can see 80 images of those sites, from the very humble to the most grand, in “Hudson Valley Ruins” at the New York State Museum in Albany.

'Dancing With the Stars' announces cast: Rick Perry, Ryan Lochte, Amber Rose, Vanilla Ice and more

'Dancing With the Stars' announces cast: Rick Perry, Ryan Lochte, Amber Rose, Vanilla Ice and more

"Dancing With the Stars" announced its new cast for Season 23 on "Good Morning America" on Tuesday, and it is eclectic, including Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, model Amber Rose and former presidential contender Texas governor Rick Perry.

Parmalee heads Music Fest lineup at Fonda Fair

Parmalee heads Music Fest lineup at Fonda Fair

When Montgomery County farmers got together and created the Fonda Fair back in 1842, it was all about agriculture. The fair has added a few things since.

Singer Chris Brown arrested after standoff at his L.A. home

LOS ANGELES

Singer Chris Brown arrested after standoff at his L.A. home

Trouble-prone R&B singer Chris Brown was arrested by the Los Angeles police Tuesday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon after an hourslong standoff with the police outside his home, a police spokeswoman said.

R & B singer R. Kelly to make stop at the Palace

ALBANY

R & B singer R. Kelly to make stop at the Palace

Controversial R & B singer R. Kelly will be making a stop at the Palace on The Buffet Tour on September 29, the theater has announced.

Zac Brown Band's popularity keeps growing

Zac Brown Band's popularity keeps growing

The Zac Brown Band plays an end-of-summer concert at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Saturday, part of the guys’ “Black Out the Sun” tour.

'Hamilton' bio author Chernow to receive award in Albany

ALBANY

'Hamilton' bio author Chernow to receive award in Albany

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow, who wrote the 2004 biography "Alexander Hamilton" upon which Lin-Manuel Miranda based the Broadway sensation "Hamilton," will receive the 2016 Empire State Archives and History Award in Albany this November.

Vermont jam band Twiddle to play New Year's Eve show at the Palace

ALBANY

Vermont jam band Twiddle to play New Year's Eve show at the Palace

Twiddle, a Vermont-based jam band, will be ringing in the New Year at the Palace theater in Albany.

Shaq survives 'Running Wild' in Adirondacks

Shaq survives 'Running Wild' in Adirondacks

Shaquille O’Neal and Bear Grylls took on the Adirondacks in Monday night’s “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” in an episode that was loaded with the local mountain range’s gorgeous scenery but low on drama.

Actor Gene Wilder dies at age 83

Actor Gene Wilder dies at age 83

Gene Wilder, an actor whose work with comics Mel Brooks and Richard Pryor made him one of the most popular stars of the 1970s, has died. He was 83.

At the VMAs, 'this is fame, bruh!' And not much else.

At the VMAs, 'this is fame, bruh!' And not much else.

Sunday night's VMAs felt no-stakes. A smattering of pop's biggest names gathered inside Madison Square Garden for an evening of on-message performances and mutual congratulations.

Mariah Carey's sister arrested in Saugerties

SAUGERTIES

Mariah Carey's sister arrested in Saugerties

Mariah Carey's estranged older sister, Alison Carey, was arrested on a prostitution charge in Saugerties on Friday.

Horror story that’s all too believable

Horror story that’s all too believable

2016 has been a banner year for excellent horror films, which seems at times appropriate, given the horrors of this calendar year — shootings, war, natural disasters, an unprecedented presidential campaign.

A perfect look at first date of future first couple

A perfect look at first date of future first couple

“Politics? Maybe,” so shrugs a young Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) in Richard Tanne’s “Southside with You.”

‘Tunnel’ keeps things moving

‘Tunnel’ keeps things moving

Mainstream South Korean cinema contributed the summer’s best action film with “Train to Busan,” a kinetic kick of a zombie thriller that brought new life to the form.

Strong women take on Wall Street

Strong women take on Wall Street

Wall Street films have traditionally been raucous affairs, featuring bankers, investors, fund managers and traders as hedonistic party boys. If a woman showed up, she’d be there to take shorthand or to strip. Sometimes both.

De Niro, Ramirez do OK with bantamweight script

De Niro, Ramirez do OK with bantamweight script

With “Hands of Stone,” Robert De Niro officially enters his Burgess Meredith-in-“Rocky” phase.

columnists & blogs