Local movie critic honored in second movie festival
There, on North Jay, stands Perreca’s Bakery, the crown jewel of Schenectady’s Little Italy, a fixture of the neighborhood for more than a century. From a booth inside More Perreca sits Maria Papa, who has a hand in both of the businesses that neighbor one another, where she talks about next week’s plans to pay tribute again to the late Dan DiNicola.
Heart continues to define women’s role in Rock
Known and revered as trailblazers in the male dominate world of rock and roll, Ann and Nancy Wilson not only blazed the way for Joan Jett, Pat Benatar, Madonna and the rock maidens that followed, they maintain their relevance nearly 40 years after going crazy on us all.
Community effort to save Victorian Aged church receives helping hand
Standing before dignitaries and guests inside the cathedral of the old, gothic church, Universal Preservation Hall President Teddy Foster invoked a scene from a decade ago, with the building left to rot, condemned by the city, and a wrecking ball outside its doors.
Live music to be everywhere on Saturday
The special events season will kick it up a notch this week, with the kick off of Troy Pig Out, Powers Park Concert Series, and another high energy local music showcase at Rockin on the River.
Get Up Jack shows there is life after Hair of the Dog
Lovers of live music are able to identify the appeal: It’s the combination of musicianship, atmosphere, showmanship and crowd participation.
Opera’s world premier in Saratoga on Friday
A contemporary American opera based off a critically acclaimed memoir from a first-time author, will have its world premiere.
Free Summer Film Series at The Palace highlights effort to prevent bullying
The Palace Theater in Albany is set to host a free summer film series. The series will offer family-friendly movie screenings at the historic theater every Tuesday at 1 p.m. in July and August.
Old Songs Festival kicks off Friday
If the grounds of the Altamont Fairgrounds could talk, it would spin a yarn of tales about old-time baseball games, automobile exhibitions and the countless of summer romances that blossomed under the carnival lights.
Opera Saratoga to host “Dido and Aeneas” under the stars
The melding of fashion with the arts is a common enough relationship, as one often feeds the other – life imitating art, art imitating life - but, the conscious marriage of art with science is a unique pairing, one guaranteed to be found if Karole Armitage is involved.
Live music everywhere to welcome in summer
What do you get when you mix a beautiful day, some incredible food and great music, with an artsy component thrown into the mix?
Charitable group under Albany Symphony Orchestra fights to keep music alive in area schools
The gift of music leaves a lasting impression on those who receive it.
Troy Night Out is all about children and community in the Collar City
It almost felt like a family reunion.
Best “local” bands out of New England for weekend festival
Thirty miles east of Albany you’ll find country, farms, nature, and some of the best music to be heard in New England.
Native son sheds light on Troy’s bustling live music scene
Over the last 13 years, Troy has become the place to be in the summer.
It’s open (festival) season on live music, everywhere
Any doubt that summer is here can be cast aside as music festival season has arrived.