Three Capital District girls selected as understudies for New York City Ballet
Dancing with the New York City Ballet is the dream of nearly every American ballerina, but few are given the opportunity prior to high school.
Cue Theatre makes its move to a permanent space in Delmar
Unfortunate circumstances sometimes afford new opportunities. After learning Community United Methodist Church in Slingerlands was closing its doors, the operators of The Cue Theatre didn’t know what was next.
Loudonville man jokes his way to New York’s Friars Club
After being in the business just over 12 years, a born and raised Loudonville man was inducted into an elite club of comedians, actors and others in the entertainment business.
NYRA holds family-friendly open house as a kickoff to track season
Around this time every summer, the old Victorian houses that line Union Avenue in Saratoga Springs come alive, the restaurants on Broadway feel a little more full and people in large hats can be spotted all over the city. It’s summer in Saratoga, and it all begins with Saratoga Race Course’s annual open house on Sunday, July 13.
Empire State Plaza hosts annual celebration with food, entertainment and, of course, fireworks
In 1870, Congress declared July Fourth an official federal holiday, but Americans were celebrating with bells, music and military displays dating back to the day the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776.
Exhibit highlights the ways canals and railroads made history in New York
Advances in technology change the way we live, and life in the 18th century was no exception when tracks were laid, creating a new path for change across New York state.
Solstice celebration grows with Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail
As the days grow longer and the season grows warmer, more people are getting outside to enjoy the beauty of Albany County.
Annual battle of the bands at Tawasentha Park in Guilderland raises money to aid humanitarian efforts in Africa
In 1985, 44 artists came together to help fight disease and famine in Africa with the single, “We Are the World.” On Friday, music will once again be used as a way to raise money for efforts in Africa, except this time the performers are area teenagers.
Village featuring photography exhibit to feature roots of Altamont Fair
Festivities at the Altamont Fair were far different 121 years ago when the inaugural event kicked off after a year of planning and preparations.
Latham writer’s story included in an anthology of tales by Baby Boomer
Being published in an anthology of written wisdom wasn’t necessarily something Linda Berkery had always wanted to do, but she was inspired to take that leap about a year ago after seeing an ad in a magazine seeking written narratives that provided insight and inspiration.
Capital District gets its own Renaissance Festival promising merriment for all
The NY Capital District Renaissance Festival will be held on Saturday, June 14, and Sunday, June 15, at Indian Ladder Farms in New Scotland, adding a brand-new attraction to the region.
Albany BID launches interactive ‘Play Me I’m Yours’ Sculpture in the Streets exhibit
Pianos are not typically found along Albany’s streets, but 13 fully functional pianos have popped up recently throughout the Central Business District of Albany, and they’re not just for decoration but for anyone to sit down and play.
Play penned by Siena grad a story of friendship and health
Siena alumnus and playwright Rick Wilson found himself inspired by “Menopause.”
Colonie Concert Band kicks off summer with pops performance
The Memorial Concert Band of Colonie is getting ready to kick off its summer schedule with a special guest for its annual pops concert.
Planning Board OKs special use permit, Indian Ladder Farms hosting event
The New Scotland Planning Board on Tuesday, May 6, unanimously approved NY Capital District Renaissance Festival LLC’s request for a special use permit to hold the two-day historical themed event on two parcels of land Peter Ten Eyck owns.
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- Niskayuna 2012 Summer Concert Series
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