Ballston Spa Film Fest takes over
Thanks to Defabio's vision, the Ballston Spa Film Festival is entering its fifth year and going strong. The event, which is set for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 3 and 4, this year, remains free. A total of 39 films made by both local and international filmmakers, with an emphasis on films made by students, will be shown and juried over the two days. One winner for each category including best picture and best sound will be chosen. Screenings will be in Wiswall Park and at the Ballston Spa High School Auditorium. Screenings will start at 6:45 p.m. both evenings and are all family friendly.
Transformation includes annually rotating exhibits, name change
The Schenectady Museum is set to become a little less static and a lot more hands-on to create an education center unique to the Capital District.
Business celebrates 50th anniversary and looks back at history
In celebration of its 50th anniversary and National Bowling Day, Del Lanes will hold its seventh annual Community Day on Saturday, Aug. 4.
A more than decade-long journey for a piece of the World Trade Center ended without fanfare Tuesday, July 24, as a memorial sculpture was at long last installed in the Spa City’s High Rock Park.
The big brick building at 534 New Loudon Road in Latham is the hub of town government. But, the second floor of Colonie Memorial Town Hall also serves another purpose—it doubles as an art gallery.
The Pruyn House will become a miniature version of the Capital District on Thursday, Aug. 23, when local food, art and music is spread across the grounds for “A Taste of Local: An Evening of Food, Wine and Talents.”
Annette Collins to hold book signing at Niskayuna Co-op sampling event
As a child, Annette Collins liked to escape into books, and now she has penned her own escape though a tale of romance with a side of mystery.
The Community Action for Parents Teens and Interested Neighbors, or CAPTAIN for short, will again mark the opening of the track with a fundraising gala.
Local band frontman is a lobbyist by day, rock star by night
By day, John Salka looks like every other lobbyist at Meyer, Suozzi, English and Klein, a law firm in downtown Albany. Clad in business attire and working with state legislators, Salka is every bit the professional.
Saratoga Bridges is over half a century old, having offered services and programs to the developmentally disabled since 1953. Today its mission is bigger than ever as it serves over 800 individuals and their families.
Colonie boy secures role in NYC Ballet production at SPAC
Six-year-old John Zorbas of Colonie can’t wait until he’s big and strong enough to lift ballerinas high into the air – and he’s well on his way.
Bethlehem artists hoof it to Albany for BID’s new installation
Thirteen local artists worked on this year's Sculpture in the Streets exhibition put on by the Albany Business Improvement District. Titled "Stand in the Sole of Albany," the exhibition includes a walking tour of the six 7-foot clogs distributed and the four sets of 3-foot pairs to showcase the region's Dutch influence.
Summer is the perfect time to sit back and relax to the sounds of cool and soulful jazz. And the perfect opportunity will be at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival to be held at SPAC on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July1.
The Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio at 80 Henry Street is part art studio, part social scene, and has been open for about a month. Their grand opening was on Sat., June 16, and was host to nearly 100 painters.
Saratoga Springs might be known for its vibrant arts scene, but the Beekman Street corridor many local artists call home has undergone changes during the recession. Now, stakeholders are working to ensure a revitalization of the area continues.
- Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny at The Crossings on March 23
- Local rapper writes SUNY anthem
- Local writers to be featured
- SCCC School of Music Open House
- Niskayuna 2012 Summer Concert Series
- One County, One Book nominations start
- 'Contact the Editor' Link
- Students thank BC music teacher with song
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