‘American Medea’ at Skidmore examines the similarities between Euripides’ subject and modern-day examples
While researching the weighty subject of filicide, the deliberate act of a parent killing their own child, for her play “American Medea,” writer and director Holly Derr found herself talking with anyone who would listen.
Director will portray Emily Dickinson to raise money
Emily Dickinson will be brought to life next month as her poems are recited as part of a local school benefit.
Library turns the city into a game board to introduce new patrons to its Pruyn Collection
As the local history librarian for Albany Public Library, Jim Davies has found a way to combine his love for history with his love of gaming.
Collaboration brings about performances of ‘Pinkalicious’ and ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’
The Palace Performing Arts Center is adding to its 2014/2015 season two family-oriented theatrical offerings produced by Albany’s Park Playhouse.
Director of documentary about the Dalai Lama to discuss his work at The Spectrum
The chance to meet the Dalai Lama is, for many, a life-altering experience.
Get a glimpse of the world at annual Festival of Nations at Empire State Plaza
A long-standing Albany tradition continues when the Empire State Plaza Convention Center hosts the 43rd annual Festival of Nations on Sunday, Oct. 26, in downtown Albany.
Pro wrestling event in Troy raises money for charity while fans raise their voices in fun
Rumor has it that there’s going to be a few fights at the Boys and Girls Club of Troy on Saturday, Oct. 25, and no one will be there to stop them.
The Hellions of Troy bring women of all backgrounds together to compete in a sport known to inflict a few bruises all in the name of fun
With competitors named Viper Martini, Bonnie Doom and Trixie Firecracker, the sport of roller derby still carries the air of showmanship it is known for, but the game is far from the blood and glitter reputation that sometimes still follows it today.
The perfect retro playlist provides the soundtrack to homecoming events
Music is often the best vehicle by which to travel down Memory Lane.
Cult classic continues to entertain at Capital District venues
Just shy of 40 years old, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” still makes for a popular event each and every Halloween.
The Barn in Albany, which provides artists with working, living and performing spaces, is hosting a benefit to showcase the organization’s mission
The Albany Barn and Albany Chef’s Food & Wine Festival are set to throw their third annual “Fusion” event, which is billed as an evening of urban art, architecture, music and fashion.
Old Songs announces third season of Community Dances with a sweet twist
Despite social media being omnipresent in many people’s daily lives, connecting a community can sometimes be difficult. A series of local events is hoping to change that by getting people on their feet and socializing in a more traditional way.
Student Film Festival will screen the works of 10 finalists
In the course of a single minute, 100 hours of video are uploaded onto YouTube.com. The amount of material that has amassed on the website since its creation nearly 10 years ago has reached a point where the company’s content database scans through the equivalent of 400 years of blooper, prank, monologue, gaming and cat videos every day.
Bringing Cirque du Soleil’s vibrant ‘Dralion’ costumes to the stage requires a wardrobe team that can think on its feet
It’s East meets West with a circus twist in downtown Albany for the final run of “Dralion.”
Delmar artist finds he is drawn to painting pastures
Several years ago, Robert Lynk was passing a field in Westerlo when he decided to stop and take a picture.