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Disc Jam 2015

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.

Live music: Churning out the music in Troy

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.

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Long live Rock

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.

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An extended visit for NYC ballet

Saratoga continues to be Upstate’s capital for the fine arts during the summer months, thanks in large part to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC).

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Nature and MTV

Local artist Jenny Kemp shares techniques with Sage students

As the spring semester comes to a close, Sage of Albany ended this year’s Artist Lecture Series with a presentation by the native Troy fine artist Jenny Kemp.

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The pride of Troy

Super 400 allies with JCHA to play Capital City

Not many three piece bands can boast having a city holiday named after them. Super 400 is not a typical local band.

Singing for peace

The Troy Children’s Chorus has quickly become an asset to the Collar City

The Troy Children’s Chorus will wrap up the school year with the final performance of the spring at the First United Presbyterian Church on Saturday, May 16 at 4 p.m.

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Getting jazzy

The ASO leads the charge across the two cities to celebrate American music along with Juilliard Jazz Trio, Amy Porter and more

Often times the art of a different medium influences others – the written word to the visual arts, the visual arts to music.

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A family affair

Canadian duo Whitehorse brings its brand of Americana to Albany

The first thing Melissa McClelland did when she answered the phone on the road in Wisconsin was apologize for her crying 9-month-old son in the background.

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Granting wishes

Guilderland teens organize local benefit concert

Metrohead is on a mission.

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Party in the park

Annual event continues to provide live music from today, and cherished traditions from the past

Frogs chirping in our backyard is a brief, telltale sign each year that summer is coming. That, and Tulip Festival.

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LEGENDS live at the circus

Mythological creatures at The Greatest Show On Earth®

There are iconic images conjured within the mind once one thinks about the circus coming to town.

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Music is good brain food

LaSalle Institute knows a little something about music and schooling

For nearly a quarter century, LaSalle Institute has outfitted itself as one of the premier music programs on the primary school level here in the Capital District.

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Methodical madness

Capital Rep takes on Hamlet; curtain up April 21

The latest adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet takes to the stage at the Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, promising to provide audience members a trip to Elsinore with a twist of Downton.

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Singing honestly

Katy Cole speaks candidly about the music life and what’s on tap for Last Daze

Katy Cole’s voice is an abomination, weathered and aged by years beyond those she has spent on this earth. While on stage, her soul pours out like a rich merlot, filled out by a deep body of blues and a hint of rasp.