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.
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.
American Music Festival exposes listeners to modern-day composers
Can you imagine enjoying a sandwich with Ludwig Van Beethoven or listening on with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as they rehearse “The Magic Flute”? Unfortunately it’s about 200 years too late for that, but now is your chance to interact with some of tomorrow’s greatest composers.
Sand Creek Middle School’s Cast & Crew club gives everyone a shot at the stage
A school drama club that started 20 years ago with the intent of involving every student who wanted to participate is having a special reunion following the afternoon performance of their spring musical, “Annie.”
The live version of ‘Family Feud’ promises the same antics and energy as the TV show
Game show fanatics who have always wanted the chance to answer “the number one question on the board” are in luck. The popular TV game show “Family Feud” in its live version, will take over the Palace Theatre on Friday, May 2.
Colonie Art League’s spring show uses historic home as a backdrop to showcase itself
In the winter and early springtime, the historic Pruyn House can see a lull in action, but the Colonie Art League gives the house some extra life as it transitions into the warmer spring months.
Young and old are often surprised at what they learn at Troy’s Discovery Hall’s ‘Jewels of the Sea’ exhibit
Tucked between two walls on Second Street in Troy exists a little taste of nature. It is here where collector and curator, Ron Glasser keeps his collection of more than 1,000 seashells from all over the world.
Annual Canstruction event moves up the national rankings
Engineers, architects and students from around the Capital District got together in a competition to construct displays out of canned goods to raise food and money for local food pantries.
‘Body Language’ features 11 Capital District artists
A new art exhibit will be opening at the Albany international Airport, focusing on body language and human interaction featuring 11 different artists.
Skidmore students stage play based on collected war letters
In a time of instant communication, distant human interaction is often accomplished by way of tweets or texts. The act of using a pen and paper is rare these days, still nothing captures a moment like a personal letter, especially a war letter.
Tech Valley High students are the driving force behind the staging of ‘Mulan’
When most people think about Tech Valley High School, they think about students studying science, technology, engineering and math. While this is true, it’s not just STEM learning that is going on at the TVHS campus in Rensselaer.
St. Agnes’ Living Room offers art exhibits and classes
A cemetery in Menands has come up with an innovative way to bring more people there.
Danú tells the stories of Ireland through traditional and contemporary song
Though many folks may choose to celebrate their Irish roots with beer and corned beef at a local pub on St. Patrick’s Day, authentic Irishness can be found in a different place this year.