School district renting out theater as alternative revenue source
Municipalities take heed. Your tax problems may be solved thanks to the groovy tunes of The Beatles.
‘Cirque Dreams Holidaze’ to light up Proctors with fantasy and wonder
Before ringing in the New Year, the Mainstage at Proctors will round off the holiday season with four performances from Friday, Dec. 28, to Sunday, Dec. 30, of “Cirque Dreams Holidaze."
Lifetime movie to portray Delmar Murder and ensuing trial
The infamous Christopher Porco murder story will soon be portrayed through a Lifetime television movie.
Schenectady Light Opera stages ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
When Austin Lieber, 17, auditioned for a role in the “Little Shop of Horrors” production at the Schenectady Light Opera House, he didn’t imagine himself crouched up inside a 4-by-4 foot prop playing the part of a man-eating plant.
Tree festivals are cropping up all over the Capital District.
Latham native became fascinated by literary controversy
Literary hoaxes have always been touchy topics for bibliophiles, and author Molly Guptill Manning hopes to finally put one to rest in her first book.
Delmar native returns to Capital District for discussion on her books
Delmar native Lee Woodruff will speak at a Schenectady Public Library event about her first two memoirs and her recent novel on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.
MoHu highlights artistic talents from all over the Capital District
Stretching over a week and a half, from Friday, Oct. 5, to Sunday, Oct. 14, the MoHu Festival kicked off with an interactive arts party at Albany International Airport on Thursday, Oct. 4.
Writer’s eighth book, ‘In the Grip,’ draws from life in Delmar
The newest novel by Delmar resident Myer Kutz delves into the human spirit and how far one will go to protect those they love.
Local playwright sees national recognition for her children’s play
A Niskayuna native has been writing plays for local theaters since she was a teenager, and after being recognized for a script about tamales her passion for drama isn’t cooling off.
Rest Fest brings three days of music to St. Joseph’s Church
Eighteen bands, a collective of friends and community members, gathered in the decommissioned historic St. Joseph's Church over three days for the third annual Restoration Festival (Rest Fest).
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.”
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.
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.