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Go Green at the 2010 Eco Show

2010 Eco Show

Interested in becoming more eco-friendly? Then check out the 2010 Eco Show, coming to Hudson Valley Community College in Troy on Friday & Saturday, November 5th & 6th. The show is presented by the International Environmental Resource Collaboration Center (IERCC), a non-profit organization that aims to educate the public on the pressing environmental issues affecting [...]

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‘Tis the Season of Scary Movies. Here’s our Roundup of the Best Picks for a Fright-Filled Film Feast

The Wicker Man (1973)

Just because Halloween’s past doesn’t mean the fun has to end. If you’re looking to continue on with the scare, we’ve got just the thing for you–our picks for great scary flicks. We’ve got classics here as well as some obscurities, altogether making the perfect solution for indulging your fright factor this fall. The Wicker [...]

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Kings of Leon Ready to Recline in Throne: Come Around Sundown, CD Review

Come Around Sundown, Kings of Leon

Nashville ruffians Kings of Leon released their fifth studio album, [amazonify]B003YK42LQ::text::::Come Around Sundown,[/amazonify] on October 19, 2010, hoping to cement themselves as America’s premier rock band. They have been growing, both in popularity and stylistically, for the past few years, solidifying their enormous significance by playing festivals and huge stadium shows, and have been made [...]

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Remembering the Railroads at the Greenberg Train and Toy Show

The Greenberg Train and Toy Show

The Greenberg Train and Toy Show, the largest traveling model train and toy show in the northeastern United States, is coming to the Hudson Valley Community College in Troy on Saturday, October 30th and staying until Sunday, October 31st. The group tour stretches from Virginia to Maine, with stops everywhere in between. You’ll find vendors [...]

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Good Ol’ Fashioned Spooky Fun at the Saratoga Fall Festival

Saratoga Fall Festival

If you don’t have any plans yet for Halloween weekend, add the 9th Annual Saratoga Fall Festival to your planner. Starting at 10am on Saturday, October 30th and Sunday, October 31st, downtown Saratoga will explode with a slew of autumn activities and spooky costumes. Admission to the festival is free, as are all of the [...]

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An Interview with Local Author Hollis Seamon

Hollis Seamon

By Juliet Barney Hollis Seamon is an acclaimed writer who has published two books, including a full length novel entitled Flesh, which follows a graduate student on her quest to find the person behind the murder that occurred on the campus of the University of Albany. Her second work is a compilation of short stories [...]

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Haunted Illusions Comes to Lake Placid: An Interview with Illusionist David Caserta

David Caserta

By Monica Sirignano and Dave Bower Illusionist David Caserta has been performing feats of magic since he was a child. A student of Theatre Arts, he is thoroughly involved in every facet of his performances. David sometimes takes several years to fine tune and perfect his mind-boggling illusions, ensuring that every detail is flawless. Influenced [...]

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A Silent Film Showcase in Lake Placid: Robin Hood, Two Early American Versions

Robin Hood, 1912

This Thursday, October 28th at 7pm, the Adirondack Film Society will honor the great filmmakers of the 20th century once again with a silent film showcase—a screening of two early versions of Robin Hood. Beginning the evening is the Éclair American Company’s 1912 Robin Hood. At the time this film was made, the French company [...]

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Punk Legends Social Distortion Perform at Northern Lights on October 28th

Social Distortion

In 1979, Mike Ness gathered his friends to create a punk rock band with the hopes of simply having fun and playing together. Only a couple years later, Social Distortion released their first single entitled “Mainliner/Playpen,” under their newly signed label Push Boy. Social Distortion will be performing a mix of their new and old [...]

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Legendary Singer/Songwriter Richard Thompson Comes to The Egg on October 30th

Richard Thompson

Known for successfully fusing elements of folk, rock and the avant-garde, Richard Thompson is considered one of the most prolific songwriters and guitarists of all time. Known for his solo work and for his years with English folk group Fairport Convention, Richard Thompson will perform at The Egg in Albany on Saturday, October 30th. Born [...]

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