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The Syracuse Scene (Week of November 29th)

World AIDS Day

With the holiday season in full swing, the event choices continue to increase. Of course, if you’re not looking for something festive to do, there are plenty of other options to choose from, as usual. There is indeed something for everyone. Wednesday, December 1st is World AIDS Day, and in observation of that, ONE Condoms, [...]

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A Connecticut Tradition: The 74th Annual Manchester Road Race

The Manchester Road Race

Although the 15,000 runner maximum has been reached, the 74th Annual Manchester Road Race promises to be an exciting family event on Thanksgiving morning. There are many new features of the road race this year. This includes an online registration system, new age categories, new seed card qualifying times, and results will be produced in [...]

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Dancing, Shopping and Pampering: A Fun-Filled Ulster County Thanksgiving

The Emerson Resort and Spa

Thanksgiving is a time for family, turkey, giving thanks…and having fun! Thanksgiving Eve has always been one of the biggest party nights and Ulster County is filled with intoxicating places to go. The Emerson Resort and Spa in Mount Tremper, is having a “Thanksgiving Eve Party” at the Catamount. From 10pm-1am, you can dance the [...]

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Upcoming NYC Film Events: Marlene Dietrich and More

Marlene Dietrich, 1930s

This Tuesday I went along to see the penultimate screening of the IFC Center’s Stranger than Fiction season. It was a documentary about the legendary actress and performer Marlene Dietrich (Marlene; 1982). The film which is a documentary flirting with the cinema verité genre, shows director and Academy Award winning actor Maximilian Schell interviewing the [...]

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News From The Science Side (November 24, 2010)

International Science

International Science Second Stem Cell Trial Ready to Go The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given its approval to a second clinical trial involving human embryonic stem (hES) cells. The company responsible for the trial is Advanced Cell Technology (ACT), a biotech company based in Marlborough, Massachusetts. ACT was one of the first companies [...]

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An Interview with Singer/Songwriter Rich Ortiz

Rich Ortiz

By Lauren English Lake George native Rich Ortiz describes his sound as a mixture between funk and folk. He says you get a feel of both singer/songwriter and funk band all in one. Rich has been playing the guitar since high school and his lyrics are rich and heartfelt. In addition to guitar, Rich plays [...]

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Special Events at MASS MoCA and SVAC This Holiday Season

Federico Díaz, Geometric Death Frequency-141

The Southern Vermont Arts Center (SVAC) will be holding its bi-annual Holiday Dinner at the historic Yester House on Saturday, December 4th from 6-11pm. This festive and formal dinner is a highly anticipated holiday fundraising event for SVAC members and non-members alike. The evening begins with cocktails in the grand galleries of the Elizabeth de [...]

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This Week in Ithaca (November 23-30)

Museum of the Earth

Ithaca’s gearing up for the holiday season when plenty will be going on for you to enjoy, while many Thanksgiving weekend events will get you out and moving. This weekend, entertain yourself and your family with a special preview of The Santaland Diaries at the Kitchen Theatre on November 27th and 28th. The show opens [...]

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Sculpting With Glass: An Interview with Artist Danny Camp at 42 Degrees in Glens Falls

Glass Artist Daniel Camp

By Monica Sirignano and Dave Bower Originally from Hudson Falls, Danny Camp has been making a variety of glass art pieces for the past few years, ranging from glasses to intricately designed pipes. We recently spoke with Danny while he was giving a glass blowing   demonstration during Customer Appreciation Day at 42 Degrees Gallery, located [...]

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Community News Round-Up (November 24, 2010)

Albany County Thanksgiving is a notoriously dangerous time of the year if you’re a turkey, but the residents of Colonie can feel a little safer after being ranked #1 in a national ranking of America’s safest cities with a population over 75,000, for the 2nd year in a row. The ranking, compiled by CQ Press, [...]

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