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Live Music Returns to the Fort Salem Theater on April 6th

The Spurs USA

Country-Western Band The Spurs USA Come to Salem Fort Salem Theater Kicks off Their Spring Season Berkshire-based classic country western band, The Spurs USA, will bring their special blend of great music and entertainment to the Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater, for one night only on Saturday, April 6th at 8pm. The first show in [...]

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New Outdoor Skywalk Planned for The Wild Center in Tupper Lake

The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY

A Walk on the Wild Side at the Wild Center The Wild Center Plans a Treetop Walk Hinging on state regulatory approval and fundraising efforts, the Wild Center hopes to bring a new attraction called the ‘Treetop walk’ to the public by 2015. Similar in concept to the Skywalk, a horseshoe-shaped steel structure with glass [...]

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Deep in the Heart of the Berkshires: The Hampton Terrace in Lenox, Mass

Hampton Terrace. Photo Courtesy of Jumping Rocks

Hampton Terrace: 91 Walker Street in Lenox, Massachusetts A Great Place to Kick Back and Relax in the Berkshires Thinking of venturing to the Berkshires for the weekend? It’s a great place to spend a few days, and right in the heart of the area is a very charming B&B that not only is connected [...]

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A Shot of Theater: Spontaneous Theater in Northampton

Finding Love at A Shot of Theater at the Elevens in Northampton. Photo Courtesy of A Shot of Theater

Local Theater at The Elevens in Northampton A Shot of Theater Features Local Playwrights It seemed as if there was an open mic or creative venue for every art form in Northampton, but there was something missing from its eclectic mix. For every experimental rock group that got to try its hand on stage at [...]

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Need a Quick Getaway? Why not Visit Inlet?

The sign at Arrowhead Park in Inlet, NY

Inlet: An Overlooked Treasure in the Adirondacks A Quaint Treasure in Hamilton County There’s a large mosaic in Arrowhead Park of Inlet, NY that reads, “Take nothing but memories. Kill nothing but time. Leave nothing but footprints.” That about sums it up for all of the Adirondacks, but for some of us, there is just [...]

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The Past Through The Eyes Of The Present: New Photo Exhibit at LPCA through April 12

An original glass plate negative alongside a modern interpretation by Eleanor Sweeney at the LPCA's The Past Through the Eyes of the Present Exhibit.

Early 20th Century Photographs Re-Imagined by Modern Artists A Modern Day Spin on Early Photography at LPCA The Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA) will have an opening reception on Friday, March 15, 2013 from 5-7pm for a new exhibit, courtesy of the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society. The Past Through The Eyes Of [...]

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Controversy Arises Over PETA’s No Kill Policy

Kittens at an animal shelter. Photo Courtesy of

PETA and Allegations of Animal Cruelty Animal Rights Organization Under Scrutiny We’ve all been caught watching TV when a commercial appears asking for a donation against animal cruelty. Images of sad-looking dogs and emaciated cats that flash across the screen are so painful to watch that you are either forced to leave the room or [...]

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A Wild Ride into Madness: Identity Thief, Movie Review

Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman in Identity Thief (Seth Gordon, 2013)

Identity Thief: Crude and Extremely Humorous Identity Thief, Movie Review Seth Gordon’s new movie Identity Thief satisfied a need for a new breed of comedy. It blends heartfelt comedy with perverse shock humor, creating a fusion of morals and potty jokes. Jason Bateman plays Sandy, an honest and moral businessman who has had his identity [...]

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A Fun Night at the Theatre: APE’s 24 Hour Play Fest, Review

Paul Daniel West and Emily Murphy in Apartment 37 at the 24 Hour Play Fest. Photo by Tim Harris of the Adirondack Photographic Society

Review of Art in the Public Eye’s 24 Hour Play Fest Local Artists Perform to a Sold Out Crowd at the Wood Theater With the success of this year’s 24 Hour Play Fest in Glens Falls, plans are already underway for a 2014 edition. Spearheaded by Art in the Public Eye (APE), this year’s event held [...]

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Katharine Burr Blodgett: An Innovative, Accomplished Schenectady Native

Katherine Burr Blodgett

An Inventor and Physicist who Created Low-Reflectance “invisible” Glass Katharine Burr Blodgett: A Scientific Pioneer She was the first female scientist hired by General Electric. She was the first woman to be awarded a doctorate in physics from Cambridge University. She invented non-reflective, or invisible, glass and helped to save hundreds of lives during World [...]

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