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Time to Wet Yer Whistle at the Glens Falls Brewfest

Glens Falls Brewfest. Photo Courtesy of The Pour Blog

Over 50 Breweries at this Year’s Brewfest Preview of the 2013 Glens Falls Brewfest Ya like beer? Who doesn’t? So, if you just happen to find yourself in Glens Falls on Saturday, May 4th, you should check out the 4th Annual Glens Falls Brewfest at The Queensbury Hotel, with over 50 breweries from the region, [...]

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The Quay Brothers: Selections from Phantom Museums at EMPAC, Preview

A Still from The Quay Brothers' The Street of Crocodiles (1986)

Otherworldly Animation by The Quay Brothers Preview of Selections from Phantom Museums at EMPAC Identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay (or the Quay Brothers) are highly renowned for their animated films that combine puppetry and meticulously detailed handmade sets. Inspired by the films of Czech animators Jan Švankmajer and Jiří Barta, the Quay Brothers have created a unique cinematic style that appears otherworldly, combining [...]

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General Joseph Warren’s Legacy in the Adirondacks

General Joseph Warren

Warren County Named after American Revolutionary War Hero The Legacy of General Joseph Warren Warren County is the prominent tourist area where people that want to get a feel of the Adirondack State Park visit surrounding towns like Lake George, Diamond Point, Lake Luzerne, Gore Mountain, Queensbury and Glens Falls. An interesting fact that most [...]

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Police Power and the Arrest of Jonas Correia: Northampton Blog

Another still from the Joseph Correia arrest video.

A Public Arrest in Northampton Questions Police Brutality Police Brutality and Racial Profiling in Northampton Northampton considers itself a bastion of freedom. It is the “Happy Valley” land of peaceful people. This is because it is a liberal city where people of all orientations are for the most part treated with kindness as long as [...]

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Dust off Your Bicycles: A Preview of the 9th Annual Tour of the Battenkill Valley

Tour of the Battenkill. Photo Courtesy of USA Cycling

Cambridge Hosts the 2013 Tour of the Battenkill A 62 Mile Bike Tour through Washington County This year’s 9th Annual Tour of the Battenkill Valley bicycle race is slated to traverse through Cambridge on April 12-14, 2013. Approximately 3,500 racers are expected from throughout the country in the nation’s largest single-day pro/amateur bicycle race, which [...]

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Fiber Artist Leiko Uchiyama to Lecture at Samantha’s in Glens Falls

Leiko Uchiyama

The Inside Scoop on the Felting Process Leiko Uchiyama’s My Felting Journey at Samantha’s in Glens Falls Samantha’s Cafe and Catering in Glens Falls will host a lecture and presentation by Japanese fiber artist Leiko Uchiyama, entitled My Felting Journey, at 7pm on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Uchiyama has developed an international following for the exquisite hand felted garments she creates in her signature [...]

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Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd Comes to Skidmore, Preview

Sweeney Todd. Photo Courtesy of Skidmore College Dept of Theater

Stephen Sondheim’s Classic Musical at Skidmore College Cannibalism and Comedy Take the Stage at the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater Love! Murder! Revenge! Tragedy! Comedy! Stirring music! These are all elements of the musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, coming to the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater at Skidmore College in Saratoga on April [...]

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