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Halestorm to play on

The Palace will honor tickets purchased

In the wake of the Washington Avenue Armory’s troubles with security at live events, SLP Concerts announced last week the relocation of the Halestorm concert from the Washington Avenue Armory to the Palace Theater.

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Zappa playing Egg

Dweezil Zappa continues to carry his father’s torch

Zappa Plays Zappa returns to Albany, when it takes to the stage at The Egg, Tuesday, April 7.

Milan look available on the cheap

From Etsy to Delmar, catwalk look is not expensive

Congratulations, we have officially made it to spring. How will you be celebrating after this long winter?

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Finding Watterson

Newest “Calvin and Hobbes” book lends insight into why artist Bill Watterson stopped the popular comic strip

The artistic form of the comic strip has existed for some time, dating back to medieval tapestries that depicted sequential pictures. Newspapers started running the humorous and satirical printed strips in America around the end of the 19th century.

Fitness: Let’s get real

Reality television is not real

She had just completed her final weigh in at our most recent challenge and wasn’t happy with losing almost 20 pounds in 8 weeks. When I asked my client what she thought she’d lose, she said, “At least fifty.”

Fashion: Hello, Sunshine

Usher in spring by bringing color into your accessories

Say goodbye to Old Man Winter. It’s time to break out of the dark and come to the light.

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Playing with house money

Oscar nominated actor Chazz Palminteri talks about life, upcoming show at Proctors

It all started with a conversation between an old man and a bouncer outside the door of an exclusive club.

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Sons of Saratoga Springs

The Spa City is embracing a band bringing life to the music scene

At the doorstep of New York’s Adirondack State Park, Saratoga Springs has a natural appeal for liberal thinkers and creative minds. It is, therefore, by no mistake the Spa City is a college town with a devotion to the arts and the avant-garde.

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Getting cozy with jazz and funk

Albany’s own Dave Spadaro Group’s self-titled debut

Dave Spadaro Group has come out of the gates in 2015 with a great record, blending together jazz, funk, blues and rock. With this self-titled debut, they have let the world know they are here to make beautiful music.

A unique perspective for war story

Peruse many lists of the best fiction of 2014 and you will likely find Anthony Doerr’s latest novel, “All The Light We Cannot See,” prominently mentioned. While it deals in the well-trodden literary milieu of war-torn Europe, it achieves success by discarding the traditional accouterments of the genre, in favor of a lighter touch accentuated by the unorthodox viewpoints of the novel’s unique protagonists.

What to wear on the weekend

Enjoy 48 hours of comfy-chic

The weekend. There is no sweeter phrase for folks working Monday through Friday, but the question begs to be asked: What will you be wearing?

Prepare for Spring

The weather may be forcing us to bundle up in thermals but after the Spring 2015 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City, the world is softly glowing in pastels.

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Kidz Expo 2015: More than meets the eye

Annual event highlights child and parenting resources in the area

Has your child ever wanted to meet Captain America, Thor, R2D2, or Darth Vader? They can do that and much more at the Hannaford Kidz Expo Saturday, March 7, at the Empire State Plaza.

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Educators: Cuomo is failing us

Regional forum rallies for equitable education funding, local control of classrooms

Many education advocates over the last few years have criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for not supporting public schools. Now some question if he’s intentionally working against them.