Albany Children’s Book Festival connects young readers with authors
The fifth annual Albany Children’s Book Festival, hosted by The Albany Academies, allows people of all ages to meet some of their favorite authors and illustrators. There will also be magicians, a children’s concert, clowns and other activities around the theme of reading.
Cathedral of All Saints to present 'Vin de Choir: A Night of Song and Wine'
On Friday, April 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., The Friends of the Choir will hold a wine tasting event at the The Cathedral of All Saints
‘Some Assembly Required’ features multi-media collages from 16 artists
The latest exhibit displayed at the Albany International Airport Gallery, “Some Assembly Required,” shows a variety of ways contemporary artists interpret the process of collage by combining different media.
St. Patrick’s Day the theme for family-friendly Café Malta performances
Elyse Young is once again bringing cafe-style entertainment to Malta, but this time it has a touch of the Irish.
Saratoga Racing says destination of casino money must be decided
While Saratoga Springs leaders are anxious to see Saratoga Casino and Raceway chosen as one of seven permanent casino sites that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing, their main concern is protecting the horse racing industry and the revenue it brings in to the state.
Local florists say color and variety add a fun twist to Valentine’s Day
Although red roses continue to be a top seller on Valentine’s Day, some florists have noticed more women are looking for something a little less traditional on the annual day of love.
The National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs has announced a citywide arts project for 2013 that doubles as a fundraiser: Saratoga En Pointe.
‘Cirque Dreams Holidaze’ to light up Proctors with fantasy and wonder
Before ringing in the New Year, the Mainstage at Proctors will round off the holiday season with four performances from Friday, Dec. 28, to Sunday, Dec. 30, of “Cirque Dreams Holidaze."
Schenectady Light Opera stages ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
When Austin Lieber, 17, auditioned for a role in the “Little Shop of Horrors” production at the Schenectady Light Opera House, he didn’t imagine himself crouched up inside a 4-by-4 foot prop playing the part of a man-eating plant.
Tree festivals are cropping up all over the Capital District.
Latham native became fascinated by literary controversy
Literary hoaxes have always been touchy topics for bibliophiles, and author Molly Guptill Manning hopes to finally put one to rest in her first book.
MoHu highlights artistic talents from all over the Capital District
Stretching over a week and a half, from Friday, Oct. 5, to Sunday, Oct. 14, the MoHu Festival kicked off with an interactive arts party at Albany International Airport on Thursday, Oct. 4.
Irish 2000 Festival to be held at county fairgrounds
On Sept. 14 and 15, the opportunity to get your Irish eyes smilling will present itself at the 16th Annual Irish 2000 Festival. The two-day festival is known to draw tens of thousands of guests and is built around musical artists that this year include Kevin McKrell, Hair of the Dog and the Screaming Orphans.
Group prepares to hold biennial event featuring founding members
Two hundred works of art will be on display later this month in Schenectady, and it is something fans of the medium will get wrapped up in.
Annual fundraiser has new facets this year
Visitors to the 2012 Saratoga Wine & Food and Fall Ferrari Festival on Sept. 7, 8 and 9 will be able to enjoy the park’s grounds along with some world-class cuisine, cars, fashion and of course, wine. Proceeds from the event will help support SPAC’s classical programs and educational components.