From the Rogovoy Report: Seth Rogovoy previews the FilmColumbia festival, which takes place in and around Chatham from October 22-27. Screenings at the fest include new films by the Coen Brothers (“Inside Llewyn Davis”), Alexander Payne (“Nebraska”) and Stephen Frears (“Philomena”).
From the CRUMBS Blog: Andrew Gregory is back with the latest of his quarterly reports on newly released recordings and videos by Local 518 musicians…
From Berkshire On Stage: Larry Murray buzzes that Chita Rivera may be headed into the Williamstown Theatre Festival next summer for a pre-Broadway stop in Kander & Ebb’s musical, “The Visit”…
From Saratoga Wire: Thomas Dimopoulos reports that Saratoga Guitars – currently located at 60 West Avenue in Saratoga – will be returning to Broadway, as owner Matt McCabe plans to open a second location next month at 492 Broadway in Saratoga Springs.
From The New York Times: Pagan Kennedy answers the question, “Why do we eat popcorn at the movies?”
From Upstate Live: Kayla MacLachlan reviews This Is Life, the debut album by moe. spin-off band Floodwood, who make at stop at Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs on Thursday (October 10), sharing the stage with Keller Williams.
From Did You Weekend: Marianna Gatta reviews Diana Krall’s concert at Proctors earlier this week.
From Rural Intelligence: Robert Burke Warren previews the inaugural Hudson Valley Arts Festival at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds this weekend.
From Keep Albany Boring: KC’s “Catching Up with 518 Music, Vol. 1”
From The Daily Gazette: Brian McElhiney’s reviews Los Straitjackets and the Outta Sites at the Ale House in Troy on Sunday, September 29.
From Idiots Being Idiots: It’s official…
From Discover Albany: Will Gallagher reviews the stage musical “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” which slipped into Proctors in Schenectady last week for a one-night-only performance.
From Berkshire Fine Arts: Thomas Dyer reviews “Les Miserables” on stage at Russell Sage College’s Schact Fine Arts Center in Troy through Friday, October 11.
From the Free George: A preview of the Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich on Saturday and Sunday.