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ABBA The Concert

by The Staff May 8, 2014

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  “This is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get,” says the press materials for ABBA the Concert. Depending on who you are, this statement is either an enticement or a warning. Of course, this show ...

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Roger Hodgson

by The Staff October 17, 2013

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  Supertramp were never quite as freaky as their prog-rock brethren of the ’70s. But if you do the numbers, they probably had more hits. Chalk that up to the Lennon-McCartney-style songwriting competition between bandleaders Rick ...

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All the President’s Men

by The Staff March 28, 2013

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  One of the greatest political journalism films also happens to be based on a true story: Alan J. Pakula’s 1976 drama All the President’s Men. That’s why it’s on the AFI 100 list, and will ...

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Helen Reddy

by The Staff March 20, 2013

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  One of the iconic pop artists of the 1970s is on tour for the first time in more than a decade, and she’s coming to Troy tonight. Aussie-born Helen Reddy is probably most widely known ...

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Escape Artistry

by Ann Morrow October 17, 2012

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  It’s a story that even Hollywood couldn’t have dreamed up. And yet the Hollywood dream machine was a major player in this daring rescue mission that occurred during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. Argo, named ...

Asco: Elite of the Obscure

by The Staff February 1, 2012

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The “Asco” in the title of the traveling exhibit opening at the Williams College Museum of Art this weekend was a Chicano conceptual art and performance group active in Southern California between 1972 and 1987. ...

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Master of the Game

by Ann Morrow January 12, 2012

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  The Cold War oeuvre of John le Carre is so redolent of the recent climate of obssessive intelligence gathering that it’s surprising that a new adaptation of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy didn’t come down the ...

Stevie Nicks

by The Staff August 25, 2011

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We’ve all been there: belting out “The Edge of Seventeen” with the windows rolled down, drumming on the steering wheel, tossing your hair to every “ooo,” waiting for the light to change, when you look ...