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The First (and Probably Last) Annual Capital Region Feline Film & Video Festival for Humans

by Shawn Stone October 2, 2014


  As is now widely acknowledged, the Internet was invented for the purpose of uploading and viewing cat videos. In fact, it is also widely believed that the Internet itself is a series of tubes filled ...

Spectrum 8 Theatres

It Takes a Worried Man

by Shawn Stone January 16, 2014


  Folk singer Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is having a bad week. A really bad week. The Coen brothers’ latest film opens with the title character giving an excellent performance of a moving, traditional folk ballad ...

The Amazing Acro-Cats!

by The Staff August 1, 2013


  We’ve seen very entertaining pet circuses come through town before. They’ve been great, but the lineup has usually been made up of many more dogs than cats for an obvious reason: Cats are harder to ...

GE Theatre at Proctors

Comedy Pet Theatre

by The Staff March 13, 2013


  Performing pets and comedy juggling? That’s the irresistible combination master clown Gregory Popovich and his ensemble (menagerie?) will bring to the Egg this Sunday afternoon with their Comedy Pet Theatre. The press material promises an ...

The Egg

Given a Helping Paw

by Erin Pihlaja February 27, 2013


  Thanks to three significant grants from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, it looks like Animalkind, a Hudson-based animal rescue operation, will finally start the process of rebuilding its home at ...

Another Nine Lives

by Erin Pihlaja December 14, 2012


  It happened gradually that I became the cat lady,” says Katrin Hecker. “It was never a life goal, but the cats took over.” Hecker is the founder of Animalkind, a Hudson-based nonprofit dedicated to helping ...

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