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Spectrum 8 Theatres

Art Beat

by Shawn Stone October 29, 2015


  BIG MOVIE DEALS I told part of this story online, so bear with me if you’ve already read it. I was out in the suburbs on Saturday, at the exotic and clean Slingerlands Price Chopper, ...

Spectrum 8 Theatres

Youth FX Film Screening

by The Staff March 12, 2014

  A mix of world premieres and encores of documentary and narrative films will make up the program of Youth FX movies being screened tonight (Thursday) at the Spectrum 8 Theatres. The filmmakers are all Albany ...

Spectrum 8 Theatres

Art Beat

by Shawn Stone May 23, 2013


  STILL BALLIN’  Last summer’s local indie film sensation was Ballin’ at the Graveyard, a documentary about public-court basketball culture that put local audiences in touch with a fascinating part of Albany culture. It was as ...

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Coffee and Art

by Darryl McGrath April 11, 2013

Water Color, Colored Pencil, Ink

  There’s something about a city the size of Albany that works especially well for local artists—it’s small enough to get your name out there, and large enough to have a wide range of places to ...

Readers Poll: Media & Arts

by The Staff March 8, 2012


Media   Best Local TV News 1. WNYT, NewsChannel13 2. WRGB, CBS6 3. WTEN, ABC10 In contrast with last year’s close vote totals, NewsChannel 13 won in a landslide. Only a few votes separated the runners-up.   Best Local TV News Anchor 1. Benita ...


A Week in the Dark

by Shawn Stone December 14, 2011

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It’s late on a Friday afternoon. Most people are hanging out with friends after work, or they’re making their way home. Maybe they’re already home, preparing dinner or getting ready to go out for the ...

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