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From cutting hits singles to jamming with the Dead, Bruce Hornsby goes where the music takes him
With a stack of unpublished novels to his credit, Stanley Blakeman is more than just your neighborhood movie projectionist
Novelist Vincent Zandri's hard-driving work ethic pays off with the launch of a mystery series about a prison warden
Sally Taylor wants to be known for more than famous folks Carly and James
Writer Neil Gaiman lays low between the end of "Sandman" and the launch of his movie career
Merciless playing and morbid lyrics make death-metal outfit Skinless the area's masters of disaster
How a spiritual journey led William Peter Blatty from writing "The Exorcist" to directing cult-favorite thrillers
Filmmaker John Sayles reflects on a singular career that's being celebrated at dual events this week
Singer-songwriter Rosanne Raneri ends a three-year recording hiatus with a new album and a new attitude
Five years after scoring with "One of Us," Joan Osborne takes another shot at fame
After struggles with addiction and a string of tragedies, composer-pianist Cole Broderick scores with a musical celebration of Saratoga
Meet a woman named Jewel, who's as serious about her songwriting as she is about her yodeling
Robert Redford on "The Horse Whisperer," directing himself, and Capital Region hospitality
After years of chasing mainstream success, all-female band Antigone Rising gains notoriety by rocking to its own beat
A popular radio show is part of the Zucchini Brothers' quest to prove that kids' entertainment doesn't have to be childish
(exploring the sexualization of pop culture)
Entertain You . . . Selectively"
(considering post-9/11 censorship)
(looking at perverse violence in movies)
(comparing superficial and inner beauty in cinematic storytelling)
(remembering Louis Malle)
(considering what entertainment might look like in the 21st century)
(lamenting the slow fade of single-screen theaters)
(weighing the use of trivia as movie dialogue)
(contemplating the impact of excessive behind-the-scenes information)
(looking beyond a generational stereotype)
He created a hit opera in 1960, and a cult-classic movie in 1970. Now, 30 years after his big moment in the pop-culture spotlight, Leonard Kastle is ready to revive his cinematic career
The comfort zones of consumer culture, shopping centers offer an intoxicating illusion
For writer-filmmaker Bruce G. Hallenbeck, ghosts and ghouls and goblins aren't the stuff of nightmares -- they're tools for holding onto the wonderment of childhood.
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With "The Little Mermaid," Disney seeks to reclaim its place atop the animation business
Persecution behind them, witches enter the mainstream
Faced with a maturing fan base, comic books ditch the kid's stuff and tackle themes that appeal to adults
When it comes to bedroom music, different strokes please different folks
Sigourney Weaver experiences close encounters of the primate kind while playing slain naturalist Dian Fossey
Local airplay gives small-town punk act F-Timmi a shot at stardom -- just months after a recording contract slipped through their fingers
It's up to the voters now as opposing sides in Albany's charter-reform debate hold fast to their differences
After nearly 13 years of musical mayhem, Charlene Shortsleeve cuts her losses and puts storied Albany nightclub QE2 up for sale
Schenectady residents express concern about possible toxins in a long-closed city landfill
Will low-income neighborhoods pay the price for downtown renewal?
Finest Take Spotlight in Woodstock"
Today's events at film fest include the presentation of an award to Tim Robbins
Attorney General Spitzer's proposal to broaden use of involuntary commitment draws fire
Roll With the Changes"
Assessing the new landscape one year after a conglomerate took the reins of Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Heard 'Round the Colonies"
Thousands converge on Ticonderoga for the 'Super Bowl' of War Reenactments
How community activism helped derail construction of a massive shopping center
Come Out at Night"
An appearance by author Anne Rice draws over one thousand horror fans
"Apocalypse Now Redux"
"Black Hawk Down"
"Death to Smoochy"
"Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"
"Series 7: The Contenders"
"The Thin Red Line"
"Twist of Faith"
Holly Cole: "Temptation"
Counting Crows: "This Desert Life"
Electric Light Orchestra: "Zoom"
Radney Foster: "See What You Want to See"
Ben Murray and Siobhan Quinn: "Two Rivers"
No Doubt: "Rock Steady"
Eddi Reader: "Angels and Electricity"
3rd Matinee: "Meanwhile"
Wild Colonials: "Fruit of Life"
Britney Spears, O-Town
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
U2, PJ Harvey
Trisha Yearwood, Randy Scruggs