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Al Roker, Matisyahu and Joshua Malina were among the Hudson Valley celebrities and millions of Twitter users who were trying to process a particularly brutal week in national news.
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Carly Rose Sonenclar celebrates her 14th birthday on Saturday, April 20, and given her rise to stardom after taking second place on “The X Factor” last year, it’s likely that the Mamaroneck teen has bigger and better things to come.
Carly Rose already has had one dream come true, since she is set to headline a concert in New York City on Aug. 10, but no doubt there are plenty of other things...Read more »
Launching its 17th beer tonight, the Newburgh Brewing Co. (88 S. Colden St., Newburgh; 845-569-2337; www.newburghbrewing.com) will celebrate a year of being open for business with a party at the nearby Wherehouse (119 Liberty St., Newburgh, 845-561-7240, www.thewherehouserestaurant.com).
"What we want to do is bring back that spirit and that happy attitude that accompanied our launch...Read more »
Time magazine weighed in with its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and three celebs with Hudson Valley ties have serious pull: Beyonce and Jay-Z, who filed for their marriage license in Scarsdale, and former Saugerties resident Jimmy Fallon.
Beyonce was designated as an “Icon” on Time's list for her talent and ubiquitous pop culture presence. Director Baz Luhrmann,...Read more »
At the Levity Live comedy club in West Nyack, stand-up comedy classes are under way — and I'm among the students trying to bring down the house. Throughout the eight-week course, I'll be reporting on the experience from a first-person perspective. If you missed part one, click here. For part two, click here. Here's part three.
WEEK FIVE: A GLIMPSE OF WHAT'S TO COME
Last week, when Manhattan...Read more »
When Stony Point resident Tom Cotter finished as the runner-up last year on the NBC reality TV competition "America's Got Talent," his wife, fellow comedian Kerri Louise, stood by his side. Now, it's Louise's turn to see if she can take home "AGT's" top prize.
Last Wednesday, Louise performed a 90-second set in front of a packed Hammerstein Ballroom, which included the...Read more »
Uniqlo, a Japanese clothing chain known for stocking quality staples at reasonable prices is opening a new location at Westchester’s Ridge Hill shopping complex on Friday.
Featuring brightly colored skinny jeans and leggings, cashmere crewneck sweaters and patterned broadcloth shirts, the chain, which features women’s, men’s and children’s clothing and accessories, is expanding to New York...Read more »
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" director Benh Zeitlin and "Blue Velvet" actress Isabella Rossellini are scheduled to appear and be honored at the Pelham Picture House's Big Night gala in Rye Brook on Saturday.
Zeitlin, who graduated from Hastings High School, earned Academy Award nominations for best director and best adapted screenplay (with co-writer Lucy Alibar) for "Beasts...Read more »
“Mania Days,” a drama starring Katie Holmes and being produced by Spike Lee, is filming at Alder Manor in Yonkers. According to the Mayor’s Office of Film and Photography, the movie began shooting at the historic estate Monday and is scheduled to wrap up April 26.
According to Indiewire, “Mania Days” stars Holmes as a manic-depressive poet who falls for a manic-depressive rapper, played by...Read more »
“True Story,” the movie starring Jonah Hill and James Franco, filmed scenes in Piermont Monday and will film in Sparkill today.
Shooting for “True Story," an adaptation of New York Times journalist Michael Finkel’s 2006 memoir of the same name, took place Monday in Piermont on Main Street near Village Hall. None of the film’s A-list cast was in attendance, nor is any scheduled to appear...Read more »