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Heads up, country music fans: Blake Shelton, a coach on NBC's "The Voice" and CMT's Entertainer of the Year, will be performing at the Bethel Woods Center of the Arts on Sunday, Aug. 11. Shelton is coming to the Hudson Valley for his “Ten Times Crazier Tour,” which includes openers Easton Corbin and Jane Kramer. The country star has an additional connection to the region, having served...Read more »
Beyoncé is featured on the cover of the latest issue of GQ magazine, on newsstands today, and the racy cover puts her name on top of the “100 Sexiest Women of the 21st Century" list.
But the magazine's interview proves there’s more to the superstar, who owns a home in Scarsdale with her husband, Jay-Z, than her good looks. We already know her as a singer and actress, wife and mother....Read more »
Beyoncé and Jay-Z were among the honored guests at Monday’s inauguration event for President Barack Obama’s second term, with the R&B diva performing the national anthem to conclude the public ceremony.
But it’s by no means the first time the hip-hop power couple, who own a home and got their marriage license in Scarsdale, have been in the president’s corner.
Support dates back to...Read more »
Harriman’s Jermaine Paul, season two winner of “The Voice,” will perform at The Unity Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event in Spring Valley on Monday.
Paul grew up near the Martin Luther King Multi Purpose Center in Spring Valley, the organization co-sponsoring the celebration. Marc Pessin, a member of the center’s board of directors, said that the music...Read more »
Mark Wahlberg's latest movie, "Broken City" hits theaters today, and there are at least three Hudson Valley connections to the flick.
Set in New York City, the thriller noir follows former cop Billy Taggart (Wahlberg), who's hired by the mayor (Russell Crowe) to keep an eye on the mayor's wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones). But the mayor's assignment isn't as it seems, and Taggart later...Read more »
This edition of Tweets of the Week covers everything from a TV host, who's posting her new reel, to a Culinary Institute of America grad, who's questioning what's real.
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments,...Read more »
Hudson Valley movie stars are making news this week, and here's a roundup of what they are working on at the moment.
Al Pacino, a Palisades resident, will play former Penn State coach Joe Paterno in a film tentatively titled “Happy Family.” Based on Joe Posnanski's best-seller, "Paterno," Brian De Palma signed on to direct.
"'Happy Valley' reunites the 'Scarface' and 'Carlito's...Read more »
It's the end of the line for Syfy's "Alphas" and Fox's "Fringe," two science fiction TV shows with strong Hudson Valley connections.
"Alphas" lasted just two seasons, with the final episode airing Oct. 22. It was announced Wednesday night that Syfy did not renew the show.
The series chronicled the adventures of humans with special powers, called Alphas,...Read more »
The Sundance Film Festival, a 10-day independent fest that showcases new work from some of the brightest talents in dramatic and documentary film, kicks off today. Held annually in Park City, Utah, it's one of the country’s largest and most prestigious film fests, and this year’s event includes actors with ties to the Hudson Valley.
Rooney Mara, who was raised in Bedford, has two films at...Read more »
Like pingpong? Like beer? You're in luck, because the Westchester Table Tennis Center in Pleasantville is hosting an official Beer Pong Competition on Saturday. All you need to do is show up and chug two beers in 20 minutes and you’re ready to play.
“It’s the first time anyone has ever done this, and I’m proud of it,” said Will Shortz, the owner of the club and crossword editor of the New...Read more »