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Beyoncé will take charge of an HBO documentary about the subject she knows best: herself.
The pop and R&B superstar, who owns a Scarsdale home with her husband, Jay-Z, will be calling the shots as director of her own film, slated to premiere Feb. 16. The documentary is expected to be a fusion of stage performances and behind-the-scenes footage, some of which Beyoncé will shoot from her...Read more »
Tom Cotter, the Rockland County comedian who was runner-up on this season’s “America’s Got Talent,” stopped by Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show Monday and revealed that the self-proclaimed King of All Media inspired Cotter to audition for the reality competition series.
Cotter, a Stony Point resident, told Stern that he decided to audition after learning that the radio host was replacing...Read more »
Paul Teutul Jr., whose custom motorcycle shops in Newburgh and Rock Tavern were filmed for the popular reality series “American Choppers,” is keeping busy despite his show's recent cancellation.
The famous bike builder was on hand Monday at the 9/11 visitors center in lower Manhattan to celebrate the return of the World Trade Center Memorial Chopper, which was damaged by flooding...Read more »
This Thanksgiving week, Newsday Westchester is thankful for Hudson Valley celebrities who aren't turkeys when it comes to Twitter.
If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments, click here.
At No. 5 is celebrity chef Mario Batali, who helps helm Tarry Lodge in Port Chester. Always one to answer followers' questions on Twitter, Batali...Read more »
Can three ghostly visitors bring about a change of heart in the cold and crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge? Kids and adults alike will thrill at storyteller Jonathan Kruk’s one-man performance of the Charles Dickens classic, “A Christmas Carol,” which opened the day after Thanksgiving in Sleepy Hollow (381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow; 914-631-8200; www.hudsonvalley.org).
Music and candlelight will...Read more »
Families are invited to travel back in time and learn about 19th-century holiday traditions during a tour of Sunnyside, the bucolic riverside home of the Hudson Valley’s own literary legend, Washington Irving (3 W. Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown; 914-366-6900; www.hudsonvalley.org).
Through works such as “Old Christmas,” “Newstead Abbey” and the “Knickerbocker History,” Irving brought to life a...Read more »
Former New York Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams will join actors Vincent Pastore and Tony Darrow of "The Sopranos" at a Nov. 30 concert at the Irvington Town Hall Theater to raise money for wounded veterans.
An Armonk resident and Latin Grammy-nominated guitarist, Williams is among 13 Westchester County-based acts slated to perform at the Westchester All Stars' Christmas for Wounded...Read more »
The Paramount Center for the Arts' board of trustees filed plans Friday to dissolve the nonprofit organization, with the hope of finding new management for the historic Peekskill theater, according to a statement issued this afternoon by the board's legal counsel.
The theater has been dark since it suspended operations Oct. 4, less than three weeks after its Sept. 15 red-carpet gala trying...Read more »
Taylor Swift and her most recent boyfriend, Conor Kennedy, may not have split after all. If you believe a website called Showbiz Spy, the couple that seemingly called it quits in October is keeping their relationship alive and under wraps.
There are reasons to believe either scenario. Newsday Westchester examines three key pieces of evidence from both sides.
The case for Caylor:
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“Deception,” a new NBC drama starring Meagan Good and Victor Garber, is filming today in Hastings-on-Hudson at various locations throughout the Westchester village.
Filming will take place this morning at DAK Enterprise, an auto repair and service store at 339 Warburton Ave. The TV show is also set to film at Hastings Prime Meats, at 537 Warburton Ave., from 3 to 5 p.m.
“Deception” is...Read more »