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The Tribeca Film Festival, founded by Robert De Niro in 2002, showcases new work from some of the brightest talents in dramatic and documentary film. The lineup for this year’s festival, taking place in New York City April 17-28, was announced this week and includes a number of films with ties to the Hudson Valley.
Matt Dillon, who was born in New Rochelle and raised in Mamaroneck, stars in...Read more »
Premiering last night, "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" features a few controversial stars with Hudson Valley connections — including host Donald Trump.
Although the format of the NBC reality TV competition and its Trump catchphrase ("You're fired!") have remained unchanged since its inception, the contestants are another story. Early seasons of the show were just known...Read more »
Audra McDonald, the five-time Tony Award winner who lives in Croton-on-Hudson, has been cast in the the CBS drama pilot “The Ordained.” The series centers on a character from a wealthy, powerful family who leaves the priesthood to join a top New York law firm. According to Deadline, the actress will play Althea, a senior litigator who works at the firm.
If “Ordained” gets picked up,...Read more »
Fronted by Bedford resident Rob Thomas, Matchbox Twenty will rock the house with a sold-out concert Saturday at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie.
Last year was a good one for Matchbox Twenty, which saw its latest album, "North," top the Billboard chart for the first time in the rock band's history, and yield a Top-40 hit in "Mean."
"In a lot of ways,...Read more »
The "Dancing with the Stars" season 16 cast announcement will be made Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America," and although Baltimore Ravens' wide receiver Jacoby Jones already has been confirmed as a cast member in the upcoming season, the identities of the other cast members are still a mystery.
Because the Hudson Valley is home to so many talented stars, here are...Read more »
Howard Stern, Rosie O'Donnell and Max Greenfield were among the Hudson Valley celebrities who headed to Twitter to weigh in on Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony.
Here are 15 of the night's most notable tweets, in chronological order.
As his best-known character Pee-wee Herman, Peekskill native Paul Reubens kicked off the Oscar coverage by documenting his supposed run-in with a grouchy...Read more »
There's a lot to look for at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony tonight, from red-carpet analysis to handing out of hardware in the most coveted categories.
ABC's coverage from the red carpet begins at 7 p.m., and the ceremony starts at 8:30. But before then, Newsday Westchester is offering five incentives to watch the broadcast in its entirety, keeping a focus on Hudson Valley connections.
Who...Read more »
Have you ever wondered, "What would Martha Stewart do?"
Well, now you can ask her yourself, as the lifestyle guru launched a new Sirius XM radio talk show today called “Martha Live.” The Bedford resident’s new program, airing live weekdays on Sirius XM Stars (Channel 107) from noon to 2 p.m., will feature a variety of content, including "Ask Martha," featuring listener...Read more »
It's a shutterbug-friendly edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, celebrating the most interesting Twitter posts from celebrities with a connection to the region.
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 »
Celebrities with a connection to the Hudson Valley weren't just talking about the Super Bowl and region's snowstorm this week.
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, click here.
At No. 3 is "House...Read more »