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Celebrities are often called upon to parade down the red carpet in haute couture fashions, but the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala takes it to a whole new level. Dubbed the “Oscars of fashion,” the annual event, which is tied to the opening of the museum’s sartorial exhibit, is a showcase for top designers’ most audacious creations, worn by a bevy of A-listers.
The 2013...Read more »
The custom motorcycle shop behind "American Chopper" will host a charity run this weekend, after the county accommodates the annual Beacon Barks dog parade and Pine Bush UFO Fair and Parade.
First up is Saturday's third annual UFO Fair, which kicks off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday with a 5K run-walk starting on Center Street, followed by a street fair with live performances, games, vendors...Read more »
It's a particularly visual edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, which, as usual, focuses on the best of Twitter from celebrities with connections to the Hudson Valley.
Because the following embedded tweets, links, pictures and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed previous installments of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week,...Read more »
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's new musical, "Bright Star," will take the stage this summer at Vassar College, whose Powerhouse Theater staff today announced this year's lineup.
One of two Powerhouse musical workshops scheduled for this summer, "Bright Star" is set in 1945 and 1922 and focuses on a young man who returns from war and uncovers dark secrets about his past....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 »
In this special edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, local celebrities ranging from Howard Stern to Joan Rivers were among those to take to Twitter to honor heralded film critic Roger Ebert, who died Thursday at age 70.
The following tweets are presented in chronological order. Because they involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser.
Among the first...Read more »
Hayden Panettiere and her “Nashville” co-stars put on a surprise concert Tuesday night as part of the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival in Nashville, Tenn.
According to Rolling Stone, the show’s cast, including Panettiere, Connie Britton, Charles Estes, Sam Palladio, Clare Bowen and Jonathan Jackson, were all on hand for the gig at 3rd & Lindsley, a local music club. During the show,...Read more »
Jimmy Fallon has finalized a deal with NBC to succeed Jay Leno as host of "The Tonight Show" and tape it in New York City in the spring of 2014.
NBC confirmed the news Wednesday through a press release, which also quoted Leno as saying: "Congratulations, Jimmy. I hope you're as lucky as me and hold on to the job until you're the old guy. If you need me, I'll be at the garage.”
The...Read more »
Jimmy Fallon joked last night about his reported move to "The Tonight Show" with its current host, Jay Leno, via a song parody of "Tonight" from "West Side Story."
The "Late NIght with Jimmy Fallon" star, who grew up in Saugerties, teamed up with Leno, a New Rochelle native, for the spoof, which aired during the usual transition between the two shows...Read more »