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Mary J. Blige more than held her own with the Rolling Stones on Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, wailing on the second verse and harmony of "Gimme Shelter" as few divas can.
Newsday Westchester looks at five ways the Yonkers native rocked with the "World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band." Follow along with the video below!
1. She knows how to make...Read more »
With yuletide cheer and failed attempts to play unfamiliar musical instruments, late-night talk shows with local connections yielded the top Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week.
If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments, click here.
Before we get to the late-night clips, let's start with a few tweets from Twitter accounts belonging...Read more »
Hanukkah began at sundown on Saturday, and while you'll likely spend the majority of the holiday celebrating with your family, there are plenty of opportunities to spend at least one of the eight nights celebrating with the Jewish community at a local event.
“I think fun-filled community events are important, because in addition to the mitzvah of lighting a menorah, Hanukkah also celebrates...Read more »
Dog owners are invited to make holiday memories with their favorite four-legged friends during Santa’s Workshop at Pause Dog Boutique in Rhinebeck.
Furry family members can have their photos taken with Santa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Crafty animal lovers can also preserve their pet’s paw print in a pretty keepsake ornament and create a fleece toy to donate to local shelter animals.
Dog...Read more »
Carly Rose Sonenclar remains a front-runner heading into the final two weeks of the hit TV show "X Factor." The Mamaroneck teen easily made the final four in Thursday's episode. But this time around, country crooner Tate Stevens reclaimed the top spot on the leaderboard that Carly Rose had occupied the previous two weeks. After Stevens and Carly Rose, two acts from Simon Cowell's groups...Read more »
The "Star Trek: Into Darkness" teaser trailer sent Trekkers into a tizzy today, with fans raving about snippets they've seen of the J.J. Abrams-directed sequel.
Abrams, who graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville/Yonkers, directed and produced the 2009 "Star Trek" reboot that hauled in more than $250 million at the domestic box office. Its sequel is slated for...Read more »
Celebrities with Hudson Valley ties are well-represented in the Grammy nominations announced Wednesday night.
Jay-Z earned an impressive six nominations for songs from "Watch the Throne," his album with Kanye West, as well as collaborations with other artists. The Scarsdale homeowner earned nominations in four categories, including two nods for Best Rap Performance and two nods for...Read more »
In just a few hours, the final four contestants will be revealed on tonight's episode of "X Factor." And considering Carly Rose Sonenclar's powerhouse performances of Justin Bieber and Beyonce songs on Wednesday's show, the Westchester teen seems guaranteed a spot in the semifinals.
On Wednesday's episode, each contestant performed twice: The first song was an unplugged version of...Read more »
“Grammy Nominations Concert LIVE!,” a televised special co-hosted by LL Cool J and Taylor Swift that will announce the nominees in the awards’ major categories, airs tonight at 10 on CBS.
Although no local music stars are likely to pick up Grammy nods for the top four awards – Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Best New Artist – it’s highly possible that Hudson Valley...Read more »
“Chaplin” and “The Anarchist,” two Broadway productions that feature local actors, are closing soon.
“Chaplin,” a musical biography about screen legend Charlie Chaplin, will close Jan. 6 after a four-month run on The Great White Way. Zachary Unger, a 9-year-old actor from Westchester County who trained at Random Farms Kids’ Theatre in Elmsford, originated the roles of young Chaplin and Jackie...Read more »