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Hudson Valley homeowners Susan Sarandon and Robert De Niro are among the actors inviting you to “The Big Wedding,” in theaters Friday.
The movie is about a long-divorced couple, played by De Niro and Diane Keaton, who pretend they're still married to appease an important visitor. Adding to the hijinks: Sarandon’s and De Niro’s characters are dating. If the script's any good, hilarity ensues.
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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 »
Al Roker, Matisyahu and Joshua Malina were among the Hudson Valley celebrities and millions of Twitter users who were trying to process a particularly brutal week in national news.
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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 »
It's the first edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week to honor excellence in Vine, the fledgling social network that's similar to Instagram but features 6-second videos in lieu of photographs. But is that honoree Martha Stewart, Joan Rivers, Richard Blais or Peter Gallagher?
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The MTV Movie Awards, the season premiere of "Nurse Jackie" and the series premiere of Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown" are part of a fully loaded TV schedule with strong Hudson Valley connections this Sunday night.
Since the two series will broadcast more episodes in the weeks to come, let's start with the MTV Movie Awards. Anne Hathaway, who briefly attended Vassar...Read more »
Whether you are itchin' to sing the nonsensical chorus of "Bawitdaba" or are seeking a symposium on "Legs" and how to use them, Kid Rock and ZZ Top will bring the rock to the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Sept. 6, with a little help from special guest Uncle Kracker.
The rockers are the latest act confirmed to play Bethel Woods (200 Hurd Rd., Bethel; 866-781-2922;...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.
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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.”
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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 »