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The Roots honored "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night with a shout-out to his hometown of Saugerties, fulfilling the destiny that Newsday Westchester predicted in January.
If you missed it, you probably weren't alone.
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Tarrytown Music Hall will screen "The Princess Bride" tonight in advance of Mandy Patinkin's March 30 appearance there (Patinkin played Inigo Montoya in "Bride"). When we spoke to the "Homeland" actor last week, he told us about the Inigo Montoya quote that most resonates with him to this day — and it's not the one you might think.
What's the one you might think?...Read more »
Howard Stern's former sidekick, Artie Lange, said the so-called "King of All Media" would be a worthy successor to Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" — assuming Stern would even want the gig.
"I think Howard would do great in a late-night situation on television," Lange told me last week. "I always thought that. The guy knows how to entertain people, man....Read more »
Keith Olbermann has won a settlement in his $50 million lawsuit against Current TV. The media personality, who graduated from Hackley School in Tarrytown, filed the breach-of-contract lawsuit with Current TV in April 2012 after the network fired him the month prior.
According to Deadline, a settlement has been reached between both parties via mediation. The details of the agreement are confidential,...Read more »
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 »
Peekskill native Kurt Heitmann is the founder of Red House Entertainment, a group that's battling Tarrytown Music Hall and The Paramount Phoenix Group to lease, operate and manage the Paramount Center for the Arts, which suspended operations Oct. 4.
The City of Peekskill, which owns the 960-seat Paramount, has invited the three groups to present their proposals at a public Common Council meeting...Read more »
The Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill might get a boost from a neighbor 17 miles south on Route 9: Tarrytown Music Hall.
According to a Peekskill city statement issued Tuesday morning, the Music Hall's executives are among three groups to submit plans to lease, operate and manage the Peekskill theater, which suspended operations Oct. 4.
The other two groups vying to take over...Read more »
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Ingrid Michaelson postponed her Halloween show at Tarrytown Music Hall until Dec. 1.
The singer-songwriter — whose mother once worked at the Hudson Valley Children's Museum in Nyack — took to Twitter to announce the postponement moments ago.
"Because of mean Sandy, our show in Tarrytown is postponed until Dec 1st," she tweeted. "The...Read more »