Special Film Screenings at the Madison Theater in Albany

TROY, NEW YORK     The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and the Madison Theater in Albany have paired up to present films scored by the incomparable Randy Newman, who is performing at the Hall on Saturday, September 16, at 8 PM.  The Madison Theater will also present a special screening of the documentary Searching for Sugar Man, which tells the…

EMPAC at RPI Announces Fall 2017 Season

Featuring Martine Syms, Andrew Schneider, Hieroglyphic Being, Enno Poppe, Boudry/Lorenz, Actress, Ali Moini, Laura Luna, Mohammad Reza Mortazavi, and many more Troy, NY — The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is pleased to present its Fall 2017 season of concerts, theatrical productions, dance performances, film screenings, talks and workshops. View the entire calendar at empac.rpi.edu. The season kicks off on August…

Fort Salem Theater and Gardenworks Present “Farm-to-Table Dinner Theater at the Movies: Route 30 Arts & Agriculture”

SALEM — Fort Salem Theater and Gardenworks are at it again. The two businesses, which have collaborated for the last six summers in Farm-to-Table Dinner Theater and Cabaret, pairing locally sourced dinners with locally produced entertainment, take that concept one step further on Saturday, September 16, with what they call “Farm-to-Table Dinner Theater at the…

Andrew Schneider Performs Obie Award-winning YOUARENOWHERE at EMPAC

Troy, NY — Performer, writer, and interactive electronics artist Andrew Schneider will perform his Obie Award-winning one-man theater piece, YOUARENOWHERE, on August 10 and 11 at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (110 8th St., Troy). Each show will begin at 8PM. Based on quantum physics and the theory of parallel universes, YOUARENOWHERE uses an array of complex visual and…

Mahaiwe Announces Fall and Winter Events


Highlights include John Pizzarelli with Catherine Russell, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Special, and Thompson Square Duo Great Barrington, Mass.— Mahaiwe Executive Director Beryl Jolly announces additions to the performing arts center’s fall and winter schedule, including John Pizzarelli with Catherine Russell, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Special,…

Evening of Film and Conversation, Including the Sci-Fi Classic “Starship Troopers”

Hollywood special-effects legend Phil Tippett joins artist Lucy Raven  Raven celebrates the release of her new book on 3D cinema Troy, NY — On Thursday, July 20, at 7PM, Hollywood special-effects legend Phil Tippett (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, RoboCop) will join artist Lucy Raven at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for an evening of conversation and…