To help save the historic theater as part of the “Go Digital or Go Dark” Campaign, a pair of films will be shown at the end of this month to help set the mood for the Halloween season and build up the funds needed to convert the Palace Theater movie screens from 35mm film to digital.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Champlain Valley Film Society will present Charlie Chaplin’s classic comedy, “The Kid,” brought to life by Ben Model’s lively piano accompaniment.
The Copperfield Inn will present its 2nd Annual Nashville in North Creek Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Au Sable Forks Elementary School Parent-Teacher-Organization will be sponsoring the fifth annual Spooktacular Movie Extravaganza Halloween event at the Hollywood Theatre in AuSable Forks from 11:15 a.m. until 11 p.m. Doors will open at 11 a.m.
The Tannery Pond Community Center will be showing a popular Charlie Chaplin silent film from the 1920s on Oct. 23 in the old style, with an accompanist playing the piano.
Out of the 4,289 images that make up the New York Times “My Hometown” online slideshow, a few may look familiar to residents of Wadhams and Westport. That’s because a pair of Westport Central School seniors, Sarah Looby and John Doyle, submitted their photographs with the help of technology teacher Paul Mudie to the nationwide search for images that, according to the media giant, “create an important and lasting document of America today as seen by teenagers.”
Essex County may be out of the running for one of three casinos planned to be built in New York in the next few years, but Chesterfield Supervisor Gerald Morrow believes there is still a way to bring gaming to the region.
The Champlain Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines will commemorate 45 years of harmony at a show entitled, “Celebrate,” at the newly-renovated Strand Theater in Plattsburgh on Oct. 19, at 7 p.m.
Building on the growing success of their inaugural summer of “First Weekends,” the First Weekends board met this week to plan their upcoming Nov. 1 - 2 events.
Members of the Our Town Theatre Group (OTTG) will be performing a mystery thriller this weekend featuring an eccentric actor and a séance in a Connecticut castle during “Postmortem,” a play by Ken Ludwig.
Writing is good medicine, at least for Dr. Daniel Way, but the jury’s still out on self-publishing.
At Lake George Oktoberfest's debut in 2012, the resort village's main street was filled with people celebrating and dancing to German music. This year's edition —set for Saturday Oct. 12 and Sunday Oct. 13 — is expected to be just as fun and popular.
The Harlem Wizards are coming to town, and Hulbert’s Heros have a thing to say about thes decades long winning streak they’re on.
Because of that, Superintendent Stephen Broadwell has been named the New York State Theatre Education Association’s Administrator of the Year for 2013. He was nominated for the award by fifth grade teacher and Drama Club head Derrick Hopkins.
Film director Jay Craven will introduce his new film, “Northern Borders,” at a Champlain Valley Film Society screening on Saturday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m. at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall.