EMPAC Presents the Short Shadows Film Series

The yearlong series continues with films by Carissa Rodriguez, Calum Walter, Marcos Serafim, Zé Kielwagen, and Steevens Simeon SHORT SHADOWS: THOUGHT FIGURES Carissa Rodriguez, Calum Walter, Marcos Serafim, Zé Kielwagen, and Steevens Simeon Wednesday, September 25, 2019 7PM EMPAC Theater Tickets: General Admission: $10 RPI Students: FREE Troy, NY – This fall at the Curtis…

Capital Records Live! Returns to Proctors with Dark Blue Sea

A cinematic dance experience set to live music, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, GE Theatre at Proctors SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—SEPT. 19, 2019—Capital Records Live! returns with Dark Blue Sea, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. at the GE Theatre at Proctors. A unique series focused on presenting Capital Region musicians in exciting new formats, Capital Records Live! debuted in spring 2018…

Mahaiwe Announces October Events

Paul Taylor Dance Company, Pink Martini, and More  Great Barrington, Mass.—The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present three performances by Paul Taylor Dance Company over the holiday weekend on Friday, October 11 at 8:00pm, Saturday, October 12 at 8:00pm, and Sunday, October 13 at 2:00pm. The theater will also present a concert by Pink Martini on Friday, October…

Proctors Continues to Explore the Dark Side of Alternative Film this Fall

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—SEPT. 16, 2019—Proctors continues to explore the dark side of alternative film this fall with a series of screenings stretching from Fangoria favorites to Knives and Skin! 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept 19, Donnie Darko Michael Gingold, editor of the classic horror movie magazine Fangoria, will introduce Richard’s Kelly’s 2001 cult favorite Donnie Darko, about a troubled teenager plagued by visions of…

EMPAC Presents Double Bill of Films Produced in 1960s Havana

Short Shadows: Memories of Underdevelopment  Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Agnès Varda September 4, 7PM EMPAC Theater TROY, NY— EMPAC presents double bill of iconic films produced in 1960s Havana. Salud les Cubains (1963) by Agnès Varda and Memories of Underdevelopment (1968) by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea both take a documentary approach in capturing Havana and its inhabitants, while producing starkly divergent fictions. The first is a joyful journalistic photo-montage shot through…

Proctors Slates Additional Screenings of Documentary “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”

  “What a legend, what a loss,” says Proctors Collaborative CEO Philip Morris   SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—AUG. 9, 2019—Proctors has slated three additional screenings of the documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, which was scheduled to close following Wednesday’s exhibition.  “We began screening The Pieces I Am last Friday, with no knowledge that she would pass the…