Nominations for Second Annual Eddies Awards Announced

About 200 performers, teachers, engineers, photographers and journalists seek local arts award SCHENECTADY – FEB. 5 – The nominees for the second annual Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards have been announced. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony 6 p.m. Sunday, April 5 on the MainStage at Proctors in Schenectady. This year’s group…

Proctors Collaborative Announces Universal Preservation Hall Leadership

Teddy Foster, Mary Beth McGarrahan to helm recently renovated performance venue   SARATOGA SPRINGS – In advance of the Feb. 29 opening of Universal Preservation Hall (UPH), Proctors Collaborative announced today the appointment of Dorothy “Teddy” Foster and Mary Beth McGarrahan to two of the performing arts facility’s primary leadership roles. The pair will be crucial…

Eddies Hall of Fame Inducts Six New Members

Nominees span country, folk, doo-wop, rock and more   SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – JAN. 22 – A member of the Grand Ole Opry, a woman who founded an iconic American coffeehouse and two local connections – one incidental and one influential – to MTV are among the six 2020 inductees in the Capital Region Thomas…

Universal Preservation Hall Welcomes New Board Members

Michelle Borisenok and John Karcher will help organization on the path to opening day   SARATOGA SPRINGS—OCT. 4, 2019— Universal Preservation Hall welcomes two new board members, who, according to Campaign Director Teddy Foster, will help the organization on the path to opening day.   Michelle Borisenok and John Karcher bring media and business skills to the…

Kathleen Fyfe Named Board Chair of Universal Preservation Hall

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.—FEB. 11, 2019—Kathleen Fyfe has been named as the new president of the board of trustees at Universal Preservation Hall, at 25 Washington Street. Currently under renovation, UPH, part of Proctors Collaborative, is set for a grand opening in early 2020 as a year-round performance venue and community gathering space. Fyfe, recipient of…