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Free Reads via Amazon Prime and Barnes & Noble

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Check out some free reads from Amazon Prime and Barnes & Noble.

Amazon Prime subscribers can get 67 Star Wars comics for free. They’re all Kindle editions, so you will need the corresponding Kindle app or PC viewer.

Barnes & Noble has free ebooks for kids. They can be accessed via the Nook Reading App, which is available for Android, iOS and Windows.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, April 19, 2020

 

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera to Stream Free on YouTube for Limited Time, Apr 17

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This weekend, watch a Broadway show from your home! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group, in partnership with Universal, is offering a free broadcast of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ on the YouTube channel, The Shows Must Go On!.  The show goes live on Friday at 2pm (EST), and will be viewable for 48 hours afterward.

From Phantom of The Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (2011): In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, Cameron Mackintosh produced a unique, spectacular staging of the musical on a scale which had never been seen before. Inspired by the original staging by Hal Prince and Gillian Lynne, this lavish, fully-staged production set in the sumptuous Victorian splendour of London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall features a cast and orchestra of over 200, plus some very special guest appearances.

DATE/TIME: Starting at 2pm on Friday, April 17 to 2pm on Sunday, April 19, 2020

LOCATION: Stream on YouTube at The Shows Must Go On!

 

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‘Flash Gordon’ at the Palace Theatre in Albany, Jan 13

 

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The Palace Theatre in Albany is having a special screening of the 1980 movie, ‘Flash Gordon’, tonight, January 13, at 7pm.

Although NASA scientists are claiming the unexpected eclipse and strange “hot hail” are nothing to worry about, Dr. Hans Zarkov knows better, and takes NY Jets Quarterback Flash Gordon with him into space to rectify things. They land on planet Mongo, where the despot Ming the Merciless is attacking Earth out of pure boredom. With the help of a race of Hawkmen, Flash and the gang struggle to save their home planet.

DATE/TIME: Monday, January 13, 2020 /  7pm

TICKETS: $5
Tickets can be purchased in person at the Palace Theatre Box Office, or online at palacealbany.org.

LOCATION: Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Ave, Albany, NY 12207

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James Franco’s ‘The Pretenders’ to Premiere at the Palace Theatre in Albany, Oct 5

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The Palace Theatre along with Film Albany is excited to roll out the red carpet for the Capital Region premiere of James Franco’s THE PRETENDERS on Saturday, October 5.  Filming for THE PRETENDERS took place in 2016 throughout Albany and the Capital Region including the Palace Theatre.

Directed by James Franco, the drama, written by Will Patterson and Jesse Woods – stars Jack Kilmer (The Nice Guys), Jane Levy (Don’t Breathe), Shameik Moore (Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse), Tyler Alvarez (American Vandal), Brian Cox (X2: X-Men United), Dennis Quaid (The Day After Tomorrow), Juno Temple (Maleficent) and James Franco.

Life imitates deadly art as French New Wave obsessed film student Terry (Jack Kilmer) and his best friend, the smooth talking Phil (Shameik Moore) are both seduced by mysterious actress Catherine (Jane Levy). The longer they know each other, the more they realize they don’t truly know the real Catherine. After years of sex, betrayal, and collateral damage, the three careen into a lifestyle that leaves one of them fighting for their life.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, October 5, 2019 /  7pm (movie begins) doors open at 6pm.

TICKETS:
$10
Tickets can be purchased in person at the Palace Theatre Box Office, online at palacealbany.org or by phone at 518-465-4663.

LOCATION:
Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Ave, Albany, NY 12207

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Celebrate Stephentown This Weekend!

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Celebrate Stephentown is a grassroots festival celebrating the vibrant rural community of Stephentown, New York. The festival was founded in 2017 and is held every third weekend in August.  This annual tradition serves as a showcase for everything “the only Stephentown on Earth” has to offer, including local pride, independent character and scenic landscapes.

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Organized by Celebrate Stephentown, LLC, in close cooperation with Stephentown’s farms, churches, businesses and service organizations, this diverse, family-friendly festival features something for everyone with dozens of events at 20 different locations all over town.

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The festival begins today, Friday, and runs through Sunday. Events include Shopping, Hikes, History Talks, Photo Displays, a Car Show, BBQ, Bake Sale, Beer, Music and more. For the full list of events with locations, visit CelebrateStephentown.com/calendar

DATES:
Friday, August 16 – Sunday, August 18, 2019

LOCATION:
Shops, businesses and open spaces in Stephentown

Stephentown

New York 12168

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