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Ron Howard will direct a documentary that chronicles a day in the hard-knock life of Jay-Z.
Howard's production company, Imagine Entertainment, will be filming Jay-Z's Made In America music festival in Philadelphia from the perspective of the rap mogul. Scheduled for Sept. 1 and 2, the fest includes headliners Jay-Z and Pearl Jam, as well as Drake, Chris Cornell, Passion Pit, and that Skrillex...Read more »
Taylor Swift showed a new level of support for her boyfriend, Conor Kennedy, by visiting his mother's grave on Cape Cod this weekend with the Kennedy family.
The country singer's action appeared to provide a moment of peace to Conor, the son of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and the late Mary Kennedy. Mary Kennedy committed suicide in Bedford in May following battles over divorce proceedings and custody....Read more »
Ralph Lauren and Vera Wang, two big-name designers with Westchester ties, will show off spring 2013 looks at the upcoming New York Fashion Week. But if you're looking for their high-end style at affordable prices, both have fall lines available now in chain stores nationwide.
Ralph Lauren, a Bedford resident, is known for his crisp, classic and elegant looks (and employing fashionista Rachel...Read more »
The apparent suicide of Tony Scott has saddened Hudson Valley celebrities who admired and collaborated with the film director.
Scott, who directed blockbuster movies ranging from "Top Gun" to "True Romance," leaped 185 feet from the Vincent Thomas Bridge into Los Angeles Harbor Sunday afternoon, according to police. Emergency workers recovered his body hours later. Scott...Read more »
The operatic teen trio of Il Volo will headline an Oct. 18 show at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.
After Gianluca Ginoble won a televised Italian singing competition in 2009, he teamed up with two contestants, Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto, to form the group now known as Il Volo. They've gone on to international stardom, including a requisite appearance on "American...Read more »
On a cool Sunday evening, hundreds of people set up lawn chairs and picnic dinners around Kensico Dam Plaza for the Jewish Heritage Music Festival, the last of the Westchester County ethnic celebration series.
The festival is an annual, vendor-less celebration highlighting Jewish music, such as klezmer, a traditional Eastern European genre.
Festival coordinator Kenny Green began the...Read more »
Northern Westchester resident Nick Di Paolo made one of many celebrity cameos on last night's episode of "Louie," and, in the process, reminded viewers of one of the FX series' most celebrated scenes.
In the episode, Di Paolo joins star Louis C.K. and fellow comics Sarah Silverman, Jim Norton, Rick Crom and William Stephenson around the poker table. Di Paolo is busting Norton's chops...Read more »
It's time again for the best, funniest and most interesting Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, featuring high-profile personalities with a connection to the region.
(Did you miss the previous two editions? Check out the ones we picked for last week, and the week before that. Now, back to the countdown!)
At No. 5, South Nyack resident Rosie O'Donnell must believe that a picture is worth...Read more »
Bob Dylan's Sept. 4 concert at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester has already sold out, so if you missed out on your tickets, I won't bother rubbing it in by asking, "How does it fee-el?"
For the Dylan concert that celebrates the reopening of the historic theater following months of renovations, tickets went on sale at 10 this morning and took less than a half-hour to disappear....Read more »
Celebrating everything that can be grilled, barbecued, charred or roasted, the 8th annual Hudson Valley RibFest returns to New Paltz this weekend.
The main attraction at the two-day event, held on the Ulster County Fairgrounds, is a series of intense cooking contests. Think “Iron Chef” with a local twist and a heavy focus on what may be the greatest cooking appliance ever created: the grill.
At...Read more »