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Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime show earned mostly rave reviews from Hudson Valley celebrities on Twitter.
The 16-time Grammy Award winner, who owns a home in Scarsdale with husband Jay-Z, sang a 15-minute medley of her hits, including "Halo," "Single Ladies" and "Independent Women," sharing the stage at times with her former girl group, Destiny's Child.
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This week's best tweets with connections to regional celebrities are all about the rock: A Rockland comic, an iconic rocker and a star of "30 Rock."
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments, click here.
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The names of the groups behind three proposals to lease, operate and manage Peekskill's Paramount Center for the Arts, which has been shuttered since Oct. 4, are expected to be announced Tuesday.
After a committee of city officials, business leaders and other community members held a Jan. 14 information-gathering meeting behind closed doors, it held an additional executive session last night...Read more »
Tickets went on sale this morning at 10 for the 68th annual International Music Festival at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah.
The festival takes place each summer, and 2013's schedule features a July Fourth fireworks display and notable performances by Suzanne Vega (Aug. 2) and Croton-on-Hudson's Audra McDonald (Aug. 3). Other highlights are a concert by pianist Yefim...Read more »
Tickets went on sale this week for the Clearwater Festival, a music event founded by the Hudson Valley's own Pete Seeger that takes place annually in Croton-on-Hudson.
Announced early last week, the first artists to confirm that they're in for this year's fest include Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Hot Tuna, Son Volt, Patterson Hood, Antibalas, David Bromberg Quartet, Jorma Kaukonen and Steve...Read more »
Beyoncé and Jay-Z were among the honored guests at Monday’s inauguration event for President Barack Obama’s second term, with the R&B diva performing the national anthem to conclude the public ceremony.
But it’s by no means the first time the hip-hop power couple, who own a home and got their marriage license in Scarsdale, have been in the president’s corner.
Support dates back to...Read more »
Harriman’s Jermaine Paul, season two winner of “The Voice,” will perform at The Unity Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event in Spring Valley on Monday.
Paul grew up near the Martin Luther King Multi Purpose Center in Spring Valley, the organization co-sponsoring the celebration. Marc Pessin, a member of the center’s board of directors, said that the music...Read more »
This edition of Tweets of the Week covers everything from a TV host, who's posting her new reel, to a Culinary Institute of America grad, who's questioning what's real.
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments,...Read more »
The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards honor outstanding representations of the gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender communities in media and entertainment, and some of this year’s nominees, announced today, have Hudson Valley ties.
“Cloud Atlas,” starring Susan Sarandon, who owns a home in Pound Ridge, received a nod for outstanding film (wide release). The film is up against “Paranorman,”...Read more »
A decision on the fate of the Paramount Center for the Arts will have to wait a bit longer, as Peekskill officials continue to review three lease, operation and management proposals for the theater, which suspended operations Oct. 4.
City officials are meeting behind closed doors tonight and again on Jan. 29 to review three Paramount proposals, according to spokeswoman Melanie Rener.
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