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Thousands march to remember slain Putin critic - Washington Post
Wisconsin's Walker admits flip on immigration - San Jose Mercury News
Missing UK teens seen on video in Turkey before going to Syria - CNN
NASA's 'Cable Guys' Make Spacewalk at ISS Look Easy - NBCNews.com
New York Today: Mr. de Blasio Goes to Albany - New York Times (blog)
Nine Pin toasts to second year, gears up for increased hard cider production - Albany Business Review
Upcycled furniture business in Troy competing on reality show - Albany Business Review
Coldest Month Ever: Northeast Bids a Bitter Goodbye to February - NBCNews.com
Pat Lynch: Challenger 'hurting' members with Albany trip - Capital New York
Schenectady Amtrak station project to begin this summer - Albany Times Union
Student who posed with his cat for yearbook photo commits suicide - CBS News
Schenectady, NY police tell tales of Bradley Cooper - WKBN.com
Millennial small business owners advocate for Schenectady - Albany Business Review
Report: Student wage data disclosed to public colleges - Albany Business Review
Upcycled furniture business in Troy competing on reality show - Albany Business Review
Historic Cannon Building in downtown Troy loses potential buyer - Albany Business Review
Why a Saratoga County bank is expanding to Troy, New York - Albany Business Review
Troy Tulowitzki to Mets rumors still being pushed by New York writers - Purple Row
2016 for New York Yankees Begins with Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez - Call to the Pen
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Empire ''Skate'' Plaza - Part of Winter at the Plaza *Best Bet

Date: Fri, Nov 28, 2014 - Sun, Mar 8, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Now in its 4th year, the tremendously popular Empire State Plaza Ice Rink is open daily November 28 through March, from 11 a.m. ? 8 p.m. and skating is free. Located in the shadow of Albany's majestic State Capitol, amenities include a full-service snack bar and a skate lounge with lockers and music.

Abroad: The European Experience

Date: Fri, Feb 6 - Thu, Mar 5, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where: Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Ave, Albany NY 12203
Cost: FREE

Sorelle Gallery is welcoming in the New Year with a collective exhibition showcasing Sorelle's work from abroad. Abroad: The European Experience will feature a number of artists with subject matter from their travels. The exhibition will be on display at Sorelle's Albany gallery from February 6th through March 5th.

Butterfly House at miSci

Where: miSci (museum of innovation and science), 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady NY
Cost: $6.50 +

Escape cabin fever, and discover hundreds of brilliantly colored native butterflies at miSci's new indoor butterfly house. Discover Monarchs, Black Swallowtails, Painted Ladies, Tiger Swallowtails and Spicebush Swallowtails flying about (and possibly landing on you!) as miSci re-creates their habitat - the edge of an open field with flowers and trees.

Schenectady Restaurant Week *Best Bet

Where: Schenectady Restaurants
Cost: 20.15/pp

Enjoy special fixed-price menus for $20.15 at a wide variety of restaurants. Choose from among a delicious selection of appetizers, entrees and desserts. Schenectady Restaurant Week is a joint promotion of the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation and the Chamber of Schenectady County.

Capital Cinema Cultural Exchange *Best Bet

Date: Fri, Feb 27 - Sun, Mar 1, 2015
Time: 9:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Where: The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Center, 339 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206
Cost: $25

CCCE is a non-competitive forum for movie goers seeking to interact with filmmakers and industry guests centered around character driven stories. Past Screenings include films from Russia, Eastern Europe, US, and Beijing. Screenings from top regional filmmakers have been highlighted in the past as well. Limited seating is now available for all 2nd Edition public events.

CR Kids - Les Miserable

Date: Fri, Feb 27 - Sun, Mar 1, 2015
Time: 7:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: The Egg
Cost: $25/ $20 students

Join over 75+ kids from the capital region in LES MISERABLES: SCHOOL EDITION Epic, grand and uplifting, Les Miserables School Edition packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. The sung-through piece is ideal for a cast of exceptional singers and overflows with melodies that are already standards. This author-approved edition has been abridged to a running time of just over two hours, while carefully maintaining the integrity of one the greatest musicals ever written. Friday, February 27 at 7:30pm Saturday, February 28 at 2:00pm & 8:00pm Sunday. March 1 at 2:00pm THE HART THEATER @ THE EGG C-R KIDS BOX OFFICE: 518.237.5858

RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles

Date: Sat, Feb 28 - Sun, Mar 1, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM
Where: Proctors
Cost: $20, $35, $45, $55, $70

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles is a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world's most celebrated band.

Lake George Dog's Got Talent

Date: Sat, Feb 28 - Sun, Mar 1, 2015
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Shepard Park Beach, Lake George, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Bring your dog to strut its stuff as a part of the Lake George Winter Carnival. Do a trick, do an act or just look adorable. All dogs are judged and winners are announced at the end. Prizes awarded for first, second, and third place. FREE prize just for participating. Shows are only during the carnival Saturdays and Sundays. Come on out and have fun participating or just a spectator!

STORYTELLING Tales from Baseball's Archives

Date: Sun, Mar 1, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: 125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210
Cost: Free with museum admission

Special guest Tim Wiles, former Director of Research at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, is with us to share incredible stories from baseball's history. Free with museum admission

Albany All Stars Roller Derby

Date: Sun, Mar 1, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Where: Washington Avenue Armory
Cost: Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door, and $4 for kids under 12.

Albany All Stars Roller Derby's Brawl Stars take on Mid-Hudson Misfits Roller Derby...then, stick around to see Capital District Mens Roller Derby's Trauma Authority against The Quadfathers. That's two exciting games, for the price of one! There will be live music by Big Kahuna Surf, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Neurofibromatosis Northeast.

LGBTQA Professionals' Mixer

Date: Tue, Mar 3, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Peck's Arcade, 217 Broadway, Troy
Cost: $10 suggested donation

Don't Miss the Region's Fastest Growing LGBTQA Monthly Event! Come and meet up with friends , distribute your business cards, and make important business contacts. Join us in March at Peck's Arcade in Troy! TUESDAY MARCH 3, 2015 6-8 pm PECK's ARCADE 217 BROADWAY, TROY $10 suggested donation (May be donated beforehand using the tickets link above, for your convenience) Support the Pride Center Business Alliance Members, or become a member

A, B, C's of Trusts Workshop

Date: Wed, Mar 4 - 4, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: 43 British American Blvd., Latham NY 12210
Cost: Free

LifeHappens Radio on WGY 810AM & 103.1FM will host a FREE legal workshop on Understanding the A, B, C's of Trust Planning: What, Why, How and For Whom. Join us for this interactive workshop that delves into your financial and estate planning to show what trusts can do to protect assets, reduce taxes, avoid probate and provide for your beneficiaries. We will also discuss the difference between Irrevocable and Revocable Trusts.

Wednesday Morning Wellness Workout

Date: Wed, Mar 4, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $110 or walk-ins $10 per class

Instructor Etta C. Fink designed this class to help you create a healthy integrated state of balance for your body, brain and whole being. Work at your own pace to achieve your optimum state of health, vitality and well-being. Classes include exercises for stretching and toning, posture, centering and alignment, gentle and low impact movement for increased flexibility, coordination, strength and balance, plus self-care tools and techniques for body awareness, energy balancing, breath expansion and deeper relaxation. Let stress melt away as you enhance your energy, focus and concentration! Wednesdays, January 14 through April 22, 2015 (note: no class on March 18 and April 8) 11:00 am to 12:00 noon Shaker Loudonville Fire Department 550 Albany Shaker Road Loudonville, NY 518.265.1100 Bring a yoga mat, water bottle and a towel. Wear sneakers and clothing you can move in. Please note that if the North Colonie Schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather, class will be cancelled. $110.00 or walk-ins $10.00 per class. Pre-registration requested; $110 registration fee is non-refundable. Payment must be received by first class for the reduced price. Participate at your own risk. Mail check to: Etta C. Fink, 10A Homestead Drive, Latham, NY 12110 Attn: Wednesday Morning Wellness.

Midday Get-Away Relaxation Tools & Techniques Class

Date: Wed, Mar 4, 2015
Time: 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Department
Cost: $85 or walk-ins $8.00 per class

Do you enjoy the relaxation portion at the end of workouts, and wish it could go on a bit longer? Here's the opportunity to benefit from a shorter, midday get-away class without breaking a sweat! Instructor Etta Fink's combination of gentle techniques, including breath-work, visualization, meditation and energy balancing, are wonderful ways to release stress and "recharge your battery!" Wednesdays, January 14 through April 22, 2015 (note: no class March 18 or April 8) 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. Shaker Loudonville Fire Department 550 Albany Shaker Road Loudonville, NY 518.265.1100 Wear comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle, yoga mat or cushion; chairs available. Please note that if the North Colonie Schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather, class will be cancelled. $85.00 or walk-ins $8.00 per class. Pre-registration requested; $85 registration fee is non-refundable and payment must be received by first class for the reduced price. Participate at your own risk. Mail check to Etta C. Fink, 10A Homestead Drive, Latham, NY 12110 Attn: Midday Get-Away.

2015 MAAC Men and Women's Basketball Championships

Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany
Cost: $120 - $250

Albany JCC Purim Carnival

Date: Thu, Mar 5, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: 340 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY 12208
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Come to the Albany JCC Purim Carnival at 340 Whitehall Road, Albany NY! Event takes place on Thursday, March 5th, from 5:30-8 PM. Games, food, and fun for the entire family! JCC Center Camps Information and Registration will also be available that evening. Those who register for camp that night will be entered into a raffle to win a free week of camp! For more information, contact Andrew Katz, Director of Youth Services, at 518-438-6651.

Karaoke Night at International Bar and Restaurant

Date: Thu, Mar 5, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Where: International Bar & Restaurant (90 Central Avenue)
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Doors open at 8 PM with FREE admission all night.

Grand Suessian Purim

Date: Thu, Mar 5, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Maimonides Hebrew Day School
Cost: Optional $10 donation for Dr. Suess Library

Seussian Seuss (Soos is horse in Hebrew) theme for this year's Purim Prunch at Maimonides. 10am Megillah, 11am Prunch, light food and great opportunity to exchange local Mishloach Manot. Books will be dedicated in memory of Mrs. Carroll's father. If you'd like to participate send $10 (or amount of choice) to the school office.

Portrait painting in oil

Date: Thu, Mar 5, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: House of Angels Renaissance Projects 175 Park Avenue, Cohoes, N.Y. 12047
Cost: $250 - 4 week workshop

The House of Angels is proud to announce a 4 week oil portrait painting workshop given by the award winning portrait artist Robert Francis Whelan. Classes will be held on Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 1pm to 4pm. Please visit his web page to view his work. For further details please call 518-237-2787.

Film Screening of ''Chisholm '72''

Date: Thu, Mar 5, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Albany Housing Authority, 200 S. Pearl St., Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

African American History Film and Discussion Series: Women of the Civil Rights Movement. Sponsored by The Center for Law and Justice,The Albany Housing Authority, and the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region, Inc. Join us on Thursday, March 5 for a free screening of the film "Chisholm '72" A discussion following the film will be led by Dr. Tamika Carey, Assistant Professor at the University at Albany. Dinner will be provided by the Albany Housing Authority.

THRIVE at the Pride Center

Date: Thu, Mar 5, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: 332 Hudson Avenue, Albany, NY 12210

THRIVE is back at the Pride Center!

Wren Panzella: Color in Movement

Date: Fri, Mar 6 - Wed, Apr 8, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where: Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Avenue Albany NY 12203
Cost: FREE

Join us on Friday, March 6th beginning at 6pm for a lecture and demonstration by Wren Panzella with a reception to follow. A display of her current works will be featured through April 8th. For years now, Wren Panzella has been sketching performing jazz musicians, filing sketchbooks with gesture drawings of the artists making music. These drawings are used as a starting place, often employing a multipoint perspective to give visual expression to the movement and connectedness of the music. Seating is limited to the first 50 guests and begins at 5:30pm. Please RSVP to reserve at 518-482-2000 or info@sorellegallery.com. Light refreshments will be provided.

Live Your Soul's Purpose

Date: Fri, Mar 6 - 7, 2015
Time: 7:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road
Cost: $108.00

YOUR SOUL: THE BECOMING OF YOU 2015 WORKSHOPS Live Your Soul's Purpose On March 6 and 7, the second of four workshops throughout 2015 will be held in Albany. "Live Your Soul's Purpose" will be presented by Sai Maa teachers Swami Parameshwarananda (Swamiji) and Brahmacharini Shree Devi. Our lives are accelerating and shifting across many dimensions - including our daily reality and the unseen energetic realms. Perhaps you are not sure what is happening or why, but you just know something is different. We can choose to try to hold onto the "reality" that was, or expand into who we are becoming with faith and passion. Come to this dynamic workshop to align with your soul's true purpose and begin to live the enlightened life experience you truly intended for yourself. On Friday evening, there will be a free introductory evening program followed by a full-day workshop on Saturday (tuition $108). You may register for one or both. This is a great opportunity for those who are curious about Sai Maa's teachings and/or are on a journey of awakening. Save the dates! Foster Loving Relationships: June 13-14 with Sai Maa successor in the West, Lucinda Hanover Your Enlightened Brain: November 13-14 with Sai Maa successor in the West, Joey Klein

5th Annual Cohoes Artist Showcase

Where: Venue @ St. Joseph's Church, 65 Congress St., Cohoes
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

The 5th Annual Cohoes Artist Showcase will be held on March 6-7 at The Venue, 65 Congress St., Cohoes. CAS is 2-day showcase of artists from Rennselaer, Albany and Saratoga counties, the 3 counties that touch Cohoes. All artists and media are welcome. An ever-growing display of art and artists showcased in a beautifully restored church for 2 days with a Friday evening artists reception right in the middle. Proceeds from the showcase benefit the Lise Toch Creative Education Fund and future programs and events produced by the Choose Cohoes for Art Committee.

2015 Hannaford Kidz Expo *Best Bet

Date: Sat, Mar 7, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

The 2015 Hannaford Kidz Expo will fill the Convention Center with thousands of children and their families for a jam-packed day of entertainment, retail sales, information, activities and fun.
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