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Adk. Film Fest panel writers talked shop & drew laughs

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

“Would you guys be willing to speak for your entire gender?”

It was the Adirondack Film Festival, and comedy panel member Opus Moreschi — head writer and supervising producer of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert — wanted to know what the three female speakers thought about the role of women in comedy writing.

Tami Sagher of Inside Amy Schumer, Girls, 30 Rock and …

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Adk. Film Fest wow!

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

BOOM! Just like that, Glens Falls has a new annual signature event — and at a lean time of year. The Adirondack Film Festival will now own that late October weekend between Columbus Day and Halloween. Its first go drew crowds, won raves, generated electricity that had downtown abuzz.

It was cozy and exciting simultaneously. Chad Rabinovitz, the Producing/Artistic Director of the Adirondack Theatre Festival, …

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Dr. Slingerland named Deputy CEO of Hudson Headwaters

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Hudson Headwaters Health Network named Dr. Tucker Slingerland as deputy Chief Executive Officer, a new position that Hudson Headwaters founder and CEO Dr. John Rugge says recognizes Dr. Slingerland’s expanding role leading the not-for-profit health network.

“I’m very excited to represent the network through our local and regional partnerships,” Dr. Slingerland told The Chronicle.

“It’s about building relationships, and to keep doing what I’m …

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Behind the scenes as painters ‘Battled’

Artists’ model for a day: Her stint at Hyde Face-Off event

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Sometimes working here at The Chronicle affords us unique opportunities.

Such was the case last week, when the Hyde Collection invited this writer to be one of two models for its second annual “Art Battle” — this year, a friendly paint-off between 12 regional portrait artists they dubbed a “Face Off.”

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Joyce in the jungle, Brazil

By Joyce Miller, Chronicle Freelance

Editor’s note: Joyce Miller, Distinguished Professor of Library Science at SUNY Adirondack, was a founding staff member of The Chronicle in 1980 and was our first Arts Editor, among many responsibilities here over many years. She’s an ardent bird-watcher. Earlier this summer she went to Brazil.

Imagine the sound of European emergency sirens — you know, “EEEE-OOOOO! EEEE-OOOOO!” Then envision it performed by a …

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