Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Chronicle Perspectives

Classic rock by Peter … & Jeremy, Hudson Falls

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Peter & Gordon and Chad & Jeremy…sounds like a Neil Simon play but it’s the start of a British Invasion classic rock pairing coming to the Strand Theatre in Hudson Falls, on Thursday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m.

On stage: Peter Asher of Peter & Gordon — back after a hugely successful show at The Strand last July. This time, he’s touring with Jeremy …

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Blues-guitar standup by Dave Hill at Park Theater

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

There’s “blue” humor, yes. But iconclastic, deadpan comedian Dave Hill seems to have invented a whole new genre: Blues guitar stand-up comedy.

Really good electric blues guitar, this observe will attest, and wildly funny, rambling, mildly absurdist standup storytelling that goes where you don’t quite expect even while he presents with an unperturbed demeanor as if this all was normal.

He’s at the Park …

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Dannemora escape from the Guards’ perspective

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Richie Elson says he made his documentary, We Stand Corrected: Dannemora, “to tell the other side” — that of the Corrections Officers, prison guards, local officers and law enforcement — from that told in Escape At Dannemora, Ben Stiller’s 2018 multi-part Showtime docudrama.

The Wood Theater is screening Mr. Elson’s movie on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 1:30 and 6 p.m. Tix: $12. Box office: …

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Sandy’s reunion show: May 16

By Jason Irwin

“Dr. Gator” is back, and will soon be prescribing one more dose of medicine — in the form of rock and roll — to his “patients.”

The popular Glens Falls area cover band known as “Dr. Gator’s Medicine Show” were the house band at Sandy’s Clam Bar for a long streak in the 1990s.

John “Gator” Gates, Frank Affinito, Phil Camp and Johnny Clifford were the core …

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Pam Fisher aims to get ‘Loopy’ at the Wood Theater

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

“I am tired of having to walk into venues and declare my disability,” says Pam Fisher of Glens Falls.

She’s launched a capital campaign, in conjunction with the Adirondack Theatre Festival and with the approval of the Wood Theater, to raise the $16,000 needed to install state-of-the-art “looping” technology at the Wood Theater in Glens Falls.

As a hearing-impaired person, a member of the …

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