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A push to draw movie-makers to Glens Falls

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

As we speak, a movie connected with last year’s inaugural Adirondack Film Festival is filming in the Glens Falls-Lake George region, under a fairly heavy level of privacy, per the producers’ requests.

Another two or more filmmakers from this year’s festival said they plan to come back here, and many others seemed genuine in saying, “I’d like to make a movie here.”

Festival darling, …

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Film Fest fantastic

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The second annual Adirondack Film Festival — organized by the Adirondack Theatre Festival — was a rousing success, electrifying downtown Glens Falls. For two days and nights, Friday and Saturday, we were our own little Park City, Utah — Sundance Film Festival’s home.

Sidewalks overflowed with filmmakers and film-goers rushing to get on line for screenings, pausing to eat out, even doing some shopping.…

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Warrensburg grad’s movie, set for Adk. Film Fest

‘Oak Bones,’ young Lindsay Corriveau’s short fantasy

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

When Lindsay Corriveau graduated from Warrensburg High School in 2012, she had a pretty good sense that she might want to go into movie making, she says.

“My parents are both very artistic. I grew up dabbling in all of the arts, music, painting, theater,” Ms. Corriveau said.

Her parents are Beth and Jim. He is the …

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3 big galas last weekend, all cite success

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Hyde Collection, The Charles Wood Theater and the Agricultural Stewardship Association all had big fund-raisers on Columbus Day weekend — and all are reporting notable success.

Meanwhile, Glens Falls Hospital Foundation was likewise expecting success for its gala, which took place Tuesday night at the Lake George Club, as The Chronicle was going to press.

More than 150 people attended the Hyde gala, …

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Wild Adriatic’s ‘Summit’ fest? A peak event

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Wild Adriatic did a good thing.

The band’s two-day Summit music festival, Friday and Saturday last week, rocked the Queensbury Hotel as I imagine it’s rarely if ever been rocked before — and that’s knowing The Who stayed there years ago, and no doubt some wedding or another at the venue went a little wild.

Beyond even the music, let me enthuse about this …

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