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Hawaiian-born Kaena to revive her dance show on Aug. 24 at Wood Theater

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Kaena Peterson, the native Hawaiian who became a Lake George sensation dancing the hula at the Tahitian Lounge at Charley Wood’s Tiki Motor Inn in the 1970s, is taking to the stage again.

She’ll perform at the Charles Wood Theater with two fellow Hawaiians on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. Half the proceeds benefit the Wood Theater. Box office: 518-480-4878. www.woodtheater.org.…

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Throngs flocking to local events

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Local venues and community events are drawing big crowds.

Sunday’s Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert at Glens Falls High School drew 875 people. The prior Tuesday’s Adirondack Voices Winter Glow attracted a record 472 people at Christ Church United Methodist.

The Strand Theater in Hudson Falls drew a standing room crowd exceeding 375 people for its Ballet Meets the Beatles event that combined …

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Hudson Falls’ Emily Murphy, 24, to head Wood Theater

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Hudson Falls native Emily Murphy, 24, will become the new executive director of the Charles R. Wood Theater on Monday, March 6, The Chronicle has learned.

Ms. Murphy was most recently box office manager for Terry Rabine’s Lake Theatre at the Holiday Inn Resort in Lake George (formerly Lake George Dinner Theatre).

She has a degree in Communications from the State University at Albany, …

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ATF delivers a triumph! ‘unCivil War’

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Adirondack Theatre Festival hits the jackpot with the new comedy musical unCivil War, which runs through Saturday, July 18, at the Charles Wood Theater.

I had a feeling this show might be really good — but I never anticipated that it would excel in virtually every facet. Even before it started, just looking at the Civil War-era set was a treat — major-league like everything …

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