Another classic way to celebrate the holiday season is with the Albany Symphony Orchestra. There will be two chances to see and hear the Albany Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Concert at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.
Corelli’s celebratory Christmas Concerto carries with it charm and cheer and Albany Symphony veteran composer Michael Torke brings a world premiere cello concerto to the table, complemented by Bach’s Orchestral Suite No.1 and Stravinsky’s enticing Pulcinella Suite.
To tell us more we welcome Albany Symphony Orchestra maestro, David Alan Miller and afore mentioned composer, Michael Torke.
In the NBA, the Boston Celtics have traded point guard Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship. The Celtics will send Rondo and forward Dwight Powell to Dallas for Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, two draft picks and a $12.9 million trade exception.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today traveled to Schenectady and Sullivan Counties to celebrate the Gaming Facility Location Board's decision regarding the new resort gaming destinations that were selected for each of the regions.
One day after the New York Gaming Commission’s Facility Location Board gave the green light to three casino proposals, the celebration was on in Schenectady today. At Proctors Theater, officials touted the prospect of continuing Schenectady’s economic renaissance with a gambling windfall.
Cuomo Administration officials who are devising regulations for medical marijuana in New York say it’s unlikely any patients in the state will get the drug before 2016. They say they are working through the details of how to implement the program, but there are still many unanswered questions.
Aides to Cuomo say they’ve made some progress on figuring out how to manage a medical marijuana system that is still technically illegal in the United States.
The preliminary rules on how to carry out New York’s medical marijuana program are due by the end of the year.