8:46, a theatrical response to injustice

“Soon, very soon, I will be dead.”

This is the first sentence of “I Am A Man,” a short piece written by Julian Tushabe, a student at Skidmore College.

Tushabe performed the work (which was written by Marcus Gardley) for …

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Ice cream parlor alleged racist hiring practices rankle Schenectady activists

Denise Robertson stood outside of Bumpy’s Polar Freeze Inc. on Sunday afternoon, clutching a megaphone. She stood, elevated, on a stone ledge as she gazed out into a crowd of rapt listeners. After taking a moment to steel herself, Robertson, …

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Meet Trojan Womyn Productions

Pride month in the Capital Region might be winding down, but for Trojan Womyn Productions (TWP), a Troy-based events and production company that focuses on fostering inclusive spaces for LGBTQ people and promoting fair pay for drag and burlesque performers, …

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Thearse McCalmon wins the Democratic primary for State Senate, will challenge Jim Tedisco in November

An already complicated and confusing election day was made more so for both voters and candidates in Schenectady when two polling locations failed to distribute primary ballots for a local New York State Senate Race.

Democrat Thearse McCalmon of Schenectady …

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Weathered Wood provides artistic haven amidst a revolution

The acrid scent of spray paint permeates Second Street as a small cadre of artists congregates on the sidewalk to work on art that, above all else, shouts out one edict loudly and clearly to passersby.

“Black Lives Matter!”

The …

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