Opening Night: “The Vibrator Play” comes to the Kitchen Theatre

Opening Night: “The Vibrator Play” comes to the Kitchen Theatre

Sarah Ruhl's “In the Next Room“ is the next production from the Homecoming Players, and it opens this coming week at the Kitchen Theatre for just two nights.

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WSKG hosts “Downton Abbey” finale screening at Tompkins County Public Library

WSKG hosts “Downton Abbey” finale screening at Tompkins County Public Library

After six seasons, popular British period drama “Downton Abbey” is coming to an end, and WSKG is inviting fans to an advance screening.

Spanning years from 1912 through the mid 1920s, the series premiered on ITV in Britain in 2010 and on PBS in the United States just over five years ago, in January 2011. It's set at a fictional family estate in Yorkshire, and follows the lives of the aristocratic family members and the lives of their servants.

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Opening Night: Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents “Henry V” at the Hangar

Opening Night: Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents “Henry V” at the Hangar

"How would you like to spend Valentine's Day with British royalty? Or perhaps a French princess?" That's how the Ithaca Shakespeare Company is teasing their production of "Henry V," which opens tonight.

Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents "Henry V" beginning tonight. Photo provided.Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents "Henry V" beginning tonight. Photo provided.The famous Shakespearean history play, set around the Battle of Agincourt, is thought to have been the first play performed at the Globe Theatre in the spring of 1599. 

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Opening Night: Homecoming Players offer Ira Levin's “Deathtrap” for two nights only

Opening Night: Homecoming Players offer Ira Levin's “Deathtrap” for two nights only

Ithaca's Homecoming Players are opening their fourth season with a deliciously funny thriller. Ira Levin's "Deathtrap" is running for just two consecutive Mondays, February 8th and 15th.

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Cornell Board of Trustees discussing fate of maligned College of Business proposal

Cornell Board of Trustees discussing fate of maligned College of Business proposal

When Cornell University's plan for a unified College of Business came to light in mid December, sparked by a series of "internal notifications," university officials seemed surprised by the rancor that followed. The plan is on the agenda for today's meeting of Cornell's Board of Trustees, taking place in Manhattan.

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An Ithaca High School math teacher muses on the statistical value of buying a Powerball ticket

An Ithaca High School math teacher muses on the statistical value of buying a Powerball ticket

Every so often, the news media becomes all abuzz when a particular lottery jackpot starts to grow really large.  Right now is one of those times, with no winner on Saturday putting the jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing at around $1.3 Billion, the largest lottery jackpot in US History.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the Spoiler Predicament

Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the Spoiler Predicament

This article contains no spoilers, or at least none about "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens."

Back in 1973, Charles M. Schulz had his crabby character Lucy spoil the secret of Orson Welles masterpiece "Citizen Kane" for her little brother Linus, and for any "Peanuts" readers who didn't already know. That was over thirty years after "Citizen Kane" appeared in theatres, though. Was it still too soon?

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Songs of Joy and Peace at Saturday evening's Cosmic Joke Collective

Songs of Joy and Peace at Saturday evening's Cosmic Joke Collective

The collaborative live performance series known as the Cosmic Joke Collective returns to Downtown Ithaca's Lot 10 this Saturday evening. The "Songs of Joy and Peace" theme, says organizer Mickie Quinn, "will set out to capture the love and warmth of the season in the midst of holiday stress and a world gone wild."

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Annual Evening to Remember Gala brings together CNY restaurants, wineries, and breweries for Alzheimer's Association

Annual Evening to Remember Gala brings together CNY restaurants, wineries, and breweries for Alzheimer's Association

An annual fall tradition in Ithaca, the Alzheimer's Gala to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association of Central New York, is coming up on Tuesday, December 1st. The 9th annual event, hosted by Triphammer Wines & Spirits, will take place for the first time this year at the Statler Hotel on the Cornell Campus.

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Birthday Band Bash will Benefit Bernie

Birthday Band Bash will Benefit Bernie

Call it a birthday party with a cause. A collection of Ithaca area musicians are playing a benefit show this Saturday night to support Bernie Sanders for President. The show, running from 4pm to midnight at The Dock, fills in for an annual tribute tradition.

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