Ithaca's Regal Cinema added to nationwide Doctor Who event

Ithaca's Regal Cinema added to nationwide Doctor Who event

"Doctor Who" is a worldwide phenomenon, and the BBC has turned the 50th anniversary of its iconic science fiction series into a worldwide event titled "The Day of the Doctor." A worldwide simultaneous broadcast on Saturday, November 23rd will be followed by a Monday evening theatrical presentation in 3D offering 15 extra minutes. Ithaca's Regal Cinemas has just been added to the list of participating venues.

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Opening Night: "From White Plains" at the Kitchen Theatre

Opening Night: "From White Plains" at the Kitchen Theatre

Last week, an Oregon man was struck and killed on a Colorado road, months into a cross-country walk in memory of his son. It was a tragic twist to the story of the gay teen, who died in January after hanging himself to escape years of bullying. That news was fresh in my mind as I watched "From White Plains," a play by Michael Perlman whose characters explore high school bullying and homophobia.

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Taking the first steps to a successful breastfeeding journey

Taking the first steps to a successful breastfeeding journey

Breastfeeding is the biological norm for feeding babies; it is a natural and beautiful act of bonding. Babies have many inborn reflexes helping them to latch and start feeding. Milk production is largely a function of the mother’s endocrine system, which normally functions well in most women. Still, many new mothers find breastfeeding an uncomfortable, tiring, and confusing struggle, and it is not their fault.

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Bronwen Exter brings Spottiswoode and his Enemies to Ithaca for a double bill

Bronwen Exter brings Spottiswoode and his Enemies to Ithaca for a double bill

If it were the Sabres and Maple Leafs, we'd call it a home-and-home series. This Sunday, New York City's Spottiswoode and his Enemies, who hosted Bronwen Exter and her band for a show at the Living Room in New York City last weekend, is in town for a double bill at the Carriage House Hayloft.

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What do New York State residents need to know about the Affordable Care Act?

What do New York State residents need to know about the Affordable Care Act?

As a Human Resources Director, I have probably fielded more PPACA-related questions than most. For the record, I refuse to refer to this long-overdue and much-needed law, officially known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as "Obamacare."

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All voices on deck as A Cappella United show at Bailey Hall raises funds for United Way

All voices on deck as A Cappella United show at Bailey Hall raises funds for United Way

A dozen of Cornell University's a cappella groups will perform at Cornell's Bailey Hall on Friday night, offering a rare opportunity to see many of these popular acts sing together. Proceeds from the seventh annual "A Cappella United" performance will benefit the United Way of Tompkins County.

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Hangar Theatre hosts tribute to women in music this weekend

Hangar Theatre hosts tribute to women in music this weekend

This Friday and Saturday nights, the Hangar Theatre, known for its productions of plays and musicals, steps out of its usual pattern to offer a musical tribute to female folk-rock trailblazers Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Laura Nyro. This weekend's show, "Back to the Garden," features Melissa Hammans, Maddy Wyatt, and Shaleah Adkisson performing, accompanied by Julia Adamy (bass), Molly MacMillan (keys), Barbara Merjan (drums), and Sue Terwilliger (guitar).

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Friday night reception will celebrate 40th anniversary of Cornell's Johnson Museum

Friday night reception will celebrate 40th anniversary of Cornell's Johnson Museum

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art has planned an entire evening of reception, performances, and festivities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the museum's opening on campus. The event, on Friday, September 20th, coincides with the beginning of Cornell University's Homecoming weekend.

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Seventh annual Ithaca Porchfest will fill Fall Creek with music and families on Sunday

Seventh annual Ithaca Porchfest will fill Fall Creek with music and families on Sunday

Back in 2007, Porchfest got its start as an impromptu gathering of musicians on their own porches, or those of friends, in the Fall Creek neighborhood north of Downtown Ithaca. Each year since, the event has grown, and this Sunday's Porchfest will feature nearly 140 musical performances spread over four hours across Fall Creek and Ithaca's Northside.

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Third Eye Blind will return to Cornell this month for a Homecoming concert

Third Eye Blind will return to Cornell this month for a Homecoming concert

It's been years since Third Eye Blind has played in Ithaca, but it's also been years since the west-coast alt-rockers released an album. Frontman Stephan Jenkins announced this spring the band was heading into the studio to record its fifth album, its first since 2009's "Ursa Major," and Cornell Concert Commission has now announced that Third Eye Blind will headline a Homecoming concert on Saturday, September 21st. 

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