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by The Staff on February 23, 2011 · 8 comments

Pop Music

9 Maple Avenue

9 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-CLUB.

March 4: Pete Sweeney Quartet. March 5: Stage Left Project with ShaRon. March 11: E W Quartet. March 12: Jonathan Lorentz Quartet. March 18: Michael Benedict Jazz Vibes. March 19: Pat Attanasio Quartet. March 25: Dan Faulk Quartet. March 26: Lee Russo Quartet.

Bearsville Theatre

291 Tinker St., Woodstock, (845) 679-4406.

March 4: Jonell Mosser. March 5: Dave Mason. March 8: Dr. John and the Lower 911. March 8: Lorenza Ponce. March 12: Brother Josephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra. March 16, 23, 30: Rachel Yamagata. March 18: Donna Jean Godchaux Band, Jeff Mattson. March 25: Bearsville Sessions 2. March 26: tribute to Bob Marley with Crucial Massive, Squeeky Plus, Starcade DJs, Jah Witness, Songs of Solomon. March 31: Assembly of Dust. April 2: Terry Adams Rock and Roll Quartet. April 15: Rubblebucket. April 23: Shawn Mullins.


297 Ontario St., Albany, 482-4393.

March 4: Tradewinds, Our Longest Hours, Tale of a Prophet, Funeral After Party. March 5: Black John Wayne, Ironweed, All for Revenge, To Hell and Back, Nephalum. March 8: From Atlantis, Thoughts in Reverse, Heavens Fall, High as the Hour, A Sinner Among Saints, Eyes of the Colosseum, Through Ashes We Fall. March 11: Ligaea, Hands Up!, Declarations, Breathtaker, Carriers. March 18: Brick by Brick, Beneath the Remains, Breathless by Dawn, Unite Resist, Faker. March 26: Tentacles, Cheech, Deadstuff, Bulldog Courage. March 30: After Me the Flood, Carriers, Andromeda, Valkyrie, As Our Heroes Burn, A Sinner Among Saints. April 7: Hawthorne Heights, Veara, After Midnight Project, Handguns, State Champs, California. April 29: Harm’s Way, Venia, Expire, Concrete.

Caffe Lena

47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 583-0022.

March 4: Jeremy Wallace. March 5: Blues in the Round. March 6: Runa. March 9: the Bobs. March 11: Chris Shaw. March 12: Chandler Travis Philharmonette. March 13: Fairview Avenue Bluegrass. March 16: S.S.H.S. Fiddle Club. March 18: Dan Navarro. March 19: Sara Grey and Kieron Means, Linda Schrade and David Kiphuth. March 20: the Flipsydz. March 23: Peter Case. March 25: Scott Ainslie, Paul Asbell. March 26: Ellis Paul. March 27: Jay Ungar and Molly Mason with Peter Davis. April 1: Mike Agranoff. April 2: Danny Kalb Trio. April 3: Skidmore Small Jazz Ensembles. April 8: Buskin and Batteau. April 9: Matt and Shannon Heaton. April 10: Spiral Tango. April 15: Del Rey, Suzy Thompson. April 16: Michael Jerling. April 17: Vance Gilbert. April 20: Sam Whitehouse Student Showcase. April 22: the Kennedys. April 23: Howard Fishman. April 29: Woody Mann. April 30: Madison Violet, Left on Red. May 1: Thomasina Winslow. May 6: Guy Davis. May 7: David Wilcox. May 13: Old Blind Dogs. May 14: Don and Victoria Armstrong. May 15: Rob Jonas Band. May 20: North Sea Gas. May 21: Bob Dylan’s 70th Birthday Celebration. May 22: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott. May 27: Taína Asili. May 28: Cuddle Magic, Phyllis Chen.

Calvin Theatre

19 King St., Northampton, Mass., (413) 586-8686.

March 5: Loretta Lynn, the Secret Sisters. March 6: the Saw Doctors, AM Taxi. March 26: Gaelic Storm. April 2: Martin Sexton. April 13: Orla Fallon. April 29: the Fab Faux. May 13: Bruce Cockburn, Jenny Scheinman.

Clark Art Institute

225 South St., Williamstown, Mass., (413)458-2303.

April 9: Roger McGuinn.

Club Helsinki

405 Columbia St., Hudson, 828-4800.

March 4: Mary Gauthier. March 5: the Holmes Brothers. March 6: Claverack Landing. March 11: Mike Doughty. March 12: MAdM. 3/13: Claverack Landing, Chimeng Quartet. March 19: Antigone Rising. March 23: the Wood Brothers. March 26: the Felice Brothers. April 1: Claverack Landing, Ljova and the Kontraband. April 2: Spottiswoode. April 7: J.P. Harris, the Sweetback Sisters. April 8: Mother Fletcher. April 30: Joy Kills Sorrow with Brown Bird. May 1: Claverack Landing,Tapestry. May 13: Shemekia Copeland. May 20: Lucky 5, the Underscore Orkestra. May 21: Bill Kirchen. May 27: Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys. June 11: Michelle Shocked.

College of Saint Rose

Picotte Concert Hall, Massry Center for the Arts, 1002 Madison Ave., Albany, 454-5195.

March 17: Brian Patneaude Quartet, Joe Barna and Sketches of Influence.

Colonial Theatre

111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 997-4444.

March 11: Loudon Wainwright III, Shawn Colvin. March 19: Boston Legends All-Star Concert, the Fools. March 26: Satisfaction—the Rolling Stones Experience. April 2: Foghat. April 16: John Hammond, Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks. May 21: Tom Paxton.

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.

March 4-5: Leo Kottke. March 12: Hammer of the Gods. March 13: the High Kings. March 19: the Radiators. March 20: Bo Burnham. March 25: Al DiMeola. March 25: Gaelic Storm. March 31: Buddy Guy. April 1: Toad the Wet Sprocket. April 2: David Bromberg Big Band, Al Kooper and the Funky Faculty. April 9: Britishmania. April 15: Janis Ian, Tom Paxton. April 30: Rockapella. May 7: Bruce Cockburn. June 8: Robin Trower.

The Eighth Step

GE Theatre at Proctors, 432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

March 5: Susan Werner. March 12: Munnelly. March 26: Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. April 9: Tom Rush. April 16: Capathia Jenkins and Louis Rosen. May 7: Tret Fure. May 8: Gadelle. May 13: John McCutcheon.

Full Moon Resort

Big Indian, 845-254-5117.

April 30-May 2: Truck America Festival with Mercury Rev, White Rabbits, Tim Easton, the Joy Formidable, Ida, Neil Halstead, Hopewell, the Sadies, more.

Glens Falls Civic Center

1 Civic Center Plaza, Glens Falls, 798-0366.

March 15: Red Hot Chilli Pipers.

Iron Horse Music Hall

20 Center St., Northampton, Mass., (413) 586-8686.

March 2: Lake Street Dive, Girls, Guns, and Glory. March 3: CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band. March 4: Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. March 5: California Guitar Trio. March 6: the Sweet Remains. March 9: Dave Mason. March 10: That 1 Guy and the Magic Pipe. March 11: Tom Rush. March 11: Hendersin, Serge Didenko. March 12: Zoe Darrow and the Fiddleheads. March 12: Kobra Kai. March 14: Trashcan Sinatras, Rose Polenzani. March 16: Michael Burks. March 17: the Big Bad Bollocks. March 18: Susan Werner. March 18: the Macpodz. March 19: David Wilcox. March 19: Alecia Chakour and the Osrah. March 20: Solas. March 21: Tommy Castro Band. March 23: Bob Schneider, Neema. March 24: Dana Fuchs Band.March 25: Cordelia’s Dad. March 29: Hot Club of Cowtown. March 30: Peter Mulvey, Po’ Girl. March 31: New Riders of the Purple Sage. April 1: Toubab Krewe. April 2: Kaki King. April 3: William Fitzsimmons, Slow Runner. April 4: Marcia Ball. April 5: Willy Porter. April 6: George Winston. April 7: Hoots and Hellmouth, Girls, Guns, and Glory. April 7: Orange Television. April 8: Girlyman. April 8: Dennis Crommett. April 9: Melissa Ferrick, Meg Hutchinson. April 9: Jamie Kent and the Options. April 15: Erin McKeown, Natalia Zukerman. April 15: Sharon Van Etten. April 16: Charlie Hunter. April 17: Satinwood: the Folk Rock Show. April 20: Stephen Kellogg, Tift Merritt. April 22: Darlingside, Rustic Overtones. April 23: Jeffrey Foucault. April 23: Mellow Mood: A Tribute to Bob Marley. April 29: Jackson Wetherbee. April 30: Willie Nile. April 30: Rusty Belle. May 7: Patty Larkin, Pamela Means. May 11: Neil Innes. May 13: Jonathan Edwards. May 13: Hot Day at the Zoo. May 14: Kris Delmhorst, Session Americana. May 14: the Alchemystics. May 16: the Northamptones. May 20: the Sweetback Sisters. May 20: the Mutherload. May 21: Infinite August. May 29: Sonny Landreth.


59 N. Pearl St., Albany, 432-1997.

March 3: the Heavy Pets. March 4: Cosmic Evolution. March 5: Vivid. March 11: Saving Atlantis. March 12: the Schmooze. March 24: Dangermuffin. March 26: Funk Evolution. April 1: Spaceland. April 2: Young the Giant. April 5: Tokyo Police Club. April 9: Square Pegs. April 16: Mobana. April 23: Mullet. April 30: Chris Dukes. May 6: Funk Evolution. May 21: Ten Year Vamp.

The Linda, WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio

339 Central Ave., Albany, 465-5233 ext. 4.

March 11: Soren Moller and Dick Oates Duo, Anders Mogensen Trio. March 12: Dana LaCroix, Susan D. March 25: Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun. March 30: Hot Club of Cowtown. April 3: Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet. April 7: Melissa Ferrick, Stewart Lewis. April 9: the Guggenheim Grotto.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-0100.

March 11: Joan Osborne. April 2: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder.


87 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass., (413) 662-2111.

March 5: the Low Anthem. March 12: Chinese White Bicycles: Robyn Hitchcock and Joe Boyd. March 26: Tragedy: All-Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees. April 16: Iron and Wine. April 23: the Shanghai Restoration Project. June 24-26: Solid Sound Festival with Wilco, the Autumn Defense, more.

Northern Lights

Route 146, North Country Commons, Clifton Park, 371-0012.

March 5: Mac Miller. March 12: Apocalyptica, Selfish Needy Creatures. March 16: Sick Puppies, Adelitas Way. March 17: Bring Me the Horizon, Pierce the Veil, We Came as Romans, the Nightlife. March 18: Cold, Egypt Central, Kopec. March 25: Cam’ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, Freeky Zekey. March 27: Born of Osiris, Darkest Hour, As Blood Runs Black, the Human Abstract, This or the Apocalypse, Tides of Tangiers. April 1: Gogol Bordello. April 3: Mimosa. April 7: Peter Murphy. April 10: Badfish, Scotty Don’t, Skadee, the Late Shift. April 17: Asking Alexandra, Emmure, Chiodos, Miss May I, Evergreen Terrace, Lower Than Atlantis. April 23: Volbeat, Hourcast. May 3: Black Veil Brides, Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows, I See Stars, VersaEmerge, Conditions. May 4: Guster. May 5: All Time Low, Yellowcard, Hey Monday, Summer Set. May 7: Reverend Horton Heat, Reverend Peyton’s Big Band. May 18: Alter Bridge.

Old Songs, Inc.

37 S. Main St., Vorheesville, 765-2815.

March 11: James Keelaghan. March 19: Sharon Katz, Wendy Khethiwe Quick. April 1: Gordon Bok. April 7: Archie Fisher and Garnet Rogers. April 29: Patrick Ball. May 14: Colleen Cleveland, Elizabeth LaPrelle.

Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663.

March 23: Celtic Woman.

The Parting Glass

40-42 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-1916.

March 4: Big Medicine. March 5: Irisheer. March 11: Forthlin Road. March 12: Hair of the Dog. March 17: Forthlin Road, Train of Fools, Jeff Strange. March 18: Forthlin Road. March 19: Train of Fools. March 25: the Dirty Mulvaneys.

Pearl Street

10 Pearl St., Northampton, Mass., (413) 586-8686.

March 4: Gone by Daylight, the Riverwinds. March 9: Mac Miller. March 11: Enter The Haggis. March 31: Cornmeal. April 2: Fear Nuttin Band, the Alchemystics, Danny Pease and the Regulators, Doctor Doom Orchestra. April 8: Sebadoh, Richard Buckner. April 10: the Black Angels, Suuns. April 16: Rubblebucket. April 17: Badfish, Scotty Don’t. April 18: the Raveonettes, Tamaryn. April 23: Zach Deputy. April 30: Beats Antique. May 4: Shpongle, Random Rab.


Mainstage, 432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

March 10: Thompson Square. April 1: Cedar Walton, Jacky Terrasson, Hiromi. April 2: Johnny Rivers, the Association, Gary Puckett. April 21: James Wesley.

Putnam Den

63A Putnam St., Saratoga Springs, 584-8066.

March 4: Railbird. March 5: Indobox, Lucid. March 10: Jamie Kent and the Options. March 12: Gravity. March 17: Sirsy. March 19: Probing Digit. March 24: Civil Twilight. March 31: Boombox.

Red Square

388 Broadway, Albany, 465-0444.

March 5: NY Funk Exchange. March 12: That 1 Guy. April 1: Cornmeal. April 2: Consider the Source. April 23: Dirty Paris.

Sanctuary for Independent Media

3361 6th Ave., Troy, 272-2390.

March 19: Jamie Stone and Room of Wonders.

Schenectady County Community College

Carl B. Taylor Community Auditorium, 78 Washington Ave., Schenectady, 381-1336.

March 23: SCCC Jazz Ensemble with Vincent DiMartino.

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

2nd and State streets, Troy, 273-0038.

March 26: the Wailin’ Jennys. April 2: Steve Tyrell. April 9: Guitar Orchestra of Barcelona. May 7: Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Turning Stone Resort and Casino

Verona, (877) 833-SHOW.

March 3: David Cassidy. March 4-5: Aaron Lewis. March 12: Dr. Dirty. March 17: Celtic Crossroads. March 17: Searson. April 8: Terry Lee Goffee (Johnny Cash tribute). April 9: the Beach Boys. April 15: Soul Mine, Soul Injection, Letizia. April 16: Tesla. May 6: Asia. May 18: James Taylor.


17 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 432-6572.

March 3: Brendan Martin, Kung Fu Kid, Joe Stories, Glassface. March 4: El Duke, Slender Shoulders, Holly and Evan, Que Caro. March 5: Around the World and Back, Wild Adriatic, Nightmare River Band, Prima. March 6: Dead Aces, Jukebox Romantics, Cry Havoc, Deviant Loners, the New Red Scare. March 8: Dan Johnson and his Expert Sidemen, Two Man Gentleman Band, Michael Eck. March 9: Sgt. Dunbar and the Hobo Banned, Beware! the Other Head of Science. March 11: Brawler, Wasteform, In the Casket, Renewal of Faith, Kill on Site. March 12: the City Never Sleeps. March 15: Dan Johnson and his Expert Sidemen, M.R. Poulopoulos. March 17: Rodfatha. March 18: Society High, the Damn Broads, Hijinx, Never Odd or Even. March 19: Engineer, Planet Eater, Maggot Brain, Finisher. March 22: Dan Johnson and his Expert Sidemen, Matt Durfee. March 24: Severe Severe, Patrons of Sweet, Life Among the Trees. March 25: the Killerados, Ten Foot Pole Cats, Charmboy. March 26: the Joy Formidable, the Lonely Forest. March 26: the Blind Spots, the Ameros, Capital Zen, Black Mountain Symphony. March 29: Dan Johnson and his Expert Sidemen, Flood Road. March 31: Lightning Bolt, Beware! the Other Head of Science, Girls of Porn. April 1: Listen Up Fool!, the New Collisions, the Charlie Watts Riots, the Last Conspirators. April 16: Gluck/Keepnews/Moshe/Sharp, Duojoggle, Hopson/Weston.

The Van Dyck

237 Union St., Schenectady, 348-7999.

March 1: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble. March 4: Bobby Dick and the Sundowners. March 18: Searson. March 25: David Lindley.

Washington Avenue Armory

195 Washington Ave., Albany, 512-5203.

April 16: Rich Williams. April 23: Bassnectar, EOTO.


First Unitarian Society, 1221 Wendell Ave., Schenectady, 346-8518.

April 16: The Jazz/Latino All Stars.

Theater & Comedy

Albany Civic Theater

285 Second Ave., Albany, 462-1297.

May 6-22: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Barrington Stage Company

30 Union St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 236-8888

May 18-June 5: Zero Hour.

Calvin Theatre

19 King St., Northampton, Mass., (413) 584-1444.

April 17: Ron White. April 27: Dimitri Martin. May 14: Paula Poundstone

Crowns Capital Repertory Theatre

111 N. Pearl St., Albany, 445-7469.

March 4-April 3: Crowns. April 22-May 15: Kingdom of the Shore. May 27-June 19: Blood Type Ragu.

Circle Theatre Players

Sand Lakes Center for the Arts, 2880 Route 43, Averill Park, 674-2007.

March 25-April 3: Sarah, Plain and Tall.

Classic Theatre Guild

Productions at various locations in Proctors, 432 State St., Schenectady, 432-6351.

March 18-26: Arsenic and Old Lace. May 12-15: Odd Couple—A Female Version.

Cohoes Music Hall

C-R Productions, 58 Remsen St., Cohoes, 237-5858.

April 7-17: Cabaret. May 13-23: Crazy for You.

Colonial Theatre

111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 448-8084.

March 5: Jury’s Irish Cabaret. March 18: Irish Comedy Tour. March 25: In the Mood: A 1940s Musical. April 9: Frank Ferrante in an Evening With Groucho.

Comedy Works

Best Western, 200 Wolf Road, Albany, 689-0490; Starting Gate Bar & Grill, 12 Ballston Ave., Saratoga Springs, 275-6897.

March 4-5: Dan Wilson, Jamie Stone. March 11-12: Greg Vacarello, Helen Hong. March 18-19: Johnny Rizzo, Chips Cooney. March 25-26: Kelly McFarland, David Cooperman. April 1-2: Bob Levy, Joe List.

Confetti Stage

Albany Masonic Lodge, 67 Corning Place, Albany, 242-8015.

April 1-10: A Streetcar Named Desire.

Curtain Call Theatre

210 Old Loudon Road, Latham, 877-7529.

Through March 26: Bill W. and Dr. Bob. April 8-May 7: Moon Over Buffalo. May 20-June 25: The Last Romance.

Russian National Ballet The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.

March 11: Gabriel Iglesias. March 19: Lisa Lampinelli. March 20: Bo Burnham. March 26: Comedy Pet Theatre. April 1-10: RENT.

GE Theatre at Proctors

432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

March 4: Paula Poundstone. March 22: Baptist Health Evening of Comedy. May 27: Harland Williams.

Ghent Playhouse

Route 66 and Town Hall Road, Ghent, 392-6264.

March 25-April 10: The Heiress. May 20-June5: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

Home Made Theatre

Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-4427.

April 22-May 8: Harvey. March 20: Based on a Totally True Story (staged reading). April 10: Dinner With Friends (staged reading).

Hudson Valley Community College

Maureen Stapleton Theatre, 80 Vandenburgh Road, Troy, 629-8071.

April 7-10: Will.


87 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass., (413) 662-2111.

April 9: Chautauqua.

Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663.

March 6: Mike Epps & Friends. March 27: An Evening with Cesar Milan: The Dog Whisperer. March 30: A Conversation with Steve Martin! April 16: Glenn Beck. May 22: The Magic of Bill Blagg.


Mainstage, 432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

Through March 20: Lion King. March 26: Golda’s Balcony. April 8: Ron White. April 9: David Sedaris. April 12-17: Blue Man Group. April 22: Girls Night Out: The Musical. May 3-8: Hair. May 14: Nobodies of Comedy.

RPI Players

RPI Fieldhouse, 1900 Peoples Ave., Troy, 276-6503.

April 29-May 7: 1776.

Schenectady Civic Players

12 S. Church St., Schenectady, 382-2081.

March 18-27: The Musical of Musicals. May 6-5: Arsenic and Old Lace.

Schenectady Light Opera Company

427 Franklin St., Schenectady, (877) 350-7378.

Through March 6: The Drowsy Chaperone. May 13-22: Carousel.

Shakespeare & Company

70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-1199.

Through March 27: The Mystery of Irma Vep.

Steamer No. 10 Theatre

500 Western Ave., Albany, 438-5503.

March 12-27: Kids Fare’s You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. April 1-3: Theater Voices’ The Hothouse. April 18-22: April Vacation Daze. April 8-16: Too Deep Entertainment’s Spicy Chicken. April 29-30: Kids Fare’s Clinton’s Ditch. May 20-22: Theater Voices’ Full Gallop.

Underground at Proctors

432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

Fridays in March and April: Mop & Bucket Company’s Chortle Kombat

University at Albany

Performing Arts Center, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, 442-3997.

March 11-13: Plays in Process. April 1-9: Cabaret.


Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-6822.

March 7: Author Robert Olen Butler will read from his work.

Frequency North Visiting Writers Series

College of Saint Rose, Albany, frequencynorth.com.

March 31: Slam poets Eboni Hogan and Jeanann Verlee will perform their work.

Edmund Morris New York State Writers Institute Visiting Writers Series

1400 Washington Ave., Albany; Page Hall, 135 Western Ave., Albany, 442-5620.

March 3: Journalist and science writer James Gleick will read from his new book The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood. March 10: Journalist Maureen Dowd will speak about her work as a New York Times columnist. March 15: Biographer Edmund Morris will read from his new book on Theodore Roosevelt. March 22: Journalist Seth Mnookin will speak on his book The Panic Virus. March 29: Fiction and fantasy writer John Crowley will read from his work. April 6: Playwright John Patrick Shanley will deliver the Burian Lecture. April 10: Cartoonist Ben Katchor will present a slide show of his work. April 12: Poet Rosanna Warren will read from her work. April 14: Novelist Susan Choi will read from her work. April 26: Sociologist Elijah Anderson will speak about his new book The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life. May 5: Poet Ed Sanders will read from his work.


432 State St., Schenectady. 346-6204.

March 26: Kate Dudding will perform “Jewish Stories: Traditional to 20th Century Tales.”

SUNY Adirondack

640 Bay Road, Queensbury. 743-2230.

March 7: Poets Brad Richard and Nicole Cooley will read from their work. March 28: Travel writer Barbara Bennett will speak. April 13: Dr. Leila Christenbury will present on her work as anm educator. May 2: Magazine editor Pat Towers will speak.


Arts Center of the Capital Region

265 River St., Troy, 273-0052.

March 5-6: Ellen Sinapoli Dance Company’s Celtic Footprints.

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.

March 18: Russian National Ballet Theatre. April 16: Paul Taylor Dance Company. May 6: New York Theatre Ballet.


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 276-4135.

March 31-April 1: Nicole Beutler’s Dialog with Lucinda.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-0100.

May 1: Noche Flamenca.


87 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass., (413) 664-4481.

April 30: Los Munequitos de Matanzas.

Maude Baum and Company/eba Dance Theatre

eba Theatre, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany, 465-9916.

March 5: eba Benefit Cabaret.

Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663.

March 4-5: Riverdance.


Mainstage, 432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

March 31: Northeast Ballet’s Stories that Dance. April 1-2: Next Move Festival of Modern Dance.

Film Festivals & Series

Vertigo Clark Art Institute

225 South St., Williamstown, Mass., (413) 458-2303.

March 5: The Picture of Dorian Gray. March 12: Laura. Great early film noir, directed by Otto Preminger. March 26: Portrait of Jennie. William Dieterle’s surreal romance, starring Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten. April 2: Vertigo. Hitchcock’s supreme masterpiece.


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy

March 10: onedotzero Extended Play 10 and Nightfall.

GE Theatre at Proctors

432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

March 7: Don Quixote from the Bolshoi Theatre. March 8: Romeo and Juliet from the Globe Theatre. March 11: Godzilla Kaiju Battle 2 featuring Son of Godzilla and Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah: Giant Monster All Out Attack. March 12-27: A Rainforest Adventure in 3D. March 15: The Girl fo the Golden West. March 24: The Magic Flute from Teatro alla Scala. March 25: Brutal Beauty. March 28: Coppelia from the Paris Opera House. April 22: Lady Sings the Blues. May 10: The Samuel L. Jackson Supershow featuring Shaft.

Hudson Valley Community College

80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy

March 28: The Heretics.

The Linda, WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio

339 Central Ave., Albany, 465-5233 ext. 4.

March 4: The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Come prepared. March 17: Food for Thought Pale Male. Documentary about New York’s beloved hawk. April 21: Food for Thought Race to Nowhere.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-0100.

March 18: High Anxiety. Mel Brooks parodies Hitchcock.


87 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass., (413) 662-2111.

March 17: 8: The Mormon Proposition. April 13: Food and Film Watchers of the Sky. April 14: A Small Act. April 28: The Garden.

New York State Writers Institute

Page Hall, 135 Western Ave., Albany, 442-5620.

March 11: The Clay Bird. March 18: The Hidden Fortress. Kurosawa classic. March 25: Doubt. April 8: Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould. The brilliant pianist brought to life. April 29: Jealousy.

Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663.

March 14: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. “Who are those guys?” March 21: Monty Python and the Holy Grail. King Arthur, Python style. April 11: The Bridge on the River Kwai. Academy Award-winning David Lean epic. April 18: The Ten Commandments. DeMille’s classic in Super VistaVision. May 2: It Happened One Night. The original romcom. May 16: The Godfather: Part II.


Mainstage, 432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

April 10-11: Robin Hood with live organ. Starring Douglas Fairbanks and Alan Hale, directed by Allan Dwan.

Saratoga Film Forum

The Arts Center, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-FILM.

March 3-4, 6: Restrepo. Searing Afghan War documentary. March 10-11, 13: Another Year. Slice of English life with Mike Leigh. March 12: The Searchers. John Ford’s drama of racism and forgiveness. March 17-18, 20: Fair Game. March 24-25, 27: Biutiful. March 31-April 1, 3: Bill Cunningham: New York. April 7-8, 10: L’illusionniste. April 9: Breathless. The French New Wave began here. April 14-15, 17: Blue Valentine. April 21-22, 24: 127 Hours. James Franco in a role most actors would give their right arm to play. April 28-29, May 1: Potíche.

Saratoga Springs Public Library

49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs

March 11: Pushing the Elephant. April 8: Bhutto. May 13: Welcome to Shelbyville.

Sanctuary for Independent Media

3361 6th Ave., Troy, 272-2390.

March 20: Nostalgia for the Light. April 22: END:CIV.

Time & Space Limited

434 Columbia St., Hudson, 822-8448.

March 5-6: IPhegenie En Tauride. March 19-27: Lucia di Lammermoor. April 9-27: Le Comte Ory. April 23-May 8: Capriccio. April 30-May 15: Il Trovatore. May 14-22: Die Walkure.

Art & Exhibits

Albany Center Gallery

39 Columbia St., Albany, 462-4775.

Through 4/2: Mohawk Hudson Regional Invitational.

Albany Heritage Visitors Center

25 Quackenbush Square, Albany, 434-0405.

Through 3/25: Love Is In the Air: Merging the Love of Art With the Love of Albany.

Albany Institute of History & Art

125 Washington Ave., Albany, 463-4478.

March 5-July 31: Hajo: An Artist’s Journey. Through 4/3: Old Soles: Three Centuries of Shoes. Through 6/5: Curator’s Choice: Recent Acquisitions. Through 6/12: Graphic Design—Get the Message! Through August: Art and Nature: The Hudson River School Paintings.

Albany International Airport Gallery

Colonie, 242-2241.

Ongoing: Site-specific installations.

The Arkell Museum

Canajoharie, 673-2314.

Through 3/22: Look With Your Own Eyes: Landscapes, Portraits & Pastimes in American Paintings. 4/1-8/14: Drawn to the Same Place: Rufus Grider and Fritz Vogt. Ongoing: Arkell’s Inspiration: The Marketing of Beech-Nut and Art for the People.

Arts Center of the Capital Region

265 River St., Troy, 273-0552.

Through 3/20: Vignette.

Berkshire Museum

39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 443-7171.

Through 3/27: Henry Klimowicz: Constructs. Through 5/22: MC Escher: Seeing the Unseen.

Carrie Haddad Gallery

622 Warren St., Hudson, 828-1915.

3/10-4/17: Harry Orlyk and Marion Vinot.

Carrie Haddad Photographs

318 Warren St., Hudson, 828-7655.

4/21-5/29: The Emotional Landscape.

CCS Bard/Hessel Museum

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7598.

3/9-5/22: CLAP. 3/27-4/17: Student Curated Exhibitions: Group 1. 5/1-22: Student Curated Exhibitions: Group 2.

Center for Photography at Woodstock

59 Tinker St., Woodstock, (845) 679-9957.

Through 3/27: Made in Woodstock V.

Chapel + Cultural Center

2125 Burdett Ave., Troy, 274-7793.

3/7-4/30: Fourth Station: Jesus Meets His Mother.

Clark Art Institute

225 South St., Williamstown, Mass., (413) 458-9545.

Through 3/13: The Strange World of Albrecht Durer. Through 3/27: Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450-1850. Through 9/30: Romantic Nature: British and French Landscapes.

Davey Jones Gallery

386 Delaware Ave., Albany.

Through 3/23: A Walk Into the Huyck Preserve: Our Lasting Impressions.


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 276-4135.

3/3-4/2: Christian Graupner, Roberto Zappalà + Partners: Mind Box. 3/21-4/30: Graham Parker: The Confidence Man. 5/11-9/1: untitled (series #3) + index (v.4) for two pianos.

Esther Massry Gallery

Massry Center for the Arts, 1002 Madison Ave., Albany, 454-5102.

Through 3/20: Rob Swainston: Plexus. 4/9-17: Senior Show. 5/1-6: Graduate Show.

Fulton Street Gallery

408 Fulton St., Troy, 274-8464.

Through 3/12: Small Works.

House of Creative Soul

38 Van Dam St., Saratoga Springs, 226-0010.

3/4-4/1: Barbara Harshman: Making Food Wood.

Hudson Valley Community College

Teaching Gallery, 80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, 629-8063.

4/15-5/7: Year-End Student Exhibitions.

The Hyde Collection

161 Warren St., Glens Falls, 792-1761.

Through 4/21: Objects of Wonder and Delight: Four Centuries of Still Life from the Norton Museum of Art. 4/30-5/26: Twentieth Annual Juried High School Art Show.

John Davis Gallery

362 1/2 Warren St., Hudson, 828-5907.

3/3-27: Barry Bartlett: Sculpture.

Lake George Arts Project

Courthouse Gallery, Canada and Lower Amherst streets, Lake George Village, 668-2616.

3/19-4/22: Susan Klein. 5/7-6/10: Jim Boden and Al Denyer.

Martinez Gallery

3 Broadway, Troy, 274-9377.

Through 4/4: Truth Be Told.


87 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass., (413) 664-4481.

Through 3/31: An Exchange With Sol LeWitt. Through 4/3: Everything That Rises Must Converge. 4/3-7/31: Memery: Imitation, Memory and Internet Culture. Opening 4/3: Nari Ward: Sub Mirage Lignum. Through 5/1: Jörg Immendorf: Student of Beuys, 6 paintings. Through 10/31: one floor up more highly. Through 12/31: Ruse. Through 12/31: Chris Cobb: A Changing Exhibition of Photographs. Through 11/15/33: Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective. Ongoing: all utopias fell.

McGreevy ProLab & ProPress

376 Broadway, Albany, 426-1039.

Through 3/25: Naturelogues: Photographs by Scott Stoner and Denise Hackert-Stoner.

New York State Museum

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 474-5877.

Through 3/31: Citizen Soldier. Through 4/10: Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants. Through 9/18: The Landscape of Memory: Prints by Frank C. Eckmair.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Route 183, Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-4100.

Through 5/15: Elwood’s World: The Art and Animations of Elwood H. Smith. Through 5/31: Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney. Through 6/19: Travels With Norman. 6/11-10/31: Ice Age to the Digital Age: The 3D Animation Art of Blue Sky Studios. Ongoing: Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers.

Oakroom Artists Gallery

First Unitarian Society, 1221 Wendell Ave., Schenectady.

3/3-29: Paul Kant. 4/1-26: Helga Prichard and Gail Kort. 5/1-31: Karen J. Cooper.

Opalka Gallery

140 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 292-1778.

Through 3/6: Willie Marlowe: A Survey. 3/20-4/14: High School Regional Juried Exhibition. 5/2-7/22: 7th Annual BFA Exhibition.

Saratoga County Arts Council

Arts Center Gallery, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-4132.

Through 3/25: John Roth Solo Exhibition. 4/2-5/28: Jason Paradis + Jennifer Hunold.

Schenectady Museum and Suits-Bueche Planetarium

Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, 382-7890.

Through 4/23: Our Favorite Things.

Schick Art Gallery

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-5049.

Through 3/11: 2011 Skidmore Student Exhibition. 3/25-5/1: Group Invitational. 5/6-6/19: Regis Brodie, Recent Works: Vessel Forms, Sculpture and Painting.

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-8080.

Through 4/1: Opener 20 Paula Hayes: Understory. Through 4/17: Unstable Ground. Through 7/31: Environment and Object in Recent African Art. 3/26-7/31: Alumni Invitational 3.

Union College

Atrium Gallery, Schenectady, 388-6131.

Through 3/11: Photography Invitational Exhibition 2011.

Union College

Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, 388-6131.

Through 3/13: Of Weeds and Wildness: Nature in Black & White. 3/24-5/22: Bull’s-Eye.

University Art Museum

1400 Washington Ave., Albany, 442-4035.

Through 4/2: Eunjung Hwang: Three Thousand Revisits. Through 4/2: Ati Maier: Event Horizon.

Upstate Artists Guild

247 Lark St., Albany.

3/4-25: InJustice for All. 4/1-22: Paperworks. 5/6-27: Garden Variety.

Classical Music

Albany Symphony Orchestra

Concerts, under the direction of maestro David Alan Miller, take place as noted at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, 273-0038; the Palace Theatre, Albany, 465-3334; EMPAC, RPI, Troy, 465-4755.

March 6 (Palace): Cowboy Dave: Born in the U.S.A. The Music of Aaron Copland. March 12 (Troy): Dame Evelyn Glennie. April 28 (Canfield Casino), April 29 (Troy): Tsontakis Klezmer Concerto.

Close Encounters With Music

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass.. (800) 843-0778.

March 12: Thus Spake German Romanticism. April 16: Viola Quintets: Dvorák and Mendelssohn. May 7: The Avalon Quartet. June 4: Fiesta! A Latin Splash of Music and Dance.

deBlasiis Chamber Music Series

The Hyde Collection, Helen Froehlich Auditorium, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, 793-0531.

March 14: Julia Bullard, violin, Suzanne Bullard, cello, Sean Botkin, piano. April 11: Paul Galbraith, guitar. May 2: Manhattan String Quartet.


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 276-4135.

March 5: Americana Pops Concert. March 12: Steve Reich.

First Unitarian Universalist Society

405 Washington Ave., Albany, 463-7135.

April 15: Bleeker Consort and Helderberg Madrigal Singers.

Friends of Chamber Music

Kiggins Hall, Emma Willard School, 285 Pawling Ave., Troy, 273-8135.

March 6: Tokyo String Quartet. April 17: Lark Chamber Artists.

Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra

Glens Falls Senior High School Auditorium, Glens Falls, 793-1348.

March 6: Mozart and His Lyrical Legacy.

Massry Center for the Arts

Picotte Recital Hall, College of St. Rose, 1002 Madison Ave., Albany, 454-5102.

March 9: Leipzig String Quartet. March 21: Boston Symphony Orchestra Strings.


Mainstage, 432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

March 29: Organ recital with Charles Jones and Scott Richards. April 3: Schenectady Symphony Orchestra. April 26: Organ recital with Paul Roberts. May 24: Organ recital with Jim Brockway, John Wiesner.

Saratoga Chamber Players

United Methodist Church, 5th Avenue and Henning Road, Saratoga Springs, 584-1427.

April 3: Music for Strings.

Schenectady County Community College

Carl B. Taylor Community Auditorium, Begley Building; Lally Mohawk Room, Elston Hall, Schenectady, 381-1200.

March 7: Chamber Series Concert. March 23: Vince DiMartino, trumpet. March 27: Capital Region Wind Ensemble. May 2: SCCC Choral Ensemble. May 6: SCCC Wind Ensemble. June 5: Capital Region Wind Ensemble.

Skidmore College

Zankel Recital Hall, Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-5320. All concerts at 8 PM.

March 25: Christopher O’Riley, piano. March 26: Ying Quartet. March 27: Skidmore String Festival Finale. March 30: Eden Stell Guitar Duo. May 1: Skidmore College Community Chorus and Vocal Chamber Ensemble. May 3: Ying Quartet. May 15: Burnt Hills Oratorio Society.

Tannery Pond Concerts

Route 20, New Lebanon, (888) 820-1696.

May 28: Amerigo Trio.

Troy Chromatic Concerts

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Second and State streets, Troy, 273-0038.

April 28: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Music at Noon Concerts, 2nd and State streets, Troy, 273-0038.

March 8: Findlay Cockrell. March 20: Empire State Youth Orchestra. April 9: Guitar Orchestra of Barcelona. April 12: The Kelet Duo. May 10: Lynn McGrath.

Union College Concert Series

Union College Memorial Chapel, Union Street, Schenectady, 388-6131.

March 3: Yefim Bronfman.

University at Albany

Concerts take place in the Recital Hall or the Main Theatre, Performing Arts Center, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, 442-3997.

March 2: Festival of Contemporary Music. March 13: University Symphony Orchestra. March 14: University Concert Band. March 16: QX String Quartet. March 20: Kala Maxym, soprano and Kara Cornell, mezzo-soprano. March 23: An Evening of Opera Scenes and Chamber Music. April 13: Victoria von Arx, piano. April 27: The Choral Hour. April 29: UAlbany Student Recital. May 1: University Symphony Orchestra. May 2: The Sound of the Trumpets, the Roll of the Drums.