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Spring Arts Preview

 

Pop Music

9 Maple Avenue

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

March 5: Mike Wicks Quartet. March 6: Lee Russo Quartet. March 12: Mark Capon Quartet. March 13: Joe Barna Group. March 19: New Regime. March 20: Jonathan Lorentz Quartet. March 26: Skip Parsons’ Clarinet Marmalade. March 27: Dave Fisk Quartet.

Bearsville Theatre

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

March 4: Uncle Rock CD release. March 5: Hothouse Flowers. March 19: Amos Lee. April 8: the Hold Steady, the Oranges Band. April 30: Mick Taylor Band.

Bogie’s

297 Ontario St., Albany, 482-4393.

March 19: Missing Persons, Gene Loves Jezebel, Tommy Tutone, John Morse Band.

Caffe Lena

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

March 5: Red Molly. March 6: Stacy Phillips and Paul Howard. March 7: Michael Eck CD release. March 12: Mary McCaslin and Garnet Rogers. March 13: Professor Louie and the Crowmatix. March 14: Session Americana. March 19: Gordon Stone Trio. March 20: Phil Henry. March 21: Eilen Jewell Band. March 26: Buskin and Batteau. March 27: Addie & Olin. March 28: Skidmore Small Jazz Ensemble; Chandler Travis Philharmonic. April 2: Gballoi, Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius and Heard. April 3: Siobhan Quinn and Michael Bowers with Ben Murray. April 9: Bill Morrissey, Cliff Eberhardt. April 10: Train of Fools. April 11: RéVeillons. April 16: Paul Geremia. April 17: Mark Tolstrup and Dale Haskell, Tas Cru, Phil Drum. April 18: Angel Band. April 23: Eric Taylor. April 24: George Drew and Alan Hoey; Catie Curtis. April 25: Sweetback Sisters. April 30: Guy Davis. May 7: Austin Lounge Lizards. May 8: Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. May 14: Fred Eaglesmith Band.

Calvin Theatre

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

March 12: Rodney Atkins, Steel Magnolia, Bucky Covington, Easton Corbin. March 14: Train, Butch Walker and the Black Widows. April 16: Gaelic Storm. April 17: the Fab Faux. April 18: Straight No Chaser. April 23: the Wailin’ Jennys, Joy Kills Sorrow.

College of Saint Rose

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

March 11: Lee Shaw Trio.

Colonial Theatre

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

March 13: Sam Bush. May 15: Artie Shaw Orchestra. May 22: the Blanks.

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.

March 4: John Hiatt, Holly Williams. March 5: the Holmes Brothers, Scrap-O-Matic. March 7: Christopher Riley (3 PM). March 12: Sam Bush. March 18: Disco Biscuits. April 5: David Gray. April 11: Justin Roberts and the Not Ready For Naptime Players. April 17: Shawn Colvin, Garrison Starr. April 23: Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, John Hammond. May 1: Iris Dement, Bruce Robison. May 2: Carolina Chocolate Drops, Guy Davis. May 6: Taj Mahal, Catherine Russell. May 8: Colin Hay.

The Eighth Step

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

March 6: Richie Havens, Mustard’s Retreat. March 12: Capathia Jenkins, Louis Rosen. April 9: Stacey Earle, Karen Savoca. April 30: Anne Feeney, Roy Zimmerman and Evan Greer. May 15: Christine Lavin, Don White.

EMPAC

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 276-4135.

May 28: Steve Lehman Octet.

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.

May 19: Alice In Chains.

Iron Horse Music Hall

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

March 4: Chuck Prophet, Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles. March 5: Lori McKenna, Jason Myles Goss; the Primate Fiasco. March 6: Girlyman; Tigercity, Wave Machines, Kid Infinite. March 7: Brooks Williams, Lisa Bigwood. March 8: Bill Frisell Trio. March 9: Altan. March 10: the Blasters, the Downbeat 5. March 11: Leon Redbone; That 1 Guy. March 12: Grada, Sarah the Fiddler. March 13: Big Bad Bollocks. March 14: Gustafer Yellowgold. March 14: Andy Statman. March 15: Battlefield Band. March 17: Zoe Darrow and the Fiddleheads. March 18: HAPA. March 19: Tuck and Patti; Jarrod Gorbel. March 20: Jonatha Brooke. March 21: Habib Joite and Bamada. March 23: David Ford. March 25: Basia Bulat, Oweihops; Indobox. March 26: Maura O’Connell; Bitch, the State Of. March 27: Willie Nile, Ray Mason. March 28: Anais Mitchell and the Hadestown Orchestra, Michael Chorney. April 1: Chris O’Brien. April 2: Winterpills, Blissville. April 3: Tracy Grammer, Ben Demerath and Dave Chalfant; Rasputina. April 4: the Sweet Remains. April 5: Tommy Castro Band, Susan Angiletti Band. April 7: John Jorgenson Quintet. April 8: Seth Glier, Luke Brindley. April 9: the Holmes Brothers; the Black Rebels. April 10: Chris Pureka. April 11: Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Mister G; Viva Quetzal. April 13: Raul Malo. April 15: Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks. April 16: Mary Gauthier. April 17: the Low Anthem, Timbre Timbre; Hadouken, Arms and Sleepers, A Troop of Echoes. April 18: Neil Innes; Kaki King, An Horse. April 21: Jason Collett, Zeus, Bahamas. April 23: John Gorka, Elena Arian; Rusty Belle. April 24: Zach Deputy. April 27: John Cruz. April 29: Mick Taylor. April 30: Iris Dement. April 30: Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, Magical Beautiful. May 1: Jonathan Edwards; Horse Feathers. May 2: Buskin and Batteau, Brook Batteau. May 4: Colin Hay. May 5: Colin Hay, David Berkeley. May 6: Austin Lounge Lizards. May 7: Shelby Lynne. May 8: Eilen Jewell Band. May 9: Iron City. May 15: Raul Midon. May 16: Brady Rymer; Jorma Kaukonen. May 17: the Northamptones. May 20: Southern Culture on the Skids, Girls, Guns, and Glory. May 21: the Proclaimers, Henning Ohlenbusch; Spouse CD release. May 22: Robin and Linda Williams and their Fine Group. May 23: Paula Cole.

The Linda, WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio

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

March 5: Chip Taylor. March 9: Ben Sollee, Daniel Martin Moore. March 14: Isle of Klezbos. March 25: CRUMBS Night Out with the Foy Brothers. March 27: Leigh Gibson Band, Railbird, Heavenly Echoes Gospel Singers, Red Haired Strangers, Palatypus. April 2: Bob Schneider. April 7: the Hold Steady, the Oranges Band.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

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

April 10: David Bromberg. April 16: Shawn Colvin. May 15: Cowboy Junkies.

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals at MASS MoCA

MASS MoCA

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

March 11: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. March 27: Jones Street Station.

Northern Lights

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

March 6: Jet, Crash Kings, Owl. March 8: Alkaline Trio, Cursive. March 12: Eric Church, Josh Thompson. March 13: Keller Williams. March 14: Cold, Nonpoint, Day of Fire. March 16: Mat Kearney, Ingrid Michaelson, Angel Taylor. March 20: Killswitch Engage, Dark Tranquility. March 21: House of Pain, Lacoka Nostra. March 22: the Devil Wears Prada, the Viking, the Nightlife, Vessels. March 25: Coheed and Cambria, Earl Greyhound. March 26: Manchester Orchestra, the Features, Chris Staples, O’Brother. March 28: Uncle Kracker, Rehab. March 30: Unearth, Stick to Your Guns, the Ghost Inside, Veil of Maya, Carnifex. April 2: Rasputina, Linfinity. April 9: Bernard Fowler. April 10: Dashboard Confessional, Terrible Things. April 12: Sick Puppies. April 18: Flogging Molly. April 24: Halestorm, Burn Halo, Madam Adam, Selfish Needy Creatures. April 28: Brand New, P.O.S., Robbers. May 1: Never Shout Never, Joplin, the Cab, Hey Monday, Every Avenue, the Summer Set. May 3: Set Your Goals. May 23: Reverend Horton Heat, Cracker, Miss Derringer.

Old Songs, Inc.

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

March 5: Cara. March 20: Libana. April 10: Le Vent du Nord. April 17: Scott Ainslie. May 15: Malinky.

Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663.

April 10: Trans-Siberian Orchestra. May 9: Mark Knopfler.

The Parting Glass

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

March 4: Enter the Haggis. March 6: Mike and Rick (from Hair of the Dog). March 6: Big Medicine. March 12: Searson. March 13: Hair of the Dog.

Pearl Street

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

March 6: Enter the Haggis, Hoots and Hellmouth. March 6: Mayer Hawthorne and the County, Nikki Jean. March 13: Mike Gordon. March 26: Jedi Mind Tricks. March 31: Nada Surf, Dawn Landes and the Hounds. April 3: Tea Leaf Green. April 6: the Hold Steady, the Oranges Band. April 18: Badfish. April 23: Bassnectar, DJ Vadim.

Whisperdome

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

April 16: The Jazz/Latino All Stars.

Proctors Theatre

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

March 26: Michael Bolton. March 27: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, Davy Jones, the Grass Roots, American Cafe. May 6: Tom Chapin. May 7: Engelbert Humperdinck.

Putnam Den

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

March 5: Sirsy CD release.

Red Square

388 Broadway, Albany, 465-0444.

March 4: John Ellis and Double-Wide. March 10: That 1 Guy. April 14: Surprise Me Mr. Davis. April 23: Backyard Tire Fire.

Revolution Hall

421-425 River St., Troy, 274-0553.

March 5: Mike Gordon, Danny Barnes. April 21: Willy Porter.

Sanctuary for Independent Media

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

March 24: Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba. March 27: Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde, DJ Trumastr.

Stockade Inn

1 N. Church St., Schenectady, 346-3400.

March 4: Tommy Verrigni Trio. March 5: Doc Scanlon Trio. March 11: Keith Pray. March 12: Lee Shaw Trio. March 14: Teri Roiger Quartet with John Menegon. March 18: Nat Phipps. March 19: Al Haugen. March 25: Dave Fisk. March 26: Teresa Broadwell.

Tess’ Lark Tavern

453 Madison Ave., Albany, 463-9779.

March 5: John Brodeur, Ben Karis-Nix. March 6: Chris Busone Band. March 15: Ramblin Jug Stompers. March 19: Odus Budd. March 20: Jimi Hendrix tribute. March 26: Raisinhead. March 27: School Bus Yellow.

Times Union Center

51 S. Pearl St., Albany, 487-2000.

March 11: Billy Joel, Elton John. March 12: Carrie Underwood, Craig Morgan, Sons of Sylvia. March 28: Daughtry, Lifehouse, Cavo.

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

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

March 12: Altan. March 14: Marcia Ball, Bettye Lavette, Maria Muldaur. March 19: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. April 1: Angelique Kidjo. April 23: Dennis DeYoung.

Turning Stone Resort and Casino

Verona, (877) 833-SHOW.

March 11: Alicia Keys. March 20: Dr. Dirty. March 27: Robert Cray. May 20: Satisfaction. May 21: Travis Tritt.

Valentine’s

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

March 4: the Humanity. March 5: the Blasters, the Last Conspirators. March 5: Brown Bird, the Charlie Watts Riots, the Landlines, Pony In The Pancake. March 6: Mother Fletcher, Crack Party, Elliptical Propulsion Unit. March 9: the Tossers, Outernational, Honeycreeper. March 10: Sgt. Dunbar and the Hobo Banned, Beware! The Other Head Of Science. March 11: the 7th Squeeze, Black Mountain Symphony, the Ameros. March 12: Pajamazon, Division Theory, Of the Wild and Tame. March 13: A Breath Of Mercury. March 13: Vicious Jimmy, Mirk and the New Familiars. March 14: the Brother Kite, the Charlie Watts Riots, Matthew Carefully. March 19: Nixon’s Spirit, Junkhead, Bourbon Scum, D.E.A.D. Stuff. March 20: Jarrod Gorbel. March 25: the Black Season. March 26: Silverstein, Restless Streets, Enigmatic Heart, Between Now and Forever; Hamell On Trial. March 27: Germ Attack, Fast Death, Anal Warhead, Neutron Rats. April 18: Envy on the Coast, the Fall of Troy, Twin Atlantic. April 30: Protest the Hero. May 10: Deer Tick.

The Van Dyck

237 Union St., Schenectady, 348-7999.

March 19: Duke Robillard Band. April 16: Dana Fuchs.

Vapor Nightclub

Saratoga Gaming and Raceway, 342 Jefferson St., Saratoga Springs, 584-2110.

March 5: Bluz House Rockers. March 6: Glamour Girls. March 11: Randy Houser. March 12: Electric City Horns. March 13: High Definition. March 19: Pulse. March 20: New York Players. March 26: the Refrigerators. March 27: TS Ensemble.

 

Classical Music

Albany Pro Musica

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

April 17: Mozart Requiem and Chichester Psalms.

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 26 (Troy): An Evening With John Harbison and Friends. April 23 (Palace): Tchaikovsky Spectacular. May 21-23 (various locations): American Music Festival with Dogs of Desire, the Festival Orchestra, Colin Curie. May 22 (EMPAC): Festival Orchestra Concert.

Close Encounters With Music

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

March 20: The Romantic Bach. April 24: Chopin and His Circle.

deBlasiis Chamber Music Series

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

March 15: The AM Duo. April 19: Jan Vinci, flute, Barbara Lee, piano.

EMPAC

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 276-4135.

March 5: Solos2 Concert. March 27: Helmut Lachenmann, Signal, Jack Quartet. May 8: Solos2 Concert.

Cypress String Quartet presented by Friends of Chamber Music

Friends of Chamber Music

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

March 19: Cypress String Quartet. April 18: Music of the Spheres Society.

Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra

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

March 7: Serenade and Friends.

Massry Center for the Arts

The College of St. Rose, 1002 Madison Ave., Albany, 454-5102.

April 9: Saint Rose Camerata. April 22: The Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem Alumni Ensemble.

Monday Musical Club

First Congregational Church, 405 Quail St., Albany.

March 7: Spring Concert.

Proctors

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

March 12: Band of the Royal Irish Guards, Royal Regiment of Scotland.

Saratoga Chamber Players

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

April 11: Music for Violin and Piano.

Schenectady County Community College

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

March 14: Musica Antiqua. April 22: Musicians of Ma’alwyck. May 3: SCCC Woodwind Chamber Ensembles. May 7: SCCC Wind Ensemble. May 10: SCCC Guitar Ensemble. May 11: Musicians of Ma’alwyck. May 12: SCCC Chorus and Vocal Chamber Ensemble.

Troy Chromatic Concerts

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

April 30: Leila Josefowicz, violin.

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

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

March 9: Findlay Cockrell. April 13: Andre Laurent O’Neil, William Carragan.

University at Albany

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

March 7: University Symphony Orchestra.

 

Art & Exhibits

42º

23 Park St., Glens Falls, 223-0403.

Through March 21: Glassblowing and Grafitti by 2Sens2.

Albany Art Room

457 Madison Ave., Albany, 427-3910.

March 5-April 30: Upstate: Paintings and Constructed Paintings.

Albany Center Gallery

39 Columbia St., Albany, 462-4775.

March 5-April 17: The Thread That Binds: Jennifer Hunold + Sierra Furtwangler.

Albany Heritage Visitors Center

25 Quackenbush Square, Albany, 434-0405.

Through March 31: The Art of the Quilt: The Tradition Continues.

Albany Institute of History & Art

125 Washington Ave., Albany, 463-4478.

Through June 13: The Eternal Light of Egypt. Through Dec. 31: Hudson River Panorama.

Albany International Airport Gallery

Colonie, 242-2241.

Through June 20: Material Witness. Ongoing: Site-specific installations by Paul Katz, Harry Leigh, Harold Lohner, Lillian Mulero, Ken Ragsdale, Nancy Shaver and Joy Taylor.

Arkell Museum & Canajoharie Library

Canajoharie, 673-2314.

Through March 28: Canajoharie School District Student Exhibition. Ongoing: Arkell’s Inspiration: The Marketing of Beech-Nut and Art for the People.

Artcentric Art Gift Gallery

95 4th St., Troy, 272-4ART.

Ongoing: Group Show.

Berkshire Museum

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

Through June 6: Armed & Dangerous: Art of the Arsenal.

Boght Arts Center

583 Boght Road, Cohoes, 785-ARTS.

Through April 3: Expressing Faith: Art in the Christian Tradition.

Broadway Arts Center

Arcade Building, 488 Broadway, Albany, 489-0866.

Through March 31: Winter Blues. May 5-31: Lore and Lair: An Artist’s Vision.

Brookside Museum

6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa, 885-400.

Through April 30: Who Are You, Galway, N.Y.?

CCS Bard/Hessel Museum

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

Through June 6: Under the Same Roof.

Clark Art Institute

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

Through April 11: Material Witnesses: Photographs of Things. Through April 25: Giovanni Baldini in Expressionist Paris. Through June 23: Constable and After: Sir Edwin Manton and the British Landscape.

Clement Art Gallery

201 Broadway, Troy, 272-6811.

Through March 25: Color and Energy: Wren Panzella & Chris Murray.

Crandall Public Library

Folklife Gallery, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls, 792-6508.

Through May 10: Great River of the Mountains.

Davey Jones Gallery

386 Delaware Ave., Albany.

Through March 26: Land: Works by Brian Cremo.

Dead Presidents Lounge

1092 Madison Ave., Albany.

Through March 15: The Struggle Not to Struggle.

EMPAC

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 276-4135.

March 18-April 10: Dancing On the Ceiling: Art + Zero Gravity.

Focus Gallery

Artisan’s Guild, 196B N. Main St., Salem, 854-3506.

Through March 13: Deco & Industrial Details.

Fulton Street Gallery

408 Fulton St., Troy, 274-8464.

Through March 20: James Juron: Formation-Deformation. March 26-May 22: 32nd Photo Regional.

Gallery of New York Folk Art

133 Jay St., Schenectady.

Through March 26: Textured Stories: The Works of Denise Allen.

Hamilton Hill Arts Center

Jerry Burrell Gallery, 409 Schenectady St., Schenectady, 346-1262.

Through April 9: Black Pride: Street Photography of Jeffrey Home.

Hudson Valley Community College

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

Through March 20: Blane De St. Croix and Danny Goodwin.

The Hyde Collection

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

Through March 28: An Enduring Legacy: American Impressionist Paintings from the Thomas Clark Collection.

Iron Spring Gallery

20 Washington St., Ballston Spa, 885-5855.

Through March 27: Mixed Media/Mixed Emotion.

Lauren Clark Fine Art Gallery

402 Park St., Housatonic, Mass., (413) 274-1432.

Through March 15: Small Works Winter Salon.

Marketplace Gallery

40 Broadway, Suite 23, Albany.

March 5-7: Convergence. April 2-4: Recovery.

Martinez Gallery

3 Broadway, Troy, 274-9377.

Through April 11: What Am I Doing Now?

MASS MoCA

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

Through April 15: This Is Killing Me. Through April 25: Guy Ben-Ner: Thursday the 12th. Through June 14: InVisible. Through Oct. 31: Gravity Is a Force To Be Reckoned With. Ongoing: Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective.

McGreevy ProLab & ProPress

376 Broadway, Albany, 426-1039.

Through March 26: Reggae Lives.

National Upholstering Design Studio and Gallery

231 Lark St., Albany, 434-1458.

Through March 29: Photographs by Emily Kriss, John Whipple; jewelry by Danica Lichtig.

New York State Museum

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 474-5877.

Through March 7: 1609. Through March 14: This Great Nation Will Endure. Through May 9: Seeing Ourselves. Through Sept. 6: Birds of New York and the Paintings of Louis Agassiz Fuertes.

Nicole Fiacco Gallery

336 Warren St., Hudson, 828-5090.

Through March 20: Jeanette Fintz: View Four.

Norman Rockwell Museum

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

Through May 16: To Rockwell, With Love. Through May 31: Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera..

Northville Public Library Gallery

341 S. Third St., Northville, 863-6922.

March 1-30: Passages.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Shelnutt Gallery, Student Union, Troy, 851-7044.

Through March 31: Collage.

Riverfront Studios Fine Art Gallery

96 Broad St., Schuylerville, 369-3280.

March 13-April 23: The Season Opener.

Sand Lake Center for the Arts

2880 Route 43, Averill Park, 674-2007.

Through March 30: Shawn Snow: Abstract Paintings.

Saratoga County Arts Council

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

Through March 27: It’s Not Unusual: Margo Mensing.

Schenectady Museum and Suits-Bueche Planetarium

Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, 382-7890.

Through April 11: All Aboard! The Power of Locomotives.

Schick Art Gallery

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-5049.

Through March 28: 2010 Skidmore Student Exhibition.

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-8080.

Through March 14: Lives of the Hudson. Through April 25: Amazement Park. Through June 6: Fred Tomaselli. April 10-Aug. 31: Opener 19: Los Carpinteros.

Union College

Burns Arts Atrium Gallery, Schenectady, 388-6131.

Through March 19: Here and There: Two Degrees of Separation.

University Art Museum

1400 Washington Ave., Albany, 442-4035.

Through April 4: Carroll Dunham Prints: A Survey.

Upstate Artists Guild

247 Lark St., Albany.

March 5-26: Slick. April 2-23: Con TEXT. May 7-28: The Yellow Show.

Valley Artisans Market

Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge.

March 6-30: Vermont Impressions.

Williams College Museum of Art

Williamstown, Mass., (413) 597-2429.

Through May 2: Landscapes of the Mind. Through May 16: Juggernaut. Through July 25: Remington’s Bronnco Buster: From Art Icon to Pop Icon. March 13-Aug. 8: Tristan Love: Mocha Dick. April 3-Aug. 1: Tradition and Transition. April 24-Oct. 31: Works as Progress/Works in Progress.

 

Theater & Comedy

440 Upstairs at Proctors

440 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

April 16-25: MOPCO’s Tapestry. May 21-30: Classic Theatre Guild’s A Doll’s House.

Albany Civic Theater

285 Second Ave., Albany, 462-1297.

May 7-23: Our Town.

Calvin Theatre

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

March 7: Garrison Keillor. May 8: Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Chip Esten, Jeff Davis.

Capital Repertory Theatre

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

Through March 28: To Kill a Mockingbird. April 16-May 9: The Lady With All the Answers. May 28-June 28: The Marvelous Wonderettes.

Circle Theatre Players

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

March 7: Komotion. March 19-28: Arms and the Man. May 14-23: The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Classic Theatre Guild

Productions at various locations, 432-6351.

April 2-11: Outside. May 21-30: A Doll’s House.

Cohoes Music Hall

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

April 8-18: Gypsy. May 13-23: Singin’ in the Rain.

Colonial Theatre

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

March 6: The Mikado. March 18: Lisa Lampanelli. March 19-20: Broadway to the Berkshires, Act 3. March 25: Craig Karges. April 23: Sarah Vowell. May 1: Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway. May 8: Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny.

Comedy Works

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

March 5-6: Rodney Laney, Tom McTiernan, Erick James. March 12-13: Buddy Fitzpatrick, Chipps Cooney, Aaron Ward. March 19-20: Wali Collins, Helen Hong, Mike Spiers. March 26-27: Nick DiPaolo, Joe List. April 2-3: R.C. Smith, Bill Campbell, Aaron Ward. April 9-10: Rich Vos, Nore Davis, Erick James. April 16-17: Carole Montgomery, Coleman Green, John Briggs. April 23-24: Maureen Langan, Joe Bubliewicz, Mike Spiers. April 30-31: Joseph Anthony, Harris Stanton, Aaron Ward. May 7-8: Robert Kelly, Eric Rivera.

Confetti Stage

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

March 19-28: The Boxcar Children. May 14-23: The Importance of Being Earnest.

Curtain Call Theatre

210 Old Loudon Road, Latham, 877-7529.

Through March 27: The Miracle Worker. April 9-May 8: Harvey. May 21-June 26: King O’ the Moon.

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.

April 17: John Pinette.

EMPAC

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 276-4136.

March 25-27: Upending.

GE Theatre at Proctors

432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

March 16-21: Late Nite Catechism. March 27: Bobby Collins.

Ghent Playhouse

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

March 12-28: Mrs. Farnsworth. May 14-30: The Prisoner of Second Avenue.

Home Made Theatre

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

April 16-May 2: Noises Off.

Hudson Valley Community College

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

April 23-30: Henry V.

MASS MoCA

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

March 13: 69º South: The Shakleton Project.

New York State Theatre Institute

Schacht Fine Arts Center, Russell Sage College, Troy, 274-3256.

March 13-24: Romeo & Juliet. April 16-25: Orphan Train.

Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663.

March 5: Kevin Hart & Friends. March 26: Doktor Kaboom! April 3: Playhouse Disney Live! April 12: David Sedaris. May 2: The Spencers Theatre of Illusion.

Proctors

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

March 5: Girls Night: The Musical. March 6: Bill Cosby. March 7-8: The Little Mermaid. March 13-14: Annie. March 19: Illisionair: The Magic of Lyn. March 25: Stories That Dance. April 14-18: South Pacific. April 23: Curtis Adams: Adrenaline. May 1: Nobodies of Comedy. May 18: Carol Burnett.

RPI Players

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

April 23-May 1: Urinetown.

Schenectady Civic Players

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

March 19-28: An Ideal Husband. May 7-16: You Can’t Take It With You.

Schenectady Light Opera Company

826 State St., Schenectady, (877) 350-7378.

March 5-14: Side by Side by Sondheim. April 30-May 9: Kiss Me, Kate.

Shakespeare & Company

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

Through March 21: Les Liasons Dangereuses.

Steamer No. 10 Theatre

500 Western Ave., Albany, 438-5503.

March 6-21: Kids Fare’s Rumplestiltskin. March 26-28: Theater Voices’ Lost in Yonkers. April 5-9: April Vacation Daze. April 16-25: Too Deep Entertainment’s Dreams: Black and Latino Women’s Voices. April 30-May 1: Kids Fare’s Clinton’s Ditch. May 21-25: Theater Voices’ The Weir.

Union College

Yulman Theatre, 807 Union St., Schenectady, 388-6545.

May 26-30: Dancing at Lughnasa.

University at Albany

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

March 12-14: Plays in Progress.

Walking the Dog Theatre

Space 360, 360 Warren St., Hudson, 755-1716.

 

Literary

Arts Center of the Capital Region

265 River St., Troy, 273-0552.

March 1: A reading by novelist and performance artist Maggie Estep.

Bard College

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

March 1: A reading by novelist Lynne Tillman. April 10: Comic book symposium. April 29: Chilean poet Raul Zurita will read.

Frequency North Visiting Writers Series

College of Saint Rose, Albany, frequencynorth.com.

March 18: Poets Jericho Brown and Ernest Hilbert will read from their work. April 15: Writebloody Publishing poetry showcase with Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, “Mighty” Mike McGee and Derrick Brown.

New York State Writers Institute Visiting Writers Series

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

Walter Mosley at the New York State Writers Institute

March 4: Author Lydia Davis will read. March 11: Staged reading of plays from UAlbany professor Judith E. Barlow’s book Women Writers of the Provincetown Players. March 16: A reading by Village Voice cartoonist Jules Feiffer. March 23: Rebecca Goldstein will read from her novel 36 Arguments for the Existence of God. April 8: Chang-rae Lee will read from his novel The Surrendered. April 12: Reading by playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis. April 14: Readings by authors Michael Ondaatje and Linda Spalding. April 22: Reading by author Walter Mosley.

Sage Colleges of Albany

45 Ferry St., Albany. 244-2237.

April 14: Poet Carol Anne Donahue will read from her new collection.

Yes, Reading! Series

Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany.

March 5: Poets Patrick Pritchard and Anne Lauterbach with Michael Ives. March 20: Poets Karl Gartung and Christian Peet with Elena Georgiou. March 23: Poet Kazim Ali.

 

Film Festivals & Series

Albany Public Library

March 3: The Empty Chair.

Arkell Museum

2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie

March 12: The Tall Blond Man With One Black Shoe. March 26: The Wrong Box. April 9: The List of Adrian Messenger.

Clark Art Institute

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

Beginning Feb. 26: Cinema Salon Film Club. Feb. 28: The Rape of Europa. March 3: The Rape of Europa. March 20: Gigi. March 27: Earrings of Madame de …. April 3: Swann in Love. April 10: Gabrielle.

EMPAC

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy

April 8: Man on Wire.

GE Theatre at Proctors

432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.

March 3-4: Four Seasons Lodge. March 5: Godzilla Kaiju Battle. March 9-11: The Maid. March 30: Indelible.

Hudson Valley Community College

80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy

March 4: My Nappy ROOTS: A Journey Through Black Hair-itage. April 22: ICYIZERE: hope.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

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

March 27: Metropolitan Opera’s Hamlet. April 22: London National Theatre’s The Habit of Art. May 1: Metropolitan Opera’s Armida.

MASS MoCA

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

March 25: Fraude: Mexico 2006. April 23-24: Kicking & Screening: Soccer Film Festival. April 29: Orgasm, Inc.

Menands Public Library

4 N. Lyons Ave., Menands

March 2: Blood Alley. March 9: Pork Chop Hill.

New York State Writers Institute

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

Feb. 26: The Camp at Thiaroye. March 5: Fists in the Pocket. March 12: The Song of the Women of Mount Chenoua. March 19: After Life. April 9: Daybreak. April 16: The Tales of Hoffman. April 23: Little Old New York.

Powell House Quaker Conference and Retreat Center

542 Pitt Hall Road, Old Chatham

March 1: Waiting for Mercy. April 5: Trumbo.

Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663.

March 1: To Kill a Mockingbird. March 15: Double Indemnity. April 5: All About Eve. April 19: The Guns of Navarone. May 3: Planet of the Apes. May 17: The Godfather.

Pine Bush Discovery Center

March 7: Movie Day for Adults: TED.com Talks. April 7: Planet Earth: From Pole to Pole.

Saratoga Film Forum

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

Feb. 25-26: Broken Embraces. March 4-7: The Young Victoria. March 11-14. A Single Man. March 18-21. Fish Tank. March 25-28: The Last Station.

Saratoga Springs Public Library

49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs

March 6: Dirt! The Movie. April 3: The Horse Boy. May 1: A Village Called Versailles.

Sanctuary for Independent Media

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

March 13: The Age of Stupid. April 7: Sleep Dealer. April 10: A Chat With Glendora. April 24: I Love My Bicycle. April 29: My Suicide, Daddyless. May 15: Addicted to Plastic.

Time & Space Limited

434 Columbia St., Hudson, 822-8448.

Feb. 26-28: Oscar Shorts: Animation. Feb. 25-28: Oscar Shorts: Live Action. March 4-5: The Heretics. March 6-14: Metropolitan Opera’s Carmen. March 11-21: Sweetgrass. March 4-13: Seraphine. March 18-20: Ajami. March 18-21: The Eleanor Roosevelt Story. March 25-28: Off and Running. March 25-28: North Face. March 27-April 4: Metropolitan Opera’s Hamlet. April 1-3: Paris was a Woman. April 1-4: Dancing Across Borders. May 1-9: Metropolitan Opera’s Armida.

 

Dance

The Egg

Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.

March 5: Dance Brazil. March 16: Celtic Crossroads. March 20: Azure Baron & Artists. April 24: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. May 1: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company.

MASS MoCA

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

April 9-10: I Drink the Air Before Me.

Maude Baum and Company/eba Dance Theatre

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

March 6: eba Benefit Cabaret.


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