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    Move Music Festival

      Now in its third year, the Move Music Festival has started referring to itself as “the Northeast’s big music festival.” How big? Let’s do the numbers: This year, 10 local venues will feature more than 100 acts, spread over three days. The festival conducts its booking according to submissions entered through partnering website ReverbNation. [...]
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    Meet Solomon Northup

      Solomon Northup, the Saratoga Springs man whose harrowing life as a slave in the antebellum South was recently dramatized in the Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave, is coming to Coxsackie this weekend (Sunday). Well, clearly, he isn’t actually going to be at the Green County Historical Society’s Vedder Research Library; Northup will be portrayed [...]
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    Tech N9ne, Freddie Gibbs

      Every rapper will claim they go hard. But Tech N9ne’s Independent Grind Tour brings together some of the hardest. Since his debut in 1999, Tech N9ne has built his reputation on uncompromised flows and hardcore content, appealing to fans of NY boom-bap, dirty south rap and even the Juggalos. Meanwhile, Indiana’s Freddie Gibbs (left) [...]
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    Newsboys

      These Christian pop-rockers have been around since 1985; they have produced 16 studio albums and have survived multiple lineup changes. In the ’90s, Newsboys started getting noticed, and in the 2000s they started making radio hits and getting recognition in the Christian music scene. With 25 No. 1 pop hits and 6 million records [...]
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    Peter Bradley Adams

      Alabama native Peter Bradley Adams launched his solo career in 2005, but he was first known as a founding member of the folk-pop group Eastmountainsouth. While the group reached success with tracks featured on hit TV shows like One Tree Hill and Dawson’s Creek, they broke up in 2004. It wasn’t long before Adams [...]
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    ALSO NOTED

    Now this is big: Providence 19-piece brass band What Cheer? Brigade (left) will return to Troy after a guerrilla show in 2012 to play CAC Woodside tonight (Thursday, 8 PM, $5, cactroy.org). . . . Dopapod will join forces with Aqueous tonight at Putnam Den (9:30 PM, $15, 584-8066). . . . Lincoln Mayorga and [...]
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London, UK, June 2007
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    Rodrigo y Gabriela

      This couple—in music and in life—have come a long way since their street-musician days in Dublin, Ireland. Rodrigo Sánchez and Gabriela Quintero are an internationally acclaimed duo now, but got their start as teenagers in local bands in Mexico City. (They bonded over their interest in thrash metal.) As young adults they moved to [...]
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    Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company

        Choreographer Ellen Sinopoli has teamed up with University at Albany professor Keith Earle to “explore the interplay of dance and physics.” The result of this semester-long collaboration is ChoreoPhysics: Seeing the Science, Envisioning the Invisible, which will be performed tomorrow (Friday) at UAlbany’s Performing Arts Center by the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company. The [...]
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    Broadway’s Next Hit Musical

      It’s a night of musical comedy improv tomorrow (Friday) at the Troy Music Hall as the talented cast of Broadway’s Next Hit Musical takes over the stage. The promise: “Every song is fresh. Every night is different” It’s an unscripted show, with hit song suggestions solicited from the audience; the audience then votes for [...]
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    Scoody-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries

      “Scooby Dooby Doo, where are you?” Tonight (Thursday), the answer to that is Albany, at the Palace Theatre to present Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries. The gang’s all here: Scooby, Shaggy, Velma, Fred and Daphne. Those meddlin’ kids will be singing, and, of course, solving mysteries in their vintage Mystery Machine van. And, by all [...]

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Clubs

July 30

Alex Beeker and the Freaks, the Parlor

by Josh Potter July 30, 2013

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Family

July 30

Charcoal Drawing

by The Staff July 30, 2013

Presented by Scotia-Glennville Children's Museum. Age 6 up

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Clubs

July 30

Chris Dollard

by Josh Potter July 30, 2013

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Family

July 30

Cretaceous Crime Scene Investigation

by The Staff July 30, 2013

Who killed the Thescelosauraus? That’s the question we’ll be asking -- and answering! -- as we investigate a prehistoric crime scene. We’ll learn about fossils, and consider the time periods and habitats of different dinosaurs. ...

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Clubs

July 30

Overture

by Josh Potter July 30, 2013

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Family

July 30

Pine Bush Pups: Pond Treasures

by The Staff July 30, 2013

Pre-k kids will be fascinated with the creatures they find through their magnifiers in pond water from the preserve. No need for wading boots, our staff will collect the water before the program begins. Registration ...

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Family

July 30

Sand Bottle Look-And-Finds

by The Staff July 30, 2013

Fill a bottle with all sorts of little things, add sand, and shake it to find all the treasures. Grades K and up; call to sign up

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Family

July 30

Tang Museum Clay Workshop

by The Staff July 30, 2013

Make a small pot out clay using only your hands. Then carve and paint it. For School aged children with parental help. 20 seats available  

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Family

July 30

Watercolor

by The Staff July 30, 2013

Judith Warren, teacher and artist, leads these colorful and fun sessions

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Literary Events

July 30

WordXWord Story Slam

by The Staff July 30, 2013

Semi-finals. For an adult audience

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Discussions/Workshops

July 30

Writing, Crime Fiction, and Bouchercon 2013

by The Staff July 30, 2013

Local mystery writer Frankie Y. Bailey talks about how a writer moves from an idea scribbled on a napkin to a manuscript sent off to an editor. She shares tips, strategies, and thoughts on the ...

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