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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 [...]

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Fairs & Festivals

August 3

African American Family Day Festival

by The Staff August 3, 2013

Food, family fun, dance, vendors and musical guests featuring Stephanie Mills

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Clubs

August 3

Alan Goldberg

by Josh Potter August 3, 2013

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Concerts

August 3

Blues Band Showdown

by Josh Potter August 3, 2013

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Classical

August 3

BSO with pianist Lang Lang

by The Staff August 3, 2013

Music of Ravel, Beethoven

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Clubs

August 3

Cats Dont Have Souls

by Josh Potter August 3, 2013

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Family

August 3

Comic Jam Workshop

by The Staff August 3, 2013

For kids in grades 3-5, with comic book artist Ira Marcks. Register online or by phone

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Family

August 3

Ferocious Antlions

by The Staff August 3, 2013

Join us for a walk to discover the amazing world of antlions; a unique insect in the Pine Bush. Registration required

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Concerts

August 3

Flame

by Josh Potter August 3, 2013

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Museums & Galleries

August 3

Jane Bloodgood-Abrams

by The Staff August 3, 2013

Reception 8/3, 5-7 PM

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Museums & Galleries

August 3

Larry Alice

by The Staff August 3, 2013

Cary House Gallery

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Discussions/Speakers

August 3

Researching Native American Ancestry

by The Staff August 3, 2013

With professional genealogist Vicki Welch. Call to register

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Museums & Galleries

August 3

Saratoga 150: Then, Now and Beyond

by The Staff August 3, 2013

Reception 8/3, 6-8 PM

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Concerts

August 3

Stephanie Mills

by Josh Potter August 3, 2013

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Theater

August 3

The Cat and the Canary

by The Staff August 3, 2013

The classic haunted-house thriller

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Movies

August 3

The Movie Schedule

by The Staff August 3, 2013

  Showtimes effective Saturday (Aug. 3).   CRANDELL THEATRE (48 Main St., Chatham, 518-392-3331) The Smurfs 2 3D (PG) 7:15 PM. The Smurfs 2 (PG) 5 PM.   HI-WAY DRIVE IN (10699 State Route 9W, Coxsackie, 731-8672) Screen 1: The Smurfs 2 (PG) ...

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