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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 [...]

Friday, August 16, 2013

Clubs

August 16

Adam Ezra

by The Staff August 16, 2013

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Clubs

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Adam Ezra Group

by Josh Potter August 16, 2013

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Classical

August 16

Bard Music Festival: Stravinsky and His World

by The Staff August 16, 2013

Against Interpretation and Expression: The Aesthetics of Mechanization. Music of Stravinsky, Bartok, Varese, Hindemith, Messiaen

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Clubs

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blas

by The Staff August 16, 2013

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Clubs

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Bood

by The Staff August 16, 2013

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Classical

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Boston Pops with Keith Lockhart

by The Staff August 16, 2013

With special guests Michael Feinstein and Friends

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Clubs

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Gravity

by The Staff August 16, 2013

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Jonesville

by The Staff August 16, 2013

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Family

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Moreau Lake Kayak for Beginners

by The Staff August 16, 2013

Learn the basics of flat water kayaking with our ACA certified staff. Please call to make reservations

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Family

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Mystery Artifacts

by The Staff August 16, 2013

From objects made of hair, to bizarre mysteries, this day will bring out the detective in you. Call to register

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Clubs

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New Red Square, Boxer Brown

by The Staff August 16, 2013

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Performance

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PearsonWidrig Dance Theater

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Ordinary Festivals and Other Works

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Readings/Signings

August 16

Peter Trachtenberg

by The Staff August 16, 2013

The author of Another Insane Devotion: On the Love of Cats and Persons will give the keynote address at the Rensselaerville Festival of Writers

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Concerts

August 16

Rohnny Raab and the Tichy Boys

by Josh Potter August 16, 2013

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Classical

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Sarah Chang with the Philadelphia Orchestra

by The Staff August 16, 2013

Music of Barber (Violin Concerto), Sibelius, Tchaikovsky (Symphony No. 3 "Polish")

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Clubs

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Terry Gordon

by Josh Potter August 16, 2013

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Clubs

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the Schmooze

by Josh Potter August 16, 2013

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Museums & Galleries

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Vessel

by The Staff August 16, 2013

Reception 8/17, 5-7 PM

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