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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 17, 2013

Classical

August 17

Bard Music Festival: Stravinsky in Paris

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Music of Stravinsky, Roussel, Martinu, Prokofiev, more

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Classical

August 17

BSO with Isabelle Faust, Camilla Tilling

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Music of Mozart, Mahler

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Clubs

August 17

DJ Biz birthday bash

by The Staff August 17, 2013

0 comments Red Square

Clubs

August 17

DJ Kevy K

by The Staff August 17, 2013

0 comments The Ruck

Clubs

August 17

Exiles on River Street

by The Staff August 17, 2013

0 comments Putnam Den

Family

August 17

Fade or Shade

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Join us on Saturday or Sunday for a mile long hike as we explore a variety of habitats, the animals that live here, and how they stay cool. Registration required

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Clubs

August 17

Groove Therapy

by The Staff August 17, 2013

0 comments Dango's

Workshops

August 17

Intermediate Blacksmithing Workshop

by The Staff August 17, 2013

An intermediate level workshop teaching joinery and forge welding as well as creating decorative elements such as twists, scroll work, and leafing

0 comments Salem Art Works

Fairs & Festivals

August 17

Interstate Rocks

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Three-day festival with DJs, EDM's, light shows and 20 rock bands. Food, beverages, vendors, hot cars, dancing, Interstaterocks.wordpress.com

0 comments Fonda Speedway and Fairgrounds

Clubs

August 17

Jon Leroy

by Josh Potter August 17, 2013

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Clubs

August 17

Kylie Hotaling

by The Staff August 17, 2013

0 comments Backstage Pub and Grille

Readings/Signings

August 17

Lizz Winstead

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Will discuss her memoir, Lizz Free or Die. Part of the Rensselaerville Festival of Writers

0 comments Carey Conference Center

Readings/Signings

August 17

Local Mystery Writers Series

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Bibi Wien, Carol Gregson and Nancy Best will read from their work

0 comments The Shirt Factory

Clubs

August 17

Michael Louis Smith

by Josh Potter August 17, 2013

0 comments Druther's Brewing

Classical

August 17

Philadelphia Orchestra with pianist Jonathan Biss

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Music of Borodin, Beethoven (Piano Concerto No. 4), Stravinsky (The Rite of Spring)

0 comments Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Clubs

August 17

Rat Tail Jimmy

by Josh Potter August 17, 2013

0 comments The Bayou Cafe Glenville

Workshops

August 17

Silk Screen Workshop

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Learn how to make printable images on cloth or paper using silk screens in a two day beginners workshop

0 comments Salem Art Works

Clubs

August 17

Stone Revival Band

by Josh Potter August 17, 2013

0 comments Putnam Den

Family

August 17

Teen Lock-In

by The Staff August 17, 2013

After-hours teens-only party at the library. Signed registration form required; call 439-9314 option 4 for more information. Grades 6-12

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Classical

August 17

The Emigre in America

by The Staff August 17, 2013

American Symphony Orchestra will perform music of Stravinsky, Eisler, Schoenberg

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Family

August 17

Trails Day (Hawk Road)

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Join us on working to create some new trails on the Hawk Road property as well as to improve some existing trails. Call us at 793-0511 to let us know if you are coming

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Classical

August 17

Trial by Jury

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Hubbard Hall Opera Theater production of Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta about a love affair that ends up in the courts

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Classical

August 17

Vassily Primakov, Natalia Lavrova

by The Staff August 17, 2013

Piano concert featuring music of Chopin and Rachmaninoff

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Workshops

August 17

Walking Tour of the Local History and Genealogy Resources at the New York State Library

by The Staff August 17, 2013

A tour highlighting published genealogies, local histories, church records, New York State and U.S. Census records and more. Space is limited, registration required

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Workshops

August 17

Welding Workshop

by The Staff August 17, 2013

An introduction to oxy-acetylene welding, heating, and bending, with a primary focus on MIG welding over a two day period

0 comments Salem Art Works

Museums & Galleries

August 17

Wood

by The Staff August 17, 2013

0 comments Imogen Holloway Gallery