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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, August 20, 2013

Theater

August 20

Anna Christie

by The Staff August 20, 2013

Eugene O'Neill's drama of a prostitute reunited with the father who abandoned her for that old devil sea

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Classical

August 20

Boston Symphony Chamber Players

by The Staff August 20, 2013

Music of Carter, Copland, Mozart, more

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Family

August 20

Buzz of the Pine Bush Bees

by The Staff August 20, 2013

Join us in this program for an indoor introduction to native solitary bees, then examine bees on the trail and learn how you can help these native pollinators in your own backyard. Be prepared for ...

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Workshops

August 20

Colonie Tuesday Night Live Poets’ Corner

by The Staff August 20, 2013

Local poets and writers are invited to read up to 10 minutes of their original work. Hosted by William Robert Foltin

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Workshops

August 20

Foster/Adoptive Parent Orientation Session

by The Staff August 20, 2013

Albany County Department for Children, Youth and Families presents an orientation to learn the process and requirements for becoming a foster or adoptive parent

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Clubs

August 20

High Peaks Trio

by Josh Potter August 20, 2013

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Family

August 20

Kids and Friends: Zucchini Brothers

by The Staff August 20, 2013

Be prepared to sing and dance to their particular brand of fun

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Family

August 20

Mud Pond Hike

by The Staff August 20, 2013

Enjoy a hike along the nature trail and around mud pond while a naturalist points out some of our beautiful wetland birds, wildlife, and plants. Call to make reservations

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Clubs

August 20

Nick Lowe

by Josh Potter August 20, 2013

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Classical

August 20

SCMF: Beethoven and Beyond

by The Staff August 20, 2013

Music of Beethoven, Mendelssohn

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Family

August 20

Secret Life of Snakes

by The Staff August 20, 2013

Depending on the weather, this new class will either be offered in the nature center or on the trail. A park educator will teach about the different kinds of snakes we have here at the ...

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Family

August 20

Summer Sketch Club

by The Staff August 20, 2013

For ages 7 and up. Bring a sketchbook or drawing pad, other supplies provided. Call for info

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Clubs

August 20

the Schmooze

by The Staff August 20, 2013

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