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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, November 1, 2013

Participatory

November 1

Albany First Friday Capital Swing Dance

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Music by Alan Thomson's Little Big Band, free lesson at 7:30 PM

0 comments Albany Elks Lodge No. 49

Clubs

November 1

Brooks Williams

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Caffe Lena

Clubs

November 1

Brooks Williams

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Caffe Lena

Museums & Galleries

November 1

Charcoal!

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Reception 11/1, 5:30 PM

0 comments Schick Art Gallery

Clubs

November 1

dan Sherwin

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments O'Toole's Colonie

Clubs

November 1

Dirty Paris

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Red Square

Workshops

November 1

ESOL Academic Writing Class

by The Staff November 1, 2013

English class for speakers of other languages: college level writing class. For more information, contact Melody at the Office for New Americans, 621-7363

0 comments Albany Public Library Main Branch

Family

November 1

Family Movie Night

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Come see a movie that kids are going to love and that will cause adults to howl

0 comments Guilderland Public Library

Family

November 1

First Friday Hike: Wild Turkeys

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Spend 45 minutes with us on the trail discovering the life of wild turkeys

0 comments Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center

Clubs

November 1

Graham Tichy

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Rustic Barn Pub

Concerts

November 1

India.Arie

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Calvin Theatre

Theater

November 1

Inherit the Wind

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Classic Theatre Guild production of the fictionalized look at the Scopes monkey trial

0 comments Fenimore Gallery at Proctors

Comedy

November 1

Loni Love

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Host TBA

0 comments Comedy Works Albany

Theater

November 1

Lyle the Crocodile

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Based on the timeless, beloved picture book by Bernard Waber

0 comments Steamer No. 10 Theatre

Clubs

November 1

Manhattan Project

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Red Square

Clubs

November 1

Manhattan Project

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Red Square

Clubs

November 1

Meg Hutchinson

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Club Helsinki

Clubs

November 1

Mike Gent

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Valentine's

Museums & Galleries

November 1

Mix It Up (Mixed Media Show)

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Reception 11/1, 6-9 PM

0 comments Upstate Artists Guild

Performance

November 1

Mystic India

by The Staff November 1, 2013

The Bollywood tradition come to life on stage

0 comments Proctors

Museums & Galleries

November 1

Out of Print

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Reception 11/1, 5:30-7:30 PM

0 comments Albany Public Library Pine Hills Branch

Clubs

November 1

Poor Old Shine

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Iron Horse Music Hall

Sports

November 1

RPI vs Harvard

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Women's ice hockey

0 comments RPI Houston Field House

Comedy

November 1

Stand Up Comedy Show

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Hosted by Jennifer McMullen, with Jerrold Benford, Shawn Gillie, Russ Davignon, Luke Donovan, Brian Holland, Frank Gentile, Mo Haskins, Brendan Joseph, Dan Geurin

0 comments The Linda

Family

November 1

Story Art

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Enjoy the Museum by listening to a story, exploring objects from the teaching collection and creating a fun art project

0 comments New York State Museum Huxley Theater

Clubs

November 1

Terry Gordon

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments 9 Maple Avenue

Sports

November 1

Union College vs Dartmouth

by The Staff November 1, 2013

Women's ice hockey

0 comments Messa Rink

Clubs

November 1

Wild Adriatic

by Josh Potter November 1, 2013

0 comments Dinosaur Bar-B-Que