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  • thumb_17ndpicMOVE

    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, November 9, 2013

Readings/Signings

November 9

Abigail Carroll

by The Staff November 9, 2013

A reading, discussion and signing with the author of Three Squares: The Invention of the American Meal

0 comments Northshire Bookstore

Clubs

November 9

Albert Hammond Jr.

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments The Hollow Bar + Kitchen

Readings/Signings

November 9

Arielle Eckstut and Joanne Eckstut

by The Staff November 9, 2013

The authors will sign their new book, The Secret Language of Color

0 comments The Book House

Clubs

November 9

Blas

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Valentine's

Clubs

November 9

Blas

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Valentine's

Clubs

November 9

Blas

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Valentine's

Clubs

November 9

Blue Machine

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Readings/Signings

November 9

Bob Cudmore

by The Staff November 9, 2013

The historian and radio host will sign his new book, Hidden History of the Mohawk Valley: The Baseball Oracle, the Mohawk Encampment and More

0 comments Open Door Bookstore & Gift Gallery

Family

November 9

Camp-in: Investigating the Wonders of Science

by The Staff November 9, 2013

Explore the world of science through a variety of hands-on experiments in this overnight adventure. Pre-registration is required

0 comments Children's Museum of Science and Technology

Comedy

November 9

Comedy for a Cause

by The Staff November 9, 2013

Benefit for North Country Wild Care

0 comments Comedy Works Albany

Classical

November 9

Empire State Youth Orchestra

by The Staff November 9, 2013

Music of Britten, Saint-Saens, Shostakovich, conducted by Helen Cha-Pyo

0 comments Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Clubs

November 9

From the Heartland

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Cafe Nola

Clubs

November 9

From the Heartland

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Cafe Nola

Theater

November 9

Godspell

by The Staff November 9, 2013

Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz'  hippie musical based on the Gospel of Matthew

0 comments Proctors

Clubs

November 9

GriZ

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Pearl Street Nightclub

Sports

November 9

Hellions of Troy

by The Staff November 9, 2013

vs Jersey Shore Roller Girls All-Stars. Roller derby

0 comments Rollerama Skating Center

Workshops

November 9

Make a Wooden Holiday Ornament

by The Staff November 9, 2013

With Walt Ulrich

0 comments Adirondack Folk School

Concerts

November 9

Mark Fell

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments EMPAC

Clubs

November 9

Max Violet

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Meadowbrook Saloon

Theater

November 9

Mister Seahorse and A House for Hermit Crab

by The Staff November 9, 2013

Presented by Picture Book Theatre

0 comments Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Clubs

November 9

Pete Sweeney

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments 9 Maple Avenue

Clubs

November 9

Plants and Animals

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Club Helsinki

Clubs

November 9

Rob Aronstein

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Wishing Well

Concerts

November 9

Roger MCGuinn

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments The Egg

Concerts

November 9

Roger MCGuinn

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments The Egg

Sports

November 9

RPI vs Colgate

by The Staff November 9, 2013

Men's hockey

0 comments RPI Houston Field House

Museums & Galleries

November 9

Sanford Gifford’s Civil War

by The Staff November 9, 2013

0 comments New York State Museum

Workshops

November 9

Silk Scarf Dying

by The Staff November 9, 2013

With Grace Mandle. Tuition fee includes materials

0 comments Adirondack Folk School

Workshops

November 9

Some of the Oldest Plants on Earth

by The Staff November 9, 2013

A discussion-workshop on mosses. Bring a hand lens, or borrow one at the center

0 comments Five Rivers Environmental Education Center

Museums & Galleries

November 9

Student Exhibition II

by The Staff November 9, 2013

0 comments Woodstock School of Art

Family

November 9

Super Science Weekend

by The Staff November 9, 2013

Explore and experiment with miSci and experts from the Capital Region. Discover dry ice demos, the giant bubble hoist, live birds, nanotechnology, chemistry demos, robotics scrimmages, and much, much more

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Clubs

November 9

the Kennedys

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Caffe Lena

Clubs

November 9

the Kennedys

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments Caffe Lena

Clubs

November 9

the Warp the Weft

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments The Spotty Dog

Clubs

November 9

the Warp the Weft

by Josh Potter November 9, 2013

0 comments The Spotty Dog

Sports

November 9

Union College vs Cornell

by The Staff November 9, 2013

Men's ice hockey

0 comments Messa Rink

Discussions/Speakers

November 9

Wright Exhibit Lecture and Discussion

by The Staff November 9, 2013

A discussion between Donald Albrecht and Dianne Pierce, co-curators of Russel Wright: The Nature of Design, and Wright's daughter, Annie Wright

0 comments New York State Museum Huxley Theater