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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, December 7, 2013

Fairs & Festivals

December 7

15th Annual Holiday Fair

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Live music, family fun, handmade wreaths, gingerbread-decorating workshop, food, face painting, crafts, art, organic creams & salves

0 comments Mountain Road School

Performance

December 7

A Saratoga Christmas with the McKrells

by The Staff December 7, 2013

A musical-theatrical experience, including Twas the Night Before Christmas

0 comments Spa Little Theater

Family

December 7

Art for All

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Bring your family to the museum and explore history and art through creativity

0 comments Albany Institute of History & Art

Clubs

December 7

Blanks 77

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments Valentine's

Clubs

December 7

Erin Harkes Duo

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments Gaffney's

Family

December 7

Family Fun Workshop

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Creating window stars and stained glass paper holiday ornaments. For kids ages 5 and up, 9 and up

0 comments Athens Cultural Center

Family

December 7

Feisty Fishers

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Are fishers cats? Do they really eat fish? Come find the answers to these questions and more. All ages welcome; dress for the weather. Registration required

0 comments Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center

Clubs

December 7

Forthlin Road

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments The Parting Glass

Clubs

December 7

Frank Jaklitsch

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments Cafe Nola

Clubs

December 7

Frank Jaklitsch

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments Cafe Nola

Literary Events

December 7

Friends of APL Author of the Year

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Lydia Davis will be honored

0 comments Albany Public Library Main Branch

Literary Events

December 7

Friends of Schenectady County Public Library Book Sale

by The Staff December 7, 2013

A half-price sale on new children's and young adult books to benefit SCPL

0 comments Whitney Book Corner

Family

December 7

Holiday Gift Making

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Join us for holiday gift making! Come make something special to give (or, keep for yourself). For kids, teens and families

0 comments Albany Public Library Main Branch

Fairs & Festivals

December 7

Holiday Gifts & Crafts Festival

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Handmade gifts, homemade foods, basket raffles, fair trade goods, more

0 comments Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glens Falls

Literary Events

December 7

Lydia Davis

by The Staff December 7, 2013

0 comments Albany Public Library Main Branch

Fairs & Festivals

December 7

Made by Hand Invitational 2013

by The Staff December 7, 2013

A one day, indoor designer craft market featuring regionally made apparel, jewelry, accessories, housewares, paper goods, more

0 comments Foundry for Art Design + Culture

Clubs

December 7

Marco Benevento

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments Red Square

Concerts

December 7

Melissa Ferrick

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments The Linda

Readings/Signings

December 7

Michelle Buffardi

by The Staff December 7, 2013

The author will sign her cookbook, Great Balls of Cheese

0 comments Open Door Bookstore & Gift Gallery

Clubs

December 7

North and South Dakotas

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments McGeary's

Performance

December 7

Northeast Ballet

by The Staff December 7, 2013

The Nutcracker

0 comments Proctors

Family

December 7

NYS Youth Snowmobile Safety Course

by The Staff December 7, 2013

For ages 10-18. Taught by Jim Blessing, NYS certified instructor. Parents are encouraged to attend

0 comments Grafton VFW/Fire Hall

Sports

December 7

RPI vs Princeton

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Men's ice hockey

0 comments RPI Houston Field House

Clubs

December 7

Simi Stone

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments Club Helsinki

Clubs

December 7

the Spurs

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments Danceland

Concerts

December 7

the Temptations

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments The Egg

Concerts

December 7

the Temptations

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments The Egg

Museums & Galleries

December 7

Tracy Helgeson

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Reception 12/7, 5-7 PM

0 comments Harrison Gallery

Sports

December 7

Union College vs Quinnipiac

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Men's ice hockey

0 comments Messa Rink

Fairs & Festivals

December 7

Winter Walk

by The Staff December 7, 2013

Warren Street, Hudson’s mile-long commercial district will be transformed into a festive thoroughfare with twinkling lights, brightly decorated shops, horse-drawn wagons, live reindeer, stilt walkers, African drummers, carolers, hula-hoopers and ballroom dancers, as well as ...

0 comments Hudson Opera House

Clubs

December 7

Wintergreen

by Josh Potter December 7, 2013

0 comments Caffe Lena