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    Design for Living

      Beginning Wednesday, the Berkshire Theatre Group will give a sly, sophisticated look at romance with Nöel Coward’s romantic comedy-a-trois Design for Living. It’s about an artist, a playwright and an interior designer who decide to mix friendship, love and sex in ways that are both funny and, occasionally, poignant. Design for Living is directed [...]
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    Bolshoi Ballet

      The Bolshoi Ballet will make their SPAC debut this week with four performances of Don Quixote on the amphitheater stage. The legendary Russian company will be accompanied by a full orchestra (which The New York Times praised as glorious), and each show will be preceded by an artist talk. The cast features Maria Alexandrova [...]
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    Stephin Merritt

      It’s hard to say which local rock celeb contributes most to Hudson’s growing cultural cachet: Tommy Stinson, Meshell Ndegeocello, Melissa Auf der Maur . . . the list continues to grow. And Magentic Fields frontman Stephin Merritt is quietly doing his part. Merritt’s Friday set at Helsinki Hudson will register as a hometown gig [...]
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    Cage the Elephant

      Cage the Elephant fill some long-lost niche in music that’s lain dormant for quite some time, and frontman Matt Schultz cross-dresses in a fashion Iggy Pop would be proud of. The Kentucky-bred band Cage the Elephant like to trip out and intrigue, giving off Nirvana-esque vibes but with weirder music videos and no cult [...]
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    James Cotton

      Seventy years of living, eating, breathing and performing the blues does not have James Cotton down. Cotton will be in Schenectady this Sunday, sure to blow away his woes on his renowned harmonica. Cotton and his harp have had many tales to tell: They’ve worked with many Grammy Award winners, Cotton was awarded one [...]
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    Also Noted . . . . . . .

      Dustin Lynch will headline Alive at Five’s country night tonight (Thursday) down by the river (5 PM, free, 434-2032). . . . Critical alt-darlings Wussy will return to the Low Beat tonight (8 PM, $10, 432-6572). . . . Consider the Source will headline the Hollow tomorrow (Friday) with Ampvene (426-8550). . . . [...]

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Classical

January 12

Amanda Cara Boyd, soprano and Michael Clement, piano

by The Staff January 12, 2014

Scenes from Childhood: Music of Schumann, Strauss, Poulenc, more

0 comments Emmanuel Baptist Church

Clubs

January 12

April Verch

by Josh Potter January 12, 2014

0 comments Iron Horse Music Hall

Family

January 12

ASO Sunday Symphonies for Families

by The Staff January 12, 2014

Beethoven Back to the Future

0 comments Palace Theatre

Workshops

January 12

Borders: Land Swaps for Security Guarantees in Israel/Palestine

by The Staff January 12, 2014

Sponsored by Albany Capital District JStreet

0 comments Home of Efrat Levy and Dan Bernstein

Classical

January 12

Jonathan Biss, piano

by The Staff January 12, 2014

Music of Brahms, Kurtag, Chopin, Beethoven. Part of the Union College Concert Series

0 comments Union College Memorial Chapel

Clubs

January 12

Kitchen Jazz

by Josh Potter January 12, 2014

0 comments Moon & River Cafe

Discussions/Workshops

January 12

Metaphysical Book Discussion

by The Staff January 12, 2014

New Thought New York-sponsored discussion of Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet in Heaven

0 comments Woodlawn Commons

Discussions/Speakers

January 12

Natural Gas, Fracking and Hot Air

by The Staff January 12, 2014

Presented by Frank Wind and Robert H. Fakundiny. Presented by the Capital District Humanist Society. Pre-lecture refreshments at 12:30 PM

0 comments Sage College of Albany

Literary Events

January 12

Open Mic Poetry + Prose

by The Staff January 12, 2014

Hosted by Nancy Klepsch and Dan Wilcox

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Clubs

January 12

Robin and Linda Williams

by Josh Potter January 12, 2014

0 comments Caffe Lena

Classical

January 12

Schenectady Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff January 12, 2014

An Afternoon of Arias and Broadway Hits

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Sports

January 12

Siena Saints vs Iona

by The Staff January 12, 2014

Men's basketball

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