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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
Photo by Tina Korhonen

    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 [...]

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Clubs

January 23

Cliff Brucker

by Josh Potter January 23, 2014

0 comments Stockade Inn

Clubs

January 23

Cliff Brucker

by Josh Potter January 23, 2014

0 comments Stockade Inn

Family

January 23

ELL Storytime

by The Staff January 23, 2014

Story program for the young English Language Learner ages 2 to 4 years

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Discussions/Speakers

January 23

Four Freedoms Forum

by The Staff January 23, 2014

"A Nation Divided: Getting Past the Impasse" with James A. Arpante, Alan Chartock and Sheila Murray

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Readings/Signings

January 23

Gary Paul Nabhan

by The Staff January 23, 2014

The author will read, discuss and sign his book, Growing Foods in a Hotter, Drier Land

0 comments Northshire Bookstore

Clubs

January 23

jam

by Josh Potter January 23, 2014

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Clubs

January 23

Marcus Ruggerio

by Josh Potter January 23, 2014

0 comments Gaffney's

Clubs

January 23

Matty Finn

by Josh Potter January 23, 2014

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Museums & Galleries

January 23

Modern Artists

by The Staff January 23, 2014

Reception 1/25, 6-8 PM

0 comments Carrie Haddad Gallery

Family

January 23

Owl Prowl

by The Staff January 23, 2014

Join ua for a night hike to hear the calls of male owls as they defend their territory

0 comments Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center

Performance

January 23

Pasties, Pencils and Pints

by The Staff January 23, 2014

Figure drawing drink-and-draw with Heather Whatever. BYOB & BYODS

0 comments 51 3rd Street

Family

January 23

Preschool Storytime

by The Staff January 23, 2014

Stories and visuals for kids ages 42 months to 5 years

0 comments Saratoga Springs Public Library

Family

January 23

Princesses are People, Too

by The Staff January 23, 2014

Themed stories for kids up to age 6 with family

0 comments Bethlehem Public Library

Sports

January 23

Siena vs Saint Peter’s

by The Staff January 23, 2014

Men's basketball

0 comments Times Union Center

Family

January 23

Toddler Storytime

by The Staff January 23, 2014

Stories, rhymes and songs for kids ages 24-42 months and a caregiver/parent

0 comments Saratoga Springs Public Library

Sports

January 23

Western Ridge Snowshoe

by The Staff January 23, 2014

A 5.6 mile hike guided by a park educator, with majestic views of the Hudson River. Bring a lunch

0 comments Moreau Lake State Park

Museums & Galleries

Thompson Giroux Gallery

Big Shoes To Fill

Through 3/09



Museums & Galleries

Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center for the Arts

Bolton Brown: Strength and Solitude

Through 2/23



Museums & Galleries

Plattsburgh State Art Museum

Dreams and Visions: The Art of Noah Savett

Through 2/23



Museums & Galleries

Upstate Artists Guild

Fracking, Energy And Water

Through 1/24



Theater

Curtain Call Theatre

Good People

Through 2/08



Museums & Galleries

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery

Graphic Jews: Negotiating Identity in Sequential Art

Through 4/13



Museums & Galleries

Lake George Arts Project

Hillary Fayle and Yari Ostovany

Through 2/21



Museums & Galleries

Good Purpose Gallery

Justin Canha: One Man Show

Through 2/05



Museums & Galleries

John Davis Gallery

Mark Tambella

Through 1/26



Museums & Galleries

CCCA Gallery

Nature Morte et Vivant

Through 3/14



Museums & Galleries

Mandeville Gallery

On Being: Exploring Psychological and Spiritual Well-Being Through the Creative Process

Through 3/09



Theater

Hubbard Hall

Parallel Lives: The Kathy and Mo Show

Through 2/02



Museums & Galleries

Opalka Gallery

Perceptions: Art and Design Faculty Show

Through 3/02



Museums & Galleries

Capital Repertory Theatre

Sanda Dovberg: Paintings

Through 2/09



Museums & Galleries

Empire State College Teaching Gallery

Sandy Stories, Organized Labor Rebuilds New York

Through 1/31



Museums & Galleries

Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center

Snowbirds: Birds That Call New York State Home

Through 2/28



Theater

Capital Repertory Theatre

The Mountaintop

Through 2/09



Theater

Arts Center of the Capital Region

Wit

Through 1/26