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    The Black and White Show

      Curated by executive director Tony Iadicicco and board member David Brickman, Albany Center Gallery’s The Black and White Show will showcase “eight regional artists who explore form and content using a neutral palette.” According to the gallery notes, the exhibit “will immerse the audience in the multifaceted potential of art in monochrome. Media will [...]
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    New York City Ballet

      First, the good news: The New York City Ballet have arrived for their weekong series of performances at SPAC. Now, the even-better news: They’re returning next year for a two-week stay. Don’t miss them now, however. Opening night is Tuesday (July 8) at 8 PM, when the theme is Balanchine’s Journey and the NYCB [...]
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    42nd Street

      42nd Street may not have been the first backstage musical, but it’s now the touchstone for the entire genre. Why? It has the ultimate showgirl-to-star plot, and it has a collection of amazing songs by Harry Warren and lyricist Al Dubin that open up great opportunities for dance numbers. And beginning today, you can [...]
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    Maxwell

      The ambassador of soul will be stopping in Albany as part of his Summer Soulstice Tour. Obviously we’re talking about Grammy-winning, multi-platinum artist Maxwell. The neo-soul performer, famous for fusing the smoothness of R&B, the attitude of funk and the deep intent of soul, burst onto the scene in the late ’90s with the [...]
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    Dance Theatre of Harlem

        The company opened the 2013 season at Jacob’s Pillow; now, Dance Theatre of Harlem return for another week in the Ted Shawn Theatre with an all-new program. Donald Byrd’s contemporary ballet Contested Space “features a plethora of solos and duets.” Tanya Wideman-Davis and Thaddeus Davis contribute past-carry-forward, a celebration of the Harlem Renaissance; [...]
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    ALSO NOTED

      No Alive at Five this week in advance of the holiday, so head to the clubs. The Firs will play with Hand Habits and Attic Abasement at the Low Beat tonight (Thursday, 8 PM, 432-6572). . . . World-music influenced troubadour Paul Cebar will play solo acoustic at Club Helsinki on Thursday (8 PM, [...]
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    Zappa Plays Zappa

      Dweezil Zappa is a one-man repertory company of his father Frank’s work. Since 2006, when he started Zappa Plays Zappa, the Grammy-winning tribute act, he’s worked up 275 compositions from the rock legend’s prolific catalog. As a result, Dweezil’s band is the closest thing to the original you’ll get, musically and genetically speaking. And [...]
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    I was a double

      Skidmore’s Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery is opening six exhibits on July 5. Six. One of them is I was a double. According to the exhibit notes, this show brings together visual artists “who are rule makers, across a wide variety of styles and disciplines. All of the artists in this show invent rules [...]
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    Crude Oil on the Hudson

      Concerns about the Bakken crude oil being shipped by rail through the North Country and Capital Region, and on the Hudson River by barge, are growing. On Wednesday (July 9), Basilica Hudson will join with two longstanding environmental organizations, Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson, to host Crude Oil on the Hudson: Virtual Pipeline, Real Risks, [...]
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    Paul McCartney

      Paul McCartney doesn’t have to write another song. The 72-year-old doesn’t need the money, fame or hassel of going back out on tour. So the fact that he’s continuing to do all that is a pretty amazing feat—set within a career full of such feats. The Beatle is a top contender for the title [...]

Friday, February 14, 2014

Theater

February 14

Arms and the Man

by The Staff February 14, 2014

Staged reading presented by Theater Voices

0 comments Steamer No. 10 Theatre

Performance

February 14

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

by The Staff February 14, 2014

Monthly cabaret

0 comments Club Helsinki

Concerts

February 14

Chus + Ceballos

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments Washington Avenue Armory

Sports

February 14

Cross Country Ski

by The Staff February 14, 2014

This easy ski will take participants around Moreau Lake on the Nature Trail where a naturalist will point out signs of wildlife

0 comments Moreau Lake State Park

Museums & Galleries

February 14

Enchanted

by The Staff February 14, 2014

Reception 3/1, 1-4 PM

0 comments The Niche Gallery

Sports

February 14

Full Moon Hike

by The Staff February 14, 2014

Bring your partner and enjoy the Pine Bush at night with an hour long hike. We plan to walk 1.0 mile over rolling topography stopping intermittently for night vision and sound observations. Dress appropriately for ...

0 comments Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center

Theater

February 14

Green Day’s American Idiot

by The Staff February 14, 2014

The Broadway musical smash

0 comments Palace Theatre

Museums & Galleries

February 14

I Wrote You a Love Letter

by The Staff February 14, 2014

Receptions 2/14, 6-10 PM and 2/28, 6-9 PM

0 comments Collar Works Gallery

Clubs

February 14

Katsura Duo

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments Emack & Bolio's

Clubs

February 14

Mark Capon

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments 74 State

Clubs

February 14

Mike Deangles

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments The Parting Glass

Clubs

February 14

Mirk

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments The Hollow Bar + Kitchen

Clubs

February 14

New Regime

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments 9 Maple Avenue

Concerts

February 14

Nuala Kennedy Band

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments Old Songs

Clubs

February 14

Otis Redding Tribute

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments Moon & River Cafe

Theater

February 14

Private Lives

by The Staff February 14, 2014

Noel Coward's sophisticated comedy of love and sex

0 comments Shakespeare & Company Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre

Comedy

February 14

Ross Bennett, Nathan MacIntosh

by The Staff February 14, 2014

Special Valentine's Day shows

0 comments Comedy Works Albany

Sports

February 14

RPI vs Colgate

by The Staff February 14, 2014

Women's ice hockey

0 comments RPI Houston Field House

Clubs

February 14

Super 400

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments Putnam Den

Comedy

February 14

The Gender Defenders

by The Staff February 14, 2014

Four national comedians--two male, two female--on relationships and love

0 comments Proctors

Sports

February 14

Union vs Cornell

by The Staff February 14, 2014

Women's ice hockey

0 comments Messa Rink

Clubs

February 14

Who’da Funk It?

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments Iron Horse Music Hall

Clubs

February 14

Winchester and Young

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments Rustic Barn Pub

Clubs

February 14

Yarn

by Josh Potter February 14, 2014

0 comments Red Square