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    Wham City Comedy Tour

      “Wham City brings batshit comedy back to the East Coast.” That’s a bold statement, and the comic brain trust behind the 2014 Wham City Comedy Tour—fresh off their Adult Swim debut—promise to back it up. This Wednesday, the Baltimore-based group will bring a 75-minute show featuring four comedians (Alan Resnick, Ben O’Brien, Robby Rackleff [...]
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    Under the Influence (of the New York School)

      The new exhibit at the Carrie Haddad Gallery features three artists influenced by the New York school of abstract impressionism—including one artist, Judith Lindbloom, who was briefly a part of that 1950s scene. The other artists in the show are William Bond Walker and Lionel Gilbert. Pictured is Lindbloom’s Archaeology of Flying Bison (1986). [...]
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    Boeing Boeing

      In this classic farce, a Don Juan in 1960s Paris has three flight-attendant—OK, stewardess—girlfriends. Each stewardess is a different nationality and flies for a different airline; their schedules ensure that the three never meet. That is, until the introduction of faster Boeing-made jets wrecks the lothario’s love timetable. Home Made Theater’s production of Boeing [...]
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    Zucchero

      Adelmo Fornaciari (aka Zucchero, Italian for sugar) is an internationally renowned Italian pop-rock and blues songwriter and performer. While he achieved moderate success in his early days, it was after meeting a then-unknown Randy Jackson in San Francisco that his career took a turning point. The duo teamed up to create the 1985 album [...]
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    Bring It On: The Musical

      The Tony Award-nominated Broadway hit about a high-stakes cheerleading competition comes to Proctors for a two-day stand beginning Friday. Based on the hit movie Bring It On (which has also inspired an entire series of direct-to-video sequels), this production sports an all-star creative team behind the scenes, and scene-stealing acrobatics, aerial stunts and “sass” [...]
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    Knickerbocker Film Festival

      The fifth annual Knickerbocker Film Festival is opening wide this year: A record 12 short films, from local to international, are on the slate, and the festival will present its first-ever screening outside of Albany with a Troy Film Night and sneak preview at the Arts Center on River Street, on April 18 (Friday) [...]
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    B.B. King

      The man is 88 years old. Just go on and marinate on that for a minute. The man has been playing the blues since the ’40s. Let that sink in for a second. Everything else we could tell you in this space is superfluous. King’s current American tour has been a little rocky, with [...]
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    Ben Taylor

      The son of a musical power couple, Ben Taylor grew up living in the midst of five-time Grammy-award-winning singer-songwriter James Taylor and his mother Carly Simon, best known for her classic hit “You’re So Vain.” While music was in his blood, it wasn’t until 2003 that Taylor released his first official album, Famous Among [...]
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    The Mountain Goats

      The Mountain Goats are mainly John Darnielle. And his guitar. And his songs. It was that way for a very long time. Darnielle started recording under the name in the early ’90s before getting picked up by 4AD in the early aughts. Now the band are a proper (power?) trio featuring longtime bassist Peter [...]
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    ALSO NOTED

      Upstate jam-rockers Formula 5 have a record fresh off the press they’ll be celebrating tomorrow (Friday) at Red Square (8 PM, 465-0444). . . . The Ed Palermo Big Band will perform 17-piece renditions of Frank Zappa tunes at Proctors on Friday (7:30 PM, $15, 346-6204). . . . “Anglicana” band Spottiswoode and His [...]

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Museums & Galleries

February 18

Elevator Music 26: David Greenberger one updown

by The Staff February 18, 2014

0 comments Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery

Discussions/Workshops

February 18

Friends of APL Book Talk Series

by The Staff February 18, 2014

Paula Rollins will review The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss

0 comments Albany Public Library Main Branch

Readings/Signings

February 18

James D. Redwood

by The Staff February 18, 2014

New York State Writers Institute will present the short-story author

0 comments University at Albany Campus Center

Sports

February 18

Mud Pond Snow Shoe

by The Staff February 18, 2014

Enjoy a hike along the nature trail and around Mud Pond, where a naturalist will point out beautiful wetland birds, wildlife and plants

0 comments Moreau Lake State Park

Clubs

February 18

Myron James

by Josh Potter February 18, 2014

0 comments Moon & River Cafe

Classical

February 18

Neil Rolnick: Dynamic RAM & Concert Grand

by The Staff February 18, 2014

Featuring pianists Vicky Chow, Kathleen Supove and Bob Gluck

0 comments Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Readings/Signings

February 18

Nick Turse

by The Staff February 18, 2014

The author of Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam will discuss and read from his work

0 comments Union College Reamer Campus Center

Theater

February 18

Sister Act

by The Staff February 18, 2014

Broadway musical comedy smash

0 comments Proctors

Family

February 18

Subnivean: Go Below the Snow

by The Staff February 18, 2014

Explore the habitat between the ground and the snow surface: the Subnivean Zone. Learn about the animals that depend on it. A one-mile hike over rolling terrain

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Theater

Barrington Stage Company St. Germain Stage

10 X 10 New Play Festival

Through 3/02



Museums & Galleries

Clement Art Gallery

1st Annual Watercolor Exhibition

Through 3/15



Museums & Galleries

CGCC Foundation Gallery

2014 Juried Art Show

Through 2/28



Museums & Galleries

Schick Art Gallery

2014 Juried Skidmore Student Exhibition

Through 3/14



Museums & Galleries

Albany Center Gallery

2014 Mohawk Hudson Regional Invitational

Through 3/01



Museums & Galleries

Spring Street Gallery

A Fair Wage: Drawings by a Working Artist

Through 4/11



Museums & Galleries

Upstate Artists Guild

Abraham Ferraro: Bursting at the Seams

Through 2/28



Museums & Galleries

University Art Museum

American Playlist: Selections from the University at Albany Art Collections

Through 4/05



Museums & Galleries

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

American Royalty: The Kennedys, Fashion & Celebrity Photographs by Mark Shaw

Through 5/04



Museums & Galleries

Hyde Collection

Ansel Adams: Early Works

Through 4/20



Museums & Galleries

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery

Art Works

Through 6/04



Museums & Galleries

Berkshire Museum

Berkshire Collects

Through 5/11



Museums & Galleries

Thompson Giroux Gallery

Big Shoes To Fill

Through 3/09



Museums & Galleries

First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany

Black Style: Photographs by Fred Moody

Through 2/28



Museums & Galleries

University Art Museum

Blue Plastic Bubbles: Paintings by Lamar Peterson

Through 4/05



Theater

Albany Civic Theater

Boeing Boeing

Through 2/23



Museums & Galleries

Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center for the Arts

Bolton Brown: Strength and Solitude

Through 2/23



Museums & Galleries

HVCC Teaching Gallery

Caitlin Masley: other mental landscapes

Through 3/22



Museums & Galleries

Crandall Public Library Folklife Center Gallery

Celebrating Women’s Creative Hands & Spirits

Through 4/30



Museums & Galleries

SCAC Arts Center Gallery

color/form

Through 3/29



Museums & Galleries

Sorelle Gallery

Complex Systems

Through 2/20



Museums & Galleries

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery

David Greenberger: One Upon

Through 4/13



Museums & Galleries

Plattsburgh State Art Museum

Dreams and Visions: The Art of Noah Savett

Through 2/23



Museums & Galleries

The Niche Gallery

Enchanted

Through 3/15



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

Collar Works Gallery

I Wrote You a Love Letter

Through 2/28



Museums & Galleries

Arts Center of the Capital Region

Ju money 2014

Through 3/30



Museums & Galleries

Center for Photography at Woodstock

May the Road Rise to Meet You: Sara Macel

Through 3/30



Museums & Galleries

Carrie Haddad Gallery

Modern Artists

Through 3/02



Museums & Galleries

Esther Massry Gallery

My Land/Patti Smith and Other Things

Through 2/28



Museums & Galleries

CCCA Gallery

Nature Morte et Vivant

Through 3/14



Museums & Galleries

Oakroom Artists Gallery

Oakroom Artists Annual Show

Through 2/25



Museums & Galleries

Mandeville Gallery

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

Through 3/09



Museums & Galleries

Laffer Gallery

Once Upon a Time

Through 3/16



Museums & Galleries

Opalka Gallery

Perceptions: Art and Design Faculty Show

Through 3/02



Museums & Galleries

MCLA Gallery 51

Persistence of Spirit

Through 2/23



Museums & Galleries

Hyde Collection

Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks of Turn-of-the-Century Photography

Through 4/20



Theater

Shakespeare & Company Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre

Private Lives

Through 3/30



Museums & Galleries

Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center

Snowbirds: Birds That Call New York State Home

Through 2/28



Museums & Galleries

Union College Wikoff Student Gallery

Society in Design: Works by Janey Fine

Through 3/30



Museums & Galleries

Center for Photography at Woodstock

Tabula Rasa

Through 3/30



Museums & Galleries

Williams College Museum of Art

Teaching With Art: Art and Identity in the Roman Near East

Through 6/15



Museums & Galleries

Brookside Museum

The Women Who Work Here

Through 2/27



Museums & Galleries

Hyde Collection

Winter Light: Selections from the Collection of Thomas Clark

Through 5/11



Theater

Spa Little Theater

Witness for the Prosecution

Through 2/23



Museums & Galleries

Williams College Museum of Art

Zanele Muholi

Through 4/27