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    Billy Cobham—Spectrum 40

      Nineteen-seventy-three was a big year for Billy Cobham. After releasing Birds of Fire with pioneering jazz-fusion band the Mahavishnu Orchestra, the drummer went solo, releasing Spectrum in a matter of months. The record launched what has become a storied career for the 70-year-old, so its 40th anniversary has become an occasion for Cobham to [...]
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    Parsons Dance

      The acclaimed troupe Parsons Dance will return to PS21 in Chatham to again close out the venue’s summer season. The company will perform a variety of works including “Whirlaway,” a collaboration between company founder-choreographer David Parsons and New Orleans musical legend Allen Toussaint, “Introduction” and the showstopping “Caught.” Why does the company return to [...]
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    Yes!

      Albany Center Gallery is teaming up with Fence Books this Saturday to present the first Yes! literary event of the new season. The Yes! reading series, curated by James Belflower and Matthew Klane, presents poets (and poetry) in one of the most interesting galleries in the region. This event will feature poets Lee Ann [...]
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    Tuba Skinny

      Every Americana band are “old-fashioned” in some way, but Tuba Skinny have actually built their career the old-fashioned way. Starting out as a scruffy band of street buskers in New Orleans circa 2009, the group were playing for loose change and hand-rolled cigarettes before they took their act on the road. We first saw [...]
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    Steely Dan

      We think it’s acceptable to claim Steely Dan as one of our region’s great local bands. Walter Becker and Donald Fagen met at Bard College back in the late ’60s before releasing their breakout debut Can’t Buy a Thrill in 1972. The rest is classic-rock history. You’re likely a fan or a detractor depending [...]
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    James Bond Film Festival

      Albany’s Madison Theater is presenting a James Bond sampler this week, with one film each per four of the six actors in the “official” Bond series. (Sorry, Timothy Dalton and George Lazenby.) Sean Connery is represented by the stylish Goldfinger, costarring Gert Frobe as the titular villain and Honor Blackman as Pussy Galore. Screening [...]
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    Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company

      All this week, the Hyde Collection has been hosting a workshop for young dancers presented by members of the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company. On Sunday, the “culmination of the students’ work” will be a performance with the Sinopoli Company and percussionist Brian Melick. Since all of this is going on at the Hyde, and [...]
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    EMEFE

      EMEFE roll deep. The New York-based Afrofunk band are presently 10 strong, which not only helps them cover all the intricate horn arrangements and percussion parts their music requires, but it also means they literally bring the dance party with them when they play. At 22, bandleader and drummer Miles Arntzen is just a [...]
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    Festival of Books

      Spencertown Academy will host its 9th annual Festival of Books this weekend. From Saturday through Monday, there will be panel discussions, readings and talks, kids’ activities (including a visit from Curious George), and a massive used book sale. Guest authors this year include New York State Poet Marie Howe (pictured); young-adult novelist Lauren Oliver; [...]
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    Iroquois Indian Festival

      Celebrate the heritage, creativity and self-expression of the Iroquois this weekend in Howes Cave, at the 33rd Iroquois Indian Festival, held at the Iroquois Indian Museum. There will be traditional Iroquois social dances performed by the Sky Dancers (pictured) of the Six Nations Reserve in Ontario, Canada; wildlife presentations featuring a variety of animals [...]

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Theater

May 6

Flashdance: The Musical

by The Staff May 6, 2014

The dance-fueled Broadway musical smash

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Readings/Signings

May 6

Franklin Lentracchia

by The Staff May 6, 2014

The author will sign his book, The Dog Killer of Utica

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Discussions/Speakers

May 6

Legally Speaking: Basics of Estate Planning

by The Staff May 6, 2014

What you should know about important documents like Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney, and Health Care Proxy. Presented by the law Offices of Reed & Vella LLP. Sponsored by the Legal Project and ...

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Clubs

May 6

Lorelle Meets the Obsolete

by Josh Potter May 6, 2014

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Family

May 6

Pajama-rama: Llamas Live

by The Staff May 6, 2014

A genuine pajama-llama storytime, for all ages

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Readings/Signings

May 6

Paul Castellani

by The Staff May 6, 2014

The author will discuss and sign his new book, Sputnik Summer

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Classical

May 6

Saint Rose Campus Band

by The Staff May 6, 2014

in concert

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Performance

May 6

Strange Matters

by The Staff May 6, 2014

An experimental performance piece created by SCCC theater students

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