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    Monet/Kelly

        This new exhibition at the Clark Art Institute will consider the influence of impressionist master Claude Monet on contemporary American artist Ellsworth Kelly. Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet. In 2001, Kelly wrote, “Monet’s [...]
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    Aparna Nancherla

      This month’s edition of Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors will feature Aparna Nancherla alongside the usual lineup of guest comedians in a program that promises a full two hours of comic entertainment. Nancherla, who grew up in Washington, D.C., but now lives in New York City, has a background in improv, [...]
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    Albany Symphony Orchestra

        This Saturday evening, the Albany Symphony welcomes guest conductor Mei-Ann Chen to the podium to conduct a program titled Beethoven’s Pastorale. Chen, music director of the Memphis Symphony, will conduct Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, Osvaldo Golijov’s Last Round, and the Mendelssohn violin concerto. The guest soloist on the Mendelssohn will be Caroline Goulding [...]
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    The Secret Garden

      Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill is directing the Frances Hodgson Burnett classic The Secret Garden, which opens this week (Tuesday) and is Capital Repertory Theatre’s holiday gift to the Capital Region. This version is performed in “actor/muso” style, with the musical score performed by the cast onstage and in character. Capital Rep promises that this “immersive, hypnotic [...]
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    Judy Collins

      It’s true: Judy Collins still has the multi-octave voice of an angel. And if you’ve never seen her in concert, you can rectify this error when she takes the stage of the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Friday night. Collins recently taped a concert at Dromoland Castle in Ireland—which will be coming to [...]
  • Jubilee Riots, Adam Ezra Group

      Having honed and expanded their sound since forming in 1996, Enter the Haggis–originally a kind of Celtic jam band—recently decided that name no longer fit their more eclectic folk-world-fusion sound. So they renamed themselves Jubilee Riots after the 1875 Protestant-Catholic sectarian riots in their hometown of Toronto. Successful users of crowdfunding to finance their [...]
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    B3nson Presents: 7th Annual Funsgiving

      Seven awesome bands, two favorite venues, one kickass show! What more could you possibly be thankful for? Well, sure. . . . family and health and all that. But Funsgiving might just be the next best thing. This year’s party will feature alternative/electro/folk/indie/psych/pop/rock B3nson family bands the Parlor (previously We Are Jeneric), Rival Galaxies, [...]
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    Tommy Malone and Band

      Triple-threat singer, songwriter and guitarist Tommy Malone from New Orleans is still best known for being a founding dude of the Subdudes, and that’s just fine, because following a diverse musical path that included well-received appearances at jazz fests, Malone’s new release, Poorboy, is being compared, very favorably, to his early work with the [...]
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    Nels Cline & Julian Lage

      Current Wilco guitarist Nels Cline has flexed his considerable talent in and around numerous genres, including jazz, avant-garde, alternative rock, experimental and free improvisation—and his star-studded list of collaborators is even more numerous (Thurston Moore, Mike Watt, Medeski, Martin & Wood, to mention just a few). For this tour, Cline is treaming up with [...]
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    Doric String Quartet

      The Union College Concert Series continues tonight with the Doric String Quartet, which comprises Alex Redington and Jonathan Stone (violins), Helene Clement (viola) and John Myerscough (cello). In praising a Doric performance from December 2012, the Financial Times wrote, “It is a sign of the resilience of the Doric String Quartet, formed in 1998, [...]

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Museums & Galleries

May 17

Abstraction Unbound

by The Staff May 17, 2014

Reception 5/17, 5-7 PM

0 comments PS 209 Art Gallery

Concerts

May 17

Al Kooper

by Josh Potter May 17, 2014

0 comments The Egg

Classical

May 17

Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff May 17, 2014

Dame Evelyn Glennie joins the ASO for the American Music Festival. Music of Joan Tower, John Harbison, and Clarice Assad

0 comments EMPAC

Literary Events

May 17

Amy Halloran and Julia Alsarraf

by The Staff May 17, 2014

A spontaneous combination of words and music via typewriter and ukuele, created by Halloran and Alsarraf on the spot

0 comments Market Block Books

Clubs

May 17

B3nson does Blue

by Josh Potter May 17, 2014

0 comments The Low Beat

Theater

May 17

Be Scene

by The Staff May 17, 2014

Highlights and monologues from great plays and playwrights, performed by Capital District actors and directors

0 comments Schenectady Civic Playhouse

Clubs

May 17

Blue Machine

by Josh Potter May 17, 2014

0 comments Rustic Barn Pub

Comedy

May 17

Brew Ha-Ha Comedy Showcase

by The Staff May 17, 2014

Featuring Jon Fisch and Carmen Lynch, hosted by Greg Aidala

0 comments LT's Grill

Classical

May 17

Close Encounters With Music

by The Staff May 17, 2014

Beethoven and the Dawn of Romanticism, featuring violinists Yehonatan Berick and Joana Genova, violist Ariel Rudiakov, pianist Jeffry Swann and cellist Yehuda Hanani. An all-Beethoven program

0 comments Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Clubs

May 17

Cosmic Dust Bunnies, Squid Parade

by Josh Potter May 17, 2014

0 comments Putnam Den

Museums & Galleries

May 17

Grossology

by The Staff May 17, 2014

0 comments miSci

Workshops

May 17

Home Buyer Education

by The Staff May 17, 2014

Get practical advice and meet bank education requirements

0 comments Affordable Housing Partnership

Readings/Signings

May 17

Kevin O’Hara

by The Staff May 17, 2014

The author will give a detailed account of his book about traveling all around Ireland, Last of the Donkey Pilgrims

0 comments Irish American Heritage Museum

Clubs

May 17

King Pariah

by Josh Potter May 17, 2014

0 comments Pauly's Hotel

Clubs

May 17

Lazy Suns

by Josh Potter May 17, 2014

0 comments The Ale House

Fairs & Festivals

May 17

Lupine Festival

by The Staff May 17, 2014

Celebrate the wild blue lupine flower and its importance to the Karner Blue butterfly. Presentations, demonstrations, music, games, face painting, crafts, guided hikes, pony rides, snacks and lots more

0 comments Pine Bush Discovery Center