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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 Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet.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, [...]

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Clubs

May 22

Azzaam Hameed

by Josh Potter May 22, 2014

0 comments Stockade Inn

Readings/Signings

May 22

Barbara Bonner

by The Staff May 22, 2014

The author will sign her book, Inspiring Generosity

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Workshops

May 22

Card Making Workshop

by The Staff May 22, 2014

Make collage greeting cards with Sarah Gabler. For ages 16 and up

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Clubs

May 22

Careers

by Josh Potter May 22, 2014

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Clubs

May 22

Herman Stanley

by Josh Potter May 22, 2014

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Family

May 22

Level Up

by The Staff May 22, 2014

Teens, bring your job-readiness to the next level with this  employment preparation program. Earn a badge in resume writing, professional communications, interviewing skills, and much more. Drop in to the Computer Lab to see what ...

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Performance

May 22

Pasties Pencils and Pints

by The Staff May 22, 2014

The sassy drink-and-draw event, featuring Pam Demonium from New York City. Bring your own drawing supplies

0 comments The Hangar

Museums & Galleries

May 22

Photographs by Paul Lange and Eric Korenman

by The Staff May 22, 2014

Reception 5/22, 4-6 PM

0 comments Hancock Shaker Village

Clubs

May 22

Rasputina

by Josh Potter May 22, 2014

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Theater

May 22

Sondheim: Putting It Together

by The Staff May 22, 2014

A revue featuring the great composer's best-loved musical theater hits

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Family

May 22

The Butterfly Lady and the Monarch

by The Staff May 22, 2014

With Carol Ann Margolis. Registration is required.  Learn how scientists track Monarch butterflies; plant seeds to start a Monarch habitat

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Discussions/Workshops

May 22

With Pen in Hand

by The Staff May 22, 2014

Join this growing group of beginning and experienced writers as they explore the people and events that shaped their lives. Each week you can share your writings with the group, listen to the stories of ...

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