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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 Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet.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, June 19, 2014

Family

June 19

Afterschool Storytime

by The Staff June 19, 2014

Stories and fun for children in Grades K-3

0 comments Albany Public Library Delaware Branch

Clubs

June 19

Band of Heathens

by Josh Potter June 19, 2014

0 comments Iron Horse Music Hall

Clubs

June 19

Beach Party Express

by Josh Potter June 19, 2014

0 comments Gaffney's

Family

June 19

Bob’s Musical Storytime

by The Staff June 19, 2014

Bob's back with his stories and songs for little ones

0 comments Albany Public Library Bach Branch

Concerts

June 19

Easy Star All-Stars, John Brown’s Body

by Josh Potter June 19, 2014

0 comments Alive at Five

Theater

June 19

Fiddler on the Roof

by The Staff June 19, 2014

The classic musical about family and tradition

0 comments Mac-Haydn Theatre

Clubs

June 19

Matty Finn

by Josh Potter June 19, 2014

0 comments Carney's Tavern

Family

June 19

PAWS for Reading

by The Staff June 19, 2014

For kids in grades K-4. Sign up to read with our therapy dog, Samson. Registration required

0 comments Schenectady County Public Library Duane Branch

Clubs

June 19

Running the River

by Josh Potter June 19, 2014

0 comments Moon & River Cafe

Discussions/Speakers

June 19

Russell Shorto

by The Staff June 19, 2014

From Amsterdam to Albany: Amsterdam's Dutch heritage and its influence on Albany

0 comments New York State Museum

Discussions/Speakers

June 19

Science Lecture Series

by The Staff June 19, 2014

Predicting and Mitigating Crown-Fire Risk in the Albany Pine Bush Wildland-Urban Interface

0 comments Pine Bush Discovery Center

Concerts

June 19

Scott Stapp

by The Staff June 19, 2014

0 comments Turning Stone Resort and Casino

Readings/Signings

June 19

Steve Kirk

by The Staff June 19, 2014

The author will sign his book, The Union of Brothers: A Story of Love and Courage

0 comments The Book House

Concerts

June 19

the Gaslight Anthem

by Josh Potter June 19, 2014

0 comments Upstate Concert Hall

Performance

June 19

The Hong Kong Ballet

by The Staff June 19, 2014

Ted Shawn Theatre

0 comments Jacob's Pillow

Literary Events

June 19

The Poetry Motel Foundation

by The Staff June 19, 2014

Featuring poet Matthew Klane, plus an open mic. Sign-up at 7 PM

0 comments Social Justice Center

Theater

June 19

Working on A Special Day

by The Staff June 19, 2014

Drama about a life-changing encounter between an overworked housewife and a mysterious bachelor

0 comments Barrington Stage Company St. Germain Stage