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    2014 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region

        One of the most eagerly anticipated art shows of the year is the annual Mohawk-Hudson regional, established in 1936. The juror for this year’s edition—which opens Saturday at the Albany Institute of History & Art—is Schenectady native Stephen Westfall of Rutgers University, an internationally renowned painter, writer and educator. Pictured is one of [...]
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    Other Desert Cities

      Playwright (and Pulitzer Prize nominee) Jon Robin Baitz brings back the Reagan years with his Broadway smash Other Desert Cities, which is opening this week at Capital Repertory Theatre. Starring Ellen Parker and Kevin McGuire, Other Desert Cities takes us into the dark heart of the American family. Capital Rep’s producing artist director Maggie [...]
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    Garrick Ohlsson

      Troy Chromatic Concerts will begin their 118th season this Sunday afternoon with a recital featuring pianist Garrick Ohlsson. The Berkshire Eagle praised his solo performance of works by Chopin at Tanglewood this summer for being “big, extroverted readings, full of narrative force and dazzling contrasts: sotto voce musings versus thundering chords, lyrical versus virtuosic [...]
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    Five Finger Death Punch

      Despite being relatively new on the scene—the beginnings of metalcore hark back to the late ’90s—Five Finger Death Punch quickly became one of the most successful bands of the genre. Taking inspiration for their name from classical martial arts movies, inaugural members Zoltan Bathory and Jeremy Spencer formed the band in 2005. They immediately [...]
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    A Couple of Blaguards

      Frank (Angela’s Ashes) McCourt and brother Malachy (A Monk Swimming) McCourt’s comedy-drama will come to life at the GE Theatre at Proctors this week in the form of this autobiographical account of their years growing up together. This two-hour comedy is set in Limerick, Ireland, where money was hard to come by for these [...]
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    Kip Moore

      This is the first headlining tour for Georgia native Moore, who toiled for several years as a store manager with Abercrombie & Fitch before landing a record deal with MCA Nashville. It didn’t take long for Moore and his straight-ahead, wheels-on-gravel sound to make a splash: His second single, “Somethin’ ’Bout a Truck,” went [...]
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    Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys

      Rockabilly Hall of Fame inductees Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys have been playing western swing and country boogie since their beginnings as a rockabilly revivalist band in Orange County, Calif., in the late ’80s. Big Sandy is known for playing to the crowd, adjusting the setlist to suit the mood of the audience, [...]
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    Picturing America

      There are two major exhibits opening this week at the Hyde Collection. Anne Diggory: Hybrid Visions will showcase 16 of her most recent works. As the title of the show suggests, these “hybrid media” are the result of a multilayered process that combines painting and photography. Her intention, according to the gallery notes, is [...]
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    Stefon Harris—Coming Home

      A 1991 graduate of Albany High School, Stefon Harris often credits his exposure to a variety of music from high school teachers and the Empire State Youth Orchestra for giving him the opportunity to seek his own artistic direction. And find his direction he did, going on to study jazz and classical at the [...]
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    Also Noted . . . . . . .

      The Chronicles (left), a local combo who fuse jazz with hip-hop, funk and more, will host a five-year-anniversary party tomorrow (Friday) at the Albany Barn, with Atlas Gray and Suitable Groove also performing (6 PM, 935-4858). . . . Also Friday, Rival Galaxies will share a bill with Kimono Dragons and Secret Release at [...]

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Fairs & Festivals

June 22

10th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

by The Staff June 22, 2014

There will be a wide variety of family-friendly entertainment, educational opportunities and food and beverages for sale

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Clubs

June 22

Ale House Golf Classic

by Josh Potter June 22, 2014

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Family

June 22

Animal Spotlight: Snakes

by The Staff June 22, 2014

Meet some of the King Snakes from our collection and participate in activities to learn more about these interesting creatures. Ages 5 and up

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Clubs

June 22

Cassandra Kubinski

by Josh Potter June 22, 2014

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Clubs

June 22

open mic

by Josh Potter June 22, 2014

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Workshops

June 22

Pine Needle Basket Workshop

by The Staff June 22, 2014

Learn the art of traditional Native American basket makers. Make your own beautiful coiled pine needle basket. Participants should bring embroidery scissors if available and small kitchen towel to wrap wet needles. Bring a snack ...

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Classical

June 22

Repast Baroque

by The Staff June 22, 2014

All-Bach program. The 9th Annual Paul Grunberg Memorial Bach Concert

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Clubs

June 22

See Through Dresses, Hand Habits

by Josh Potter June 22, 2014

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Performance

June 22

Songwriters Cabaret No. 1

by The Staff June 22, 2014

Featuring Will Aronson and Noel Carey

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Workshops

June 22

Sundays with the Stitch Witch

by The Staff June 22, 2014

Bi-weekly drop-in knitting: Jessica Bechard will provide instruction to help you achieve that scarf, sock, or sweater. Bring your own supplies, limited yarn will be provided

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Theater

Shakespeare & Company

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Through 8/30



Museums & Galleries

Arkell Museum

A View from the Shore: Winslow Homer’s Impressions from the Coast

Through 8/24



Museums & Galleries

Lake George Arts Project

Andrew Thompson

Through 6/27



Museums & Galleries

Esther Massry Gallery

Art + Design 2014 Faculty Show

Through 9/21



Museums & Galleries

Art in Chestertown Gallery

Art in Bloom

Through 7/26



Performance

Jacob's Pillow

Carmen de Lavallade’s As I Remember It

Through 6/22



Museums & Galleries

SCAC Arts Center Gallery

David Miller: Mapping the Mind

Through 7/26



Museums & Galleries

M Gallery

Deeply Rooted

Through 7/06



Theater

Oldcastle Theatre Company

Doubt

Through 6/22



Museums & Galleries

Hyde Collection

Emergin from the Shadows: Edward Hopper and His Contemporaries

Through 9/14



Theater

Colonial Little Theatre

Famous Last Words

Through 6/22



Theater

Mac-Haydn Theatre

Fiddler on the Roof

Through 6/29



Museums & Galleries

Williams College Museum of Art

Franz West

Through 1/25



Museums & Galleries

Outside In

Grace Knowlton

Through 8/01



Museums & Galleries

Mass Moca

Kidspace: It’s Only Human

Through 5/25



Theater

Barrington Stage Company Boyd-Quinson Mainstage

Kiss Me, Kate

Through 7/12



Museums & Galleries

Hyde Collection

Larry Kagan: Lying Shadows

Through 9/14



Museums & Galleries

miSci

Making Sense of Sound

Through 6/02



Museums & Galleries

John Davis Gallery

Martha Diamond: Painting

Through 7/13



Museums & Galleries

Williams College Museum of Art

Material Friction: Americana and American Art

Through 12/14



Museums & Galleries

Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center for the Arts

Mike + Doug Starn: Bambú Shots

Through 7/13



Museums & Galleries

Way Back Gallery

One Does Not Exclude the Other

Through 8/31



Museums & Galleries

Upstate Artists Guild

Our Bodies of Work

Through 7/26



Museums & Galleries

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

Out of the Vault: European Graphic Arts

Through 10/12



Museums & Galleries

Concepto Hudson

Paper Works

Through 7/13



Museums & Galleries

Upstate Artists Guild

Peoples Choice 2014

Through 6/27



Theater

Fort Salem Theater

Phantom

Through 6/22



Theater

Dorset Theatre Festival

Red

Through 7/06



Museums & Galleries

Downtown Albany BID

Sculpture in the Streets: Play Me, I’m Yours

Through 7/27



Museums & Galleries

Salem Art Works

Stephan Brucker & Denise Anderson

Through 6/28



Museums & Galleries

Albany Barn Stage 1

Street Signs–Urban Art

Through 6/30



Museums & Galleries

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

The Golden Age of European Painting

Through 9/14



Performance

Jacob's Pillow

The Hong Kong Ballet

Through 6/22



Theater

Shakespeare & Company Rose Footprint Theatre

The Servant of Two Masters

Through 8/24



Museums & Galleries

Norman Rockwell Museum

The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator

Through 10/26



Museums & Galleries

Fenimore Art Museum

Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life

Through 8/24



Theater

Barrington Stage Company St. Germain Stage

Working on A Special Day

Through 7/06