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 Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet.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

Friday, June 27, 2014

Classical

June 27

Aston Magna Festival

by The Staff June 27, 2014

Winds of Romanticism. Music of Brahms, Mendelssohn, Crusell

0 comments Bard College Olin Hall

Clubs

June 27

Blockhouses, Careers, Party Boat

by Josh Potter June 27, 2014

0 comments The Low Beat

Museums & Galleries

June 27

Duet in Color: Charles Steinhacker & Linda Clayton

by The Staff June 27, 2014

0 comments Good Purpose Gallery

Theater

June 27

Echoing Back: The Songs of Johnny Mercer

by The Staff June 27, 2014

Karin Baker conceived this revue, a  singing and dancing tribute to the great lyricist and songwriter

0 comments Fort Salem Theater

Fairs & Festivals

June 27

Italian Festival

by The Staff June 27, 2014

Italian food and music on the lawn

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Clubs

June 27

Jason Ellenbogen

by Josh Potter June 27, 2014

0 comments Carney's Tavern

Clubs

June 27

Jon Pousette-Dart

by Josh Potter June 27, 2014

0 comments Caffe Lena

Theater

June 27

Julius Caesar

by The Staff June 27, 2014

Tina Packer directs this production of the Bard's bloody drama

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Readings/Signings

June 27

Kate Fagan

by The Staff June 27, 2014

The author will be signing copies of her book Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again Christians

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Clubs

June 27

Kevin Richards

by Josh Potter June 27, 2014

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Clubs

June 27

Sue West and Doug MacKenzie

by Josh Potter June 27, 2014

0 comments Arthur's Market

Family

June 27

Summer Cinema

by The Staff June 27, 2014

The first Friday movie showing of many this summer. There will be popcorn

0 comments Bethlehem Public Library

Classical

June 27

The Elixir of Love

by The Staff June 27, 2014

Opera Saratoga production of Donizetti's giddy romance

0 comments Spa Little Theater

Clubs

June 27

the Revelations

by Josh Potter June 27, 2014

0 comments Club Helsinki

Clubs

June 27

Tony Schettino with Esprit Lounge

by Josh Potter June 27, 2014

0 comments Grappa 72

Performance

June 27

Trisha Brown Dance Company

by The Staff June 27, 2014

Proscenium Works: 1979-2011. Part of Bard SummerScape

0 comments Bard College Richard B. Fisher Center

Museums & Galleries

June 27

whathaslightodowithdarkness

by The Staff June 27, 2014

Artist talk 7/12, 5 PM

0 comments Hudson Opera House

Clubs

June 27

Widow

by Josh Potter June 27, 2014

0 comments Bogies

Theater

June 27

Wilbur, The Not-So-Big, Not-So-Bad Wolf

by The Staff June 27, 2014

Children's theater

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Family

June 27

Wilbur, The Not-So-Big, Not-So-Bad Wolf

by The Staff June 27, 2014

A musical about Wilbur, a wolf who has been shunned by his pack and is in search for his own home. On his journey, Wilbur meets Simon, a helpful squirrel, and Ginger, a friendly gopher. ...

0 comments Mac-Haydn Theatre

Theater

June 27

You Should Be So Lucky

by The Staff June 27, 2014

Charles Busch's laugh-out-loud farce

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