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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 Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet.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, July 3, 2014

Theater

July 3

42nd Street

by The Staff July 3, 2014

The classic Broadway backstage musical featuring those great Warren and Dubin songs

0 comments Mac-Haydn Theatre

Family

July 3

9th Annual Pethick Araeological Site Open House

by The Staff July 3, 2014

The Pethick Site is a Native American site along the Schoharie Creek. Visitors will be given tours of the site and active excavation units

0 comments New York State Museum

Family

July 3

Balloon Races

by The Staff July 3, 2014

Fun with Mr Lee and balloons. STEM program

0 comments Albany Public Library Howe Branch

Family

July 3

Before and After: Walking Through Sequence

by The Staff July 3, 2014

A workshop teaching young children how the environment changes and progresses

0 comments New York State Museum

Family

July 3

Classifying Nature

by The Staff July 3, 2014

This workshop helps young children learn how to classify living organisms

0 comments New York State Museum

Performance

July 3

Compagnia TPO in Bleu!

by The Staff July 3, 2014

Doris Duke Theatre

0 comments Jacob's Pillow

Clubs

July 3

Incredible Me

by Josh Potter July 3, 2014

0 comments Bogies

Museums & Galleries

July 3

Let’s Dance

by The Staff July 3, 2014

Receptions 7/3 and 7/10, 5-8 PM

0 comments The Niche Gallery

Clubs

July 3

Matty Finn

by Josh Potter July 3, 2014

0 comments Carney's Tavern

Workshops

July 3

Mud Pond Bike Ride

by The Staff July 3, 2014

Follow a park educator on a bike ride around Mud Pond.

0 comments Moreau Lake State Park

Family

July 3

Take Apart Thursday

by The Staff July 3, 2014

Join the staff at the library to take apart some common household items to find out how they work. Kids will learn to identify and use some basic hand tools in the process

0 comments Albany Public Library Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch

Clubs

July 3

the Firs, Attic Abasement, Hand Habits

by Josh Potter July 3, 2014

0 comments The Low Beat