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    Amy Schumer

      After postponing an earlier show because, frankly, her big- and small-screen careers have taken off, Amy Schumer will take the stage Saturday night at the Palace as one of the most successful comedians working today. Her Comedy Central show, Inside Amy Schumer, is a top-five cable hit, and she’s got a film she made [...]
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    Mike Glier: A 35 Year Survey

      The subtitle of the new exhibit at the Opalka Gallery is, “Meander, because you can’t see much while marching.” This comprehensive survey of the work of Williams College professor Mike Glier includes examples from each stage of his career, as well as some previously unseen works. According to the exhibit notes, “From his early [...]
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    Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers

      Tomorrow (Friday), the Egg will present Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers as part of their Dance: The World performance series. Based in Philadelphia, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers are one of the leading Asian-American contemporary dance troupes. The company will perform works from their extensive repertoire, including BE/LONGING—Light/Shadow, a “deeply spiritual and unexpected hybrid of Western and Eastern dance inspired [...]
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    Postmodern Jukebox

      Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Radiohead . . . even Bon Jovi! It seems there’s no contemporary (or classic-rock) hit that pianist Scott Bradlee and Postmodern Jukebox wouldn’t consider transforming into vintage jazz, soul, Motown, country or doo-wop. Their videos have been viral sensations on the Internet, and they do it all [...]
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    Nancy and Spencer Reed Quartet

      We guess you could call this “phase three,” as the good folks of Tierra Farms open the new live-music performance space in the Madison Theater. Following the successful opening of the Tierra Farm Store and the renovation of the two main screens in the Madison Theater, this new performance space was created by combining [...]
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    Evil Dead The Musical

      This Canadian show, based on Sam Raimi’s classic cinematic demon zombie chainsaw blood fests, proves once and for all that anything can be turned into a musical. And one of the current national touring companies of Evil Dead The Musical arrives at Proctors for a one-night stand just three days before Halloween. There’s not [...]
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    Primus & the Chocolate Factory

      With the band’s definitive lineup—singer-bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde, and drummer Tim Alexander—back together once again, Primus are back on tour and ready to reconnect with their ever-faithful fans (and hopefully some curious newcomers as well). With a sound that defies labels (“alternative metal” and “funk metal” crop up frequently), Primus earned a [...]
  • Underneath

      In her short career, Albany- and Brooklyn-based writer-director Noelle Gentile has presented theatrical works addressing the problems of women veterans, climate change and workers’ rights. Her latest project, a multimedia collaboration with Amelia Whalen, Allison Lerman-Gluck, Darian Henry and a half-dozen teenagers, offers “a rare glimpse into the dynamic inner world of teenage girls.” [...]
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    also noted . . .

      Thursday, Cabinet will bring Pennsylvania bluegrass to the Hollow Bar + Kitchen ($12-$15, 426-8550). . . . Also Thursday, it will be a guitars-in-the-round setting at Club Helsinki as John Sebastian, Artie Traum, Kinloch Nelson, Craig D’Andrea and Macyn Taylor perform everything from jazz to Celtic to fingerstyle in a preview of next week’s [...]
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    The Quiet Music Festival

      “Could you turn down the guitar, please?” asked Portlandia‘s Fred Armisen, in the show’s skit “Battle of the Gentle Bands.” Curated by Chris Johanson, the Quiet Music Festival is in its third year and is debuting on the East Coast for this first time this month. According to the event’s website, the Quiet Music [...]

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Workshops

July 5

Beginners Kayak

by The Staff July 5, 2014

Park educators invite beginner kayakers out for a crash course.

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Classical

July 5

Benjamin Verdery, guitar

by The Staff July 5, 2014

American Landscapes II: Music of the Americas

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Family

July 5

Indepondance Day

by The Staff July 5, 2014

A mile exploration hike observing the wildlife residing within a Pine Bush pond. Sampling materials will be provided. Participants are required to wear appropriate attire and footwear. Registration required

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Family

July 5

Indian Ladder Trail Guided Walk at Thacher Park

by The Staff July 5, 2014

A guided hike on the scenic and historic trail of the Helderbergs. Participants are advised to wear sturdy shoes and are expected to meet at the Indian Ladder picnic area. Registration is required

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Fairs & Festivals

July 5

Lori Moon Dream White and Medicine Mammals

by The Staff July 5, 2014

Traditional and contemporary Native American music, storytelling, dance demonstrations, wildlife programs, nature crafts and fine Native American gifts

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Fairs & Festivals

July 5

Mom, Apple Pie and Rockwell’s Models

by The Staff July 5, 2014

A special day of talks, music, performances and the opportunity to meet Rockwell's original models

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Classical

July 5

Music from Salem

by The Staff July 5, 2014

Over There: A Remembrance of World War I. Chamber music concert featuring works by Elgar, Zemlinsky

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Museums & Galleries

July 5

Opener 26: Jeff Sonhouse

by The Staff July 5, 2014

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Concerts

July 5

the The Band Band

by Josh Potter July 5, 2014

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Family

July 5

Time Travel Hike

by The Staff July 5, 2014

During this two mile hike participants will explore ancient rocks, old homesteads and waterfalls

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Concerts

July 5

Tom Chapin

by Josh Potter July 5, 2014

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Family

July 5

Treasure Hunt! Introduction to Geocaching

by The Staff July 5, 2014

Learn all about the real-life treasure hunting known as Geocaching

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