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 Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet.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

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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