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    AKOUSMA

      Known as “cinema for the ear,” acousmatic music is meant to be listened to in the dark—it helps to “focus and intensify” the sounds. In its third year at EMPAC, AKOUSMA is a different kind of experience. The audience will be scattered throughout the lobby and hallways across the nine floors of the building, [...]
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    Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group

      Lyle Lovett has not charted a Top 40 hit since 1988—his unique brand of Texas alt-country does not fit commercial country radio formats—but his 2007 album It’s Not Big It’s Large did peak at No. 2 on the Top Country Albums chart. Besides, he has had plenty of achievements, including four Grammys, numerous song [...]
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    Glens Falls Symphony

      Maestro Charles Peltz and the Glens Falls Symphony will celebrate merry olde England this Sunday afternoon with English Heritage, a program that aspires to “conjure up pastoral images of Cotswold villages, grazing sheep and country dances.” The works to be performed are Purcell’s Four Movements for Brass, Arnold’s English Dances and Vaughn Williams’ Symphony [...]
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    Structures

      In the exhibit notes by executive director Nicholas Argyros, he writes: “In the 2013 Photo Regional, among the panoply of hundreds of images, the photos by Ian Creitz and Robert Feero stood out.” Thus, here is the new exhibit at the Photography Center of the Capital District, Structures, which showcases the work of Creitz [...]
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    Built

      For the last dozen years, Historic Albany Foundation’s annual art exhibit and silent auction, Built, has been dedicated to highlighting the issue of vacant buildings in New York’s capital city. This year, Built will be held in one of those vacant buildings: The DeWitt Clinton Hotel, which, happily, is being transformed into a contemporary [...]
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    Next Act! New Play Summit 3

      One of the most anticipated annual events in the local theatrical scene is the Next Act! New Play Summit, a collaboration between Capital Repertory Theatre and Proctors that brings actors, directors and playwrights together for a three day festival of workshops and readings. Three new works, judged the best of all submitted, are being [...]
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    Abecedarius

      “Abecedarius” is a literary format that follows the alphabet letter by letter; Abecedarius | 26 + 1 Recent Works by Colin Boyd + Michael Oatman, opening Friday (Halloween) at the Arts Center of the Capital Region, is both an exhibition and a book examining “the natural world and the role humans have in misshaping [...]
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    Noche de Los Muertos

      The dead will rise at the Upstate Concert Hall tomorrow (Friday) night with Noche de Los Muertos (The Night of the Dead), a Halloween party that has something for everyone. Host Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra will provide the music, filling the club with their winning blend of Latin jazz and Afro-Caribbean rhythms. [...]
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    Consider the Source, Mister F

      The New York City-based instrumental trio, whose experimental music is dubbed “Sci-Fi Middle Eastern fusion,” will launch their fall tour with a Halloween gig at the Parish Public House. Formed in 2004, the band have released three albums to date, and are celebrating the release of a new EP. Besides the influence of Indian, [...]
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    Hunter Hayes

        At 23, Hunter Hayes already has four Grammy nominations and tours with Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Rascal Flatts under his belt; he also is the youngest male act ever to top the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, with “Wanted” in 2012. He headlines arenas now, but what we really like is that [...]

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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