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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 Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet.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 12, 2014

Clubs

July 12

Accents

by Josh Potter July 12, 2014

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Family

July 12

Alien Invaders at Thacher Nature Center

by The Staff July 12, 2014

The Emerald Ash Borer is a small green beetle originated from Asia that threatens the survival of Ash trees. This informational program teaches families how to prevent the spreading of the Ash Borer

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Family

July 12

Ballet Gala: Tribute to Great Britain

by The Staff July 12, 2014

The New York City Ballets performs Acheron, After the Rain and Union Jack

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Clubs

July 12

Beat Shots

by Josh Potter July 12, 2014

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Readings/Signings

July 12

Colleen Murtagh Paratore

by The Staff July 12, 2014

The author will discuss and sign her new book, Fireflies: A Writer's Notebook

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Performance

July 12

Colored Lights

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Starring KT Sullivan

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Clubs

July 12

Eddie Japan

by Josh Potter July 12, 2014

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Classical

July 12

Gems of the Region: An American Music Recital

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Featuring mezzo-soprano Kara Cornell, with pianist Michael Clement, performing works by regional composers

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Classical

July 12

Jasper String Quartet

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Music of Haydn, Shostakovich, Dvorak

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Comedy

July 12

Jim McCue and Friends

by The Staff July 12, 2014

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Family

July 12

Kaplan SAT Practice Test

by The Staff July 12, 2014

This is a free SAT practice test designed to help student know what to expect come test day. Students must bring a calculator and number two pencils. Students taking the practice test will receive a ...

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Clubs

July 12

Kook

by Josh Potter July 12, 2014

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Family

July 12

Learn to Geocache

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Learn how to participate in the GPS-navigated treasure hunt that occurs all around the world. Participants are encouraged to bring their own GPS units. There will be prizes and ice cream provided

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Family

July 12

Let’s Drum!

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Capital District musician and educator Jonathan Duda leads a hands-on introductory work-shop to percussive instruments

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Family

July 12

Mixed Repertory

by The Staff July 12, 2014

The New York City Ballet performs The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, Circus Polka, This Bitter Earth, Todo Buenos Aires and New Peck

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Theater

July 12

Much Ado About Nothing

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Troy Civic Theatre production of Shakespeare's comedy

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Family

July 12

Old Fashioned Field Day at Bennington Battlefield

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Play Pig to Market and other colonial games

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Clubs

July 12

Otan Vargas

by Josh Potter July 12, 2014

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Readings/Signings

July 12

Poets in the Park

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Featuring Nancy Klepsch and Luis "L-Majesty" Pabon, The rain site is the Social Justice Center at 33 Central Ave

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Family

July 12

Pool Noodle Fun

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Construct five childhood toys from pool noodles

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Workshops

July 12

Primer on Garden Design

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Master gardener and interior designer Denise Maurer will be hosting a workshop on gardening.

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Family

July 12

Rediscovering the Original Indian Ladder Trail

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Helderberg historian Tim Albright leads an exploration hike of the first Indian Ladder Trail

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Participatory

July 12

Social Dance Saturday

by The Staff July 12, 2014

Featuring Onota'a:ka, Oneida Nation Dancers

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Clubs

July 12

Steve Candlen

by Josh Potter July 12, 2014

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Family

July 12

Summer Fest 2014

by The Staff July 12, 2014

It's time to celebrate summer with our outdoor family party! Enjoy games, activities and giveaways. We'll have music by local trio Off the Record and roving magic shows. Refreshments are courtesy of our hospitality sponsor ...

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Family

July 12

Summer Science: Your Night Sky

by The Staff July 12, 2014

During this program participants will explore the summer night sky, including constellations. Participants will return home with star finders and more. Preregistration is required

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