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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 [...]

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Discussions/Speakers

July 15

“New” Clark Institute Discussion

by The Staff July 15, 2014

The Clark Institute's director of communications will talk about the campus expansion program and it's subsequent results on the Clark, including the new visitors center and renovated museum building.

0 comments Troy Public Library

Discussions/Speakers

July 15

150 Years of Racing in Saratoga Talk

by The Staff July 15, 2014

Author and National Museum of Racing historian will share stories from his book, 150 Years of Racing in Saratoga.

0 comments New York State Library

Discussions/Speakers

July 15

Beavers

by The Staff July 15, 2014

This program invites nature-lovers for a walk and talk on beavers.

0 comments North Chatham Library

Discussions/Workshops

July 15

Book Discussion

by The Staff July 15, 2014

Frankie Bailey will facilitate a discussion of Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

0 comments Schenectady County Public Library Main Branch

Family

July 15

Bubble Science

by The Staff July 15, 2014

Participants will create soapy art with Bubble-master Jeff Boyer. There will be comedic and musical entertainment

0 comments Bethlehem Public Library

Clubs

July 15

Carl Strickland

by Josh Potter July 15, 2014

0 comments Arthur's Market

Workshops

July 15

Change Your Thinking Change Your Life Workshop

by The Staff July 15, 2014

This workshop, hosted by New Thought New York, will teach positive thinking and how to manifest your desires through positive thoughts. To preregister, call 466-6846.

0 comments Pine Hollow Arboretum

Family

July 15

Colonie Tuesday Night LIve Poets’ Corner

by The Staff July 15, 2014

An open reading forum in which local poets and writers are welcomed to share six to ten minutes of their original work

0 comments William K. Sanford Town Library

Family

July 15

Heat, Turn, Hatch!

by The Staff July 15, 2014

George Steele, an environmental educator, will facilitate a program in which participants will be shown how to care for an egg incubator

0 comments Bethlehem Public Library

Concerts

July 15

Huey Lewis and the News

by The Staff July 15, 2014

0 comments Turning Stone Resort and Casino

Family

July 15

Jack and the Beanstalk with The Puppet People

by The Staff July 15, 2014

0 comments Schenectady County Public Library Niskayuna Branch

Family

July 15

Pine Bush Pups: A Perfect Match, Karner Blue Butterflies and Wild Blue Lupine

by The Staff July 15, 2014

Participants will explore the relationship between the endangered Karner blue butterfly and wild blue lupine while on a walk. Registration is required

0 comments Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center

Family

July 15

Science Story Time

by The Staff July 15, 2014

During this event participants will read a science story and enjoy an activity. This activity is included with museum admission

0 comments CNSE CMOST

Family

July 15

Sewing Machine Basics

by The Staff July 15, 2014

Participants will learn the basics of sewing. Sewing machines will be provided by the library

0 comments Bethlehem Public Library

Family

July 15

Story Circle of the Capital District

by The Staff July 15, 2014

This event is a gathering of story tellers from the capital district. Stories can be no longer than ten minutes, unless previous arrangements were made

0 comments William K. Sanford Town Library