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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 Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet.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 19, 2014

Theater

July 19

A Woman’s Wit

by The Staff July 19, 2014

Adirondack Shakespeare production about the Bard's heroines

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Clubs

July 19

Badmash

by Josh Potter July 19, 2014

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Clubs

July 19

Bev Rohler and John Colby

by Josh Potter July 19, 2014

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Discussions/Speakers

July 19

Carter E. Foster

by The Staff July 19, 2014

The Whitney Museum curator of drawing will discuss how Edward Hopper used drawing to develop his paintings in the lecture, Hopper's Drawings

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Lectures & Learning

July 19

Derek Gillman

by The Staff July 19, 2014

A Good Meal: Ancestors, Gods, and Gifts in Ancient and Imperial China

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Classical

July 19

Dido and Aeneas

by The Staff July 19, 2014

PS 21 and Concerts in the Village production of Purcell's opera

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Classical

July 19

Eaken Trio

by The Staff July 19, 2014

Music of Loillet, Brahms, Piazolla

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Classical

July 19

FCM All-American Program

by The Staff July 19, 2014

Music of George Perle, Keeril Makan, David Dzubay and Anthony Cheung

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Museums & Galleries

July 19

Fence Select

by The Staff July 19, 2014

Reception 7/25, 5-9 PM

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Fairs & Festivals

July 19

Frances Day

by The Staff July 19, 2014

Music, art-making, gallery talks, snow cones and a photo booth. Come check out all the new shows at the Tang

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Concerts

July 19

James Taylor

by Josh Potter July 19, 2014

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Workshops

July 19

Landscaping with Herbs and Flowers

by The Staff July 19, 2014

With master gardener Denise Maurer. Pre-registration required

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Museums & Galleries

July 19

Malady

by The Staff July 19, 2014

Reception 7/25, 5-9 PM

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Workshops

July 19

Meet the Flowers and Herbs of Summer

by The Staff July 19, 2014

With Lauren Giambrone of the Good Fight Herb Co

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Clubs

July 19

Missing Link

by Josh Potter July 19, 2014

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Discussions/Speakers

July 19

Murray Tinkelman

by The Staff July 19, 2014

The artist will look at the illustrators who defined the Roaring Twenties in the lecture, Illustrating the 1920s

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Readings/Signings

July 19

Poets in the Park

by The Staff July 19, 2014

Melody Davis and Brian Dorn with fire-dancer will be doing readings from their books and poetry compilations. The rain site is the Social Justice Center at 33 Central Ave

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Performance

July 19

Psychic Sideshow

by The Staff July 19, 2014

EvilDan & Colleen the Sideshow Queens present their unique blend of magic, mind-reading, carnival cons, sideshow stunts and more in this all-ages show

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Clubs

July 19

Rocksteady

by Josh Potter July 19, 2014

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Clubs

July 19

Roy Hurd

by Josh Potter July 19, 2014

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Clubs

July 19

Russ Kennedy

by Josh Potter July 19, 2014

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Performance

July 19

Seano’s Circus Spectacular

by The Staff July 19, 2014

Performance followed by a workshop, open to all

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Concerts

July 19

Troy Pig Out

by Josh Potter July 19, 2014

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Classical

July 19

Windham Chamber Music Festival

by The Staff July 19, 2014

Gala orchestra concert with guests  Zuill Bailey, cello, Christopher Feigum, baritone and conducted by Robert Manno

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