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 Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet.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

Friday, July 25, 2014

Family

July 25

“Mad Scientist” Teddy Bear Sleepover

by The Staff July 25, 2014

Participants will leave teddy bears in the library over night. Participants will receive photographs of the teddy bear's overnight adventure. Call for more information

0 comments Guilderland Public Library

Family

July 25

Aladdin

by The Staff July 25, 2014

This is a rendition of the classic "Arabian Nights" tale. Call for more information

0 comments Mac-Haydn Theatre

Workshops

July 25

Basic E-mail

by The Staff July 25, 2014

This workshop will teach the basics in using e-mail

0 comments Schenectady County Public Library Main Branch

Performance

July 25

Bindlestiff Family Circus

by The Staff July 25, 2014

Adults-only show

0 comments Bard Spiegeltent Cabaret

Clubs

July 25

Bob Lord

by Josh Potter July 25, 2014

0 comments Carney's Tavern

Classical

July 25

Boston Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff July 25, 2014

With pianist Paul Lewis. Music of Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn

0 comments Tanglewood Shed

Family

July 25

Egg Candling: What’s Inside?

by The Staff July 25, 2014

Environmental educator George Steele will discuss the development of a chick embryo. This event is open to families

0 comments Bethlehem Public Library

Family

July 25

Family Story Fun

by The Staff July 25, 2014

An event with arts, crafts and activities. Call for more information

0 comments Schenectady County Public Library Scotia Branch

Readings/Signings

July 25

Paul Harding, Carl Dennis

by The Staff July 25, 2014

Presented by the New York State Summer Writers Institute

0 comments Skidmore College Davis Auditorium

Clubs

July 25

Peg Delaney

by Josh Potter July 25, 2014

0 comments Grappa 72

Theater

July 25

Twelfth Night

by The Staff July 25, 2014

Bird-on-a-Cliff Theatre Company production

0 comments Woodstock Shakespeare Festival