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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 Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet.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, August 1, 2014

Clubs

August 1

Apollo’s Creed, Let Go Daylight, Ganbwa, Vacant

by Josh Potter August 1, 2014

0 comments The Low Beat

Family

August 1

Before and After: Walking Through Sequence

by The Staff August 1, 2014

An educational program, for children between the ages of three and four, concerning how the environment progresses. This event is free. Call for more information

0 comments New York State Museum

Theater

August 1

Can You Hear Me Now?

by The Staff August 1, 2014

A world premiere musical set at the dawn of the cell phone age, the 1990s

0 comments Fort Salem Theater

Clubs

August 1

Carbon Leaf

by Josh Potter August 1, 2014

0 comments Club Helsinki

Concerts

August 1

Cheech and Chong

by Josh Potter August 1, 2014

0 comments The Egg

Theater

August 1

Cirque Eloize iD

by The Staff August 1, 2014

Proclaimed the West Side Story of the 21st century

0 comments Proctors

Clubs

August 1

Dead Beats

by Josh Potter August 1, 2014

0 comments Parish Public House

Classical

August 1

Euryanthe

by The Staff August 1, 2014

Carl Maria von Weber's opera, performed by the American Symphony Orchestra and vocalists. Part of Bard SummerScape

0 comments Bard College Richard B. Fisher Center

Clubs

August 1

I Am Heresy

by Josh Potter August 1, 2014

0 comments Bogies

Comedy

August 1

Joe DeVito

by The Staff August 1, 2014

0 comments Comedy Works Albany

Clubs

August 1

the Holmes Brothers

by Josh Potter August 1, 2014

0 comments Iron Horse Music Hall

Family

August 1

The Pied Piper

by The Staff August 1, 2014

The Pied Piper is a story about a town overrun with rats. When the magical piper rids the town of the rats, the townspeople believe their problem has been solved. They are mistaken because the ...

0 comments Mac-Haydn Theatre