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    Jocelyn Arndt

      Jocelyn Arndt the band actually consists of vocalist-keyboardist Jocelyn Arndt, her brother and co-writer, guitarist Chris Arndt, and four other musicians including a violinist. But attention for this upstate New York, blues-inspired indie-rock act mostly centers on Jocelyn’s big, bluesy voice (and its very pretty upper register), and also for Chris’ 1970s-style shredding. Though […]
  • Jason Isbell's latest album, Southeastern, is personal and intimate.

    Jason Isbell

      Jason Isbell was one of three talented songwriters in the band Drive-By Truckers until 2007, when he parted ways with his bandmates and struck out on a solo career that, during the first five years and three albums, was so besotted with alcohol that the artist admits he would often wake up in strange […]
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 29:  (L-R) Drummer Ryan Seaman, guitarist Jacky Vincent, vocalist Ronnie Radke, bassist Ron Ficarro and guitarist Derek Jones of Falling In Reverse pose backstage at the Vans Warped Tour 2012 kick off party and press conference at Club Nokia on March 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)

    Falling in Reverse

      Ronnie Radke was the lead singer of post-hardcore band Escape the Fate until years of problems with the law landed him in jail and he was replaced. Angry at being ousted, Radke formed his own post-hardcore/pop-punk band, Falling in Reverse, in 2008, just before his incarceration. After being released in 2010, Radke, now clean […]
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    Brandi Carlile

      Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile has been a constant presence in the pop-country-rock firmament since her breakthrough album The Story in 2007. Now, with her latest album, her music is the most rock & roll-oriented it’s ever been. It was released in March, and the reviews for The Firewatcher’s Daughter are in. Fresh Air’s Ken Tucker […]
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    Mindy Thompson Fullilove

      “What if divided neighborhoods were causing public health problems? What if a new approach to planning and design could tackle both the built environment and collective well-being at the same time?” This is the topic that will be addressed in a talk by Mindy Thompson Fullilove, author of Urban Alchemy: Finding Joy in America’s […]
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    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

      Christopher Durang’s 2013 Tony Award-winning comedy makes its Capital Region debut beginning this weekend at Curtain Call Theatre. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is both a wacky farce and a gloss on Chekhov, the kind of thing that’s impossible for most to pull off but is Durang’s métier. This Curtain Call production […]
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    Honk! The Musical Tale of the Ugly Duckling

      The Theatre Institute at Sage will wrap up its current season beginning this Wednesday with a children’s theater production of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling” titled, Honk! The Musical Tale of the Ugly Duckling. With book and lyrics by Anthony Davis and music by George Stiles, Honk! will “charm young audiences with its […]
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    Steven Wilson

      London-based Steven Wilson may look every inch the ’70s English folkie, but actually, he’s an innovative studio guru and the leader of the greatly admired rock band Porcupine Tree. And since 2008, he’s become widely acknowledged as a master of modern prog rock. His impeccable resume includes engineering, and playing with, prog titans from […]

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Clubs

August 7

Andy Serling

by Ali Hibbs August 7, 2014

0 comments The Parting Glass

Family

August 7

Animal Tales

by The Staff August 7, 2014

Part of the Barker Park Kids' Summer Series, this event is a hands-on educational event involving animals. The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Children's Museum presents this event in which participants can listen to ...

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Family

August 7

Anime Day

by Ali Hibbs August 7, 2014

Celebrate anime and manga at the library. Snacks and drinks will be provided, we’ll also be making candy sushi, watching some anime and having a cos play contest (please come in costume)! For teens

0 comments Albany Public Library Main Branch

Concerts

August 7

Boz Scaggs

by The Staff August 7, 2014

0 comments Turning Stone Resort and Casino

Theater

August 7

Dancing Lessons

by The Staff August 7, 2014

Julianne Boyd directs this world premiere

0 comments Barrington Stage Company Boyd-Quinson Mainstage

Performance

August 7

David Rousseve/REALITY

by The Staff August 7, 2014

Doris Duke Theatre

0 comments Jacob's Pillow

Family

August 7

Electrifying Science

by Ali Hibbs August 7, 2014

CMOST is zinging and zapping a good time at Howe

0 comments Albany Public Library Howe Branch

Clubs

August 7

Garland Nelson and the Soul Session

by Ali Hibbs August 7, 2014

0 comments Gaffney's

Theater

August 7

Guys and Dolls

by The Staff August 7, 2014

Damon Runyon's unforgettable characters paired with Frank Loesser's great songs

0 comments Mac-Haydn Theatre

Clubs

August 7

Halfstep

by Ali Hibbs August 7, 2014

0 comments Putnam Den

Theater

August 7

I Love a Piano

by The Staff August 7, 2014

A melodic evening of great Irving Berlin tunes

0 comments Theater Barn

Clubs

August 7

Liz Longley

by Ali Hibbs August 7, 2014

0 comments Iron Horse Music Hall

Clubs

August 7

Mike Lampkin

by Ali Hibbs August 7, 2014

0 comments Grappa 72

Clubs

August 7

Mike Lawrence

by Ali Hibbs August 7, 2014

0 comments Jazz on Jay

Workshops

August 7

Music for Children

by The Staff August 7, 2014

Shelly Ley will conduct an energetic music class for ages 3-5.

0 comments North Chatham Library

Family

August 7

Music from Salem Children’s Workshop

by The Staff August 7, 2014

This even explores classical chamber music with participatory and hands-on activities.  This is a free event for children between grades K-6. Call for more information

0 comments Salem Courthouse

Performance

August 7

Pacific Northwest Ballet

by The Staff August 7, 2014

Ted Shawn Theatre

0 comments Jacob's Pillow

Family

August 7

Reptile Adventure

by Ali Hibbs August 7, 2014

Meet some cool reptiles up close! Also, kids will learn a little about biology, ecology, zoology, and chemistry in the process

0 comments Albany Public Library Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch

Theater

August 7

Seussical the Musical

by The Staff August 7, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group family fun production

0 comments Colonial Theatre

Concerts

August 7

Sheila E., Conehead Buddha

by Ali Hibbs August 7, 2014

0 comments Alive at Five

Literary Events

August 7

Shorts Out Loud

by The Staff August 7, 2014

Ten minutes of live acoustic music, followed by a reading of a contemporary short story. This week, Garth Gree with play the guitar and Barb Stubblebine will read. For ages 16 and up

0 comments Troy Public Library

Classical

August 7

The Philadelphia Orchestra

by The Staff August 7, 2014

An Evening on the Rhine, with pianist Jeremy Denk

0 comments Saratoga Performing Arts Center