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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 [...]

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Fairs & Festivals

August 9

7th Annual Sangria Festival

by The Staff August 9, 2014

Fresh-made sangrias, flamenco guitar, food and more

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Fairs & Festivals

August 9

9th Annual Rock, Rattle & Drum Pow Wow

by The Staff August 9, 2014

Featuring Arvel Bird, Dance Azteca. Traditional Indian songs, dances and events for the whole family

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Classical

August 9

Cirque de la Symphonie

by The Staff August 9, 2014

Cristian Macelaru conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra

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Clubs

August 9

Deadbeats

by Josh Potter August 9, 2014

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Clubs

August 9

Keith Pray

by Josh Potter August 9, 2014

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Discussions/Speakers

August 9

Landscape Architecture Lecture

by The Staff August 9, 2014

Gary Hilderbrand of Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture will discuss the transformation of the newly renovated Clark campus.

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Workshops

August 9

Leaning into the Storm: Perfectionism in Antebellum New York

by The Staff August 9, 2014

Robert W. Arnold III presents this free and public lecture on Antebellum New York, sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities.

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Family

August 9

Library Photography Conteset Reception and Awards

by The Staff August 9, 2014

Awards will be presented to the top photographs from this year's contest. Call for more information

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Concerts

August 9

Perry Beekman & Friends

by The Staff August 9, 2014

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Participatory

August 9

Round and Square Dance

by The Staff August 9, 2014

Music by the Night Hawks. Light refreshments. Come and invite your friends

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Museums & Galleries

Norman Rockwell Museum

A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Studio

Through 10/31



Museums & Galleries

Carrie Haddad Gallery

A Nod to the Past

Through 8/17



Theater

Chester Theatre Company

A Number

Through 8/10



Museums & Galleries

John Davis Gallery

Brenda Goodman: Painting

Through 8/10



Theater

Fort Salem Theater

Can You Hear Me Now?

Through 8/10



Theater

Berkshire Theatre Group Fitzpatrick Main Stage

Cedars

Through 8/09



Theater

Proctors

Cirque Eloize iD

Through 8/10



Museums & Galleries

Norman Rockwell Museum

Curator’s Choice: Selections from the Permanent Collection

Through 1/11



Museums & Galleries

Salem Art Works

Cynthia Rosen & Regina Brodie

Through 8/31



Performance

Jacob's Pillow

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Through 9/13



Theater

Barrington Stage Company Boyd-Quinson Mainstage

Dancing Lessons

Through 8/24



Performance

Jacob's Pillow

David Rousseve/REALITY

Through 8/10



Theater

Berkshire Theatre Group Unicorn Theatre

Design for Living

Through 8/16



Museums & Galleries

Arts Center of the Capital Region

Fence Select

Through 8/29



Theater

Mac-Haydn Theatre

Guys and Dolls

Through 8/17



Theater

Berkshire Museum

Hairspray Jr

Through 8/10



Theater

Shakespeare & Company

Henry IV, Parts I & II

Through 8/31



Theater

Theater Barn

I Love a Piano

Through 8/17



Museums & Galleries

Clark Art Institute

Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975

Through 10/13



Museums & Galleries

Arts Center of the Capital Region

Malady

Through 9/28



Museums & Galleries

Chapel + Cultural Center

Memorial for Lost Species

Through 8/31



Museums & Galleries

Saratoga Springs Visitors Center

Monet’s Gardens and Beautiful Landscapes: Photography by Michael Weitzman

Through 9/01



Museums & Galleries

Clement Art Gallery

of Beauties & Beasts

Through 9/20



Performance

Jacob's Pillow

Pacific Northwest Ballet

Through 8/10



Museums & Galleries

Star House Gallery

Parallel Places: Owen D. Harvey/Michael Hunt

Through 8/09



Performance

Jacob's Pillow

Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel’s Moses(es)

Through 9/13



Theater

Colonial Theatre

Seussical the Musical

Through 8/17



Museums & Galleries

SCAC Arts Center Gallery

Sights + Sounds

Through 9/27



Theater

Capital Repertory Theatre

Smokey Joe’s Cafe

Through 8/10



Museums & Galleries

Arts Center of the Capital Region

Student Fence Select

Through 8/29



Performance

Shire City Sanctuary

The Berkshire Fringe

Through 8/18



Theater

Barrington Stage Company St. Germain Stage

The Golem of Havana

Through 8/10



Theater

Williamstown Theatre Festival Nikos Stage

The Old Man and the Old Moon

Through 8/17



Theater

Williamstown Theatre Festival Main Stage

The Visit

Through 8/17



Museums & Galleries

Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Thomas Cole’s Honey

Through 10/02



Theater

Woodstock Shakespeare Festival

Twelfth Night

Through 8/31



Theater

Shakespeare & Company Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Through 9/14