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  • thumb_47artboxpicMONET

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 Kelly himself selected the works in the show, which will include two of his paintings, 18 of his unpublished drawings, and nine paintings by Monet.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

Monday, August 11, 2014

Performance

August 11

An Enchanted Evening with Kelli O’Hara

by The Staff August 11, 2014

One night only benefit concert with the magnetic five-time Tony Award nominee

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Classical

August 11

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

by The Staff August 11, 2014

Music of Beethoven, Barber, Dvorak. Featuring Wu Han, Anne-Marie McDermott, Benjamin Beilman, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Paul Neubauer, and David Finckel

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Family

August 11

Colonie Town Band Concert

by The Staff August 11, 2014

This concert features selections from Broadway shows, movies, marches and light classical pieces. Call for more information

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Family

August 11

Good Night Storytime

by The Staff August 11, 2014

Wind down with a quiet storytime with your little one

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Family

August 11

Portable Planetarium

by The Staff August 11, 2014

Star-gaze in the Dudley Observatory's inflatable planetarium and Starlab. Call for more information

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Theater

August 11

Side By Side

by The Staff August 11, 2014

An evening of songs and banter with Benita Zahn and Jerry Gretzinger

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Clubs

August 11

Ubuntu

by Josh Potter August 11, 2014

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Family

August 11

Whip-poor-will Citizen Science Survey

by The Staff August 11, 2014

A whip-poor-will is a nocturnal bird classified in the family of Nightjars.  Participants will record as many whip-poor-wills as can be found. This event is for those of the ages 14 and up. This is ...

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Museums & Galleries

Norman Rockwell Museum

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

Through 10/31



Museums & Galleries

Salem Art Works

Cynthia Rosen & Regina Brodie

Through 8/31



Theater

Barrington Stage Company Boyd-Quinson Mainstage

Dancing Lessons

Through 8/24



Theater

Berkshire Theatre Group Unicorn Theatre

Design for Living

Through 8/16



Theater

Mac-Haydn Theatre

Guys and Dolls

Through 8/17



Museums & Galleries

Art in Chestertown Gallery

Harvest Spirit

Through 9/20



Theater

Shakespeare & Company

Henry IV, Parts I & II

Through 8/31



Theater

Theater Barn

I Love a Piano

Through 8/17



Museums & Galleries

Sanford Smith Fine Art

Karen LeSage

Through 9/14



Museums & Galleries

Clark Art Institute

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

Through 10/13



Museums & Galleries

Saratoga Springs Visitors Center

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

Through 9/01



Museums & Galleries

The Mount

SculptureNow: Common Ground

Through 10/31



Theater

Colonial Theatre

Seussical the Musical

Through 8/17



Museums & Galleries

SCAC Arts Center Gallery

Sights + Sounds

Through 9/27



Performance

Shire City Sanctuary

The Berkshire Fringe

Through 8/18



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



Theater

Shakespeare & Company Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Through 9/14



Museums & Galleries

BCB Art

You game? I’m game: New Paintings, Drawings and Paper Rolls by Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Through 9/07