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    Brooke Van Poppelen

      This month’s Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show offers up Brooke Van Poppelen as the headliner. Aside from having a fantastic European-aristocratic name, the Chicago-born, New York City-based comic co-hosts Hack My Life on truTV, was a writer on MTV’s Girl Code and has appeared on John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show on […]
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    Earth Sky Dream

      The new show opening at Hudson’s Carrie Haddad Gallery finds the participating artists observing the landscape with an array of points of view and techniques. From drawing to painting and from realistic renderings to haunted dreamscapes, Earth Sky Dream showcases creators vividly engaging with the nature. Artists with work in the show include Chris […]
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    Troy Night Out/Kids and Pets Night Out

      Tomorrow (Friday), Troy Night Out is “all about the kids and the furr-babies.” The end-of-the-month arts walkabout in very walkable downtown Troy will include over 40 participating businesses offering discounts and specials directed toward kids. There will be children’s street entertainment and places for kids and pets to hang out. Also, the Troy Police […]
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    Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez

      “I’m here to set your soul on fire,” says Christine Ohlman, aka the Beehive Queen of Americana Soul. The longtime vocalist for the Saturday Night Live Band first teased her hair into a bouffant in honor of Ronnie Spector; a blue-eyed soul interpreter since she was 16, the dynamic and archivist performer was inducted […]
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    Lady Antebellum

      Lady Antebellum have been a solid gold smash since the group’s eponymous debut album dominated the charts (and the airwaves) in 2007. In between then and now, they’ve racked up hit after hit and won seven Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year for 2011’s “Need You Now.” Their latest album, 747, continued the […]
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    Lee’s 88 Keys

      From Oklahoma, where she was born, to Albany, where she reigns as the piano-playing “Queen of Jazz,” Lee Shaw has had a long, fascinating, artistically successful life. Not only a successful performer who has traveled around the world with her music, Shaw has made her mark as a teacher. (John Medeski, of Medeski Martin […]
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    Chris Hedges

      Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges will be in Troy tomorrow evening (Friday) to speak on his latest book, Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt. In it, Hedges argues that the world is in a time of revolution; he “investigates what social and psychological factors cause revolution, rebellion, and resistance.” […]
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    Pop Rock Night at the Plaza

      New York celebrates the Empire State Plaza’s 50th anniversary this year. Unless you’re a state worker, your main engagement with Rockefeller’s monument to modernism is through the arts—either underground, with the art collection, or above at New York State Museum, the Egg or the outdoor concert series—and on this level, the plaza is a […]
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    Eastbound Jesus

      Local favorite bluegrass rock band Eastbound Jesus will release their new album, Hollerin’, this Saturday at Putnam Den in Saratoga. “We really tried to push our songwriting in a more complex direction,” say the band members. “And bringing in a few new guest musicians really helped us create a unique and refreshing sound.” Among […]
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    America

      Did you know that the three musicians comprising the 1970s band America were actually British? Did you know that Oz never did give nothing to the Tin Man (that he didn’t already have)? A bona-fide classic-rock act who had a string of hits throughout the decade, such as present-day karaoke staples “Horse With No […]

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Performance

August 16

Ajkun Ballet Theatre

by The Staff August 16, 2014

La Fille Mal Gardee

0 comments The Egg

Classical

August 16

An American Tragedy

by The Staff August 16, 2014

Opera based on Theordore Dreiser's classic novel of class, murder and romance

0 comments Glimmerglass Festival

Museums & Galleries

August 16

Artists Group Show

by The Staff August 16, 2014

Reception 8/16, 5-8 PM

0 comments Star House Gallery

Performance

August 16

Broadway Show Tunes

by The Staff August 16, 2014

Hear your favorite songs from classics like Oklahoma, Hair, Wicked and Sweeney Todd

0 comments Little Theater on the Farm

Workshops

August 16

Citizenship Drive

by The Staff August 16, 2014

Get help completing your U.S. citizenship application form and get it reviewed by an attorney. By Appointment Only. Contact Literacy New York Greater Capital Region/ONA Opportunity Center for information or appointment. 621-7363

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Workshops

August 16

Clogging Workshop

by The Staff August 16, 2014

Hill County Cloggers Inc. will be holding a clogging workshop for all ages.

0 comments Brunswick Community Library

Concerts

August 16

Elysian Fields

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments Mass Moca

Clubs

August 16

Erin Harkes

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments Gaffney's

Clubs

August 16

Forthlin Road

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments The Parting Glass

Clubs

August 16

High Peaks Band

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments Putnam Den

Discussions/Workshops

August 16

History of Women Detectives in Fiction: the Early Years Through the 1960’s

by The Staff August 16, 2014

Catherine Crohan, a librarian at Siena College, will talk about the history of women detectives

0 comments Bethlehem Public Library

Clubs

August 16

Hootenany

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments Caffe Lena

Clubs

August 16

Jane Monheit

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments Iron Horse Music Hall

Readings/Signings

August 16

Melody Davis

by The Staff August 16, 2014

The author will read from and sign her new poetry collection, Holding The Curve

0 comments Market Block Books

Clubs

August 16

Mister F

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Clubs

August 16

Mister F

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Clubs

August 16

Nixon’s Spirit

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments The Low Beat

Clubs

August 16

Pat Attanasio

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments 9 Maple Avenue

Concerts

August 16

Rory Block

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments Guthrie Center

Classical

August 16

Simone Dinnerstein

by The Staff August 16, 2014

Solo piano recital. Music of Nico Muhly, J.S. Bach, Robert Schumann

0 comments Windham Civic Center Concert Hall

Clubs

August 16

Soul Rebels

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments Club Helsinki

Clubs

August 16

Spurs USA

by Ali Hibbs August 16, 2014

0 comments Gypsy Joynt

Museums & Galleries

August 16

The Random Community Generator

by The Staff August 16, 2014

Reception 8/16, 5-8 PM

0 comments Star House Gallery

Discussions/Speakers

August 16

Towards a More Diverse Adirondacks

by The Staff August 16, 2014

This symposium- including social scientists, community activists and civil rights leaders- will discuss ways to diversify the expansive Adirondack Park and raise awareness about its current lack of diversity. Registration for this event includes lunch ...

0 comments Adirondack Interpretive Center