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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 […]

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Family

August 27

Anime Club

by The Staff August 27, 2014

Anime viewings, DDR, contests and prizes. Call for more information

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Sports

August 27

Drop-In Nighthawk Watch

by The Staff August 27, 2014

With a 2-foot wingspan and a habit of feeding in the air near the ground, Common Nighthawks are easy to spot. Dozens to hundreds of the birds are seen each evening before sunset as they ...

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Clubs

August 27

Isa X, Painted Faces, Saviour Self

by Ali Hibbs August 27, 2014

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Family

August 27

LEGO Club

by Ali Hibbs August 27, 2014

The library supplies the legos, you supply the imagination. For kids and families

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Concerts

August 27

Pine Leaf Boys

by Ali Hibbs August 27, 2014

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Fairs & Festivals

August 27

Schaghticoke Fair

by The Staff August 27, 2014

Harvest Your Dreams: A showcase for the best that Rensselaer County residents and agriculture have to offer. Building after building will be bursting with vegetables, fruits, animals, antiques, baked goods and homemade crafts. Plus rides, ...

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Clubs

August 27

Sonny Speed

by Ali Hibbs August 27, 2014

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Family

August 27

Sumo and Candy Sushi

by The Staff August 27, 2014

Knock your opponent out of the ring in the library's crazy yoga ball belly-bounce game! Then, craft candy into edible works of art, Japanese style! Prizes, too! Ages 11-17

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