ART WORKSHOP: Isaiah Zagar @ Freedom Square, Troy. The creator of Philadelphia’s aptly named Magic Gardens – leads a mosaic mural workshop to transform the stage at Freedom Square into a community-designed found art masterpiece. Stop by for an hour, an afternoon or register for the full day (sliding scale $1-$350, you choose). Whatever you decide, there’s a community potluck from 12noon-3pm. 9am-5pm.
MUSIC: Chris Forsyth @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson. The underground guitarist’s hypnotic compositions assimilate art-rock texture
with folk, blues, and experimental influences. Accompanied by Paul Sukeena of Spacin’. With Alexander Turnquist. 7pm. $6.
ART ON FILM: “Manet: Portraying Life” @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Documenting the important exhibition at London’s Royal Academy of Arts. Followed by a Q&A with Clark curator Richard Rand. 3pm. $12; $10 students.