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See Hear Now: Green Light @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
Katrina Cathcart: Color My World (Detail)

Katrina Cathcart: Color My World (Detail)

We recently stopped by the Mandeville Gallery, housed in the breathtaking, 16-sided Nott Memorial Chapel at Union College, to take a look at the Green Light show organized by VSAarts. The exhibition includes a lush and inspiring 30-page catalog that chronicles the 15 artists in the show, all of whom have disabilities ranging from ADHD to tramautic brain injuries and severe Crohn’s disease.

Some use the creative process as a way to meditate and focus inward while others use it as a way to reach out and communicate with the outside world. As is typical with VSAarts, the work is first-rate.

Here’s what caught our eye:



Real Good for Free: Thurman

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Just because you might be headed up into the Adirondacks for a bit of a summertime mountain getaway doesn’t mean that you’ll have to leave free music behind.


The Town of Thurman is presenting a free concert series in Veteran’s Memorial Park (311 Athol Road, Athol) this summer.

The concerts take place at 7pm on Mondays, and here’s what’s in store:

July 6: Smokey Greene

July 13: Nelson Rock and the Circle of Willis

July 20: Don’t Quit Your Day Job

July 27: Adrenaline Hayride

August 3: The Lustre Kings

August 10: Johnny and the Thurmites

August 17: The Lockhart Mountain Boys

August 24: The Sweet Cider Trio

August 31: The Stony Creek Band

Real Good for Free: Sharon Springs (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: Fabulous Fourth Festivities
Real Good for Free: Rock-It in Schenectady (Fridays)
Real Good for Free: Bethlehem Public Library (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: East Greenbush Comm. Library (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: Stony Creek Town Park (Tuesdays)
Real Good For Free: RiverLink Park, Amsterdam (Saturdays)
Real Good For Free: Halfmoon (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: Sand Lake Summer Fest (Fri-Sun, July 10-12)
Real Good For Free: Chestertown (Thursdays)
Real Good for Free: Bolton Landing (Tuesdays)
Real Good for Free: Greenport Park, Hudson (Fridays)
Real Good for Free: The Sounds of Salem (Saturday mornings)
Real Good For Free: AHMF @ Lake George (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: Latin Fest @ Washington Park (Sat. Aug. 29)
Real Good for Free: The Clark @ Williamstown (Tuedays)
Real Good For Free: Skidmore Jazz (Various days)
Real Good For Free: Schenectady Central Park (Sunday afternoons)
Real Good For Free: Clifton Park (Sundays)
Real Good for Free: Albany Public Library (Third Fridays)
Real Good for Free: At The Plaza, Albany (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: Skidmore’s Tang Museum (Fridays)
Real Good For Free: Rockin’ on the River, Troy (Wednesdays)
Real Good For Free: Pearl Street Live (Thursdays)
Real Good For Free: Freedom Park, Scotia (Various days)
Real Good For Free: Jazz on Jay (Thursdays at noon)
Real Good For Free: Cook Park, Colonie (Tuesdays)
Real Good For Free: Lake George (Wednesdays)
Real Good For Free: Schodack (Tuesdays)
Real Good For Free: Canajoharie (Tuesdays)
Real Good For Free: Guilderland (Thursdays)
Real Good For Free: Alive @ 5 (Thursdays)
Real Good For Free: Powers Park (Saturdays)

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