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It’s The Weekend!

Friday, April 16th, 2010
What do you want...an invitation?

What do you want...an invitation?

Here’s Friday’s Tips. Don’t forget that tonight (Friday) is Art Night Schenectady.

Here’s our Weekend Roundup.

Friday and Saturday:Caffe Lena’s Acoustic Blues Fest.

Saturday is Record Store Day.

There’s a staged reading of “Dark Meat on a Funny Mind” at Spencertown Academy Arts Center on Saturday.

Saturday is the last day to see It’s The Thread That Binds featuring the work of fiber-artists Jennifer Hunold and Sierra Furtwangler @ Albany Center Gallery.

Saturday, all day long there’s jazz, jazz jazz: Bill McCann’s 25th Anniversary Fest @ UAlbany

On Sunday, you can see So Percussion @ The Fisher Center at Bard College, 4/18/10.

Film/Music: “Vagabondo!” is playing Sunday at the Kleinert James Arts Center in Woodstock.

Got art? What To See.

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It’s The Weekend!

Friday, December 4th, 2009

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MUSIC:
TODAY (FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5
SUNDAY DECEMBER 6
ART AND SPECIAL EVENTS:
TODAY (FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6
CONTINUING
  • Dona Ann McAdams photography exhibit “Some Women” @ the Opalka Gallery at the Sage College of Albany (through Wednesday, December 16.) Here’s the Nippertown review.
  • Ceramists Thaddeus Powers, Meg Oliver, Kyla Toomey and Stacey Esslinger @ Tom Myott Gallery, Glens Falls (through December 23) Here’s the Nippertown review.
  • “Holiday Small Works,” curated by glass artist Isabella Raven @ The Eclipse Mill Gallery in North Adams
  • Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield is featuring “SMALL WORKS: Art + Object,” a small works show of affordable art and “PAPER -or- POTTERY­ -not- PLASTIC,” a group show of 100 paper and ceramic plates. (works are also available online)
  • Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition @ Hudson Valley Community College Teaching Gallery in Troy featuring Milt Connors, Tara Fracalossi, Kyra Garrigue, Richard Garrison, William Jaeger, Thomas Lail, Andrew Lynn, Jean O’Malley, Ryan Parr, Gail V. Roberts, Linda Ryder and Ann Wolf. Through December 12.
  • G.C. Haymes: Collected Works @ Yates Gallery, Siena College. Through December 11.
  • John Foxx: The Quiet Man @ BCB Art, Hudson. Continues through December 19.
  • In conjunction with the Hudson River Quadricentennial celebrations, the University Art Museum @ UAlbany is showing Uncharted, a group exhibition that “considers the potentialities and perils of navigating unfamiliar waters” featuring work by Radcliffe Bailey, Olaf Breuning, Anna Conway, Mark Essen, Adam Frelin, Valerie Hegarty, David Herbert, Emre Hüner, Matt Leines, and Cameron Martin. Through December 13.
  • Lives of the Hudson, Type A: Barrier, Nicole Eisenman @ The Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga. (Here’s the Nippertown review.)

It’s The Weekend!

Friday, November 27th, 2009

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MUSIC:
TODAY (FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28)
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29
  • The Brian Patneaude Trio @ Justin’s, Albany
  • Tom Pacheco @ Tinker Street Cinema, Woodstock
  • ART AND SPECIAL EVENTS:
    TODAY (FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27)
    • Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy (FREE) Of special note: At the Frear Building on the corner of 3rd & Fulton, Tight Knit’s Holiday Event brings 3 floors and 50 vendors of handmade wares, 5-10 PM.
    CONTINUING
    • Ceramists Thaddeus Powers, Meg Oliver, Kyla Toomey and Stacey Esslinger @ Tom Myott Gallery, Glens Falls (through December 23) (Here’s the Nippertown review.)
    • “Holiday Small Works,” curated by glass artist Isabella Raven @ The Eclipse Mill Gallery in North Adams
    • Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield is featuring “SMALL WORKS: Art + Object,” a small works show of affordable art and “PAPER -or- POTTERY­ -not- PLASTIC,” a group show of 100 paper and ceramic plates. (works are also available online)
    • Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition @ Hudson Valley Community College Teaching Gallery in Troy featuring Milt Connors, Tara Fracalossi, Kyra Garrigue, Richard Garrison, William Jaeger, Thomas Lail, Andrew Lynn, Jean O’Malley, Ryan Parr, Gail V. Roberts, Linda Ryder and Ann Wolf. Through December 12.
    • G.C. Haymes: Collected Works @ Yates Gallery, Siena College. Through December 11.
    • John Foxx: The Quiet Man @ BCB Art, Hudson. Continues through December 19.
    • Redux @ Posie Kviat Gallery in Hudson is a group show featuring highlights of their exhibits since they opened early this summer. Through November 30.
    • In conjunction with the Hudson River Quadricentennial celebrations, the University Art Museum @ UAlbany is showing Uncharted, a group exhibition that “considers the potentialities and perils of navigating unfamiliar waters” featuring work by Radcliffe Bailey, Olaf Breuning, Anna Conway, Mark Essen, Adam Frelin, Valerie Hegarty, David Herbert, Emre Hüner, Matt Leines, and Cameron Martin. Through December 13.
    • Lives of the Hudson, Type A: Barrier, Nicole Eisenman @ The Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga. (Here’s the Nippertown review.)

It’s The Weekend!

Friday, October 16th, 2009

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MUSIC:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
  • Loudon Wainwright III and Richard Thompson @ The Egg, Albany
  • Silversun Pickups with Cage the Elephant, An Horse @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
  • A String of Pearls @ The Stockade Inn, Schenectady
  • Red Haired Strangers CD release party @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
  • The Keith Pray Trio @ Quintessence, Albany (FREE)

ART and SPECIAL EVENTS:
  • Art Night Schenectady @ various locations, Schenectady (Friday) (FREE)
  • Open house @ Remsen Street Studios, Cohoes (Friday) (FREE)
  • Artists talk with Martin Puryear @ Kleinert James Arts Center, Woodstock (Friday) (FREE)
  • Hudson Arts Walk @ various locations, Hudson (Saturday-Sunday) (FREE)
  • Discard Avant Garb @ Grand Street Community Arts Center, Albany (Saturday)
  • Z Puppets Rosenschnoz‘s “A La Carte: In a Fool’s Kitchen” @ the Steamer 10 Theatre, Albany (Saturday)
  • Albany All Stars Roller Derby @ Washington Avenue Armory, Albany (Saturday)
  • Fifth Annual North Adams Open Studios, 10-6pm (Saturday-Sunday) (FREE)
  • “Woodstock: Now and Then” film with Michael Lang @ The Linda, Albany (Sunday)
  • It’s The Weekend!

    Friday, October 9th, 2009

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    MUSIC:

    FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9
    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10
    • Sirsy with the Chad Hollister Band, Gracie’s Paris, Fo’Castle @ Revolution Hall, Troy
    • Rensselaer Land Trust Oktoberfest with Hair of the Dog, Flood Road, more @ Brown’s Brewing Co., Troy (FREE)
    • The Barefoot Boys @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park
    • Spider Saloff @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
    • The Sanctuary Arts and Music Festival with Joy Askew, Erin Hobson @ Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Saugerties
    • Richie Havens with Meg Hutchinson @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield, Mass.
    • “Golden Oldies Spectacular” with Bobby Vee, Bobby Rydell, Sonny Turner, the Chiffons, more @ Proctors, Schenectady
    • Professor Louie & the Crowmatix @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11
    • “Tribute to Lena Spencer” with Addie & Olin-Unleashed!, Camille West, Frank Orsini & Peter Davis, Terri Huxtable & Liz Hood, Linda Schrade & David Kiphuth, Greg Clark and George Ward @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
    • The Brian Patneaude Quartet @ Justin’s, Albany
    • “The Johnny Cash Experience” featuring David Stone @ The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
    • Mason Jennings with Anni Rossi @ Revolution Hall, Troy
    • Yonder Mountain String Band with Danny Barnes @ Pearl Street, Northampton

    ART and SPECIAL EVENTS:

    It’s The Weekend!

    Friday, September 25th, 2009

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    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
    Troy Night Out arts walk @ various locations, Troy (FREE)
    Rosanne Raneri and Amy Collins MacGregor @ Bread & Jam Cafe, Cohoes (FREE)
    Blue Factory @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
    Elizabeth & the Catapult @ Hudson Valley Community College, Troy
    Mary Gauthier @ Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale
    The Wallace Roney Quintet @ UAlbany Campus Center Ballroom, Albany
    She Wants Revenge with Kill Hannah and Alta Mira @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
    Grizzly Bear with Gang Gang Dance @ Skidmore College Sports and Recreation Center, Saratoga Springs
    The Chandler Travis Philharmonic @ The Linda, Albany
    Otmaro Ruiz @ A Place For Jazz at the Whisperdome, Schenectady
    Michael Jerling CD release party @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
    Manhattan Transfer @ The Egg, Albany
    “Slow Wave: Seeing Sleep” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy (thru Sunday)

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
    Stockade Walkabout @ various locations, Schenectady
    Jack Harlan @ Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady
    “Where Are You Go” with Restys, My Survival Kit, Charlie Don’t Surf @ Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
    Johnny Mandel, Sherrie Maricle & the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Ann Hampton Callaway @ College of St. Rose’s Massry Center, Albany
    Margaret Cho @ The Egg, Albany
    The Doc Marshalls with Tern Rounders @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
    Opening art reception @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (FREE)

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
    Natalie Merchant with Shelving Rock @ 1848 Shaker Meeting House, Colonie (SOLD OUT)
    Benefit for Emily Quick with Fluid Motion, Erin Harkes, Blackcat Elliot, Mariaville Cattle Company, the Ameros, the Blisterz, more @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
    Rosalie Sorrells @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs

    It’s The Weekend!

    Friday, September 18th, 2009

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    As we noted before, this is probably the single busiest weekend of the year, so get out there…here are just a few suggestions:

    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
    Art Night Schenectady @ various locations, Schenectady (FREE)
    The Shakin’ Bakers @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy
    Rory Block @ the Church of St. James, Chatham
    Assembly of Dust with Nautilus @ Revolution Hall, Troy
    The Red Haired Strangers with Rattling Baddlies @ the Albany Public Library, Albany (FREE)
    The Let It Roll Fest @ Sunnyview Farm, Ghent
    The Speckers @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
    Son Volt with Sera Cahoone @ The Egg, Albany
    Dougie MacLean @ the Eighth Step @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady
    Juliette Lewis with American Bang, the Ettes @ Pearl Street, Northampton, Mass.
    The Irish 2000 Music & Arts Festival @ the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa (also on Saturday)

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
    Jill Hughes CD release party @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady
    The Lake George Jazz Weekend @ Shepard Park, Lake George (FREE) (also on Sunday)
    LarkFest @ Lark Street, Albany (FREE)
    Hispanic Heritage Festival @ Empire State Plaza, Albany (FREE)
    Eddie Money with Johnny Rabb & the Jailhouse Rockers @ Monument Square, Troy (FREE)
    The Drum Boogie Festival @ Cornell Park, Kingston (FREE)
    The Last Conspirators with the Blisterz and Blackcat Elliot @ Jason’s Upstairs Bar, Hudson
    Samara Lubelski with Joshua Burkett @ the Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
    Bell X1 with Wild Light @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
    Red Hen CD release party @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
    Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
    Railroad Earth with Elephant Revival @ The Egg, Albany
    “Songs for Freedom” with the Basement Band, Sean Rowe @ Revolution Hall, Troy
    Son Volt with Sera Cahoone @ Pearl Street, Northampton, Mass.

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
    Chowderfest @ River Street, Troy (FREE)
    Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra @ Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, Mass. (FREE)
    Peter Mulvey @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs


    ART:

    Fran Shalom: Paintings @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson; Artist reception Saturday, 6-8pm
    Joe Goodwin: A Recent Epoch @ Leslie Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield, Mass.; Artist reception Saturday, 4-6pm
    Annette Cords: Cross-Coupling @Posie Kviat Gallery, Hudson; Artist reception Saturday, 6-8pm

    It’s The Weekend!

    Friday, September 11th, 2009

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    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
    Frank Jaklitsch & Friends @ the Hibernians Hall, Albany
    The Fleshtones, Big Frank & the Bargain Bingers, more @ Positively Fourth Street, Troy (FREE)
    Super 400 CD release party, Matthew Loiacono, Tern Rounders @ Revolution Hall, Troy
    The Boredoms‘ “Boadrum 9,” Deerhunter @ EMPAC @ RPI, Troy
    Mike Gordon, Reid Genauer @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
    Joshua Radin, Gary Jules, Amber Rubarth @ The Linda, Albany
    The Eric Alexander Quintet @ A Place For Jazz @ the First Unitarian Society’s Whisperdome, Schenectady
    John Gorka, Meg Hutchinson @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
    The Albany Jazz Festival with Joe Lovano, the Lee Shaw Trio, Lizz Wright, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, more @ Riverfront Park, Albany (FREE)
    The Small Town Friends Festival with Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Voorheesville Library, Voorheesville (FREE)
    The Royal Family Getdown with Soulive, John Scofield, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, more @ the Pines Theater in Look Park, Northampton, Mass.
    Firefighter Font CD release party, Saint Ukraine, Beware! The Other Head of Science @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
    The Feelies @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
    Quixote @ Ground Zero, Troy
    “Songs of Pete Seeger: An Old Songs Benefit” featuring the Lost Radio Rounders, Addie & Olin Unleashed, Bill Spence, Roger Mock, more @ Old Songs, Voorheesville
    NotaRiotous‘ “Microtonal Voices” @ Williams College’s ’62 Center of Theatre and Dance, Williamstown, Mass. (FREE)
    Robert Klein @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, Mass.
    The Paul Winter Consort @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield, Mass.
    The Frank Wakefield Band @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
    Christine Lavin @ PS/21, Chatham

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
    Amanda’s Journey Remembrance Walk featuring the Lost Radio Rounders, Almost Awake @ the Crossings, Colonie
    Ingrid Michaelson @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
    The Uncle Sam Celebration @ Knickerbacker Park Lansingburgh

    If all these choices have you stymied, or if you just feel like hanging at home in your fuzzy slippers, you can live stream All Tomorrow’s Parties all weekend, courtesy of WFMU.

    Caffe LenaJim Gaudet and the Railroad BoysThe Cock'N'Bull RestaurantCartoonist John CaldwellHolly & EvanAdvertise on Nippertown!Leave Regular Radio BehindBerkshire On StageAlbany PoetsArtist Charles HaymesThe LindaHudson SoundsG.C. Haymes