The Week In Review
Joe Putrock and Elizabeth Dubben inspired us to work every day.
And when you’re done working, have some weird ice cream
Oh boy, right again: Nina Stanley won the Peoples Choice Art Award at Art on Lark.
Who would be in your ideal supergroup?
SATURDAY, JUNE 13
Music for Silent Films at Saratoga Arts Center 8pm – 9:30pm ($5 Admission / Free with Artsfest Artspass): A diverse group of musicians come together to improvise music to accompany short films by regional filmmakers.
Musicians Lewis “Flip” Barnes (trumpet) Chris Becker (laptop, kaoss pad), Tony Maimone (bass), Paul Watson (cornet, effects), Lynn Wright (guitar, effects) and Ryder Cooley (musical saw, accordion)
Filmmakers Maureen Sager, Yuko Edwards, Kyra Garrigue, Blair Neal, Daniel DeFabio, Leona Christie
Also on Saturday:
Celebrate the Quadricentennial of Henry Hudson’s trip up the river at Schodack Island State Park or PS/21 in Chatham.
Juneteenth Celebration 11am – 3pm @ Arbor Hill Community Center, 50 Lark St. in Albany
Uncle Rock @ the Linda, Albany
Rhythm On the Ridge Festival featuring Sweet Cider, Ramblin Jug Stompers, Hill Hollow Band, more @ Maple Ridge Ski, Rotterdam
Rob Jonas with Sumac and Jo Henley @ Valentine’s, Albany
The Ashley Pond Band with Space Lounge and Ben Karis-Nix @ Valentine’s, Albany
Super 400 with Hamell on Trial @ Revolution Hall, Troy
The Doc Marshalls @ Club Helsinki, Great Barrington, Mass.
The Frank Wakefield Band @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs
Peppy Castro @ the Colony Cafe, Woodstock
SUNDAY, JUNE 14
Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys @ Alchemy, Woodstock
FETCH! Lab: Crazy About Kites 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM @ Schenectady Museum
Saratoga Arts Fest continues in (duh) downtown Saratoga.
Local Food Festival, 10am-4pm at Indian Ladder Farms
Ballston Spa village wide garage sale (all weekend).
The online store for Dark Night Of The Soul, the unique art project from Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse and David Lynch, is now open for business. Act now if you want to buy the 100+ page book of original David Lynch photography – it’s a limited run of 5,000.
Charity dog wash at the East Greenbush Animal Hospital (477-7400) from 1-4pm today. $20 donation per dog with proceeds benefiting the playground at Castleton Elementary School.
Oink Oink. Today is Friendly’s Free Ice Cream Day
Also today, and also free:
Art on Lark @ Lark Street, Albany
Opening reception for The Karene Faul Alumni Exhibition @ the College of St. Rose’s Esther Massry Gallery, Albany
This week in review:
Alchemy opened. Tonight you can see Commander Cody and Professor Louie
It’s your funeral. What do you want to hear?
Matchstick art, some of which goes up in flames
Bogies is back from the dead
Please don’t eat the art: Jell-O artist Liz Hickok
Mark you calendar: Real Good For Free