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Edward Buyck: Picturing the American Revolution

Date: Fri, Apr 29 - Thu, May 5, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: The Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie, NY 13317
Cost: $8 adults, $6 seniors and students, Free for members and children under 11

Exhibition of Edward Buyck's paintings in celebration of Revolutionary War events along with 18th century paintings of Americans.

Tuesday Delmar Farmers Market

Date: Tue, May 3 - 10, 2016
Time: 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: First United Methodist Church, 428 Kenwood Ave, Delmar, NY 12054
Cost: FREE

Tuesday Delmar Farmers Market is a producer only farmers market. We are a group of local farmers, local producers, local crafters and prepared hot food vendors. Our opening day will be Tuesday, May 3rd at 2:30 to 6. We look forward to seeing you all Tuesday!

35 Years of Iroquois Art: A Retrospective

Date: Tue, May 3 - 8, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Road, Howes Cave, NY 12092
Cost: $8 adults, $5 children

Exhibition features highlights from the Iroquois Indian Museum's 35 years of presenting contemporary Iroquois art and creativity. The Iroquois Indian Museum is an educational institution dedicated to fostering understanding of Iroquois culture using Iroquois art as a window to that culture. . The Iroquois Indian Museum has been named one of the top seven places in the United States to see Native American Art by the online, Culture Trip.

Les Paul's Big Sound Experience at Saint Rose

Date: Wed, May 4 - 5, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Hearst Center for Communications and Interactive Media, Madison Avenue Albany NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Saint Rose will be hosting a traveling interactive exhibit called Les Paul's Big Sound Experience May 4-5 out the college's Hearst Center for Communications and Interactive Media on Madison Ave.

Bowl for Kids' Sake 2016

Date: Thu, May 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Spare Time in Latham, Spare Time in Clifton Park, and Eboulevard in Schenectady

Bowl for Kids' Sake is a fun and easy way for you and your company, friends, or family to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region. Spare an hour to have fun with your friends and support local Capital Region youth!

Dixieland and all That Jazz

Date: Thu, May 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Twisted Vine Wine and Tap Bar, 384 Kenwood Ave. Delmar, NY 12054
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Thursday, May 4, 2016. Skip Parsons' Clarinet Marmalade Trio, featuring; Skip on reeds, Richard Downs, bass; and Crick Diefendorf, banjo; will jazz things up for the fans at the Twisted Vine Wine and Tap Bar. It's located at 384 Kenwood Ave., Delmar from 7 to 10 PM. Available will be an assortment of great wines and good food, as well as convenient parking. Call 'em for more information at 439-3241

OTEP at Upstate Concert Hall

Date: Thu, May 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM
Where: Upstate Concert Hall

Otep Shamaya's music is formed from the poetic marrow of creative intercourse. Art for art's sake. She was signed to Capitol Records in 2002 after only 5 shows, without a demo, and strictly on the power of her live performance. Since then, she has spoken at the Democratic National Convention on behalf of Rock the Vote, nominated by GLAAD for Outstanding Artist Award with Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert, won MTV's prestigious BEST VIDEO for Music with a message award. She has recorded 6 studio albums, 1 EP, and 1 live album, all original music, recorded several spoken word projects, expanded into the world of Voice Over for television, video games (THE LAST OF US), and major motion pictures (THE HOBBIT: The Battle Of The Five Armies), authored 3 books of original poetry, and continues to write and contribute to many other projects.

The Road Kings OPEN MIC

Date: Thu, May 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Where: The Greenbush Inn, 10 Troy Rd East Greenbush, NY 12061

Come join the best open mic in the area! No other place has a band hosting. Want to play or sing with The Road Kings? All skill levels come and perform solo or with us! $25 GC to the night's best performance!

Champagne On The Park *Best Bet

Date: Thu, May 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Washington Park, Albany, New York
Cost: $80

Nothing says celebrate quite like champagne! The Lark Street Business Improvement District (BID) and the city of Albany will celebrate Lark Street at the annual Champagne on the Park, a formal event in Washington Park.

The Sheepdogs at The Hollow

Date: Thu, May 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, 79 North Pearl Street Albany, NY, 12207
Cost: $12-$18

Trends come and go, styles fall in and out of fashion, but The Sheepdogs remain steadfast in their commitment to rock n' roll excellence. Since their inception, the band has always sought to play the kind of music they themselves love: "Pure, simple, good-time music," as singer/guitarist Ewan Currie puts it. It's no surprise, then, that the band's fifth LP, Future Nostalgia, is firmly rooted in the rock tradition that listeners have come to expect from the boys.

Citizen Science: Early Birder Series

Date: Thu, May 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 7:30 AM
Where: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar, NY 12054

Come celebrate the dawn chorus as we monitor the progression of spring bird migration. These outdoor surveys will begin at 7:30 AM. Meet at the bird-viewing window in the education center. After a brief introduction, we'll head out on the trails. Beginners are always welcome. Binoculars are helpful but not necessary. In case of inclement weather, these programs will be canceled. For more information, call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291.

Nik Bärtsch's MOBILE

Date: Thu, May 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: Concert Hall, 110 8th Street, Troy NY
Cost: $6-$18

Zen-like concentration. Meticulous execution. Tight grooves that inexplicably lie way back in the pocket while simultaneously pushing incessantly forward. Nik Bärtsch's Swiss jazz quartet MOBILE uses these basic musical concepts within a ritualistic framework to produce a sound that is sometimes funky, sometimes ambient, and always obsessively charged.

Capital District Farmers Market Association

Date: Thu, May 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: 353 Broadway, Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

We are a group of amazing local farmers, producers and crafters. We also offer delicious hot food options. We are a producer only market. We have organic vegetables, fruits, NY hard cider, artisan cheeses, breads, pies, savory baked goods. Gluten Free bread options, all natural laundry detergents and eco friendly cleaning products, natural bug repellents and a whole line of natural flea and tick repellents for both dogs and cats.

Bowl for Kids' Sake 2016

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Spare Time in Clifton Park and Eboulevard in Schenectady

Bowl for Kids' Sake is a fun and easy way for you and your company, friends, or family to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region. Spare an hour to have fun with your friends and support local Capital Region youth!

Post Malone at Palace Theatre Albany

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue Albany NY 12207

Post Malone stirs hip-hop, R&B, and alternative into his own sonic "sauce" that's both intoxicating and invigorating. "I describe what I do as sauce," he affirms. "You can turn up to it. You can chill to it. You can do anything to it. It makes you feel some type of way, or it makes you want to party. It just comes naturally."

The Eighth Step Presents: AZTEC TWO-STEP

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 7:30 PM
Where: Proctor's Theater, 432 State Street Schenectady, NY 12305
Cost: $26-$50

Intelligent songwriting, dazzling acoustic lead guitar and soaring two-part harmonies, folk-rock phenomenon Aztec Two-Step continues as one of acoustic music's most respected and enduring acts, forty-plus years after REX FOWLER and NEAL SCHULMAN serendipitously met at an open mic at a Boston coffeehouse.

MFA Thesis Exhibition: Reception

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: University Art Museum, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

The University Art Museum is pleased to announce the opening of its most recent exhibition with a reception on Friday, May 6, 5-7pm. The exhibition features the work of the University at Albany Spring 2016 Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) candidates: Kyle Avery, Paul Carpenter, Ryan Chase Clow, Lacey L. Dickerson, Andrew Dines, Brennan Goodwin, Meghan O'Connor, David Nicolas Reisine, Christine Snyder, John Callaghan Williams, and Simeon Youngmann.

Music and Mugs: Music Trivia

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: Lark Tavern, 453 Madison Ave, Albany, NY
Cost: At least $5 donation per person per round

Music and Mugs:Music Trivia. Bring a team of 3-5 ppl to play music trivia for a good cause, and win free beer and prizes. Each person must make at least a $5 donation per round. All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

WCDB Presents Protomartyr at The Low Beat

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Where: The Low Beat, 335 Central Avenue Albany, NY 12206

WCDB Presents Protomartyr at The Low Beat

St. Catherine's Center for Children's 8th Annual SCCCript & SCCCreen Gala

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM
Where: St. Catherine's Center for Children, 40 North Main Avenue, Albany, NY 12203
Cost: $100

Join us for a night of dinner, dancing, and fun to the theme of the 1977 classic Saturday Night Fever!

Edward Buyck: Picturing the American Revolution

Date: Fri, May 6 - 12, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: The Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie, NY 13317
Cost: $8 adults, $6 seniors and students, Free for members and children under 11

Exhibition of Edward Buyck's paintings in celebration of Revolutionary War events along with 18th century paintings of Americans.

Albany's Own Bright Dog Red With Special Guests Rad Scientist and Boketto

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: The Madison Theater, 1036 Madison Avenue Albany, NY 12205
Cost: $15

Albany's own Bright Dog Red fuses free improvisation, electronica, jazz, hip hop, psychedelia, and noise music into a proliferation of beats, bars, and blasts of sonic energy.

1st Friday - Albany

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Throughout Albany's Unique neighborhoods
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

A celebration of arts and culture on the 1st Friday of each month throughout Albany's unique neighborhoods.

Greenville Drive-In Opens Beer Garden

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: Greenville Drive-In, 10700 Route 32, Greenville, NY
Cost: $50

Kick Off Event Features Champagne, Oysters and Breakfast at Tiffany's
There's a whole lot more than movies on tap at the Greenville Drive-In this year. Kicking off the 2016 season on Friday, May 6 will be a festive opening party, ribbon cutting ceremony and screening of the romantic comedy classic "Breakfast at Tiffany's." Freshly shucked oysters, fine French champagne, and live music fill out the bill. The Greenville Drive-In is located at 10700 Route 32 in the town of Greenville, NY.

Opening Reception: Child's Play

Date: Fri, May 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Albany Barn, 56 2nd St, Albany, New York 12210

Albany Barn will present Child's Play, an exhibition of works inspired by the whimsy, or awkwardness, of childhood.
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