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Empire ''Skate'' Plaza - Part of Winter at the Plaza

Date: Fri, Dec 4, 2015 - Tue, Mar 8, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Now in its 5th year, the tremendously popular Empire State Plaza Ice Rink is open daily December 4th through March 13th, from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. and skating is free. Located in the shadow of Albany's majestic State Capitol, amenities include a full-service snack bar and a skate lounge with lockers and music.

Anne Lindberg: Fold and Unfold

Date: Sat, Jan 30 - Fri, Feb 5, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Omi International Arts Center at the Charles B. Benenson Visitors Center & Gallery
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 16th 2016 from 1 - 3 PM, located in Omi's Visitors Center & Gallery
On view: January 16 - March 13, 2016
This solo exhibition will conclude on March 12th at 7 PM with a special performance event featuring "hyperpianist" Denman Maroney.

Bellini's Second Annual Ice Bar

Date: Wed, Feb 3 - 5, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: Bellini's Italian Eatery, 624 New Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110

Bellini's of Latham is teaming up again with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Siena College for our Second Annual Ice Bar to be held Wednesday, February 3rd through Friday, February 5th, 2016!

Artists Reception: ACTIVATE

Date: Fri, Feb 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Albany Barn, 56 2nd St, Albany, New York 12210
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

ACTIVATE will recognize and celebrate the role of art in activism.

Unrestricted Opening Reception

Date: Fri, Feb 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM
Where: Albany Center Gallery, 39 Columbia Street Albany, NY 12207

Albany Center Gallery announces a collaborative show featuring the artists of Vicarious Visions. The exhibition, titled Unrestricted, opens on February 2 and will run through March 12, 2016. An opening reception will be held on Friday, February 5, at 5 p.m

HIIT Cardio Kickboxing

Date: Fri, Feb 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: PUSH Fitness Studio, 1237 Central Ave, Albany, NY
Cost: $9.00

Ladies come join us every Friday at 7:00 PM for a fun and butt kicking HIIT cardio kickboxing class!

Craft Beer Fair & Siena Basketball Doubleheader

Date: Fri, Feb 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $20 (Ticket and Fair); $15 (Fair, Ticket Already Purchased)

Friday, February 5

6-8 PM at Times Union Center

Includes:

? Six four-ounce samples of Empire Brewing Company's

award-winning fine craft beers

? Game ticket to Siena's men's/women's doubleheader (same day)

Siena women play Quinnipiac at 5 PM

Siena men play Saint Peter's at 9 PM

Mark & Maggie O'Connor

Date: Fri, Feb 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, 30 2nd St, Troy, NY 12180
Cost: $24 - $29

Mark and Maggie O'Connor - American Classics identifies the cornerstones of repertoire, style and wonderful diversity of A New American School of String Playing. Mining a huge body of repertoire that has made its impact on American music, the selected tunes and arrangements by Mr. O'Connor represent stylistic importance, pedagogical value and have timeless appeal. The program offers a broad and interconnecting collection of American music through violin solos and duos, with several featuring piano accompaniment. Be inspired by the songbook of America as you've never heard it before!

Russian Winter Festival Art Exhibition Reception

Date: Fri, Feb 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Upstate Artists Guild Gallery, 247 Lark St., Albany, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Paintings by Olga Aleksandrova of Glens Falls. Theme, "Remembrance of Russia," includes 15 works.

Buffalo Stack *Best Bet

Date: Fri, Feb 5 - 5, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Madison Theater, 1036 Madison Ave, Albany, NY
Cost: $15

In NYC, Andy Stack spent 13 years gigging every venue he could. He later moved to Hudson, NY, and things really began to happen. In 2014 the stars aligned for the formation of a new band, Buffalo Stack. A brand new album was born, and it is "poised to capture the hearts of anyone who loves old-school Rock & Roll, Blues & Americana music."

Umphrey's McGee

Date: Sat, Feb 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 7:15 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $27.50

w/s/g Tauk

After 17-plus years of performing more than 100 concerts annually, releasing eight studio albums and selling more than 3.5 million tracks online, Umphrey's McGee might be forgiven if they chose to rest on their laurels. But then that wouldn't be consistent with the work ethic demonstrated by the band, which consistently attempts to raise the bar, setting and achieving new goals since forming on the Notre Dame campus in South Bend, IN, in 1997

Albany Brain Bee Informational Meeting

Date: Sat, Feb 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Where: Albany Medical Center Huyck Auditorium
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Informational:
Meet the Bees: 12pm February 6, 2016 at Albany Medical Center Huyck Auditorium

The Brain Bee is an opportunity for high school students ages 13-19 interested in neurosciences to
compete amongst their peers for a chance to attend the Regional Brain Bee Competition. This is also a great time to meet and network with other students and local researchers in the neuroscience field.

Learn To Snowshoe

Date: Sat, Feb 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Where: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar

Snowshoeing is fun and a great aerobic activity for all ages. We'll go over the basics of how to put snowshoes on (and take them off), walk and turn while we're indoors. Then we'll head outside for a short walk on snowshoes. Snowshoe rental fees waived for this program. Space is limited. Call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, February 3 to register. The outdoor portion of this program will be conducted on foot if there is insufficient snow.

Harlem Nights Tournament of Champions *Best Bet

Date: Sat, Feb 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Center, 339 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206
Cost: $12

Come out to enjoy a great time with friends and live music during HARLEM NIGHTS Tournament of Champions presented by the L.O.W. Foundation benefiting the Schuyler Flatts Burial Project. Adults (21+) are invited to play Spades, Chess and Uno games. Food provided by Soul Kitchen will be available for purchase.

ESYO's Annual Playathon

Date: Sat, Feb 6, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Where: Crossgates Mall, Albany
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Come hear - and see - the breadth and depth of ESYO as every ESYO group entertains shoppers at Crossgates Mall. Features: All ESYO ensembles playing at specific times throughout the day, auctions to win the conductor's baton and lead an orchestra, and a musical petting zoo - courtesy of John Keal Music, where the young (and not-so-young) can try out a variety of instruments.

Detailed schedule to be announced on esyo.org.

Anne Lindberg: Fold and Unfold

Date: Sat, Feb 6 - 12, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Omi International Arts Center at the Charles B. Benenson Visitors Center & Gallery
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 16th 2016 from 1 - 3 PM, located in Omi's Visitors Center & Gallery
On view: January 16 - March 13, 2016
This solo exhibition will conclude on March 12th at 7 PM with a special performance event featuring "hyperpianist" Denman Maroney.

The Dean Martin Valentine's Tribute

Date: Sat, Feb 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Proctors Theatre, State Street, Schenectady, N.Y.
Cost: $27.50 - $64.50

' The Dean Martin VALENTINES Tribute ' Direct from Las Vegas to Schenectady, Proctors G.E. Theater !

Cannon the Brave

Date: Sat, Feb 6 - 6, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: Eden Cafe, 269 Osborne Rd #3, Albany, NY 12211
Cost: NO COVER

These twin sisters have been playing together for over the past year and have developed a sweet and harmonic sound. The duo is a simple combination of acoustic guitar, keyboard, and duel vocals. Hoping to spread love and happiness through the home-grown sounds of their "acoutsic pop." Their latest music can be found at cannonthebrave.bandcamp.com. You can watch the live performance of their song "Why Don't You Show Me" on WEXT 97.7.

Harlem Globetrotters

Date: Sun, Feb 7 - 7, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207

In the must-see family event of the season, the Harlem Globetrotters will celebrate 90 years of providing memories to millions of fans. A star-studded roster will have you on the edge of your seats to witness the incredible ball handling, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction that will thrill the entire family.

Rachmaninoff Music Competition Winners' Concert

Date: Sun, Feb 7 - 7, 2016
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 125 Eagle Street, Albany
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

The music competition is a part of the Russian Winter Festival, which features a series of Russian-themed events culminating with the actual festival on Saturday, February 27 at the Polish Community Center in Albany, New York. The Russian Winter Festival is an event of the Capital District area's New Russia Cultural Center.

Super Bowl Fundraiser

Date: Sun, Feb 7 - 7, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: Restaurant Navona, 289 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY
Cost: $30 per person, $50 for 2

Come watch Super Bowl 50 as a Friend Raiser and Fundraiser to support the Maternity & Early Childhood Foundation - supporting services for low income young parents. Enjoy delicious snacks, great raffle pries and a huge screen TV.

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Date: Mon, Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Time: 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: Times Union Center, 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $158

Bruce Springsteen performs at the Times Union Center on Feb. 8, 2016.

Alzheimer's Awareness Series

Date: Tue, Feb 9 - 9, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Where: Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY 12208
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

For Interested Individuals and Family Caregivers
Free & Open to All

February 9 Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

The Deadbeats at The Low Beat

Date: Wed, Feb 10 - 10, 2016
Time: 10:00 PM
Where: The Low Beat, 335 Central Avenue, Albany

The Deadbeats LIVE at the Low Beat!

O.A.R.

Date: Thu, Feb 11 - 11, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207
Cost: $29.75-$59.75

O.A.R. is renowned for its intense, vibrant live show -including selling out Madison Square Garden twice -and the communal feeling it shares with its fans. With each studio album, the band has endeavored to achieve that sense of immediacy.
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