Quality events for this weekend

Friday March 17

39th Annual Photography Regional Select at ACG: Opening for a photography show featuring work from local artists.

Albany Devils vs. Springfield Thunderbirds at TU Center: AHL hockey.

Pop Culture Provocateurs Burlesque Revue at Fuze Box: Burlesque show.

Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Rock and roll dance party.

Made Violent, RFA, Blue Cherry at St. Rose: Rock show but on by the St. Rose Music Industry Student Association.

Saturday March 18

Yoga at The Pride Center: Sliding scale, all welcome.

Scandinavian Saturday at SMCo.: Try out rare, incredible coffees from Nordic roasters.

Adirondack Sports Summer Expo in Saratoga: Get ready for summer.

Capital Region Wine Festival at Proctors: Sample a large selection of wines and food.

Death Metal Pope, Scavengers, Graviton, Dust Lung at Pauly’s: Metal/hardcore show.

DJs Seven Tits, Alger Moy, T-Bone, Goldee Dust at The Half Moon: “Grime, Acid, Tech-House, Banshees, Egyptian Rap”

Sunday March 19

Just The Brunch of Us 5: Quincy, George & Grover at Umana: Jazz brunch with Beat*Shot.

Free Open House at The Arts Center of the Capital Region: Try everything!

Barbara Nissman at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: “one of the last pianists in the grand Romantic tradition.”

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.

Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!

Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.

Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.

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