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Quality events for this weekend

Friday May 27

Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food and drink, etc., all over Troy.

TNO Box Truck Extravaganza at Footsy Magoo’s: Box truck art exhibit.

Erik Savage at SMCo.: Opening for “Maybe Someday, Probably Not”, with music from Rechorderoys.

Rachel Baxter at Fort Orange General Store: Drawing installation and print sale.

True Freak Music at UAG: Featuring : Belltone Suicide, Grab Ass + Parashi, Saviour Self, and Inch.

Morgan O’Kane and Vic Thrill at The Half Moon: Banjo jams.

Over The Verrazano at Peck’s Arcade: Trumastr crushing it upstairs.

Weakened Friends, Allenni, Eastern Electric, Better Pills, The Refectory at World Citizen Party House: Big ole banger of a show.

Matt Durfee at Savoy Taproom: Grand opening of sorts.

Back2Back at River Street Pub: Featuring Amani O+, Party With Tina and MKUltra.

Body Shine 2 at Fuze: “House, disco, and loft classics”,

Friday Night Cookout at The Cheese Traveler: Chef Josh Coletto whipping up some goodies.

Saturday May 28

Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show at Proctors: Comedy show featuring Jared Freid.

Mad Laughs at Madison Theater: Comedy show. With headliner E.J. Edmonds.

Luna at MASS MoCA: Indie rock.

Deradoorian and Emily Ritz at Club Helsinki: Ex-Dirty Projectors bassist crushing it on her own.

Sunday May 29

Turntables + Bagels at SMCo.: Brunch and jams with DJ Tall Ass Matt.

Musclepalooza XXIII at Lebanon Valley: “All-American muscle car show and quarter-mile drags”.

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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Quality events for this weekend

Friday May 20

The Paul Green Rock Academy Presents Bowie! at BSP: Tribute show.

The Figgs with The Upper Crust at Helsinki Hudson: Local rock legends.

Hammer Hawk at The Low Beat: Album release show, with Victory Soul Orchestra, Veneer, and Slaughterhouse Chorus.

Saturday May 21

The Paul Green Rock Academy Presents Bowie! at BSP: Tribute show.

Scandinavian Saturday at SMCo.: Rare Scandinavian coffee, this month from Kaffa.

Bare Mattress, Slowshine, Erik Savage, Wishbone Zoe, Hill Haints at River St Pub: Dark wave, punk, post-pop, psych, etc.

Hot Jamz at The Half Moon: Dance party.

WWE Live at TU Center: Wrasslin’.

Sunday May 22

Rock n Roll Brunch XXIII at The Low Beat: Only three more of these left.

Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: “Ira will return to the Hall to once again talk about how they put together This American Life”

Modern Vaudeville at BSP: Music, comedy, circus, drama, and more.

Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque at The Low Beat: Celebrating World Goth Day.

Joywave and Cheerleader at The Hollow: Indie pop.

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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2016 Alive at Five Lineup Announced

Mayor Sheehan announced the 2016 location and lineup for this year’s Alive at Five. The location has moved to Broadway at Tricentennial Park due to construction at the Corning Preserve.

The lineup is as follows:

June 9: Dr. John & The Nite Trippers with Jocamo

June 16: The Joy Formidable with Good Fiction

June 23: Tony! Toni! Tone! with Tameka Amar

June 30: The Chronicles (As Earth Wind And Fire) with Thump Gospel (As Michael Jackson)

July 14: Enter The Haggis with Hair Of The Dog

July 21: Bloc Party with Titanics

July 28: Locash with Skeeter Creek

August 4: Molly Hatchet with Tumbleweed Highway

For more info head to albanyevents.org

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Quality events for this weekend

Friday May 13

Fork in the Road at Tricentennial Park: Food truck event.

Upstate Rubdown, Olivia Quillio & Micah Resney at The Hangar: Folk/indie/home grown/pop.

Tarek Atoui’s Within at EMPAC: “multi-year research and performance project to develop tools and techniques for performing sound to a hearing-impaired audience”

Breakfast For The Boys, The Vibe Theory, Karma Darwin at BSP Kingston: Soul/funk.

Mishka Shubaly and Star Anna at The Half Moon: Alternative/blues/rock.

Purple Rain: A Tribute To Prince at Madison Theater: 8pm and 11pm screenings.

Stellar Young, Coupons, and Candy Ambulance at The Hollow: Free thanks to Goose Island.

Saturday May 14

Throat Culture, Slowshine, Silver Dagger, Prince Daddy & The Hyena, Jouska, Erik Savage, Bare Mattress, PineSheets, SlowpaceTMD, and Ferriday at The Treehouse: Last Treehouse show ever.

Scuzz, Narcoleptics, Rogue Trooper, Male Patterns at The Low Beat: Scuzz’s LP record release.

U.S. Girls and She-Devils at The Half Moon: Pop/soul/punk.

Hyper\Garden Release Party:

Palm, Annie Blech, Delta, Corner, The Cradle, Lily Konigsberg at SMOG: Outsider rock/etc at Bard.

Spring Plant Sale at Capital Roots: The annual plant sale.

Spring Affair at BSP: Dance party.

Sunday May 15

Brunch with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange hosted by The Yes Men at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: “super secret”.

Yappy Hour at Lucas Confectionery: Bring your pup, benefit for Joseph’s House & Shelter.

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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Science Cafe at City Beer Hall

The New York State Musesum has set up another installment of Science Cafe at The City Beer Hall for May 12 (that’s tomorrow).

Let’s Toast to Evolution! with Dr. Lisa Amati- State Paleontologist, Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology

Grab a drink and join a rousing conversation about evolution at the City Beer Hall in Albany, NY. This fun, interactive activity is free.

I know a ton of people into beer and science, and this is a dream event for them. If that’s you, mark you calendar for tomorrow. If that’s not you, tell that friend of yours about this event! Or maybe you want to impress your Tinder date. For more info, head to the event page.

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Quality events for this weekend

Friday May 06

First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, food, and more all around albany.

Discofunk at The Low Beat: Disco/funk/soul happy hour.

MFA Thesis Exhibition Reception at UAlbany Art Museum: Showing the work of the Spring 2016 MFA candidates.

2016 Mohawk Hudson Regional Invitational at Albany Center Gallery: Presenting the work of 4 local artists.

The Brew Brew Launch at Brew: Give their first brew a taste test.

Protomartyr, BIG UPS, Dirty Dishes, Washer, Jouska, and Throat Culture at Pauly’s/The Low Beat: Presented by WCDB.

Mac McCaughan amd The Non-Believers with Eskimeaux at BSP: Indie/punk/pop.

Mail The Horse at Lorkin O’Reilly at The Half Moon: “booze-soake Grunge Gospel/Country Blues rock”

Post Malone at The Palace: Supposedly still happening but not listen on their site anymore? With Desiigner.

Exhuman presents Terre Etrange at Fuze Box: Goth night.

Saturday May 07

Albany Tulip Festival in Washington Park: The yearly Lark Street shit-show.

Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market: Moving outside.

Basilica Farm & Flea Spring Market: Artisan wares. Get your mom a gift.

TBR BikeFest 6 at Troy Bike Rescue: Games, food, dance party.

Meth Mouth, Garland Greene, Time Spent, Before I Had Wings At Fuze Box: Hardcore show.

The Riddle Box Tour Featuring Insane Clown Posse at Upstate Concert Hall: Whoop whoop!

Burnell Pines, The Sweet Clementines at BSP: Folk/funk/rock/pop.

Botanica with DJ Ephraim Asili at The Half Moon: Vinyl funk/disco/etc.

Free Comic Book Day: Few spots participating in the area.

Sunday May 08

Basilica Farm & Flea Spring Market: Artisan wares. Get your mom a gift.

Brooks Strause, Extravisio, Inch, Erik Savage at The Low Beat: Party show. Kitchen’s open.

Comedy at The Half Moon: With Allison Brainard, Becca Kauffman, Lily Marotta, and Sam Regal.

Comedy and Music at Pauly’s: With Lauren Turczak, Meg Mahoney, Kat Broadus, Doreen Watson, Jaye McBride, Eryca Nolan, Andy McDermott, and Jasmine Shea.

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.