Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 17

Laura Luna at EMPAC: ” a new multimedia concert performance inside EMPAC’s 360-degree panoramic screen”.

Body Shine Vol. 19 at Fuze Box: “Never ending dance party”.

Bob Dylan and his band at The Palace: Dylan.

Jonathan Richman at The Hangar on the Hudson: From the groups Naked Prey and Giant Sand.

Wurliday with Girl Blue at The Hollow: Two Albany staples.

Pop Culture Provocateurs Burlesque Revue at Fuze: Burlesque show before Body Shine.

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday November 18

Hudson Valley Hullabaloo in Kingston: The Holiday Market season is here.

Future 40 Gala at Renaissance Albany: Celebrating the next 40 years of local art and artists.

Funkrust Brass Band, Boycott Brass Band, Max’s New Hat at BSP: Big brass bands.

Wild Adriatic, IAMDYNAMITE, and Stellar Young at Jupiter Hall: Albany staples. Indie/alternative/dream/rock.

Sean Rowe at The Hangar: Sold out.

The Mallett Brothers Band, Slaughterhouse Chorus at The Hollow: Americana/roots/rock.

Last Pharaoh, VRHB, Grimer at Pauly’s: Metal.

Soul Clap at The Half Moon: Featuring a $100 cash dance off.

Sunday November 19

Rosendale International Pickle Festival: 20th annual!

Hudson Valley Hullabaloo in Kingston: The Holiday Market season is here.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

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

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 10

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Science Festival of the Capital Region at miSci: Hands-on science.

Tiësto at Times Union Center: Clublife college tour.

Girth Control, Kimono Dragons, Front Business at The Low Beat: Album release party.

Neighborhood Of Make Believe, Dusted, Blue Ranger, Richard Spataro at River Street Pub: Indie/lo-fi/folk/alternative.

Palehound, Peaer, Clairo at SMOG: Alternative/folk/punk/indie.

Punk 2 Funk at Fuze: Dance night.

Storytime Time at MopCo: True and funny storytelling event.

Saturday November 11

Nine Pin’s Pressing Party at Nine Pin: Pressing everything. Paninis, Aeropress, Body Press, Bench Press, apples and more pressing.

Dark Star Orchestra at The Palace: The Grateful Dead experience.

Saratoga Comic Con at Saratoga Springs City Center: All things comics and similar fandoms.

Born Low, Scene Crime, Arch Fiends, YourBrainOnDrugs at Paulys: Hardcore show.

Sunday November 12

Bloodshot Bill double header at Beat Shop & Savoy: Early show in Troy, late show at Savoy.

Saratoga Comic Con at Saratoga Springs City Center: All things comics and similar fandoms.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

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

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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.

Vote

Vote411.org is a great resource, and will give you the rundown on each candidate and info on each of the ballot questions which will be on the back of the ballot itself. Just put in your address and it’ll walk you through the rest. After that, just get yourself to the ballot and make it all count.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 03

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

Mark Gregory at Fort Orange General Store: Opening reception.

Free Admission Hours at Albany Institute: If you haven’t been in a while, there’s no excuse now!

Opening Reception at 3Fish Coffee: Grand opening of a great new coffee shop.

Masters of War at ACG: “regional artists who explore, comment on, and question a multitude of perspectives on war, human conflict, and our attraction to war as a cultural phenomenon”.

Exhibition Tour with Chris Harrold at Opalka Gallery: VP Creative Director of Mohawk Paper talking about the exhibit, Paper is Part of the Picture: Strathmore Paper and the Evolution of American Graphic Paper Design.

Fred Magdoff at Oakwood Community Center: Talking about his book Creating an Ecological Society: Toward a Revolutionary Transformation, and topics therein.

Seymour Chwast at Opalka Gallery: Design talk. In conjunction with AIGA Upstate NY.

Boy Harsher, Eternal Crimes, Logan R. Visscher at BSP: Drone/darkwave/post-punk.

Cool Schmool, Haley Moley, Barkeater, AJSOB at Pauly’s: Punk/synth/rock/alt.

High Waisted, The Coax, the Big Drops at One Caroline: Surf/alternative/pop/punk.

Exhumanity Presents: Demonifuge at Fuze: Goth night!

TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.

Saturday November 04

Paul Shaw Lettering Walk at Renaissance Albany: Design walk, brought to you by Sage’s Opalka Gallery.

Gobble & Groove at Catskill Animal Sanctuary: Food, cooking demos, talks, and more.

The Fleshtones at The Hangar on the Hudson: Rock and roll.

Neighborhood Creeps at Fuze Box: Album release show. With Shyste, Juice Mega, Mic Lanny, Dephyant, DJ Slipwax.

Botanica with DJ Ephraim Asili at The Half Moon: Dance.

Sunday November 05

Albany Comic and Toy Show at Raddison Hotel: Comics and Toys.

Albany Lantern Parade at Washington Park: Homemade lanterns to welcome back Standard Time.

GRiZ at the Palace Theatre: DJ/producer.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

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

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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.