Quality events for this weekend
Friday March 6
37th Annual Photography Regional at The Opalka Gallery: Amazing work from local photographers.
First Friday Albany: Arts and culture event every month. Galleries, bars, restaurants and music venues will all have something special going on.
Disco Funk at the Low Beat: Start your First Friday off right. Kitchens open too.
Migos at The Armory: Hot fire rap.
The Day The Music Died at The Van Dyck: A Tribute To Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens & The Big Bopper.
POLLY at River Street Pub: The best outsider dance party this area has. Go to this and get real weird.
Exhuman at Fuze: Goth night. Maximum buckles and zippers.
Saturday March 7
BarrelFest 2015 at The Barrel Saloon: Drinks, BBQ and way too much country music.
The Gay Soiree at The State Room: Big party from the Pride Center of the Capital Region.
Knotted at Takk House: A wedding show for people who don’t want to go to wedding shows.
St. Vincent at UCH: With Jenny Hval. Sold out. Sad Trombone.
WCDB 37th Anniversary at The Low Beat: Multi-genre mind bender of a party.
Mouse on Mars at EMPAC: Incredibly innovative and influential electronic music duo.
Sunday March 8
Women’s Day Celebration at Fort Orange General Store: Fun party with extras for shoppers and a portion of sales go to Girls Inc.
Charlie Parr at The Linda: Part of the American Roots Series.
Ice Skating at the Plaza: Last call for this season. Rinks open 11am-8pm.
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.
Into the Woods, Jupiter Ascending, Paddington, The Terminator at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!
Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a locally owned theater.
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.