Quality events for this weekend
Friday April 1
First Friday: Art, culture, music, and more all over.
Discofunk Happy Hour at The Low Beat: Funk, disco, soul.
Commodifying Destruction at ACG: Gallery opening. “â€¦cultivates a space where the viewer is compelled to consume.
Collage Night at Opalka Gallery: Creative meditation with Ira and Caroline.
Atlas Revisited at EMPAC: Revisiting a project from 2014. It involves camels.
Restless Widow, Factory Radio, and Apostrophe S at Pauly’s Hotel: Mixed bill show.
It’s Space, Ecstatic Vision, Geezer, Ultraam at BSP: Heavy stoner psych.
Exhuman at Fuze Box: Goth night!
Gogol Bordello at Upstate Concert Hall: Gypsy punk.
Rechorduroys, Bent Shapes, Pony In The Pancake at The Low Beat: April fools show.
The Mountain Goats at Bearsville Theater: Indie/folk/rock.
Saturday April 2
Queerstock Spring Fling Cabaret & Dance Party at BSP: Spring time dance time.
Fissure, Goolagoon, Neutron Rats, Exul at The Low Beat: Hardcore/powerviolence.
Space expo at New England Air Museum: Aerospace and science: up close!
John Brown’s Body and Black Mountain Symphony at The Hollow: Roots.
Botanica with DJ Ephraim Asili and Tall Matt at The Half Moon: Vinyl dance party.
Sunday April 3
Xylouris White, Fleming+Degrazia Duo at BSP: “World renown lutenist.
Capital District Grown Up Easter Egg Hunt at Troy Atrium: Win some goodies and benefit charities in the process.
Festival Cinema Invisible: This weeks sponsor. The “only film festival in upstate New York that showcases films from Persian-speaking communities and beyond”.
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.