Quality events for this weekend
Friday November 18
PechaKucha at Opalka Gallery: Short talks in the 20 slides for 20 seconds format.
Sabrina Carpenter at The Hollow: Pop/indie.
A Thankful Burlesque Revue at Fuze Box: Burlesque show.
Cretin Hop at Fuze Box: Stick around after the above for the dance party.
B3nson Family Funsgiving at Fuze Box and Pauly’s: The tradition lives on, with Jouska, The Parklor, Another Michael, Slowshine, Hospital Corners, Rechorduroys, and Sun Natives.
Jade Cicada and Craz at River Street Pub: EDM.
Start Making Sense at Putnam Den: Talking Heads tribute.
DJ Trumastr at Savoy: The return of Everything Classic.
Saturday November 19
Scandinavian Saturday at Superior Merchandise: Enjoy a rare coffee from a Scandanvian roaster.
Hudson Valley Hullabaloo in Kingston: Craft market.
Creative Every Day Meet and Greet at Spring Street Gallery: Meet Ira Marcks and learn about his new book.
Lady Jane & Erin Cassels at Superior Merchandise: A night of music.
Medea Benjamin at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: Talk and book signing with social justice advocate and co-founder of CODEPINK.
ACG’s 40th Anniversary Gala at Renissance Albany : Celebrating 40 years of the arts. This week’s sponsor.
Dark Star Orchestra at The Palace: Grateful Dead cover band.
Collar City Fall Ball Prom at Takk House: A second chance at prom.
Pig Food Records at The Low Beat: Celebrating five years of PFR.
Eternal Crimes, Moon Worship, Hill Haints at River St Pub: Rock and roll.
Sunday November 20
Rock N Roll Brunch at The Low Beat: The last one.
Ion Dissonance and Fit For An Autopsy at Fuze Box: Metal.
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.