Quality events for this weekend

Friday April 14

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

Asian Cuisine Pop-Up Night at Nine Pin: People’s Pub and Nine Pin collaboration.

Coal Palace Kings at The Low Beat: Happy hour set.

Godzilla Kaiju Battle at Proctors: Giant monster double-feature.

Richard Shindell at The Linda: Folk singer.

Matana Roberts & Kamau Amu Patton at The Tang: “the second of two nights of performance featuring art, music, film, poetry, and performance art by emerging and established legends of the avant-garde.”

Storytime Time with Ethan Ullman at Mopco Theater: Funny and true story telling event.

Carl Daniels at Savoy: Live music to start the weekend.

ex, Capitle, New Life at The Low Beat: Loud punk/hardcore..

The Roughouts, Miss Maybell, Slimpickins at Club Helsinki: Roots/country/bluegrass.

Albany Got Soul at Fuze Box: Soul music dance party.

Saturday April 15

Yoga at The Pride Center: Sliding scale, all welcome.

CSA Fair at Takk House: Learn about the local CSA offerings.

Rensselaer Orchestra: Meta-variations at EMPAC: With music from JS Bach, Ben Caulkins, Frederic Rzewski, and Edward Elgar.

The Art of Protest Sign Making at APL: Resist! With a visually interesting and impactful protest sign!

Drink Schenectady at Schenectady Armory: Celebrating local vices.

Spring Release Party with Tonico at Forage+Sundry: Tonico popup to celebrate the new season.

Albany Devils vs. Rochester Americans at Times Union Center: AHL hockey.

Eastbound Jesus, Elrod, Motherjudge, and Grassroots Rebels at The Hollow: “Part 2 of Greg Bell’s 25th anniversary celebration”.

Michael Hurley, Willy Mason, Tom Carter at The Half Moon: Sold out.

The Garcia Project at Cohoes Music Hall): “Performing classic Jerry Garcia Band shows from the 70s”.

Easter Sunday April 16

SkullShitter, Radiation Blackbody, Psytoxia at Pauly’s: Metal show. Pretty much the opposite of all things pastel.

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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