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.
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.