Quality events for this weekend
Friday May 12
MFA Thesis Exhibition at UAlbany: Opening reception.
Senior Thesis Exhibition at Skidmore: Opening reception.
“Insane Clown President” with Matt Taibbi at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: Dispatches from the 2016 election with contributing editor and columnist for Rolling Stone.
Mighty Fine, The Young Skulls at BSP: Punk/soul/rock and roll.
Prince Daddy & The Hyena, Jouska, Eternal Crimes, I Feel Okay at Takk House: All ages punk show.
Storytime Time with Ethan Ullman at Mopco Theater: Funny and true stories.
Albany Got Soul at Fuze: Monthly night of soul.
TGIF Yoga at Heartspace: Community class, In both Albany and Troy.
Saturday May 13
Albany Tulip Fest: It’s that time of year. With Minus the Bear, The Palms, Wild Adriatic, Dryer, Cannon the Brave, Jasper, Maurizio.
Sunhee’s Turns One: Celebrating one year of great Korean food. Party at 9pm.
BikeFest 7 at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: Troy Bike Rescue fundraiser.
State Champs at the Upstate Concert Hall: Local legends.
Super 400 at The Hangar: Troy Power Trio.
Berben and Wolff’s One Year Anniversary Party at Savoy: Celebrating a year of great vegan food.
Sunday May 14
Albany Tulip Fest: It’s that time of year. With Ramblin’ Jug Stompers, Dyer Switch Band, Sydney Worthley, Andrew Wheeler & Donna Marie Tritico, The Delfonics, Erin Harkes, and Holly and Evan.
Cyclofemme 2017 at Savile: Mother’s Day ride.
Seed Bomb Competition at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: Environmental art competiton.
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.