Quality events for this weekend

Friday October 20

Actress and Toxe at EMPAC: Experimental club/techno/bass music.

Body Shine Vol. 18: Gabie Shine at Fuze: Celebrating.

Fusion at Albany Barn: Annual anti-gala. Exploring the intersection of form and function.

Pony in the Pancake, The Machine That Wouldn’t Die, Bare Mattress, Carl Daniels at The Low Beat: Indie/alternative/darkwave/surf.

Living Room Show with Eef Barzelay: Intimate performance with Eef of Clem Snide.

Event Horizon at Savoy: Friday night party.

Grease Fire, Psytoxia, Forest Park at Pauly’s: Grind/doom/metal.

Gabe Nandez, 7 Gang, Tribe 95 at Bard: Beats/rap.

RuPaul’s Peppermint Live at Waterworks: The Pride Center gala after-party.

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

Saturday October 21

Cardi B at TU Center: With YFN Lucci, Charly Black, Famous Dex, and Lil Pump.

October Smorgasburg Market in Kingston: Enjoy the final market of the season.

Cabin Pressure at The University Club: “darkly comic exploration of the interaction of former lovers who come to believe this conversation may be their last”

The Lox, Westside Gunn & Conway, Smoke DZA at Upstate Concert Hall: Hip-hop.

Power Dance at The Half Moon: Spooky dance party.

Sunday October 22

We Came As Romans at Jupiter Hall Albany: With The Word Alive, Escape the Fate, and Between Now and Forever.

All weekend

The Half Moon Market at Washington Park Lake House: Featuring handmade vendors, food trucks, vintage wares, and more.

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.

Olana State Historic Site in Hudson: Rotating weekly programs and a landscape to get lost in.

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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