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.
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.