Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 02

First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, food, and more all around Albany.

2018 Screenprint Biennial Opening Reception at Opalka Gallery: “a range of screenprint-based art applications, from framed editioned prints to installation, sculpture, video, ephemera, and posters.”

Still. Life. Opening Reception at ACG: Featuring the work of regional artists Paul Chapman, Matt Chinian, Robert Gullie, Harry Orlyk, Andrew Pellettieri, Corey Pitkin, Takeyce Walter, and Robert Whiting.

Kyle Lavorgna & Eric Goltz at Savoy: Art exhibit and music at the bar.

Ronnie DeVoe, Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell and Michael Bivins at The Palace: With Case & Kid Capri.

Greetings, RGK, Tien at Paulys: Post folk/emo/pop/indie.

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

Saturday November 03

Identity at Surrealism at ACG: Unique dance performance by Retold Dance Company.

The Wonder Years at Upstate Concert Hall: With Have Mercy, Oso Oso, and Shortly.

Bloom, Lemon of Choice, Soul Blind, Manu at Pauly’s Hotel: Alt/indie/pop.

Marco Benevento, WOLF at The Hollow: Rock/jam/jazz.

Sun Natives, Haley Moley, Blood Blood Blood at The Low Beat: Psych/synth/pop.

Sunday November 04

Albany Lantern Parade at Washington Park: Welcoming back Standard Time.

Festival of Nations at ESP: Arts, crafts, food, and music from different parts of the world.

Beats by JB at Savoy: Sunday night party.

All weekend

Ski & Craft Beer Showcase at Albany Capital Center: If you’re into beer and skiing, this is your event!

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.

Movies at The Spectrum: First run 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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