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.
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.