Quality events for this weekend
Friday November 16
Lady Shine at Fuze Box: All night dance party dedicated to the female voice.
Material Girls, Haunted Cat, NXNES at Paulys: Punk/no-wave/neo-punk.
Times Like These, The Everafter at Pauly’s Hotel: Pop-punk. Early show.
Church Girls, Lazy Bones, Bare Mattress, Tiny Blue Ghost at Savoy: Indie/post-punk/rock.
Saturday November 17
Albany Cranksgiving XII: Bike race to benefit the South End Cafe.
Hot Cousin, Kimono Dragons, Hill Haints at The Low Beat: Benefit for Tom.
Dark Star Orchestra at The Palace: Dead cover band.
Power Dance at The Half Moon: Dance party.
Sunday November 18
3 The Hard Way at Savoy: 3 DJs, $3 beers, for three hours.
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.