Quality events for this weekend

Friday April 21

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

The Nile Project at The Sanctuary for Independent Media: Music from musicians from 11 Nile countries.

The Heavy Pets & Backup Planet at The Hollow: Rock/funk/fusion.

90s Night at Fuze: Throwback night.

The Vinyl Exam at Savoy: Vinyl night.

Saturday April 22

March for Science at NYS Capitol: Promoting all things scientific.

Body Shine Vol. 12 at Fuze: Proper dance party.

Yoga at The Pride Center: Sliding scale, all welcome.

Earth Day at Honest Weight: Music and much more from open to close.

Earth Day in the Pine Bush: Volunteer to get the Pine Bush into great shape for the summer.

Tour of the Battenkill Spring Preview Ride in Greenwich: 75 mile supported ride.

Pop Up Record Shop with Dogfish Head at Pint Sized: Peruse some records for your collection, maybe win a record player.

Albany Craft Beer Festival at The Armory: A celebration of beer.

The Last Ten Seconds Of Life at Fuze Box: Metal matinée.

Mundy’s Bay, The Plastic Faction, eisha, Bare Mattress at Pauly’s: Alt-rock/indie/darkwave/etc.

Steven Wright at Ulster PAC: Stand up legend.

Great Mutations, Kimono Dragons, Front Business at River Street Pub: Rock/surf.

Chortle Kombat at Mopco Theater: Improv show.

Hacksaw Jim Duggan at Cohoes Music Hall: Stand up.

Mike Lebovitz at Proctors: Stand up, part of Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show series.

The Nude Abides at The Hangar: Big Lebowski burlesque.

Sunday April 23

Capital Region Grown Up Egg Hunt at Jenning’s Landing: Proceeds going to ACG and In Our Own Voices.

World War I Exhibition Opening Reception at NYS Museum: A tour of the new exhibition.

Herobust at River Street Pub: Part of the Raging on the River series.

Lung, Good Hair, Odd Body at Pauly’s: Indie/punk/alt.

Melissa Etheridge at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: Full band show.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

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

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.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday April 14

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

Asian Cuisine Pop-Up Night at Nine Pin: People’s Pub and Nine Pin collaboration.

Coal Palace Kings at The Low Beat: Happy hour set.

Godzilla Kaiju Battle at Proctors: Giant monster double-feature.

Richard Shindell at The Linda: Folk singer.

Matana Roberts & Kamau Amu Patton at The Tang: “the second of two nights of performance featuring art, music, film, poetry, and performance art by emerging and established legends of the avant-garde.”

Storytime Time with Ethan Ullman at Mopco Theater: Funny and true story telling event.

Carl Daniels at Savoy: Live music to start the weekend.

ex, Capitle, New Life at The Low Beat: Loud punk/hardcore..

The Roughouts, Miss Maybell, Slimpickins at Club Helsinki: Roots/country/bluegrass.

Albany Got Soul at Fuze Box: Soul music dance party.

Saturday April 15

Yoga at The Pride Center: Sliding scale, all welcome.

CSA Fair at Takk House: Learn about the local CSA offerings.

Rensselaer Orchestra: Meta-variations at EMPAC: With music from JS Bach, Ben Caulkins, Frederic Rzewski, and Edward Elgar.

The Art of Protest Sign Making at APL: Resist! With a visually interesting and impactful protest sign!

Drink Schenectady at Schenectady Armory: Celebrating local vices.

Spring Release Party with Tonico at Forage+Sundry: Tonico popup to celebrate the new season.

Albany Devils vs. Rochester Americans at Times Union Center: AHL hockey.

Eastbound Jesus, Elrod, Motherjudge, and Grassroots Rebels at The Hollow: “Part 2 of Greg Bell’s 25th anniversary celebration”.

Michael Hurley, Willy Mason, Tom Carter at The Half Moon: Sold out.

The Garcia Project at Cohoes Music Hall): “Performing classic Jerry Garcia Band shows from the 70s”.

Easter Sunday April 16

SkullShitter, Radiation Blackbody, Psytoxia at Pauly’s: Metal show. Pretty much the opposite of all things pastel.

All weekend

Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.

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

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.

Youth FX Short Films Screening at the Spectrum

From the event page:

Albany’s award winning Youth FX teen filmmaking program will host the world premiere of our 2017 short films on Thursday March 30th, 7pm at the Spectrum 8 Movie Theatres. The screening will feature short documentary and narrative films, and will be followed by a Q & A with the youth filmmakers and program directors.

Tickets are just $10 for adults and $8 for students. Learn more on the event page.