Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 17

Laura Luna at EMPAC: ” a new multimedia concert performance inside EMPAC’s 360-degree panoramic screen”.

Body Shine Vol. 19 at Fuze Box: “Never ending dance party”.

Bob Dylan and his band at The Palace: Dylan.

Jonathan Richman at The Hangar on the Hudson: From the groups Naked Prey and Giant Sand.

Wurliday with Girl Blue at The Hollow: Two Albany staples.

Pop Culture Provocateurs Burlesque Revue at Fuze: Burlesque show before Body Shine.

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

Saturday November 18

Hudson Valley Hullabaloo in Kingston: The Holiday Market season is here.

Future 40 Gala at Renaissance Albany: Celebrating the next 40 years of local art and artists.

Funkrust Brass Band, Boycott Brass Band, Max’s New Hat at BSP: Big brass bands.

Wild Adriatic, IAMDYNAMITE, and Stellar Young at Jupiter Hall: Albany staples. Indie/alternative/dream/rock.

Sean Rowe at The Hangar: Sold out.

The Mallett Brothers Band, Slaughterhouse Chorus at The Hollow: Americana/roots/rock.

Last Pharaoh, VRHB, Grimer at Pauly’s: Metal.

Soul Clap at The Half Moon: Featuring a $100 cash dance off.

Sunday November 19

Rosendale International Pickle Festival: 20th annual!

Hudson Valley Hullabaloo in Kingston: The Holiday Market season is here.

All weekend

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.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 10

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

Science Festival of the Capital Region at miSci: Hands-on science.

Tiësto at Times Union Center: Clublife college tour.

Girth Control, Kimono Dragons, Front Business at The Low Beat: Album release party.

Neighborhood Of Make Believe, Dusted, Blue Ranger, Richard Spataro at River Street Pub: Indie/lo-fi/folk/alternative.

Palehound, Peaer, Clairo at SMOG: Alternative/folk/punk/indie.

Punk 2 Funk at Fuze: Dance night.

Storytime Time at MopCo: True and funny storytelling event.

Saturday November 11

Nine Pin’s Pressing Party at Nine Pin: Pressing everything. Paninis, Aeropress, Body Press, Bench Press, apples and more pressing.

Dark Star Orchestra at The Palace: The Grateful Dead experience.

Saratoga Comic Con at Saratoga Springs City Center: All things comics and similar fandoms.

Born Low, Scene Crime, Arch Fiends, YourBrainOnDrugs at Paulys: Hardcore show.

Sunday November 12

Bloodshot Bill double header at Beat Shop & Savoy: Early show in Troy, late show at Savoy.

Saratoga Comic Con at Saratoga Springs City Center: All things comics and similar fandoms.

All weekend

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.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday November 03

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

Mark Gregory at Fort Orange General Store: Opening reception.

Free Admission Hours at Albany Institute: If you haven’t been in a while, there’s no excuse now!

Opening Reception at 3Fish Coffee: Grand opening of a great new coffee shop.

Masters of War at ACG: “regional artists who explore, comment on, and question a multitude of perspectives on war, human conflict, and our attraction to war as a cultural phenomenon”.

Exhibition Tour with Chris Harrold at Opalka Gallery: VP Creative Director of Mohawk Paper talking about the exhibit, Paper is Part of the Picture: Strathmore Paper and the Evolution of American Graphic Paper Design.

Fred Magdoff at Oakwood Community Center: Talking about his book Creating an Ecological Society: Toward a Revolutionary Transformation, and topics therein.

Seymour Chwast at Opalka Gallery: Design talk. In conjunction with AIGA Upstate NY.

Boy Harsher, Eternal Crimes, Logan R. Visscher at BSP: Drone/darkwave/post-punk.

Cool Schmool, Haley Moley, Barkeater, AJSOB at Pauly’s: Punk/synth/rock/alt.

High Waisted, The Coax, the Big Drops at One Caroline: Surf/alternative/pop/punk.

Exhumanity Presents: Demonifuge at Fuze: Goth night!

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

Saturday November 04

Paul Shaw Lettering Walk at Renaissance Albany: Design walk, brought to you by Sage’s Opalka Gallery.

Gobble & Groove at Catskill Animal Sanctuary: Food, cooking demos, talks, and more.

The Fleshtones at The Hangar on the Hudson: Rock and roll.

Neighborhood Creeps at Fuze Box: Album release show. With Shyste, Juice Mega, Mic Lanny, Dephyant, DJ Slipwax.

Botanica with DJ Ephraim Asili at The Half Moon: Dance.

Sunday November 05

Albany Comic and Toy Show at Raddison Hotel: Comics and Toys.

Albany Lantern Parade at Washington Park: Homemade lanterns to welcome back Standard Time.

GRiZ at the Palace Theatre: DJ/producer.

All weekend

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.

Quality events for this weekend

Friday October 27

Nasty Women of the North at Collar Works: Opening reception.

Mary Armentrout Dance Theater: Listening Creates an Opening at EMPAC: Work-in-progress showing of an experimental choreography performance.

Troy Night Out: Arts, music, food, drinks and more around Troy.

Pies + Pints at SMCo.: Featuring Smith Orchard Bake Shop and Common Roots Brewing.

Pecha Kucha Night at Opalka Gallery: Short talks by interesting people.

Takk House Halloween Party: Dance party, photo booth, costume contest.

Nosferatu at EMPAC: Live scored by Opaque Body and E.R. Yan.

The Slaughterhouse Chorus, Maggot Brain, Charmboy, Henry’s Rifle at River Street Pub: TNO after party.

CraZyBaDBoogie at Lucas Confectionery: All Prince, Michael, Stevie Halloween Tribute with DJ Trumastr.

Cretin Hop Halloween at Fuze: The spookiest Cretin Hop of the year.

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

Saturday October 28

POLLYween at Post Contemporary: Featuring Black Future, Digital Debris, Gemini Holiday, Sean Desiree, Bells Roar, Parsley Nude, and Justin Beaver.

Halloween Spooktacular at NYS Museum: Crafts, games, science.

Weekend at Brodie’s Tour at The Low Beat: Featuring Mic Lanny, Elsphinx, Dephyant, G Premacy, and DJ Mercy.

And The Kids, Hammydown at The Half Moon: Alt/rock/indie.

Erik Bergstrom at Proctors: Stand up.

Rock and Roll Is (un)Dead! at BSP Kingston: Big ol’ halloween dance party.

Savoy Soul Club Halloween at Savoy: Your after party, going late!

90s Halloween Dance Party at Fuze: Candy, costumes, and dancing.

Sunday October 29

Hairy Gorilla Half Marathon & Squirrelly Six Mile at Thacher Park: End your halloween weekend with a trail run!

All weekend

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.