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The Arts Explorer March 4-10

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The Arts Explorer March 4-10

Tuesday

Burlesque With Live Post-Film Performance


It Came From Schenectady will host a screening of the cult film featuring Christina Aguilera and Cher followed by a burlesque performance by Albany’s POP CULTURE PROVOCATEURS. @Proctors, Schenectady | 7 PM | $9  

CollabCast Pop Culture Provocateurs from Open Stage Media at Proctors on Vimeo.

Wednesday

A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour

David Bowie’s former bandmates including Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Charlie Sexton and Carmine Rojas will perform entries from the Thin White Duke’s catalog with a selection of world-renown vocalists. @The Palace Theatre, Albany | 8 PM $29.50-$69.50.

Thursday

Breathing Lights Catalog Launch

In 2016, artists transformed hundreds of vacant buildings in Albany, Troy and Schenectady into glowing breathing behemoths. A catalog of the installation will finally debut at the Arts Center of the Capital Region this Thursday. Drinks will be available at the the Arts Bar.

@Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy | 5:30 PM | Free

Zucked: Waking up to the Facebook Catastrophe

Roger McNamee, a former mentor of Mark Zuckerberg will discuss his latest work and what he sees as Facebook’s “clear and present threat to democracy” as part of the New York State Writer’s institute. @University at Albany, Albany Uptown and Downtown campuses |Craft talk at  4:15 PM | Presentation/Conversation Downtown Campus at 7: 30 PM | Free

Friday

Dissolve, Scavengers, Hundreds of Au, Start the Reactor

If you were a hardcore kid back in the late ‘90s you probably saw the metallica-hardcore brutes of Dissolve wreck shop more than a couple of times. They’ll be back at their old stomping grounds with some of the most vital local hardcore bands the area has to offer. @Fuze Box, Albany | 8 PM | $10

Maria Schneider brings a sense of majesty to her compositions and performances that has to be experienced to be believed. She’s won two Grammys–one in 2016 for her work with David Bowie. This is a concert worth seeing. @Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy | 8 PM | $55, $45, 35

Film Screening: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

Exploring the lives and accomplishments of the founders of the women’s movement from 1966 to 1971 this film has earned praise as being vital to understanding the past and present of modern feminism. Director Mary Dore will hold a Q&A after the film.

@University at Albany Downtown Campus, Albany | 7:30 PM | Free

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