Above: Lidiya Yankovskaya, instructor of Russain Opera Master Class.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12
Screening – Lyn Lifshin: Not Made of Glass
A documentary about literary legend, Lyn Lifshin. After the screening, there will be a Q&A.
@ Opalka Gallery, Albany | 6 PM | Free
Russian Opera Master Class
Taught by Lidiya Yankovskaya, come and learn the unique stylistic and linguistic challenges of Russian Opera.
@ Saratoga Springs Library | 6:30 PM | Free
“Those People” 25th Anniversary Cabaret
Celebrate 25 years of Upstage Productions with a performance of “Those People”. The show features music from many shows such as Pippin, Cabaret, Waitress and many more!
@ Helsinki Hudson | 7 PM and June 14, 7 PM | $20
Jodi Weiner’s Ladies Let Loose
The stand-up comedian is joined by fellow comedian Linda Belt. You may recognize Jodi Weiner from one of her appearances on ABC’s The View or Comedy Central.
@ The Park Theater, Glens Falls | 7:30 PM | $22
Pride Comedy: Jaye McBride, Kate Sisk, Shawn Gillie
Local trans comedian Jade McBride has performs nationally both as a headliner and opener for comedy greats like Aziz Ansari, Gilbert Gottfried, Jim Norton and Bobcat Goldthwait. Kate Sisk and Shawn Gillie will open the show.
@ Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs | 7:30 PM | $20
Word of Mouth Poetry Series
A monthly poetry and spoken word open mic hosted by Teresa Costa.
@ ARTbar Gallery, Kingston | 7:30 PM | $3
Screening: ‘The Death and Life of Martha P. Johnson’
Hosted by OutHudson, check out this Academy Award-nominated director David France’s “whodunnit” documentary focuses on the murder of self-described “street queen” Marsha P. Johnson, a legendary fixture in New York City’s gay ghetto, who was found floating in the Hudson River in 1992. Though the NYPD pegged her death as a suicide, her community rejected the claim. The film celebrates Johnson’s life and work, while analyzing her unexplained death.
@ House Rules Cafe, Hudson | 8 PM | Free
‘The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington’
A comedic exploration of our nation’s deepest shame. Directed by our columnist Patrick White and starring columnist Morgan Heyward.
@ Sage College Meader Little Theatre, Troy | 8 PM | $15
SM Wolf, Haunted Cat, pencildive
Indianapolis psych-tinged, power pop crew SM Wolf, Albany solo glam electronic artist Haunted Cat (ex-Complicated Shirt) and the gloomy, Glens Falls indie punk trio pencildive, set to release their five-track EP When I Go Outside June 22, play Paulys.
@ Paulys Hotel, Albany | 8:30 PM | $7