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Arts events of the day: Aug. 19

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Arts events of the day: Aug. 19

Taste of the Market
Summer produce is at its peak and the farmers market of Clifton Park is taking the opportunity to offer inspiration, advice, recipes and food samples to help the community eat fresh and healthy while supporting local farms and businesses.
@ Clifton Park Farmers Market at Shenendehowa United Methodist Church | 2 PM | Free

‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’
Glens Falls Community Theatre will perform a dramatic reading of their latest show,
“Dead Man’s Cell Phone.” In the dark comedy, a woman answers a dead man’s cell phone and becomes involved with his mother, intimidated brother, frustrated wife, sultry mistress, various shady business associates and the dead man himself.
@ Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls | 7 PM | $10 suggested donation

Screening: ‘Mike Wallace is Here’
This look at the “60 Minutes” newsman Mike Wallace not only examines his 50 years on the air interviewing icons of the last century, but takes a broader look at what audiences have come to expect from broadcast news reporters and anchors. 
@ Proctors, Schenectady | 7 PM | $9 general admission; $6 seniors, students with ID

Front Parlor Storytelling Series
Listen or share at this storytelling open mic, giving writers an opportunity to read their true, personal stories live, without notes, in five minutes or less. This month the group explores “roadtrip” as a theme: “Consider the things that happened along the way, and bring a story about the road less (or more) travelled.” 
@ Olde English Pub, Albany | 7:30 PM | Free

Jonas Brothers
Well, the night has finally arrived. If they don’t take a selfie with their street sign in a post about how much they love Albany, we riot. 
@ Times Union Center, Albany | 7:30 PM | Tickets start at $35.95

Screening: ‘Find Your Way Home: An Irish Musical’
Local theatre lovers, enjoy! This work by local writers Jeff Strange and James Kelly was performed with an all Irish cast at The Palace Theatre in 2017, in Boston, and finally NYC. Filmed on Broadway, the performance-on-screen will be followed by a Q&A with the writers.
@ Park Playhouse, Albany | 8 PM | $15

‘The Black Mozart’ at Tanglewood
Bill Barclay & Concert Theatre Works presents this development project in partnership with TLI, focused on Joseph Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. A decorated military officer, champion swordsman, acclaimed violinist, composer, and conductor—the artist of color was a true Renaissance man of the Classical period in 18th-century France. 
@ Tanglewood Learning Institute, Lenox Mass. | 8 PM | $19

Miko, Tien, Bare Mattress
It’s a full night of synth-pop at this week’s Super Dark Monday show in Toga. 
@ Desperate Annie’s, Saratoga | 9 PM | Free 

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