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5 ways to pay tribute to the classics in October

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5 ways to pay tribute to the classics in October

Featured image: Pablo Picasso Taureau attaquant un cheval (Bull attacking a horse) 1921

‘Picasso, Braque & Léger: Twentieth Century Modern Masters’

Indulge in the prints of three Cubist masters in this exhibittion that runs until Jan 5, 2020. “To look at the impact of the written world through three of the greatest minds of Modern art is really an incredible experience,” said Jonathan Canning, director of curatorial affairs and programming for The Hyde. 

‘Moby Dick’

Actor Conor Lovett has compressed Herman Melville’s epic novel into a 105 min., one-man performance directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett. Hailed by the Irish Times as a brilliant “distillation of Melville’s genius,” the performance features live musical accompaniment by 10-string fiddler Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh.

@ Hudson Hall | Oct. 4-5, 7 PM; Oct. 6, 5 PM | $35

‘Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow’

The exhibit celebrating Ida Ten Eyck O’Keeffe, the often-forgotten sister of art giant Georgia O’Keeffe, has been extended through Oct. 14. There’s still time to check out the 35 paintings, prints and photographs exploring the artist’s mastery of color and composition as well as her complicated relationship with her well-known sister, which had a profound effect on her life and professional aspirations.

@ The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Mass. | Through Oct. 14 | $20 museum admission

‘Le Voyage dans la Lune’ Silent Film Score 

Five local bands have been selected to perform the score of Georges Melies’ 1902 13-minute silent film “Le Voyage Dans la Lune” (A Trip to the Moon). Come see them take it on.

@ Voorheesville Public Library | Oct. 20, 2 PM | Free

The Creative Life: A Conversation Series with Rakim

A conversation with the legendary rapper about his creative career and life’s work followed by a book signing and reception in the Theatre Lounge.

@ University at Albany Performing Arts Center | Oct. 28, 7 PM | Free

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