Start your week with some freaky and fun punk rock out of dens of iniquity Queens and New Orleans!
@ Desperate Annie’s, Saratoga | 9 PM
Power Breakfast Club #148: Life Kintsugi
This discussion and activity uses Kitsugi–the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, celebrating its flaws–as a metaphor and method for us to reclaim the “broken” parts of our past and enables us to reflect on the “messes, missteps and mistakes” in our lives and reframe our perception of them so we are able to transform these all into masterpieces.
@ Little Pecks, Troy | 6:30 AM
Looking for feedback on your artwork? Head over to Collar Works with up to two pieces of your artwork. Join in conversation with fellow artists about your work and creative process. All art mediums are welcomed and participants are encouraged to bring snacks and beverages.
@ Collar Works, Troy | 6 PM| Free
Open Mic Storytelling: ‘What We Leave Behind’
Come share your stories about moving on and leaving negative aspects of your life in 2019’s dust.
@ Little Pecks, Troy | 7:30 PM
This month, Ronna Tulgan Ostheimer, director of education will ask museum goers to consider the dynamics of renegotiating interpersonal boundaries through Francois Lemoyne’s painting “The Amorous Proposal.” Reserversations required. Call (413) 458-0524 or register online.
@ The Clark, Williamstown, MA | 3 PM
PH Gallery and Youth FX team up to present a potluck dinner where you can pitch your idea for a community-based project and perhaps even win funding. Come prepared with a 5-10 minute pitch. There are 10 open pitch slots, first come first served.
@Youth FX, Albany | 5:30 PM
Featuring compelling performances by Jason Martin, Hannah van der Kolk and Leo Chang this evening should both expand your horizons while also feeling comfy and welcoming.
@ Yes Folks Tonics, Troy | 6:50 PM
Enjoy an evening of gorgeously composed pop music with local standouts Pink Nois and Belle skinner and Queens-based singer songwriter Lina Tullgren.
@ The Linda, Albany | 7 PM | $8
Major Player & The Age
High energy satin funk and soul from Syracuse’s Major Player and Troy’s The Age.
@ Savoy Taproom, Albany | 9 PM
A better understanding of musical theory is clearly a boon to performers but it can also enhance your role as an appreciator of music. Rob Weber will present this free class.
@ Albany Barn, Albany | 2 PM | Free
Art Exhibit Opening Reception: Mary Frances Millet
Millet’s watercolor paintings include still life, landscapes, and abstract images with excellent development of dimension and rich color palette. “Each unique painting acts as a window into a memory or a moment that carries a deeper story along with it, the kind of painting that inspires a poem or a story. In addition to watercolor, she enjoys using a wide range of technique and media, like silk scarf painting and collage.” All paintings will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served and the store is open for shopping.
@ Schenectady Trading Company | 4 PM
Get to the Museum of Innovation and Science in Schenectady for the first Capital Craft Beverage Trail event of the year. Each ticket earns you a free souvenir sample glass and tastings of locally produced libations.
@ miSci, Schenectady | 6-9 PM | $30
Born in rural Georgia Dox Thrash gave Americans an inside look into African American life in cities like Chicago and Philadelphia. Working before the civil rights movement Dox Thrash was involved in the WPA and the New Negro Movement. His carborundum printing process provided a regularly-available medium to reach his audience.
@ The Hyde, Glens Falls | Through March 22
Considered one of the first modern artists Fancisco Goya’ used his etchings to take to task the Spanish aristocracy for which he served as a portraitist, the Catholic Church’s exploitation of the lower class and the superstitions of peasants. The Caprichos contain a number of iconic works including “Saturn Devouring His Son.”
@ The Hyde, Glens Falls | Through April 26