Above: Concha Buika performs at SPAC June 19. Image courtesy of Buika Official Media.


Flim: ‘Nureyev’
The documentary shares the life of Rudolf Nureyev before and during his career as a dancer and choreographer.
@ GE Theatre at Proctors, Schenectady | 2 & 7 PM | $12

Juneteenth Celebration
Enjoy local food, live music from Jordan Hill and his drum group as well as other festivities in celebration of Freedom Day. Juneteenth commemorates the 1865 day when the abolition of slavery was announced in Texas, emancipating enslaved African Americans in the nation. 
Albany NY Library – Henry Johnson Boulevard | 3 PM | Free

Create a Custom Work of Art
With a large selection of products and reclaimed wood, the options are endless! Come and create a custom piece of art and unleash the inner artist in you.
@ Hudson Valley Vintage, Rhinebeck | 6 PM | $40

Sonia Corina Ruscoe: ~*~*~Water Chestnuts~*~*~
As part of the Hudson As Muse Basilica Back Gallery Artist In Residence Series, Hudson painter Sonia Corina Ruscoe will present an exhibition of her edible, observational, ecological, botanical project.
Basilica Hudson | 6 PM 

SGHS Jazz Band & Jazz Combo
The Scotia-Glenville High School perform at Freedom Park in Scotia. Go and support local students.
@ Freedom Park, Scotia | 7 PM | Free

Speedy Ortiz
The indie rock group is accompanied by Geoff Gordon and Hate Club for a free concert as a part of the Rockin’ on the River concert series in Troy. Read The Collaborative‘s recent interview with band leader Sadie Dupuis before you head to the show. 
@ Riverfront Park, Troy | 5-8:30 PM | Free

Buika: SPAC On Stage Series
Named “the voice of freedom” by NPR music radio, Buika accompanied by her all female group brings jazz, flamenco, pop, R&B, soul and folk to her performance. Buika is a two-time Grammy nominee and Latin Grammy winner.
@ Saratoga Performing Arts Center | 8 PM | $40-50

Grateful Wednesdays
Coming off of the Dead & Co. show at SPAC last night? Come check out tribute performances by Mike Johnson, Sean Kanawanda & Sean Sullivan with Nora Lamphere. Celebrate with a drink specials and great music!
@ The Low Beat, Albany | 10 PM | FREE