Above: Wallflowers. Photo Credit: jambase.com
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
Wake Up Wednesdays: Screening & Discussion of ‘When They See Us’
If you’ve been waiting to dive into Ava DuVernay’s 16-time Emmy-nominated series “When They See Us, following the plight and injustice of the Central Park Five case, now is your chance to watch in a community setting, followed by a peer discussion. The series will be shown in four parts. Tonight’s screening will be the first. Refreshments will be provided by Albany’s Honest Weight Food Co-op.
@ Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy | 5:30 PM | Free
Grammy-winning rock band Wallflowers perform with The Unlikely Candidates and DJ Brian B as a part of the Capital Concert Series.
@ Empire State Plaza, Albany | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM | Free
Come for a chill, low key evening of creativity with community. Bring your own project to work on or use their supplies to make a collage.
@ Mount Ida Preservation Association, 548 Congress St, Troy | 6 PM | donations suggested
‘The Hound of Baskervilles’
The Lake George Dinner Theatre presents “The Hound of Baskervilles,” a comedy based on one of the most beloved “Sherlock Holmes” stories you don’t want to miss! It’s playing through Aug. 31.
@ Holiday Inn Resort, Lake George | 6 PM | $40-73
Countdown from Ten, Ampevene, Service Industry, Smiles
Head to the Oakwood Community Center tonight for an evening of instrumental math rock, experimental and indie rock.
@ Oakwood Community Center, Troy | 7 PM | $5-10 sliding scale
On their first North American tour, The Turbans head to Schenectady to bring music to the people.
@Proctors, Schenectady | 7 PM | Free
A 10-time Tony-winning musical based on the eponymous cult film following a group of unemployed Buffalo steelworkers spying on their wives’ “girl’s night out’ at a strip club who come up with a brilliant idea to make some quick cash.
@ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany | 7 PM | $27 – $62
New York City Ballet: 21st Century Choreographers
Come and see NYCB perform a contemporary program, with Varied Trio (in four), The Runaway and Principa. Principa is one of Resident Choreographer Justin Peck newest works.
@ Saratoga Performing Arts Center | 8 PM | $30-100
The world premiere of the new play stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson of “Modern Family” and Priscilla Lopez. “Grand Horizons” takes an intimate, funny and painful look at the nature of love over time.
@ Williamstown Theatre Festival | July 17-28 | $60-75
Mark Morris Dance Group
The Mark Morris Dance Group returns to the Pillow performing Prelude and Prelude for the first time since 1992.
@ Jacob’s Pillow, Becket, Mass. | 8 PM | $45-78
Umanoove/ Didy Veldman
The Dutch choreographer launched her company in 2016, and makes their U.S. debut this week at the Pillow.
@ Jacob’s Pillow, Becket, Mass. | 8:15 PM | $35-45