Above: Maggie Rogers
Tuesday, July 30
Tuesday Travels: Peru
Children of all ages can come learn about the country and culture of Peru with interactive, hands on art-making activities and workshops at the museum.
@ World Awareness Children’s Museum, Glens Falls | 10:30-11:30 AM | Free with museum admission
‘Beauty and the Beast’
Come see the Park Playhouse Kids production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” This classic story is one that children and adults are sure to enjoy for a break from the summer heat. The production runs until August 3rd.
@ Cohoes Music Hall | 2 PM | $12-25
Children’s Art Workshop: Sculpture and Collage
Kids ages 9-12 are welcome to explore the sculpture and collaging processes and techniques inspired by The Hyde’s featured artist John Sloan.
@ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls | 2 PM | $20-$25
Spirit of the Suffragettes: Amy Ribgy and Crys Matthews
Nashville by NYC musician Amy Rigby brings her rebellious “mod housewife” tunes to The Sanctuary for Independent Media’s Freedom Square with ambitious VA by NC singer-songwriter Crys Matthews, whose songs are said to soothe the soul. Come for the music and stay for the community resource fair, featuring local organizations sharing access to information and tools to support local women “who bear a heavy load, caring for families against all odds.”
@ Freedom Square, Troy | 5 PM | Free
With special guests Chevelle, Three Days Grace and Dorothy and Diamante, the angsty rock band lead by Benjamin Burnley comes to Saratoga Springs.
@ Saratoga Performing Arts Center | 5:30 PM | $29.50-99.50
Illuminate July: August Wilson
Playwright August Wilson’s work included “The Pittsburgh Cycle,” winning him two Pulitzer prizes for Drama and “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” currently being adapted to film. Each work in his 10 piece series is set in a different decade, depicting comic and tragic aspects of the 20th century African-American experience. In honor of the upcoming film, Illuminate actors will perform monologues from one of Wilsons acclaimed plays. DJ Trumastr will set the mood and there will be an audience talkback following the performance.
@ Youth FX, Albany | 7 PM | Free
Fresh out of jail, lead character Rose-Lynn Harlan is reunited with her two children. She soon faces the reality of taking responsibility for herself and her family while pursuing her dream of being a country singer in Nashville.
@ The Addy at Proctors, Schenectady | 7 PM | $9 adults, $6 students/seniors
The Philadelphia based dance company, founded in 1970 by artistic director Joan Myers Brown, heads to Saratoga for a few of their company members to teach a master class.
@ National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs | 7 PM | $15
Kurt Vile & The Violators
The twangy rock artist known for his stint as lead guitarist in The War On Drugs and his recent collaborative record with fellow guitarist and star lyricist Courtney Barnett is bringing his band to Crossgates Mall.
@ Skyloft, Albany | 8 PM | $25-30
With special guest Natalie Prass, Maggie Rogers is one of the hottest new artists who is currently on her sold out world tour. You may have recently seen her perform on the “TODAY” show, singing one of her singles “Alaska” or “Light On,” but if you haven’t check out the video below.
@ MASS MoCA, North Adams, Mass. | 8 PM | $39