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Art & Exhibits

Adirondack Museum
Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake, 352-7311.
Through Oct. 13: A Paradise for Boys and Girls: Children’s Camps in the Adirondacks; Summering in the Adirondacks; Places of the Spirit: Sacred Sites of the Adirondacks.

Albany Center Galleries
AlbanyPublic Library, 161 Washington Ave., Albany, 462-4775.
Through Aug. 29: Ruth Leonard: Paintings and Drawings.

Albany Institute of History & Art

125 Washington Ave., Albany, 463-4478.
June 11-Aug. 31: Cut & Paste. June 14-Nov. 2: All Aboard! Models, Memorabilia and Memories of Railroads from AIHA’s Collections. Through Aug. 3: City Neighborhoods, Picturing the People and Places of Albany, North Albany. Aug. 16-Oct. 26: City Neighborhoods: Picturing the People and Places of Twentieth Century Albany, Pine Hills.

Albany International Airport

Colonie, 242-2243.
Through Jan. 4: Unplugged, Painting in the Age of Technology.

The Arts Center Gallery at the Saratoga County Arts Council
320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-4132.
Through June 14: Living and Traveling in China: Two Artists’ Perspectives. Through June 30: Gouache paintings by Doretta Miller, ceramic sculpture and paintings by Chris Duncan.

The Arts Center of the Capital Region

265 River St., Troy, 273-0552.
Through Aug. 24: A is for Art.

Bennington Center for the Arts

Route 9 at Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt., (802) 442-7158.
June 14- Aug. 24: Art of the Animal Kingdom VIII; Art of the American Indian. June 14-Dec. 24: Floyd Scholz: Fine Arts Bird Carvings. Aug. 30-Dec. 24: George Cherepov Retrospective; Impressions of New England.

Bennington Museum
West Main St., Bennington, Vt. (802) 447-1571.
Through Dec. 31: The Bennington Battle: How an Event Defined a Community. Through Oct. 31: Norman Rockwell: From Model to Painting.

Berkshire Botanical Garden
Routes 183 and 102, Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-3926.
Through Oct. 31: Sculpture in the Garden 2003.

The Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 443-7171.
June 14-Aug. 24: William Morris: Myth, Object and the Animal. Through Sept. 9: Twelve Masters of Contemporary Glass Art.

Carrie Haddad Gallery
622 Warren St., Hudson, 828-1915.
Through July 20: Works on Paper. July 24-Aug. 31: Poetry in Motion: Figurative Painting. Sept. 4-Oct. 12: Landscapes.

Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7598.
June 29-Sept. 7: Slater Bradley: Theory and Observation; Aida Ruilova: Untitled; Sodium Dreams.

Center for Photography at Woodstock
59 Tinker St., Woodstock, (845) 679-9957.
Through Aug. 3: Byrdcliffe Artist Colony Centennial Exhibition, Made In Woodstock II. Aug. 17-Oct. 12: Managing Eden; Lisa Klapstock / THRESHOLD.

The Chapman Historical Museum
348 Glen St., Glens Falls, 793-2826.
Through Aug. 30: Fighting Fire: Bucket Brigades to Ladder Trucks.

Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-3579.
June 27 – Oct. 13: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood. June 28 – Oct. 31: David Finn Photography Exhibit; Andrew DeVries and Fred X. Brownstein Sculptors-in-Residence. July 12, 13, 19 & 20; Aug. 9, 10, 16, 17, 30, 31: Bronze Casting with Andrew DeVries. July 12, 13, 19 & 20; Aug. 9, 10, 16, 17, 30 & 31: Marble Carving with Fred Brownstein. July 19, 11:30 AM: Masterpieces of Sculpture.

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, Mass., (413) 658-1100.
Through June 29: The Art of Mitsumasa Anno: Bridging Cultures.

Clark Art Institute
Williamston, Mass., (413) 458-2303.
June 14-Sept. 7: Turner: The Late Seascapes.

Fenimore Art Museum
Lake Road, Route 80, Cooperstown, (888) 547-1450.
Through June 15: Modern Medium: Contemporary Art in New York State; Colors of Cooperstown. Through July 21: A Fleeting Presence: The Psychometry Series by photographer Carol Golemboski. Through Dec. 28: Heights of Fashion, A History of the Elevated Foot; American Memory: Recalling the Past in Folk Art.
Firlefanz Gallery
292 Lark St., Albany, 456-1931 or 436-9498.
Through June 21: JC Garrett Makes Drawings and Other Things.

Fulton Street Gallery
408 Fulton St., Troy, 274-8464.
Through June 5: Aspiring Artists. Through July 17: Beyond Functional Art.

Hamilton Hill Arts & Crafts Center
409 Schenectady St., Schenectady, 346-1262.
Through July 30: Diasporic Visions: Images of the Lives and Experiences Throughout the World.

The Hyde Collection
161 Warren St., Glens Falls, 792-1761.
Through June 15: Weber Furlong Paintings from the Permanent Collection. Through July 27: Family Matters: American Impressionism and Realism. Through Aug. 24: Frederic Remington: Illustrator, Sculptor, Painter.

Lake George Arts Project
Courthouse Gallery, Canada and Lower Amherst Streets, Lake George Village, 668-2616.
Through June 20: How Sitting Affects Human Behavior.

Lake Placid Center for the Arts
91 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, 523-2512.
Through June 26: Natural Expressions - The Wright Touch. 6-28: Photographic Visions: Black and White Photography.

1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass., (413) 664-4481
Through Aug. 31: Robert Wilson’s Monumental 14 Stations. Through Sept. 5: Susan Leopold: Mixed-Up Worlds. Through spring 2004: Yankee Remix: Artists Take on New England, a collaboration between MASS MoCA and the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

National Museum of Dance
South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-2225.
Through May 1, 2004: Classic Black: history of African-American ballet dancers.

New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza, Albany, 474-5877.
Through June 29: Strangely Familiar: Approaches to Scale in the Collection of the Modern Museum of Art, New York, an exhibit on loan from MoMA.

The Norman Rockwell Museum
Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-4100.
Through Oct. 26: The Berenstain Bears celebrate: The Art of Stan and Jan Berenstain, a show of illustrations from the famous children’s books. Through Oct. 19: Freedom: Norman Rockwell’s Vermont Years. Through Jan. 2004: Norman Rockwell’s 322 Saturday Evening Post Covers.

Rensselaer County Historical Society
57 Second St., Troy. 272-7232.
Through June 12: Hidden Faces: Selected Portraits from the Permanent Collection.

Samuel E Fine Art Gallery
127 Jay St., Schenectady. 466-3595.
Through Sept. 1: An exhibit featuring metal sculptures and functional metal works by gallery owner Samuel E Bates; guest artists are Noel Dhooge, H.V. “Jake” Adams, Howard McAvoy, and Steve Kowalski.

Schenectady Museum
Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. 382-7890.
Through Aug 25: Oakroom Artists: Member Exhibition. Through Aug 15: Fragile Works: The Steinmetz Photograph Collection 1892-1910.

Shaker Museum and Library
88 Shaker Museum Road, Old Chatham, 794-9100.
Ongoing: From Mount Lebanon to the World.

Skidmore College
Schick Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, 580-5849.
July 9, 3 PM: Gallery Talk with Elise Freda. July 10 - July 31: Roadshow.

Spencertown Academy
Route 203, Spencertown. 392-3693.
Through June 29: Of Time and the River, an exhibit of installations by Jane Ingram Allen. In the Craftspace: Table Settings.

Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute
225 South St., Williamstown, Mass., (413) 458-9545.
Through Nov. 2: Art in Nature: The Clark Art Institute Today and Tomorrow. June 14 – Sept. 7: Turner: The Late Seascapes.

Storm King Art Center
Old Pleasant Hill Road, Mountainville, (914) 534-3115.
Ongoing: Grand Institutions: Calder’s Monumental Sculpture.

Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery
Skidmore College, 815 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 580-8080.
June 21 – Aug. 31: OPENER 4: Jim Hodges. June 27 – Sept. 28: Living with Duchamp; The Art of Arline Fisch.

Ten Broeck Mansion
9 Ten Broeck Place, Albany, 436-9826.
Through Dec. 31: The Tapestry of Albany County: A Sampler of Historic Communities; Thomas E. Murray—Albany’s Lamplighter & the American Dream, an exhibit featuring a model steam engine built by 16-year-old Murray in 1876; Arbor Hill: Putting a Human Face on My Neighborhood, a photography exhibit by George Simmons.

Time & Space Limited
434 Columbia Street, Hudson, 822-8448.
July 5th-Aug. 2: Larry Brown and Jon Isherwood.

Visions Gallery
40 N. Main St., Albany, 453-6600
Through July 3: Icons, by Christine Simoneau Hales and Fred Douglas de Mayo; Pearceptions, by Tracy Vartenigian Burhans.

Williams College Museum of Art
Williamstown, Mass., (413) 597-2429.
Through June 29: pol·i·tick, artists’ videos addressing cultural, sexual and textual aspects of current events. Through June 15: Chronicling Faith: Maksim Dmitriev and the Renaissance of Orthodox Monasticism in Late Imperial Russia. Through July 6: Wait Until Dark: Night Photography from the Collection of Jay Richard DiBiaso. Through Aug. 3: Tibet: Mountains and Valleys, Castles and Tents from the Newark Museum Collection. Through Dec. 21: Ha! Cartoons, Caricatures, and Satire from the Williams College Museum of Art.


Aston Magna Festival
St. James Church, Main Street and Taconic Avenue, Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-3595. Performances at 6 PM unless noted.
July 5: The Birth of the String Quartet: Works by Telemann, Allegri, Scarlatti, Haydn and Mozart. Performers will be Daniel Stepner and Nancy Wilson (violin), David Miller (viola) and Loretta O’Sullivan (cello). July 12: Sweeter Than Roses: Songs and sonatas of Henry Purcell. Performers will be Nancy Armstrong (soprano) Stephen Hammer (oboe) and an ensemble led by Daniel Stepner. July 19: Italian Madrigals and Trio Sonatas: performers will be Daniel Stepner, Laura Jeppesen (viola de gamba) and Peter Sykes (harpsichord). July 26: La Belle France: A program of music by Marais, Couperin and Clérambault. The performers will be Daniel Stepner, Laura Jeppesen, Chris Krueger (flute) and John Gibbons (harpsichord). Aug. 2 (5:30 PM): Gala Concert featuring the complete Bradenburg Concertos by J.S. Bach.

Bard Music Festival
Olin Hall (unless otherwise noted), Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, (845) 758-7950. The two-weekend festival, Janácek and His World, features programs focusing on the composer and his works.
Aug. 8 (Sosnoff Theater, 8 PM): Leoš Janácek: An Introduction with the Casal String Quartet, Bard Festival Chorale and Chamber Players performing an all-Janácek program, introduced by Leon Botstein. Aug. 9 (1 PM): Coming of Age as a Composer with the Casal String Quartet, Claremont Trio and more performing works by Janácek, Krizkovsky, Rubinstein, Smetana and Dvorák. Aug. 9: (Sosnoff Theater, 7:30 PM): Music and Storytelling with the Bard Festival Chorale and American Symphony Orchestra performing works by Janácek, Fibich, Smetana and Dvorák. Aug. 10 (1:30 PM): The Music of Language and Fantasy with Melvin Chen (piano), Sophie Shao (cello), Bard Festival Chamber Players and more, performing an all-Janácek program. Aug. 10 (Sosnoff Theater, 4:30 PM): Contemporary Insiders with the Casal String Quartet, Claremont Trio and more, performing works by Janácek, Suk, Novák and more. Aug. 15: (Sosnoff Theater, 8 PM): Folklore from the Field to the Parlor with Michael Beckerman and more, performing songs by Janácek. Aug. 16 (1 PM): Czech Modernism with the Avalon Quartet, Curiously Strong Winds and more, performing works by Janácek, Ostrcil, Martinu, Haas and others. Aug. 16 (Theater Two, 4:30 PM): The Diary of One Who Vanished. Aug. 16 (Sosnoff Theater, 7:30 PM): The Symphonic Imagination with the American Symphony Orchestra performing works by Janácek, Novák, Tchaikovsky and Suk. Aug. 17 (1 PM): International Modernism with Timothy Fain (violin), Anna Polansky (piano), Bard Festival String Quartet and more, performing works by Stravinsky, Hindemith, Bartok, Szymanowski and Janácek. Aug. 17 (Sosnoff Theater, 4:30 PM): Speech and Music—The Pan-slavonic Context with the American Symphony Orchestra performing works by Janácek, Musorgsky and Szymanowski.

Berkshire Choral Festival
Rovensky Shed, Berkshire School, Route 41, Sheffield, Mass., (413) 229-1999. All concerts feature the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. Call for performance times.
July 12: Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis in D, conducted by Dennis Keene. July 19: John Alexander conducts the Lord Nelson Mass by Haydn and Belshazzar’s Feast by William Walton. July 26: Barber’s Prayers of Kierkegaard and Vaughn Williams’ Sea Symphony, conducted by Robert Page. Aug. 2: St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach, conducted by David Hill. Aug. 9: Brian Kay conducts works by J.S. Bach and Mendelssohn.

Baroque Festival 2003
All performances take place at 4 PM at the Baroque Festival Studio, 165 Wilton Road, Greenfield Center, with the exception of the 7/11 performance, which will take place at noon at the Saratoga Springs City Center, Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Call 893-7527 for info.
July 6: Program to be announced. July 11: Free family program with Bells & Motley Consort. July 13: Baroque violinists Judson Griffin and Susan Heerema perform works by Bach, Handel and more. July 20: A consort of viols from the Smithsonian will play English works of the early 17th century, with Amanda Balestrieri (soprano) and director Kenneth Slowik. July 27: Instrumental works by Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti performed by Robert Conant (harpsichord).

Glimmerglass Opera
Alice Busch Opera Theatre, Cooperstown, (607) 547-2255. Evening and matinee performances. Call for times and complete schedule.
July 3-Aug. 26: Don Giovanni. July 5-24: Bluebeard. July 19-Aug. 23: Orlando. July 26-Aug. 25: The Good Soldier Schweik.

Lake George Opera
Spa Little Theatre at Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 584-6018.
June 27-28 (7 PM): Italian Opera Gala Concert. July 5, 8, 10 (7:30 PM) and July 12 (2 PM): Rossinni’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella). July 6, 13 (2 PM) and July 9, 11 (7:30 PM): Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah.

Music From Salem
Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, 677-2495. Performances are at 8 PM.
July 12: Mozart’s Piano Trio in E major, plus works by Beethoven and Mendelssohn. July 26: Brahms’ String Quartet in C minor, plus works by Mozart and Barber. Aug. 8: Poulenc’s Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon, plus works by Mozart, Dahl, Wolfgang and Francaix. Aug. 15: Turina’s Piano Quartet, plus works by Ridout, Boccherini and Granados.

The Pleshakov Music Center
544 Warren St., Hudson, 671-7171. Performances are at 8 PM unless otherwise noted.
June 21: Penthouse Concert One with Vladimir Pleshakov performing works by J.S. Bach, Haydn, Rust and Mozart on an authentic Mozart-era instrument. Limited seating. July 19: Penthouse Concert Two with Elena Winther and Vladimir Pleshakov. Limited seating. July 26: Baroque works by J.C. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, J.S. Bach and Telemann performed by Elaine Comparone and the Queen’s Chamber Band. Aug. 15: Music from Historic New England in Music and Projections with Dr. Jerome Reed performing Ives’ Concord Sonata. Aug. 16: Chamber Symphony Players of the Berkshires perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 and Schubert’s Symphony No. 5. Aug. 23: Penthouse Concert Three with Vladimir Pleshakov performing works by Beethoven and his contemporaries on a period instrument. Limited seating. Aug. 24: Young Artists Series 2003, with Michael Rogers and Lidiya Yankovskaya performing works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven and Chopin.

Saratoga Choral Festival 2003
St. Clement’s Church, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, (518) 791-0185. Performance at 7 PM.
Aug. 10: Vaughn Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem for chorus and orchestra featuring soprano Heidi Skok, and works of the Russian Orthodox Liturgy by Rachmaninoff.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330. SPAC is the summer residence of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Saratoga Chamber Music Festival.
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Orchestral performances take place at 8:15 PM. Unless otherwise noted, all concerts feature Charles Dutoit conducting.
Aug. 6: Emanuel Ax on piano, featuring Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 and Beethoven’s Overture to Coriolan and Symphony No. 5. Aug. 7: Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 with Yefim Bronfman on piano, plus Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. Aug. 8: Elmar Oliveira on violin, featuring Brahms’ Violin Concerto, Ravel’s Rapsodie espagnole and Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra. Aug. 9: Joshua Bell on violin and Boris Pergamenchikov on cello, featuring works by Beethoven, Brahms, Rachmaninoff and Ravel. Aug. 13: Boris Pergamenchikov on cello, featuring Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1, Glinka’s Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 (Pathetique). Aug. 14: Martha Argerich on piano, featuring Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, Musorgsky’s Prelude to Khovanshchina and the Symphony No. 5 by Shostokovich. Aug. 15: Boris Berezovsky on piano, featuring the Piano Concerto No. 3 by Rachmaninoff, In the Steppes of Central Asia by Borodin, and the Suite from Romeo and Juliet by Prokofiev. Aug. 16: A Tchaikovsky Spectacular with violinist Nikolaj Znaider, featuring the Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, the Violin Concerto, Romeo and Juliet and the 1812 Overture. Aug. 20: Martha Argerich on piano, featuring Ravel’s Piano Concerto, plus works by Mozart, Poulenc and Stravinsky. Aug. 21: From Broadway to Hollywood, a tribute to Cole Porter, Richard Rogers and Jerome Kern conducted by Marvin Hamlisch. Aug. 22: André Watts on piano, featuring Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, Schumann’s Symphony No. 4 and Wagner’s Overture to The Flying Dutchman. Aug. 23: Those Fabulous Philadelphians with Lang Lang on piano, featuring works by Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Ravel and Falla.
Saratoga Chamber Music Festival
Matinee performances on Sun at 2:15 PM, Tue evening performances at 8:15 PM, except as noted. The theme of the season is Souvenirs of St. Petersburg.
Aug. 5: Emanuel Ax, piano, Elmar Oliveira, violin, members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Chantal Juillet, violin will perform works by Dvorák, Debussy, Ravel and Glazounov. Aug. 10: An evening of works by Stravinsky, MacMillan and Beethoven, will be performed by violinist Joshua Bell with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Chantal Juillet, violin. Aug. 12: Pianist Boris Berezovsky, violinist Chantal Juillet and cellist Boris Pergamenchikov will perform works by Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 17: Nikolaj Znaider, violin, with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Chantal Juillet, violin, will perform works by Tchaikovsky, Glinka and Shostakovich. Aug. 19: Martha Argerich, piano, with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Chantal Juillet, violin, will perform works by Bartok and Borodin. Aug. 21 (5 PM): Impromptu concert featuring pianist Martha Argerich, the Wister Quartet, Chantal Juillet and others performing works by Schnittke and Smith. Aug. 24: Works by Beethoven, Bresnick and Dvorák will be performed by the Jupiter Trio.
Saratoga Visitor Center Chamber Music Series
Saratoga County Arts Council, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 587-3241. Performances at noon featuring members of the New York City Ballet Orchestra.
July 10: An all-J.S. Bach program featuring Robert Conant on harpsichord. July 17: Schubert’s String Quartet in C major. July 24: Mozart’s Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat major.

Stockbridge Summer Music
Seven Hills Inn and Resort, 40 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass., (413) 443-1138. Performances at 8 PM.
July 7: The King of Strings with Luis Beguia (cello) and piano accompanyment performing works by Bach, Vivaldi, Taylor, Fauré and Kodály. July 14: Innuendo with Keith Lockhart (piano), Lucia Lin (violin), Christopher Wu (violin), Amadi Hummings (viola) and Owen Young (cello) performing works by Mozart, Schulhoff and more. July 21: Fantasy & Romance with Susan Miron (harp) and Burton Fine (violin, viola) performing works by Saint-Saëns, Debussy and Scarlatti. July 28: Opera Treasures with Jo Dolce (soprano), Robert Van Valkenburg (tenor), Thomas Stallone (baritone) and Matthew Cvetik (piano) performing a selection of favorite arias, duets and trios. Aug. 4: Boston Trio, Irina Muresanu (violin), Raphael Popper-Kreutzer (cello) and Heng-Jin Park Ellsworth performing works by Haydn, Schöenfield and Ravel. Aug. 11: Arts & Music of Tsarist Russia with Barbara and Gerhardt Suhrstedt performing works by Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 18: The Golden Sounds of Brass performing works by Mozart, Debussy, Ellington and Gershwin. Aug. 25: Mussorgsky-Chopin with Sergey Schepkin (piano).

Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-5165. The Boston Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction of a variety of conductors this season. Concerts are performed at Ozawa Hall unless otherwise noted.
June 29-30 (8:30 PM): Tanglewood Music Center Fellows and Orchestra with conductor Craig Smith, and Yo-Yo Ma, cello performing works by Stravinsky and Bach with the Mark Morris Dance Group. July 5 (Shed, 8:30 PM): Kurt Masur conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra with mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus performing works by Prokofiev and Mussorgsky. July 6 (Shed, 2:30 PM): BSO with conductor James Depriest and the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio performing works by Svoboda, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff. July 9 (7 PM): Violinist Christian Tetzlaff performing the complete sonatas and partitas for solo violin by J.S. Bach. July 10 (8:30 PM): Mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, with pianist Peter Serkin, performing songs by Mozart, Brahms, Lieberson and Debussy. July 11 (6 PM): Prelude concert with members of the BSO. July 11 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with conductors Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos and Craig Jessop, baritone Russell Braun, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and members of the Orchestra at Temple Square performing works by Bernstein and Brahms. July 12 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with pianist Van Cliburn performing works by Beethoven. July 13 (shed, 2:30 PM): Kurt Masur conducts BSO with violinist Sarah Chang, performing works by Tchaikovsky, Sibelius and Dvorák. July 15 (Shed, 8:30 PM): The Boston Pops Orchestra with conductor Keith Lockhart and guitarist John Pizzarelli. July 16 (8:30 PM): Dubravka Tomsic, piano, performs works by Haydn, Beethoven and Chopin. July 18 (6 PM): Prelude concert with members of the BSO. July 18 (Shed, 8:30 PM): Robert Spano conducts the BSO with violinist Midori, performing works by Stravinsky, Dvorák and Benjamin. July 19 (Shed, 8:30 PM) BSO with Hans Graf, conductor and Nelson Freire, piano performing works by Beethoven, Schumann and Bartók. July 20 (Shed, 2:30 PM): BSO with pianist Peter Serkin, performing works by Weber, Stravinsky and Mozart. July 20 (8:30 PM): 2003 Festival of Contemporary Music with pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Ursula Oppens and Robert Spano performing works by Benjamin, Ligeti and Messiaen. July 22 (8:30 PM): Chanticleer performs works by Stucky, Hill and Davids. July 24 (8:30 PM): Borodin String Quartet performs works by Beethoven and Shostakovich. July 25 (6 PM): Prelude concert with members of the BSO. July 25 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus performing works by Schubert and Falla. July 26 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with Gil Shaham, violin and Jane Eaglen, soprano, performing works by Humperdinck, Mozart and Wagner. July 27 (Shed, 2:30 PM): BSO with pianist Garrick Ohlsson and soprano Dawn Upshaw performing works by Rossini, Mozart, Golijov and Kodály. July 30 (8:30 PM): Emerson String Quartet performing works by Smetana, Janácek and Brahms. July 31 (8:30 PM): Piotr Anderszewski, piano, performing works by J.S. Bach and Beethoven. Aug. 1 (6 PM): Prelude concert with members of the BSO. Aug. 1 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus performing Verdi’s Requiem. Aug. 2 (Shed, 8:30 PM): John Williams conducts the Boston Pops Orchestra and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Aug. 3 (Shed, 2:30 PM): BSO with conductor Christoph von Dohnányi and pianist Emanuel Ax performing works by Brahms and Dvorák. Aug. 3 (Shed, 8:30 PM): Yo-Yo Ma and guests performing works by Brazillian composers. Aug. 5 (Shed, 8:30 PM): Tanglewood on Parade with the BSO, Boston Pops Orchestra, TMC Orchestra and conductors Edo De Waart, Charles Dutoit, Keith Lockhart and John Williams performing works by Britten, Bizet, Gershwin, Williams and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 6 (8:30 PM): Sir Roger Norrington conducts Camerata Salzburg in an all-Beethoven program. Aug. 8 (6 PM): Prelude concert with members of the BSO. Aug. 8 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with conductor Peter Oundjian and pianist Richard Goode performing an all-Mozart program. Aug. 9 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with Yefim Bronfman, piano, performing works by Adams and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 10 (Shed, 2:30 PM): An all-Richard Strauss program with the BSO and soprano Renée Fleming. Aug. 10-11 (Theatre, 8:30 PM): TMC Vocal Fellows and Orchestra with sopranos Dawn Upshaw and Lucy Shelton performing works by Zuidam and Golijov. Aug. 13 (8:30 PM): BSO Chamber Players performing works by Lutoslawski, Harbison and Brahms. Aug. 14 (8:30 PM): Juilliard String Quartet performing works by Haydn, Schuller and Beethoven. Aug. 15 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with conductor Neeme Järvi and pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet performing works by Smetana, Grieg and Tchaikovsky. Aug. 16 (Shed, 8:30 PM): John Williams conducts the BSO with cellist Yo-Yo Ma and highland bagpiper Iaian Massie performing works by Maxwell Davies, Elgar, Williams and Bernstein. Aug. 17 (Shed, 2:30 PM): TMC Orchestra with Joshua Bell, violin, performing works by Zemlinsky, Tchaikovsky and Brahms. Aug. 19 (8:30 PM) Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax. Aug. 20 (8:30 PM): Norwegian Chamber Orchestra performing works by Rameau, Mozart and Haydn. Aug. 21 (8:30 PM): David Daniels, countertenor and Craig Ogden, guitar, performing works by Purcell, Dowland, Bellini and Fauré. Aug. 22 (6 PM) Prelude concert with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Aug. 22 (Shed, 8:30 PM): An all-Mendelssohn program featuring Sir Neville Marriner conducting the BSO with soprano Kendra Colton, mezzo-soprano Zheng Cao and guest narrator Christopher Plummer. Aug. 23 (Shed, 8:30 PM): BSO with violinist Itzhak Perlman performing works by Berlioz, Bruch and Vaughn Williams. Aug. 24 (Shed, 2:30 PM): BSO with conductor James Conlon and Tanglewood Festival Chorus performing works by J.S. Bach and Beethoven. Aug. 25 (Shed, 8:30 PM): Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra with conductor Keith Lockhart and violinists Regina Carter, Eileen Ivers and Lara St. John.

Williamstown Chamber Music Series
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, South Street, Williamstown, Mass., (413) 458-2303. Performances are at 8 PM.
Aug. 5: Daedelus Quartet. Aug. 12: Raphael Piano Trio. Aug. 19: Elements String Quartet. Aug. 26: Aspen Ensemble.


Ballet Hispanico
Company residency at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 580-5595.
Through June 21: Course offerings include Bodywork, Ballet, Repertory, Contemporary Caribbean, Flamenco, Salsa and Jazz. Evening seminars, lecture/demonstrations, video presentations, and open rehearsals supplement the course work. Call for dates and times.

The Egg
Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.
June 7, 8 PM: Ballet Hispanico. July 13, 7:30 PM: Dance Brazil. Aug. 1, 8 PM: The Philadelphia Dance Company: Philadanco.

Hubbard Hall
25 East Main St., Cambridge, NY, 677-2495.
June 12-14, 7 PM; June 15, 3 PM: Annual Spring Dance Program Concert.

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
Off Route 20 (eight miles east of Lee), Becket, Mass., (413) 243-0745. Ted Shawn Theatre performances are Wednesday-Saturday at 8 PM; Saturday-Sunday at 2 PM; additional shows where noted. Doris Duke Studio Theatre performances are Thursday-Saturday at 8:15 PM, Saturday at 2:15 PM and Sunday at 5 PM.
Ted Shawn Theatre—June 18-22: Twyla Tharp Dance. June 25-29: Maria Pagés’ Flamenco Republic (with live music). July 2-6: Mark Morris Dance Group (with live music). July 9-13: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet (world premiere). July 16-20: Rennie Harris (with live music). July 23-27: CND2 Dances by Nacho Duato (United States debut). July 30-Aug. 3: Merce Cunningham Dance Company (with live music). Aug. 6-10: Batoto Yetu (world premiere, with live music). Aug. 13-17: Stephen Petronio Company. Aug. 20-24: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.
Doris Duke Studio Theatre— June 26-29: Mémé Banjo Compagnie Lionel Hoche. July 3-6: Doug Varone’s Short Fictions (Pillow Exclsuive, with live music). July 10-13: Battleworks. July 17-20: Kitt Johnson/Vincent Manstoe (Johnson’s United States debut). July 24-27: Buglisi/Foreman (with live music). July 31-Aug. 3: Jo Strømgren Kompani (United States debut). Aug. 7-10: Irma Omerzo (United States debut). Aug. 14-17: Akram Khan Dance Company. Aug. 21-24: Compagnie Felix Rückert (with live DJ, United States debut).

New York City Ballet
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 587-3330. New York City Ballet is in residence July 9-27. Performances are at 8:15 PM Tuesday-Saturday, with 2 PM matinees on Thursdays and Saturdays.
July 8, 8:15 PM: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. July 9, 8:15 PM: Concerto Barocco, Guide to Strange Places, Western Symphony. July 10: 2 and 8:15 PM: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. July 11, 8:15 PM: Donizetti Variations, Glass Pieces, Western Symphony. July 12: 2 PM: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 8:15 PM: Concerto Barocco, Guide to Strange Places, Western Symphony. July 15, 8:15 PM: Donizetti Variations, Guide to Strange Places, Glass Pieces. July 16: Swan Lake. July 17: 2 PM, 8:15 PM: Swan Lake. July 18, 8:15 PM: Donizetti Variations, Piano Pieces Symphony in Three Movements. July 19, 2 PM: Swan Lake. 8:15 PM: (Saratoga Gala ) Walpurgisnacht Ballet, Thou Swell, Glass Pieces. July 24, 2 and 8 PM: Coppélia. July 25, 8:15 PM: Concerto Barocco, Carnival of the Animals, Chaconne. July 26, 2 PM: Coppélia. 8:15 PM: Symphony in Three Movements, Carnival of the Animals, Western Symphony.
Shakespeare & Company
70 Kemble St., Lenox, MA, (413) 637-1199 ext. 110
July and Aug., 7:15 PM: Preludes (most nights before the show).

Pop Concerts

Adirondack Pub and Brewery
33 Canada St., Lake George, 668-0002.
6/5: Mikki Bakken. 6/6: Acoustic Circus. 6/7: Will Foley. 6/14: Rosanne Raneri. 6/21: Donna Britton. 6/28: Kate Blain. 7/4: Phil Henry. 7/5: Tim Wechgelaer. 7/11: LB Walker. 7/12: Rick Bolton and the Dwyer Sisters. 7/18: Donna Britton. 7/19: Jeff & Becky Walton. 7/25: Rosanne Raneri. 7/26: Lani Richards. 8/1: Kate Blain. 8/2: Will Foley. 8/8: Tim Wechgelaer. 8/9: Mikki Bakken. 8/15: LB Walker. 8/16: Gary Moon. 8/22: Donna Britton. 8/23: Mike Grutka. 8/29: Phil Henry. 8/30: Adam Rosenberg.

The Ale House
680 River St., Troy, 272-9740.
6/7: Sun Mountain Fiddler. 6/14: No Outlet. 6/28: Super 400.

The Bayou Café
507 Saratoga Road, Glenville, 384-1568.
6/6: Social Lube. 6/7: Yellow Dog. 6/13: Good for the Soul. 6/14: Deep Sea Jelly. 6/20: Insignificant Others. 6/21: Stickmen Play. 6/26: Gabe & Eric. 6/27: Vivid. 6/28: David Smith & Bad Karma.

The Bayou Café
79 N. Pearl St., Albany, 426-8550.
6/5: Mitch Frasier. 6/6: Dona Oxford Band. 6/7: Pipe Kings. 6/12: Yellow Dog. 6/13: Jocamo. 6/14: Brian Kaplan. 6/20: Bluz House Rockers. 6/21: Social Lube. 6/27: Yellow Dog. 6/28: Robanic.

Bourbon St. Bar & Brill
2209 Central Ave., Colonie, 382-1110.
6/8: the Blues Blasters. 6/15: Brown Shugie Blues. 6/22: Doc Orloff’s Blues Elixir. 6/29: George Boone.

The Branches
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 160 Central Ave., Albany, 465-7545.
6/10: Harpfaire. 7/8: Rosanne Raneri. 8/12: MotherJudge, Alma Alverez.

Caffe Lena
47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 583-0222.
6/13: Mark Tolstrup. 6/14: Tony Bird. 6/15: Mary Migliozzi. 6/20: Charlie Smith & Rob Aronstein. 6/21: the McKrells. 6/22: Brenna Bavis & Cary DeNigris. 6/27: Huxtable, Christensen & Hood. 6/28: Livio Guardi & Wilson Montuori; Danny Garcia & Katy Farone. 6/29: Marty Hughes.

Calvin Theatre
19 King St., Northampton, Mass., (800) THE-TICK.
6/6: Lou Reed. 6/11: Kasey Chambers. 6/13: BB King, Jeff Pitchell. 7/11: Tracy Chapman, Joseph Arthur. 7/25: Mary Chapin Carpenter. 8/11: the Indigo Girls, Kim Richey.

Century House
Route 9, Latham, 785-1834.
6/6: Matt McCabe & Tim Wechgelaer. 6/7: Matt McCabe & Gary Blodgett. 6/13-14: Harmony Bay. 6/20-21: Shaker Creek. 6/27-28: Bruce Kean.

Club Helsinki
248 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-6308
6/5: Wakarusa. 6/6: John Cleary & the Monster Gentelmen. 6/7: Jen Chapin. 6/8: Underbelly. 6/9: the Hunger Mountain Boys. 6/11: Guy Clark. 6/12: the Electrasteez Project. 6/13: Jonatha Brooke; the Hazard County Girls. 6/14: Fuzz’s Gratuitous Sextet. 6/15: Sky Smeed Band. 6/16: Los Mofos. 6/18: Luther Wright & the Wrongs. 6/19: Melodrome. 6/23: the Hunger Mountain Boys. 6/26: Dr. Tim Presents. 6/27: Lucy Kaplansky; Jim & Jennie & the Pine Tops. 6/28: the Tarbox Ramblers. 7/6: Ellis Paul. 7/11: Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys. 7/17: Meg Hutchinson, Paul Curerri & Andy Friedman. 7/18: the Jim Weider Band. 7/10: the Asylum Street Spankers. 7/20: Celia. 7/31: Richard Shindell. 8/24: Pieta Brown. 8/28: Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans. 8/29: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys.

The Egg
Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-1845.
6/8: Guy Clark, Mary Gauthier. 6/11: Joan Armatrading. 7/18: They Might Be Giants. 8/3: Taj Mahal. 8/14: the Robert Cray Band.

The Glenville Spot
442 Saratoga Road, Glenville, 384-0004.
6/6: Plum Crazy, Beach Fann, Acoustic Trauma. 6/11: Chris Emerson. 6/12: Pete Pidgeon, Arcoda. 6/13: Carnival of Souls. 6/14: Derek Sherinian, Mike Campese. 6/19: Gobhi, Under Violet. 6/20: Fetish Lane. 6/21: North Allen, HeadBump. 6/25: Chris Emerson. 6/26: Release, Mother Necessity. 6/27: Rezi, Panache. 7/11: Blackcat Elliot, the Velmas, Banana Fish Zero. 7/25: Disgruntled Rhythm.

High Rock Steakhouse and Pub
534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-4000.
6/6-7: Good for the Soul. 6/13-14: Bobby Stillwell Band. 6/20-21: Larry Lewis and Solid Smoke. 6/27-28: the Heaters. 7/4-5: Geo and the Komrades. 7/11-12: Larry Lewis and Solid Smoke. 7/18-19; 7/23-24: Broken Lies. 7/25-26: Vivid. 7/30-31: the Pipe Kings.

Impulse Response Concerts
Troy, 281-3206.
6/26 (Arts Center of the Capital Region): Robert Rich. 7/25 (51 3rd Street): 7/25: Francisco Lopez, Jason Lescalleet, Brendan Murray, Howard Stelzer, Jason Talbot.

Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center St., Northampton, Mass, (413) 584-0610.
6/5: Maria Muldaur, Jon Dee Graham; Ben Lee, Shawn Fogel, Rachael Cantu. 6/6: the Blood Oranges, the Ward River Club. 6/6: the Raveonettes, VUE, These Bones. 6/7: Sarah Harmer. 6/8: 5-Alone. 6/9-10: Gaelic Storm. 6/11: Fairport Convention. 6/12: Blue Rodeo. 6/13: Vinx. 6/14: Sue Foley. 6/15: Suzy Bogguss. 6/20: Erin McKeown; Little Charlie and the Nightcats. 6/21: Meshell Ndegeocello. 6/22-23: Jonathan Edwards. 6/27: Cast Iron Filter, Blue Dogs; Smokejumpers, Canyon. 6/28: the Stone Coyotes, the So and So’s. 7/8: Jay Farrar, Anders Parker. 7/11: Shemekia Copeland. 7/17-18: Jerry Jeff Walker. 7/19: Rane. 7/23: BR549. 7/26: Drunk in July, the Wayward Saints. 7/29: Rhett Miller. 8/1: Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem. 8/4-5: Taj Mahal. 8/19: Pinmonkey.

301 Lark St., Albany, 436-7008
Every Thursday, Adrian Cohen Trio; every Sunday night, Brian Patneaude Quartet. 6/6: Hal Miller Trio with Sumi Tonooka. 6/8: jazz brunch with Maria Zemantauski. 6/13: Mulligan Stew. 6/15: jazz brunch with Lee Shaw. 6/20: Mike DeMicco Trio. 6/22: jazz brunch with Maria Zamantauski. 6/27: Darren Lyons Quartet. 6/29: jazz brunch with Nat Phipps. 7/4: the Foy Brothers. 7/6: jazz brunch with Lee Shaw. 7/11: Mundo Nuevo. 7/13: jazz brunch with Lee Shaw. 7/18: Hal Miller Trio with Sumi Tonooka. 7/20: jazz brunch with Maria Zemantauski. 7/25: Rob Lindquist Group. 7/27: jazz brunch with Nat Phipps. 8/1: Darren Lyons Quartet. 8/3: jazz brunch with Lee Shaw. 8/8: Mike DeMicco Trio. 8/10: jazz brunch with Maria Zemantauski. 8/15: Hal Miller Trio with Francesca Tanksley. 8/17: jazz brunch with Nat Phipps. 8/22: Cary DeNigris. 8/24: jazz brunch with Maria Zemantauski. 8/29: Mundo Nuevo. 8/31: jazz brunch with Lee Shaw.

Larkin Lounge
199 Lark St., Albany, 463-5225.
6/6: Julia Brown, Bryan Thomas, Earl Patrick. 6/7: Heath Brandon, Sean Rowe. 6/12: Alex Skolnick Trio. 6/13: Panache, Lotus. 6/14: Jimmy Atto, Joe Nacco, Adam Foster. 6/15: James Talley, Jay Craik. 6/21: Melissa Cupernall, Jenny Youngs, Elizabeth & Jessica Callen. 6/22: Mojo Lightning. 6/23: Second Saturday.

1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass., (413) 662-2111.
7/5: Yankee Remix Festival with Jimmie Dale Gilmore, the Persuasions, Reggae Cowboys, Melodrome, Amusia. 7/12: Polygraph Lounge. 7/19: Bang on a Can All-Stars featuring Thurston Moore, more. 7/26: Bang on a Can Marathon with Louis Andriessen. 8/31: Hot Club of Cowtown.

9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-CLUB.
6/6: Jim DeForge Quartet. 6/7: Brian Patneaude Quartet. 6/8: Clarinet Marmalade with Skip Parsons. 6/13: Joe Finn Quintet. 6/14: Pete Sweeney Quintet. 6/20: Nathaniel Ward Quartet. 6/21: Terry Gordon Quintet. 6/27: Jon LeRoy Trio. 6/28: Mark Capon Quartet. 7/4: Joe Barna Group. 7/5: Jazz Factor. 7/11: Mulligan Stew. 7/12: Marcus Benoit Quartet. 7/18: Keith Pray Quintet. 7/19: Mike Wicks Sextet. 7/25: Rob Cenci Group. 7/26: Terry Gordon Quintet.

Northern Lights
North Country Commons, Route 146, Clifton Park, 371-0012.
6/5: Slur. 6/6: Mighty Mighty Bosstones, the Pietasters, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Catch 22. 6/7: 12 Stones, Social Burn, Closure, Double Drive. 6/13: Unforgiven, British Steel. 6/14: Powerman 5000, Shinedown, Reach 454. 6/20: Rik Emmett, Mike Campese. 6/21: Hells Kitchen, Premis. 7/11: Believer. 7/17: Nickel Creek. 7/18: John Valby. 7/19: 805.

One Caroline Street
1 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 587-2026.
6/6: John Park, Pete Toigo. 6/7: Joe Gitto Duo. 6/8: Mike Tremante. 6/10: Forrest Jenkins & Friends. 6/11: Mike Dimin. 6/12: Joe Gitto Duo. 6/13: Lee Shaw Duo. 6/14: John Park and Rick Eckberg. 6/15: Cary DeNigris. 6/17: Forrest Jenkins & Friends. 6/18: John Nazarenko. 6/19: Joe Gitto. 6/20: Rob Lindquist Duo. 6/21: Mike Dimin Duo. 6/22: Joe Finn. 6/24: Forrest Jenkins & Friends. 6/25: Cary DeNigris. 6/26: Sarah Pedinotti with Masters of Nostalgia. 6/27: John Park and Rick Eckberg. 6/28: Lee Shaw Duo. 6/29: John Nazarenko.

Palace Theater
19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663.
6/6: Ray Charles. 6/8: Al Jarreau. 7/15: Weird Al Yankovic.

Pearl Street
10 Pearl St., Northampton, Mass., (800) THE-TICK.
6/6: Nitronine, Gaiah, Downpore, Malibu Heights, Tuan, Audible Image. 6/7: the Wailers, Barry Kingston & the Screaming Souls. 6/12: Blackalicious. 6/20: Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch. 6/21: Jonathan Richman, Ari Vais. 7/3: Jets to Brazil, Retisonic, the Love Scene. 7/22: the Dismemberment Plan, Engine Down, French Toast.

Pepsi Arena
51 S. Pearl St., Albany, 487-2000.
6/27: Dixie Chicks. 7/12: Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon. 7/24: the Eagles. 8/4: American Idols Live.

Pitchers Sports Bar
45 South St., Glens Falls, 745-1566.
6/6: C-Toe. 6/7: Sweet Jayne. 6/13: Phillips Head. 6/14: Bishop. 6/20: Attic of Love. 6/21: Square Pegs. 6/27: the Kelly Bros. 6/28: Bicycle Mary. 7/3: Square Pegs. 7/4: Bastard Son of the County. 7/5: Drugstore Hooligans.

Proctor’s Theatre
432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204.
6/30: Norah Jones, Gillian Welch.

Revolution Hall
421-425 River St., Troy, 273-2337.
6/6: Skip Parsons’ Riverboat Jazz Band. 6/7: the Burners U.K. 6/13: the Saw Doctors. 6/14: Paranoid Social Club, the Suggestions. 6/27: Soft Parade. 6/28: Leon Redbone. 7/5: Roomful of Blues, the Maynard Brothers. 7/11: Antigone Rising. 7/13: Black 47. 7/18: Glengarry Bhoys. 7/26: Buckwheat Zydeco.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Spa State Park, Route 9, Saratoga Springs, 476-1000.
6/8: Beck, Dashboard Confessional, the Black Keys. 6/20: the Dead, Steve Winwood. 6/22: Santana, Angelique Kidjo. 6/26: 50 Cent, Jay Z, Missy Elliot, Busta Rhymes, Fabolous. 7/4: Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Lucinda Williams. 7/5: Staind, Evanescence, Hoobastank, Trapt, Eve 6, Static X, the Exies, Lo Pro, the Bruise Bros. 8/3: Bon Jovi, the Goo Goo Dolls. 7/30: the Irish Tenors. 8/18: John Mayer, Counting Crows. 8/27-28: Dave Matthews Band. 8/29: Steely Dan.

Saratoga Winners
Route 9, Latham, 783-1010.
6/13: Skinless, Shai Hulud, Dysrhythmia. 7/16: Further Seems Forever, the Movie Life, Autopilot Off, Anbelin. 7/21: Circle Jerks, GBH. 8/23: Reggie and the Full Effect, Midtown, My Chemical Romance.

1 S. Pearl St., Albany, 426-9647.
6/5: Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. 6/6: Lowthief, the Sister. 6/7: Super 400. 6/10: Steve Candlen. 6/11: Johnny Rabb.

Stockbridge Summer Music
The Seven Hills Inn, 40 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass., (413) 443-1138.
7/8: Bob Connors Sextet. 7/15: Jo Dolce, Robert Van Valkenburg and Thomas Stallone. 7/22: Henry Francis’ Sextet. 7/23: Jo Dolce, Robert Van Valkenburg and Thomas Stallone. 7/29: Ramon de los Reyes and Co. 8/5: Bob Connors and Friends. 8/6: Jo Dolce, Robert Van Valkenburg, Thomas Stallone and Matthew Cvetic. 8/12: Bob Connors Sextet. 8/19: Henry Francis’ Sextet. 8/26: Bob Connors Sextet.

Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-1600.
6/24: James Taylor. 6/27: Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. 7/4: the Supremes starring Mary Wilson, the Spinners.

Turning Stone Casino & Resort
Verona, (877) 833-SHOW.
6/13: Little River Band. 6/19: LL Cool J. 6/23-24: Charlie Prose. 6/27: Artie Shaw’s Orchestra. 6/28: Andy & the Classics. 7/1: Weird Al Yankovic. 7/3: Jennifer Hanson. 7/15: Vicki Lawrence. 7/17: Righteous Brothers. 7/18: Tom Jones. 7/19: George Jones. 7/21-22: Pat Benatar. 7/25: Three Dog Night. 7/26: Billy Ray Cyrus. 7/29: Johnny Mathis. 7/30: Hootie & the Blowfish, Big Head Todd and the Monsters. 7/31: Neil Sedaka. 8/2: Lee Ann Womack. 8/4: Earth Wind & Fire. 8/6: India Arie. 8/13: Huey Lewis and the News. 8/14: Jo Dee Messina. 8/16: Jethro Tull.

17 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 432-6572.
6/5: Thursday, Hot Cross, Unsound; Gideon Folk, Brian Bassett, Eric Halder. 6/6: Nada Surf, Bible Study; the Pink Weeners. 6/7: Unseen, the Forgotten, Plastic Jesus, Two Dollars Short, Stand Up Citizen; Runna Muck, Seapeoples. 6/9: Turbo A.C.’s, EasyAction, To Hell and Back, High School Hellcats. 6/11: Damone, Public Access, Mr. Wednesday, Swindle EPI. 6/12: the Bloody Hollies. 6/13: the Wait, Rocktopus, Martly; the Erotics, the Charms, Scamper, Bamboo Kids, Rock City Crimewave. 6/14: RX Bandits, No Motive, Fairweather, F-Timmi, Steel Train; Coal Palace Kings, Ware River Club, CountrySoulHouse. 6/19: the Fags; the Pernice Brothers, Warren Zanes, Jackinany. 6/20: the Beautiful Mistake, Fallout Boy, Jean Gray, This Time Tommorow, Marty McFly; Blackcat Elliot, Rob Skane. 6/21: Fuzz and the Gratuitous Sextet, My Friends Band; Rory Breaker, the Fad, the Flight, Sean Morris. 6/26: the Clay People, Acumen Nation; Razors Never Die, Pivot. 6/27: Scissorfight, Bruise Bros., Great Day for Up; Immobile Homes. 6/28: the Dayjobs; North Allen, the Bird Circuit, Hinckley. 7/7: the Virus, Blind Society, Two Dollars Short, Infected Minds. 7/10: Buzzcocks, Billy Talent, the Erotics. 7/24: Tommy Womack. 7/29: Lower Class Brats. 8/1: Suffocation, Wasteform, Held Under. 8/13: Stretch Arm Strong. 8/21: Ben Taylor. 8/22: Asylum Street Spankers. 8/24: Tommy Stinson, the Figgs.

The Van Dyck Restaurant & Brewery
17 New Scotland Ave., Albany, 381-1111.
6/21: Adrian Cohen Quartet. 7/23: Orrin Evans Trio. 7/26: Stephanie & Hod O’Brien. 8/2: Blotto. 8/8: Jessica Lurie Ensemble. 8/9: Blake Christiana. 8/27: CD3 with Chuck D’Aloia, Peter Booras & Mike Duclos.

WAMC Performing Arts Studio
339 Central Ave., Albany, 465-5233 ext. 4
6/7: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason. 6/8: Doc Scanlon’s Rhythm Boys. 6/11: the Tao of Tao. 6/14: David Grover and the Big Bear Band. 6/25: Laurel Massé.


Berkshire Mountain Music Festival
Ski Butternut, Great Barrington, Mass., 877-423-3787.
8/15-17: the Greyboy Allstars, Medeski Martin & Wood, the Flaming Lips, the Roots, Warren Haynes Solo Acoustic, Steve Kimock Band, Blind Boys of Alabama, Sam Bush, Charlie Hunter Trio, Sound Tribe Sector 9, the New Deal, Jennifer Hartswick Band, the Slip, Particle, Percy Hill, Addison Groove Project, John Brown’s Body, more

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival
Long Hill Farm, Route 23, Hillsdale, (860) 364-0366.
7/24-27: Eddie From Ohio, Ellis Paul, Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Andes Manta, Arlo Guthrie, Dar Williams, Greg Brown, John Gorka, Lucy Kaplansky, Nerissa & Katryna Nields, Railroad Earth, Richard Thompson, Vance Gilbert, more.

Freihofer’s Jazz Festival
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-3300 (SPAC) or 476-1000 (Ticketmaster).
6/28—Amphitheater: the Four Tops, Dee Dee Bridgewater, David Sanborn, Chick Corea Electrik Band, Three Quartets Band featuring Michael Brecker and Chick Corea, Gary Burton Duets, Shirley Horn Trio Zawinul Syndicate, Christian McBride Band, Est; Gazebo: Lee Shaw Trio, Eric Alexander Quartet, Orrin Evans, Harvie S. & Eye Contact. 6/29—Amphitheater: India Arie; Dave Brubeck Quartet; the Crusaders with Joe Sample; Stix Hooper & Wilton Felder with Randy Crawford; Wayne Shorter Quartet featuring Brian Blade, John Patitucci & Danilo Perez; Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe; Brad Mehldau Trio; Chris Botti; Lizz Wright; Gazebo: the Bad Plus, Randy Johnston Group, Hiromi, Lizz Wright, Russell Gunn & Ethnomusicology.

Gathering of the Vibes
Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville, (800) VIBE-TIX.
7/10-13: the Allman Brothers Band, James Brown, the Derek Trucks Band, Gov’t Mule, Jorma Kaukonen & Blue Country, Susan Tedeschi, Dickey Betts & Great Southern, Warren Haynes, more.

Glens Falls Blues Festival
City Park, Glens Falls, 745-8792.
6/7: Dona Oxford, Ernie Williams, the Maynard Brothers, Big Frank and the Healers, the Nobby Reed Project, Buck2Fifty.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
Rothvoss Farm, Ancramdale, (888) 946-8495.
7/17-20: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Sam Bush Band, Jerry Douglas Band, Del McCoury Band, Peter Rowan’s Texas Trio with Tony Rice, Blue Highway, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Rhonda Vincent, Gibson Brothers, more.

Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance
Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont, 765-2815.
6/27: Footworks, Brian McNamara, Music From China, Steve Tilston, Little Johnny England, Fourtold, Sisters in Harmony, John McCutcheon. 6/28: Mike Seeger, Hot Soup, LeVent du Nord, Scott Ainslie, Arrogant Worms, Fairport Convention. 6/29: Peter & Mary Alice Amidon, Danny Spooner & Keith McKenry, Cathy Barton & Dave Para, Magpie, Suzanne & Jim Fode Sissoko Trio, Fennig’s All-Stars.

Free Concerts

Alive at Five Concert Series
Tricentennial Park, Broadway (rain location: Corning Preserve Boat Launch), Albany, 434-2032,
6/5: the Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards. 6/12: the Killdares. 6/19: Jimmy Stowe and the Stowaways. 6/26: C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Lousiana Band. 7/10: the Dave Mason Band. 7/17: Ball in the House. 7/24: Tower of Power. 7/31: Natalie MacMaster.

Central Park Concert Series
Agnes Macdonald Music Haven, Central Park, Schenectady, 1-866-333-8191.
7/13: Ray Barretto Sextet. 7/20: Patty Griffin. 7/27: Oliver Mtukudzi & the Black Spirits. 8/3: Otis Taylor. 8/10: Bohola. 8/17: the House Jacks.

Collar City Live
Riverfront Park, Troy, 273-0834.
7/6: the McKrells. 7/13: Laurel Massé. 7/20: Mundo Nuevo. 7/27: Marlowe & Company Big Band. 8/3: Dick Solberg. 8/10: Gandalf Murphy & the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. 8/17: Caribbean Carnival. 8/24: Take Me to the River V.

Concerts at the Plaza
Empire State Plaza, Albany, 473-0559.
7/4: Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals. 7/11: Fleet BluesFest with Albert Cummings. 7/12: Fleet BluesFest with Bo Diddley, the Debby Hastings Band, Deb Coleman, Guy Forsyth, Louise Taylor, Delta Boy, Omar & the Howlers, Teeny Tucker & Drivinwheel, Nick Moss & the Fliptops, Matt Mirabile, Delta Moon. 7/23: Foghat, the Edgar Winter Band. 8/13: Food Festival with Eric Burden & the Animals, NRBQ, the Burners U.K. 8/20: Shilrey Alston Reeves, the Persuasions. 8/27: Rosanne Cash, Hayseed.

Freedom Park Concerts
Freedom Park (next to Jumpin’ Jacks), Scotia, 370-0662.
6/11: Doc Scanlon’s Rhythm Boys. 6/14: Ernie Williams. 6/15: Leslie Ritter & Scott Petito. 6/18: Burnt Hills Big Band. 6/21: Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers. 6/25: the Burners U.K. 6/28: Out of Control. 6/29: Story Circle. 7/3: Foy Bros. 7/5: Monkey Gone Mad. 7/9: the McKrells. 7/12: Sweet Cider. 7/19: the Refrigerators. 7/23: Electric City Chorus. 7/30: the Joey Thomas Big Band. 8/2: the Flying Garbanzos. 8/6: Doc Spring’s Rehabilitated Dixieland Jazz Band. 8/9: Alex Torres & the Latin Kings. 8/10: Wister Quartet. 7/13: Cryin’ Out Loud. 8/16: Maria Zemantauski and Friends. 8/20: Grand Central Station. 8/23: Donnie P and Polka Celebration. 8/27: Alan Payette Band.

Guilderland Performing Arts Center
Tawasentha Park, Guilderland, 356-1980.
6/12: Bill Harley. 7/31: Big Trout Radio. 8/14: the Persuasions. 8/21: Marcia Ball.

Jazz on Jay
Jay Street, Schenectady, 382-3884 ext. 14.
6/5: Jack Fragomeni Quartet. 6/12: Michael Louis-Smith, Hot House Jazz Trio. 6/19: Skip Parsons’ Clarinet Marmalade. 6/26: Lee Shaw Trio. 7/3: Larry Lewis and Solid Smoke. 7/10: Azzam Hameed Quartet. 7/17: Rob Aronstein Trio. 7/24: John MacIntosh Quartet. 7/31: Ed Wool. 8/7: Art Eisenburg Quartet. 8/14: Brian Patneaude Quartet. 8/21: Paul Mastrianni Trio. 8/28: Fred Young-LaJolla. 9/4: Nat Phipps Trio. 9/11: Mark Davenport.

Saratoga Visitor Center’s Multicultural Music Series
Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-3241.
8/5: Berkshire Samba Group. 8/12: Alex Torres & the Latin Kings. 8/19: Captain Squeeze and the Zydeco Moshers. 8/26: Kleine Klezmer Orchestra.

Saratoga Visitor Center’s Spa City Band Concerts
Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, 587-3241.
7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27.

Together at Twilight 2001
Voorheesville Public Library, 765-2791.
7/9: the McKrells. 7/23: the Swing Docs. 8/6: Ernie Williams.

Town of New Scotland Concerts
7/18 (Feura Bush Park): Mind’s End. 8/1 (Wallace Park, Swift Road): Arc.

Village of Voorheesville Concerts
Village Gazebo, Maple Road (rain site: First Methodist Church), 765-2692.
7/2: George Wilson and Bill Spence. 7/16: the String Dusters. 7/30: Adie & Olin.

Washington Park Concert Series
Washington Park Lakehouse, Albany, 1-866-333-8191.
7/7: Steel Pulse. 7/14: Chava Alberstein. 7/21: Lunasa. 7/28: Salif Keita. 8/11: the Waifs.

Theater • Massachusetts

Barrington Stage Company
Consolati Performing Arts Center, Sheffield, Mass., (413) 528-8888, unless otherwise noted. Main Stage performances: 7 PM Tuesday, 8 PM Wednesday-Saturday, 5 PM Sunday; 2 PM matinee Friday. Stage II performances: 7:30 PM Wednesday-Sunday. Youth Theatre performances: 7 PM Wednesday-Saturday, 2PM Friday-Sunday.
Main StageJune 25-July 19: Funny Girl. July 23-Aug. 2: Lobby Hero. Aug. 7-23: The Game.
Stage IIJuly 9-23: Ears on a Beatle. July 30-Aug. 10: The Shape of Things.
Youth Theatre ProductionJuly 16-27 (Consolati Performing Arts Center), July 30-Aug. 10 (Springside Park, Pittsfield): Once Upon a Mattress.
Special Events (StudioSpace, Sheffield)—July 5-6: Marnie Nixon Cabaret. July 11: Jule Styne Cabaret.

Berkshire Theatre Festival
Main Street, Stockbridge, Mass., (413) 298-5576. Call for performance times.
Main Stage—June 18-July 5: Enter Laughing. July 9-26: The Stillborn Lover. July 30-Aug. 9: Talley’s Folly. Aug. 14-30: Peter Pan.
Unicorn Theatre—June 12-July 12: Nijinsky’s Last Dance. July 17-Aug. 2: The Who’s Tommy. Aug. 7-29: Assassins.
Theatre for Young Audiences (Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield)—June 25-July 19: Arabian Nights.

Main Street Stage
57 Main St., North Adams, Mass., (413) 663-3240
June 20-July 12: Hard Time. Aug. 1-23: The Beauty Queen of Leenane.

Shakespeare & Company
All performances take place at 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass., (413) 637-1199, except those at the Stables Theater and the Main Stage, which take place at the Mount, Lenox, Mass. Call for performance times.
Tented Rose Footprint Theatre—June 21-Aug. 24: The Henry VI Chronicles. July 4: Reading of the Declaration of Independence. July 31-Aug. 31: The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Aug. 22 and 24: The Youths That Thunder at a Playhouse.
Founders’ TheatreThrough Aug. 31: Much Ado About Nothing. June 26-28: Dibbledance: the Fools’ and Lovers’ Dances. July 5-Aug. 31: Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged). July 18-Aug. 30: King Lear. Sept. 5-Nov. 2: Ethan Frome. Nov. 20-23: The Youths That Thunder at a Playhouse.
Spring Lawn Theatre—Through Aug. 24: The Fly-Bottle. June 20-Aug. 31: The Chekov One-Acts. July 12-Aug. 31: Vita & Virginia. Aug. 26-31: 11th Annual Studio Festival of Plays. Nov. 7-Dec. 21: Lettice and Lovage.
Special Events: June 7-Aug 31: Free Outdoor Bankside Festival: Preludes (before most Founders’ performances); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Thu, 6 PM; Sat, 10 AM and 6 PM); Shakespeare and the Language That Shaped a World (Wed, 6 PM; Sun, 10 AM and 6 PM).

Williamstown Theatre Festival
Williamstown, Mass. Ticket orders: (413) 597-3400; 24-hour information line: (413) 597-3399. Call for performance times.
Main Stage—June 25-July 6: The Threepenny Opera. July 9-20: Landscape of the Body. July 23-Aug. 3: Under Milk Wood. Aug. 6-17: Travesties. Aug. 20-24: An Enemy of the People.
Nikos Stage—July 2-13: Big Bill. July 16-27: Mother of Invention. July 30-Aug. 10: The Lake. Aug. 12-16: The Chekhov Cycle.
Williams College—July 3-5, 17-19, July 31-Aug. 2, Aug. 14-16: Cabaret nights.

Theater • New York

Adirondack Theatre Festival
Various locations, Glens Falls, 798-7479. Call for performance times.
Lake George Recreation Center, June 19-30: The Lake’s End.
The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, June 26-28: It Goes Without Saying.
Tannery Pond, North Creek, July 9-11: It Goes Without Saying.
Parish House, Glens Falls, July 2-13: Bingo.
Adirondack Scenic Building, July 17-27: The Unexpected Man.

Capital Repertory Theatre
111 N. Pearl St., Albany, 462-4531. Performances 7:30 PM Tuesday-Thursday; 8 PM Friday; 4 and 8:30 PM Saturday; 2:30 PM Sunday.
July 11-Aug. 10: Cowgirls.

Curtain Call Theatre
210 Old Loudon Road, Latham, 877-PLAY (7529). Performances 8 PM Wednesday-Saturday; 2 PM Sunday.
Through June 15: Don’t Dress for Dinner. July 11-Aug. 17: Murder at Howard Johnson.

The Depot Theatre
Westport, 962-4449
June 27-July 6: Moon Over Buffalo. July 11-20: The Mikado. July 25-Aug. 3: The Cripple of Inishman. Aug. 15-Sept. 7: Annie Get Your Gun.

Fort Salem Theatre
East Broadway, Salem, 854-9200. Evening performances at: 8 PM; matinees at 2 PM Thursday; special matinees 3 PM Sunday.
June 25-July 5: Biloxi Blues. July 9-20: Annie. July 24-Aug. 2: West Side Story. Aug. 6-Aug. 16: My Way. Aug. 20-Sept. 30: Over the River and Through the Woods.

Impulse Theatre and Dance
Pine Knoll Theatre, 186 Woodstock Ave., Palenville, 797-3684 or 678-3205. Performances 8 PM Friday-Saturday; 3 PM Saturday-Sunday.
Through June 15: Handy Dandy: A Comedy but . . . June 27-July 13: Sea Marks. July 25-Aug. 10: What About Luv? Aug. 16-17: ITAD’s fourth annual Internship Showcase at Pine Knoll.

Mac-Haydn Theatre
Route 203, Chatham, 392-9292. Call for performance times.
Through June 1: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. June 5-15: Smoky Joe’s Cafe. June 19-29: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. July 3-13: Sugar Babies. July 16-20: TBA. July 24-Aug. 3: Hello, Dolly! Aug. 7-Aug. 17: The Secret Garden. Aug. 21-31: State Fair.

New York State Theatre Institute
Schacht Fine Arts Center, Russell Sage College Campus, Troy, 274-3256. Performances 8:15 PM Saturday; 2 PM Sunday; 10 AM Monday.
Through June 13: The Wizard of Oz.

Park Playhouse
Washington Park Amphitheater, Albany, 434-0776. Performances 8 PM Thursday-Sunday. Park Playhouse II performances at 5:30 PM Thursday-Sunday.
July 8-Aug. 17: My Fair Lady. Aug. 5-17: Cinderella. (Park Playhouse II).

Round Lake Summer Theater
Round Lake Auditorium, 2 Wesley Ave., Round Lake, 899-2800. Performances 8 PM Friday-Saturday; 2 PM Saturday.
July 10-19:. Twelfth Night.

Saratoga Shakespeare Company
Saratoga Springs Congress Park, Saratoga, 884-4947. Performances 6 PM.
June 15-26: The Taming of the Shrew.

Saratoga Stages
Lewis A. Swyer Studios, National Museum of Dance, 584-8870
June 8-28: LAByrinth Theater Company’s Second Annual Company Intensive.

Stage Works
North Pointe Center for the Arts, Kinderhook, 758-9234. Performances 7:30 PM Wednesday-Thursday; 8 PM Friday-Saturday; 2 PM Sunday.
July 17-July 6: The Drawer Boy. July 19: The Dancing Fox: Wisdom Tales of the Middle East.

Theater Barn
Route 20, New Lebanon, 794-8989. Performances 8 PM Thursday-Friday; 5 and 8:30 PM Saturday; 2 and 7 PM Sunday.
June 13-22: Natalie Needs a Nightie. June 26-July 6: Fame Takes a Holiday. July 10-20: The Mystery of Irma Vep. July 24-Aug. 3: Route 66. Aug. 7-17: Hollywood Pinafore. Aug. 21-31: Chicago.

Theater • Vermont

Dorset Theatre Festival
Dorset, Vt., (802) 867-5777. Performances 8 PM Tuesday-Friday; 2PM Wednesday; 8 PM; 4 and 8:30 PM Saturday; 3 PM Sunday.
June 12-21: Little Women. June 26-July 12: Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of Four. July 17-Aug. 9: Appointment With Death. Aug.14-Sept. 6: The Foreigner.

Oldcastle Theatre Company
Bennington Center for the Arts, Route 9 and Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt., (802) 447-0564. Call for performance times.
June 27-July 13: Things We Do for Love. July 25-Aug. 9: The Dinner Party. Aug. 15-Sept. 7: The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg.

Fairs, Festivals & Special Events

June-September: Henry Hudson Planetarium. Albany Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush Square, Albany. Enjoy Star Shows at an official NASA Space Place. Saturdays 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM. $4.50, $3 kids, students and seniors, children under 5 are free. For shows and descriptions, or call 434-0405.
June-September: Schenectady Museum Planetarium. Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. Cool new exhibits will change the way you look at the science, art, technology, and history all around you. Featured show, Honey I Shrunk the Solar System begins July 1. Shows Thu and Fri at 2 PM; Sat and Sun at 1, 2, 3 PM. Admission $5, $3 child, $4 senior, planetarium $1.50 each additional. For show descriptions call 382-7890.

June 7-Oct. 11: Shaker Heritage Society Guided Tours. Shaker Meeting House, 875 Watervliet Shaker Road, Suite 2, Albany. Explore the early history of Shaker life with costumed guides. Tours take place every Sat at 11:30 AM or 1:30 PM and last roughly 45 minutes. $3, under 12 free. 456-7890.
June 7: Albany Reads Festival. Empire State Plaza, Albany. The 4th annual event features a parade, the Albany Police Pipe Band and Alva the Bookworm. Noon-4 PM. 474-5877.
June 7: Outdoor Flea Market. Aunt Katies Attic, Route 5, Scotia. 887-3026.

June 8: Rest in Peace: Rural Cemetaries in Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady and Troy. Explore examples of the romantic 19th-century rural cemetary movement. For times and locations call 434-0405.
June 13-15: Thirteenth Annual No-Octane Regatta for Wooden Boats. Adirondack Museum, Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. Canoe races, boating vendors, workshops, a lecture, munchies and concerts at this annual event. Activities for kids, including toy-boat building workshop. For shows and descriptions, or 352-7311.

June 14-15: Sheep to Shawl Weekend. Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, Mass. Explore the fun and fascinating world of sheep and wool as expert shearers and textile workers take visitors through an entire sheep to shawl process, from shearing to weaving. 9:30 AM-5 PM. (413) 443-0188.

June 14-Aug. 31: Yaddo Gardens Tours. Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs. Experience the grounds and architecture of this famous artists’ retreat firsthand. Tours are on Saturdays at 11 AM and Tuesdays during racing season at 11 AM, $3 donation requested. 584-0746.

June 14: JUNETEENTH Arts Festival. Proctor’s Theater, 432 State St., Schenectady. Celebrate the ending of slavery at an event featuring art, vendors, entertainment and raffles. There will be a Reparations panel. 1-6 PM. $3 per person or $5 per family. For more information call 346-1262.
June 15: Rest in Peace: Rural Cemetaries in Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady and Troy. Explore examples of the romantic 19th century rural cemetary movement. For times and locations call 434-0405.

June 15: Third Annual Washington Park Lobster Festival. Washington Park, Albany. A variety of food items and entertainment will be avaiable in addition to lobster and steak dinners for purchase. For more information visit or call 448-5060.
June 15: Antiques Festival. Luykas Van Alen House, Route 9H, Kinderhook. Featuring more than 60 dealers showcasing their wares. $5. 10 AM-4 PM. 758-9265.

June 21-22: Eleventh Annual Bavarian Summerfest. Riedlbauer’s Resort, Round Top. This annual festival features Bavarian bands, German folk dancing, cow-bell ringing and alps horns aplenty. Also, food, beverage and craft vendors throughout. $7 (free on Sun), children under 12 free. 622-9584.

June 23-Aug. 18: Camp Saratoga Fun Run. Camp Saratoga, Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park, Scout Road, Wilton. A series of five, 5k races to be held on Monday evenings throughout the summer. $3, with all proceeds to benefit the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. For specific rac dates and times, call 584-3488.
June 26: Historic Home & Garden Tour. Ten Broeck Triangle Neighborhood, Albany. Discover many of the neighborhood’s beautiful homes and gardens, including the Mansion. 5-8 PM. $12 by June 17, $15 after that date. 436-9826.

June 28-29: Round Lake Antique Show. Village of Round Lake. Free admission. 9 AM-5 PM.
June 27-29: 23rd Annual Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music and Dance. Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. Featuring various musicians and dance troupes from around the world. Evening concerts, participatory dances, classes, family activities, storytelling and all kinds of food offerings round out the annual music-and-dance/arts-and-crafts celebration. Festival begins Fri at 7 PM (classes from 3-5 PM), continuing Sat-Sun. For ticket prices, or call 765-2815.

June 28-29: Lake George Summerfest. Shepard Park, Canada Street, Lake George. Festival includes arts and crafts show as well as live musical entertainment each day. 10 AM-6 PM both days. Craft show on Sat-Sun 10AM-dusk. Free. 668-5755.
July-August: The Lure and Legend of Saratoga Springs. Guided walking tours of historic Saratoga Springs led by guides from the Saratoga Springs Visitors Center. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Tours begin at 10:30 AM. $2. For further times/locations, 587-3241.

July 4: 4th of July Parade. Pittsfield, Mass. America’s Home Town Parade begins at 10 AM.

July 4: Wilmington Fourth of July Fireworks. Wilmington, Vt. Festivities begin at 6 PM, fireworks at 9:15 PM. Rain date July 5. (802) 464-8092.

July 4: Wardsboro 54th Annual Parade and Street Fair. Wardsboro, Vt. This old-fashioned celebration features bands, floats, clowns, antique cars, crafts and refreshments. Begins at 9 AM. (802) 464-8092.

July 4: Price Chopper Fabulous Fourth Festivities. Empire State Plaza, Albany. Food, crafts, entertainment and fireworks display. Free. 4-10 PM. 473-0559.

July 4: July 4 Celebration. Clifton Common, Vischer Ferry Road, Clifton Park. Arts and crafts, sporting events, entertainment, displays and music. Parade begins at noon. Fireworks in the evening. Festivities conclude after the fireworks. 371-6667.

July 4: An Old-Fashioned Family Fourth of July. Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Ave. (Route 6), Germantown. Fife and drum core, magician and puppet show, musical entertainment, colonial games and crafts all followed by a band competition. noon-8 PM. $2 for adults, $3 for children. 537-4240.

July 4: Strawberry Shortcake Breakfast and Flag-Making Festival. Shaker Museum, Shaker Museum Road, Old Chatham. Face painting, live music, children’s parade, tours of the museum and a reading of the Declaration of Independence are all part of the festivities. 9 AM-noon. $6, $3 kids 12 and under. Price includes museum admission. 794-9100 ext. 118.

July 4: Family Festival. Columbia County Fairgrounds, Route 66, Chatam. Fireworks, musical entertainment, skateboard half-pipe demonstrations, climbing wall, amusement and pony rides, and lots of food. 3-11 PM. $15 per carload, free parking. 392-2121.

July 4-5: Calico Dancers Good Time Pow Wow. Harry J. Betar Jr. Memorial Recreational Park (formerly Moreau Recreation Park), Route 32, South Glens Falls. Festival highlights include dancing, Native American crafts and supplies, food vendors and more. Dancing from 1-10 PM each day and vendors will be present all day. Free admission. 793-1693.

July 4-6: The Berkshires Summer Art Festival. Ski Butternut, Great Barrington, Mass. 200 world class art exhibits, demonstrations, gourmet foods and live entertainment. Adults $8, seniors $7, $5 students, children under 10 free. Weekend pass $11. (800) 834-9437.
July 4: Fireworks. Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, East Durham. Enjoy a small-town Fourth of July celebration at the festival grounds. (800) 434-FEST.

July 5-Aug 17: Sterling Renaissance Festival. Sterling. It’s classic, yet naughty, with more romance than Valentine’s Day, more costumes than Halloween and all the rowdiness of Mardi Gras. Also features many award-winning artisans, Elizabethan fare, theater and music. Saturdays and Sundays, rain or shine. $20, children 6 to 12 $7, children under 5 free. (800) 879-4446.

July 5: 15th Annual Vermont State Chili Cookoff and Salsa Too. Mount Snow, Vt. More than 30 chili cooks show off their best stuff, featuring some of the region’s tastiest chilis and salsas. Activities include tasting, live music and dancing, games, as well as judging and awards. $10, $7 children, 5 and under free. (800) 245-SNOW.

July 9-13: New England Motel Antiques Market. Brimfield, Mass. One of the largest antique shows in the Northeast. Opens 6 AM Wednesday. Admission $5 opening day only; centrally located parking $5. (508) 347-2179; campsites by reservation at (413) 245-3348.
July 11-13: Christmas in July Weekend. Ten Broeck Mansion, 9 Ten Broek Place, Albany. Garden preview party 6-9 PM Fri. Ten Broek Triangle and Downtown Albany walking tour on 12-4 PM Sat. Open house at the Ten Broek Mansion featuring crafts and vendors for the upcoming holiday season, 10-4 PM Sat and Sun. For more information and admission prices, 436-9826

July 12-13: Americana Artisans’ Craft Show. Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, Mass. A hundred of the country’s most highly recognized artisans show and sell reproduction furniture, pottery, folk art, metalware and other works from 18th- and 19th-century life. 9:30 AM-5 PM. (413) 443-0188.

July 12-13: SolarFest: Energy Education Through the Arts. Middletown Springs. Vt. Roughly 25 performers on two solar-powered stages and a number of workshops on sustainable living and renewable energy. Weekend tickets $30, early bird special, teen and day rates available. For tickets or more information call (802) 235-2866 or

July 12: Athens Street Festival. Riverfront Park and Second Street, Athens. All-day festival from 10 AM-dark. Features live entertainment, an antique car show, food, crafters, vendors, children’s rides and games in the park, boat rides on the Hudson River. Topped off with fireworks at dusk (rain date: July 13). 945-1551.

July 15-20: Saratoga County Fair. Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. Music, food, rides, midway, animals and cotton candy. 9 AM-midnight. $7, $2 for children 6 to 12, children under 6 free. For more information or call 885-9701.

July 19: Art in the Park. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. Art and entertainment will take place at this outdoor visual-art show and sale. 10 AM-4 PM. 584-4132.

July 27: GE Kid’s Day. Empire State Plaza, Albany. JJ the Jetplane, clowns, face painters, pony rides, petting zoo, puppets, magician, educational displays and hands-on art activities at this annual event. 1-5 PM. 473-0559.

July 27-29: 7th Annual Cappielo Festa Italiana. Central Park, Schenectady. Music, dance, food, exhibits of Italian cultural interest, and hands-on activities related to Italian traditions. Fri. 4-10 PM, Sat. noon to 10 PM, Sun. noon to 8 PM. Free.

Aug. 2: Shaker Museum & Library’s Antiques Festival. Shaker Museum & Library, Shaker Museum Road, Old Chatham. A variety of antiques and high-quality reproductions will be on sale at this festival. 10 AM-4 PM; early buyers must pay a premium. 794-9100.

Aug. 2: 48th Annual Antiques Festival. Shaker Museum & Library, Shaker Museum Road, Old Chatham. Hunt for treasures in a country fair type atmosphere. Dealers from all over the Northeast present unique selection of collectibles. 10 AM-4 PM. $6 adults, early buyers at 9 AM for $10. 794-9100.

Aug. 2: State Farm African-American Arts & Cultural Festival. Empire State Plaza, Albany. This annual community celebration features musical entertainment and dance groups on two stages, craft artisans, sports demonstrations, free children’s activities and sensational cuisine. 1-8 PM. 473-0559.

Aug. 9-10: German Alps Festival. Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl, Hunter. A festival rooted in Bavarian tradition, featuring a variety of brews from around the world as well as authentic German entertainers, expositions, craft shows and plenty of food. $10, reduced group rate of $15. Gates open at 9 AM. 263-4223.

Aug. 12-17: Altamont Fair. Altamont Fairgrounds, Route 146, Altamont. Three-county fair, free grandstand, three-ring circus, country music, exhibits, petting zoo, midway, contests and events. $8, $6 advanced sale, $6 seniors, $4 kids 7-14, under 7 are free, free parking. 861-6671.

Aug. 14-19: Lake George Family Festival. Shepard Park, Lake George. This 27th annual festival features crafts, entertainment, games and food galore. 668-5771.
Aug. 16-17: 10th Annual Grecian Festival. Pittsfield, Mass. Food, pastry, music, family activities. (413) 442-8113.

Aug. 16-17: International Celtic Festival. Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl, Hunter. More than 1,000 bagpipers and drummers gather for a two-day competition. Festivities include live entertainment direct from the Emerald Isles. Bagpipe competition, caber tossing, sheepherding demonstrations and more. Celtic vendors and kid’s entertainment. $10, reduced group rate of $15.263-4223.

Aug. 16-17: 32nd Annual Madison-Bouckville Antiques Show. Route 20 from Madison to Bouckville. More than 1,000 dealers are expected for this annual antiques extravaganza. 7 AM-5 PM Sat, 9 AM-5 PM Sun. $6 for daily passes, $7 on Sat. for early admission from 7-9 AM and weekend pass. Rain or shine. For early bird admission prices and other information, call (315) 824-2462.

Aug. 16-17: Round Lake Arts & Crafts Festival. 9 AM-5 PM, free admission. 899-2800.

Aug. 16-17: 11th Annual Stockbridge Summer Arts and Crafts Show. On the grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden. Over 65 exhibitors featuring ceramics, wood, jewelry, fine art, leather, furniture and fiber clothing. 10 AM-5 PM on Saturday and 10 AM-4 PM on Sunday. (413) 298-5200.

Aug. 18-24: Washington County Fair. Washington County Fairgrounds, Route 29 (between Schuylerville and Greenwich), Greenwich. All the fun you go to a county fair for, plus live entertainment, backyard circus, petting zoo, carnival night and discount days for seniors and kids. $7, children under 14 are free. 692-2464.

Aug. 19: Art in the Park. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. Art and entertainment will take place at this outdoor visual-art show and sale. 10 AM-4 PM. 584-4132.

Aug. 21-Sept.1: New York State Fair. State Fair Grounds, off I-690, Syracuse. Festival features agricultural exhibits, a demolition derby, midway, crafts and live entertainment. Details/ticket info, (315) 487-7711.

Aug. 23-24: Hancock Shaker Village Antiques Show and Market. Pittsfield, Mass. Shaker and other period furniture, textiles, decorative accessories, prints and maps will all be on exhibit. 9:30 AM-5 PM. $6 for show. (413) 443-0188.

Aug. 27-Sept.1: Schaghticoke Fair. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Routes 67 and 40, Schaghticoke. Enjoy rides, crafts, music and agricultural exhibits. $7, children 13 and under free. Wednesday is senior citizens day $4, season pass $23. $2 parking. Gates open at 10 AM. 753-4411.

Aug. 28-Sept. 1: Columbia County Fair. Columbia County Fairgrounds, Routes 66 and 203, Chatham. Live music and dance groups performing as well as a demolition derby, harness racing, draft horse show and midway rides. $8, under 12 free. 758-1811.

Aug. 30-Sept. 1: 23rd Annual Iroquois Performing Arts Festival. Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave. Dancers, performance artists, live music as well as an archeology tent, kids’ activities, crafts, nature walks and more. 10 AM-6 PM each day rain or shine. $10 adults, $5 children, groups rates are available. 296-8949.

Aug. 31: Hunter Mountain Fair. An old-fashioned country fair with the added pizazz of modern demonstrations, carnival rides, and lots of great food. Free admision. The Skyride will be operating. 263-4223.

Aug. 31-Sept. 2: Mount Snow Brewer’s Fest. Mount Snow, Vt. The combination of great food, great music and great beer round out this end-of-summer celebration. Sample more than 60 of New England’s finest microbrews, handcrafted ales, porters and stouts. Festival hours/information, (800) 245-SNOW.

Sept. 4-6: Saratoga Wine & Food Festival. Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga. Eat, drink and be educated about the subtleties and spirit of choice wines and companion delectables at the international festival benifiting the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Patron package $150. For more information call 587-3330.
Sept. 6-ongoing: Shaker Suppers. Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, Mass. Guided, costumed tours of this historic site followed by a four-course Shaker dinner and ending with a period music program. 5-9 PM. Advance reservations are recommended. $40, includes a 10-day pass to the village. Call for dates. (413) 443-0188.

Sept. 11-14: Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival. 1 Sunside Road, Blackthom Resort, East Durham. Sixth annual festival featuring guided mini tours, charity events, seminars, contests, bike shows, live music, a parade and carnival fun. $10 per day, or $25 pre- registration for the weekend. 634-2541.

Sept. 13: Berkshire Columbia Slow Food Festival. Shaker Museum & Library, Old Chatham. The marketplace and cookout of locally grown and produced food will feature tastings from area restaurants, a farmer’s market for local cheese, honey, herbs, baked goods and produce, spit-roasted lamb, beef, and pork, lectures and demonstrations including keynote by Ruth Reichl, editor of Gourmet, and much more. 11 AM to 4 PM. 794-9100.

Farmers Markets

Armory Center Farmers Market
64 Colvin Ave., Albany
Sundays 10 AM-3 PM

Capital District Regional Marker (Wholesale)
Broadway (Route 32) and Route. 378, Menands
Saturdays 6 AM-9 AM; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 5:30 AM-8 AM

Chatham Farmers Market
Chatham Village Green
Fridays 2-6 PM

Hudson Farmers Market I
North 1st and Columbia streets
Saturdays 9 AM-1 PM

Hudson Farmers Market II
North 1st Street, between Warren and Columbia streets
Wednesdays 3-7 PM

Clifton Park Farmers Market
St. George’s Church, Route 146 at Maxwell Drive
Thursdays 2-5 PM

Delaware Area Neighborhood Farmers Market
St. James Church, 391 Delaware Ave., Albany
Tuesdays 4-7 PM

Downtown Albany Farmers Market
SUNY Building, State Street and Broadway
Thursdays, 11 AM-2 PM

Empire State Plaza Farmers Market
North end—near Legislative Office Building, Albany
Fridays and Wednesdays, 11 AM-2 PM

First Congregational Church Farmers Market
405 Quail St. (at Maple Avenue), Albany
Saturdays, 8 AM-noon

First United Methodist Church Farmers Market
428 Kenwood Ave., Delmar
Tuesdays 3-6 PM

Fort Edward Farmers Market
Broadway Bowl Parking Lot, Route 4
Fridays 10 AM-1 PM

Glens Falls Farmers Market
Elm Street parking lot, downtown Glens Falls
Saturdays 8 AM-noon

Hadley Farmers Market
Rockwell Street and Stony Creek
Saturdays 9 AM-1 PM

Holy Cross Church Farmers Market
Rosemont Street and Western Avenue., Albany
Wednesdays, 2:30-5:30 PM

Hoosick Falls Farmers Marker
Wood Memorial Park
Wednesdays, 2:30-6:30 PM

Hudson Falls Farmers Market
Ames Plaza parking lot, Burgoyne Avenue
Tuesdays 10 AM-1 PM

Kinderhook Farmers Market
Village Square and Green
Saturdays 8 AM-12:30 PM

Lake George Farmers Market
Route 9 across from Gaslight Village
Thursdays 10 AM-2 PM

Malta Farmers Market
Malta Community Center, Route 9
Tuesdays, 11 AM-2 PM

Middle Granville Farmers Market
Chapman Store parking lot, Burgoyne Avenue
Mondays, 2-5 PM

Queensbury Farmers Market
D’Ella Lincoln-Mercury, Lake George Road (Route 9)
Mondays 3-6 PM

Rensselaerville Farmers Market
Main Street, Rensselaerville
Saturdays, 10 AM-1 PM

Whitehall Farmers Market
The Boulevard (Park)
Tuesdays, 10 AM-1 PM

Salem Farmers Market
Town Park, Route 22
Saturdays, 10 AM-2 PM

Saratoga Farmers Market
High Rock Park, Saratoga Springs
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM; Wednesdays, 3-6 PM

Schenectady Farmers Market I
City Hall
Thursdays, 9 AM-2 PM

Schenectady Farmers Market II
St. Luke’s Church, 1241 State St.
Tuesdays 10 AM-3 PM

South Glens Falls Farmers Market
Village Park, Spring Street
Mondays, 11 AM-2 PM

South Glens Falls Farmers Market
Village Park, Spring Street
Mondays 11 AM-2 PM

St. Ambrose Church Farmers Market
347 Old Loudon Road, Latham
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM

State Campus Farmers Market
State Office Campus, Building 8A, Albany
Thursdays, 10:30 AM-1:30 PM

Troy Farmers Market
Broadway between 3rd and 4th streets
Fridays and Wednesdays, 10 AM-2 PM

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market
Troy Dock and Marina, River Street
Saturdays, 9 AM-1 PM

Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers Market
Historic Mills Park, River Street
Fridays, 3-6 PM

Whitehall Farmers Market
The Boulevard (Park) at Canal Street
Tuesdays, 10 AM-2 PM



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