October Event Listings:
Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Ave – Free Admission from 5 – 8 p.m.
The Hudson River School: Landscape Paintings from the Albany Institute
+ Spotlight: Albany & Anti-Suffrage
+ The Fashionable Portrait
Lark Area Galleries, Exhibit Spaces, Events
Alacrity Frame Workshop
215 Lark Street
Featuring: Ridge to Shore in China and the USA
photography by Lance Nevard
56 Second Street 4 – 8 p.m.
13th Annual Summer in the City Youth Talent exhibition
Swan Street Park: He(ART) of the Hill Block Party featuring Music – Vendors – Art – Work Shops – Food from Mogumbo International BBQ
@Stage 1 Gallery
46 No. Swan Street 5 – 8 p.m.
Upstate Artists Guild presents:
The College Show; works by area college faculty & students
Ben & Jerry’s
467 Madison Ave.
Music by: John Hill
Bombers Burrito Bar
258 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
Featuring $3 Dos Equis Drafts; $6 original Margaritas
Capital Wine & Spirits
Corner of State & Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
Center Square Barber Shop
225 Lark Street 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Featured Artists: Joe Klockowski – Woolybearz, Patrick Stephenson – Bearpad
Curated by: Dan Woycik and Ward Capeci
Music by: Steve Werthner
Elissa Halloran Designs
229 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
15% off Skeletons and Halloweenish items!!!
250 Lark Street — 6 – 9 p.m.
Featured Artist: Ellis Rowlands
Our Hands are Feathers and Lead, Works on paper
First Presbyterian Church
362 State St. 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Art Gallery: Drawings by Cynthia Winter
Pottery by Mary LaFleur
Concert: 6:00 p.m.
Elisabeth Shoup, soprano, and Jestin Pieper, piano
Music by Ravel, Wagner, and Scriabin
GreatFinds Thrift Boutique
A Program of Equinox, Inc.
260 Washington Avenue, 12 – 5 p.m.
Artful Windows: “Resilience”
New Fall arrivals, Summer Bag Sale.
Hounds on the Hudson
472 Madison Ave. 5 – 7 p.m.
Featured Artist: Susan Stuart
Event: “Ask the Trainer” — get free dog training advice from our expert staff trainers. Dogs are welcome.
La Luce Boutique
248 Lark Street – 5 – 8 p.m.
Works by Kathy Klompas and David Painter
Thru October 26
L.A.X. Restaurant & Lounge
205 Lark Street
Live music with Andrew Mirabile
$5 Margarita specials.
New York State of Mind
167 Chestnut Street 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Photography by Janice Prichett
Landscape and nature photography from special events and locations around or near New York
299 Lark Street 5 – 9 p.m.
25% Off Storewide Sale for 1st Friday!!!
Preservation League of NYS
44 Central Ave. 5 – 8 p.m.
“Hidden in Plain Sight” – photos of the 2016-17 Seven to Save Endangered Places by Bruce Harvey
Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Mesick Cohen Wilson Baker Architects, PBDW Architects
The Romaine Brooks Gallery at the Pride Center of the Capital Region
332 Hudson Ave. 5 – 8 p.m.
John McEnerney presents Slice: Portraits of Life
301 Lark Street
Highlighting and supporting local artists on the 1st Friday of each month
Slavonian European Cafe
189 Lark Street 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Tea Tasting
Umana Restaurant and Wine Bar
236 Washington Ave. 7 – 9 p.m.
Featuring live African-inspired drumming by the Sound of Roots
Albany First Friday Swing Dance
Albany Elks Lodge, 25 South Allen St.
Band: Bryan Brundige & His Piggly Wigglies
– Free Swing Dance LESSON by Jason Fenton at 7 – 8 p.m., no partner needed
– DANCE to Bryan Brundige & His Piggly Wigglies from 8 – 11 p.m.
Admission including lesson: General$15; Dance Flurry Members $12; Seniors/Students $10.
Esther Massry Gallery @ The College of Saint Rose
Saint Joseph Hall Auditorium
985 Madison Ave.
Featuring: LOTHAR OSTERBURG
Reaching for the Sky
The exhibition features copperplate photogravure prints, constructed models, video and a 27-ft. sculpture installed in the Vertical Gallery
Reception: from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Artist’s Talk: 7 p.m., Saint Joseph Hall Auditorium
Opalka Gallery @ Sage College of Albany
140 New Scotland Ave. 6 – 8 p.m.
“Paper is Part of the Picture: Strathmore and the Evolution of American Graphic Design”
Sage College of Albany
Kahl Campus Center
140 New Scotland Ave. – 5 – 9 p.m.
First Israel A. M. E. Church Women’s Missionary Society presents: A Pink Party for Breast Cancer Awareness
Featuring: Oncology nurse providing self exam instructions; stories of survivors and love ones; and decorating “Bras for a Cause.” Light refreshments will be available.
Albany Center Galler (ACG)
488 Broadway 5 – 7 p.m.
Featuring: Then and Now by Artist Robert Cartmell
Capital Repertory Theatre
111 No. Pearl St. 4 – 7 p.m.
Featuring: Second Selves
Curated by Sara Griffith, this show features several artists exploring and questioning Western notions of a stable and fixed self – Our lived experiences existing simultaneously with our imagined and secret selves.
Fort Orange General Store
412 Broadway 5 – 8 p.m.
Featured Artist: Jae Schalekamp