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Thu July 25, 2024 Top ^
Upbeat on the Roof: Dust Bowl Faeires
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tang Park Volleyball Court: <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:15.0pt;line-height:normal;background: white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Join us Thursday, July 25, at 6 pm, for a performance by Dust Bowl Faeries, who return to the Tang with their accordion-driven dark cabaret music after their debut Upbeat on the Roof performance in 2016.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Celebrating their tenth year in 2024, Dust Bowl Faeries perform a faerie-tale medley of dark cabaret and gothic polka music, infused with a dose of witchcraft and a dusting of woodland magic. The accordion-driven freak-folk ensemble hails from the New York Hudson Valley and draws inspiration from circus music, murder ballads, and Eastern European folk songs. Singing saw, piano accordion, lap steel, electric bass, percussion, and acoustic guitar combine to create the Dust Bowl Faeries’ otherworldly sound.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">For its 23rd season, the Upbeat on the Roof summer series highlights regional musical talent every Thursday, July 11 through August 15, at 6 pm.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Performances take place on the lawn outside the Tang and are free and open to the public. Visitors are invited to bring picnic blankets, camping chairs, and their own food and drink to make it a night!<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Crafts on the Grass</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Tang Art Educators offer craft kits for kids at every concert, starting at 5:30! A different craft will be available each week. All projects are suitable for children aged 5 and up, with adult supervision recommended. Materials will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
Sun July 28, 2024 Top ^
Tang Guide Tour
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Join us Sundays at 2 pm for a tour of the Museum and current exhibitions with a Tang Guide. This event is open to the public, and visitors are invited to stay after the tour and look around the galleries.Weekly tours are given by Tang Guides, many of whom are Skidmore College students, who are trained gallery ambassadors and tour guides. Through this program, they are introduced to the Tang and the museum world, trained to give tours, and gain valuable real-world experiences interacting with visitors.
Thu August 1, 2024 Top ^
Upbeat on the Roof: Drank the Gold
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tang Park Volleyball Court: Join us Thursday, August 1, at 6 pm, for a performance by Drank the Gold, a duo performing Irish and American old-time tunes featuring soaring vocal harmonies, fiddle, and guitar/banjo. 2023 Folk/Traditional Artist of the Year at the NY Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards, Drank the Gold play and sing North Atlantic dance tunes and folk songs. Performing together since 2015, Oona Grady and James Gascoyne have both been steeped in music from an early age. Their album, Sipped The Silver, simultaneously features Grady’s deep Irish fiddle roots, Gascoyne’s compositional talents, and their shared passion for digging deep into traditional music and finding something new to say. For its 23rd season, the Upbeat on the Roof summer series highlights regional musical talent every Thursday, July 11 through August 15, at 6 pm. Performances take place on the lawn outside the Tang and are free and open to the public. Visitors are invited to bring picnic blankets, camping chairs, and their own food and drink to make it a night! Crafts on the Grass. Tang Art Educators offer craft kits for kids at every concert, starting at 5:30! A different craft will be available each week. All projects are suitable for children aged 5 and up, with adult supervision recommended. Materials will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Sat August 3, 2024 Top ^
Family Saturday
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Payne: Join us Saturday, August 3, at 2 pm, for a Family Saturday.<div><br></div><div>Family Saturday programs foster multigenerational creative cooperation through looking at artwork, discussing it, and engaging in a hands-on art-making activity. Programs run from 2-3:30 pm and include a tour of selected works. All programs are free and open to the public, and suitable for children age 5 and older, accompanied by their adult companions. No registration required; supplies provided on a first-come, first-served basis.</div>
Sun August 4, 2024 Top ^
Tang Guide Tour
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Join us Sundays at 2 pm for a tour of the Museum and current exhibitions with a Tang Guide. This event is open to the public, and visitors are invited to stay after the tour and look around the galleries.Weekly tours are given by Tang Guides, many of whom are Skidmore College students, who are trained gallery ambassadors and tour guides. Through this program, they are introduced to the Tang and the museum world, trained to give tours, and gain valuable real-world experiences interacting with visitors.
Thu August 8, 2024 Top ^
Upbeat on the Roof: Dan Carr and the Cure for Asthma
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tang Park Volleyball Court: <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:15.0pt;line-height:normal;background: white"><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Join us Thursday, August 8, at 6 pm, for a performance by Dan Carr and the Cure for Asthma, a six piece Albany-based indie rock band on the lawn outside the Tang.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:10.5pt;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">The band in their own words: “Deep within the piney hills of Albany New York, lurks a gaggle of obnoxious strummers, bangers, and sangers on an epic plot to take over all of Albany. Their music is so incredibly catchy, it will brainwash and destroy all the evil doers in Albany AND Troy. Rock, Country, distortion, they have it all. Tori, Juliana, Gabe, Joe, Sam, and Dan won’t stop ever.”<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">For its 23rd season, the Upbeat on the Roof summer series highlights regional musical talent every Thursday, July 11 through August 15, at 6 pm.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Performances take place on the lawn outside the Tang and are free and open to the public. Visitors are invited to bring picnic blankets, camping chairs, and their own food and drink to make it a night!</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Crafts on the Grass</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal;background:white"><span style="mso-bidi-font-size:10.5pt;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Tang Art Educators offer craft kits for kids at every concert, starting at 5:30! A different craft will be available each week. All projects are suitable for children aged 5 and up, with adult supervision recommended. Materials will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
Sun August 11, 2024 Top ^
Tang Guide Tour
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Join us Sundays at 2 pm for a tour of the Museum and current exhibitions with a Tang Guide. This event is open to the public, and visitors are invited to stay after the tour and look around the galleries.Weekly tours are given by Tang Guides, many of whom are Skidmore College students, who are trained gallery ambassadors and tour guides. Through this program, they are introduced to the Tang and the museum world, trained to give tours, and gain valuable real-world experiences interacting with visitors.
Thu August 15, 2024 Top ^
Curator's Tour of Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman: Journey to Nature's Underworld
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Atrium: Join us Thursday, August 15, at noon, for a tour of Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman: Journey to Nature’s Underworld, led by Rachel Seligman, the exhibition’s curator and the Tang’s Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs and Malloy Curator.Following the tour, we invite visitors to enjoy the other Tang exhibitions on view, including Elevator Music 49: John Cage—Water Walk, Vorágine: Yente and Cecilia Biagini, and Hyde Cabinet #25: Kashi Kari—Celebrating Tradition and Craftsmanship from Pakistan.
Upbeat on the Roof: Reese Fulmer & The Carriage House Band
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tang Park Volleyball Court: Join us Thursday, August 15, at 6 pm, for a performance by Reese Fulmer &amp;amp; The Carriage House Band, a six-piece Americana ensemble, on the lawn outside the Tang.&lt;div&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;/div&gt;&lt;div&gt;Cutting his teeth as the house manager at the historic Saratoga Springs listening room Caffe Lena, Reese Fulmer (Skidmore class of 2018) has emerged “with a poet’s sensibility rich with great storytelling, imagery and a healthy dose of irony.” The 2023 and 2024 Americana Artist of the Year at the Thomas Edison Music Awards, Reese and his band are among the fastest-rising groups in the Capital Region. With a rotating cast of top players and a broad and dynamic body of work, their live performances are always fresh and full of joy.&lt;/div&gt;&lt;div&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;/div&gt;&lt;div&gt;For its 23rd season, the Upbeat on the Roof summer series highlights regional musical talent every Thursday, July 11 through August 15, at 6 pm.&lt;/div&gt;&lt;div&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;/div&gt;&lt;div&gt;Performances take place on the lawn outside the Tang and are free and open to the public. Visitors are invited to bring picnic blankets, camping chairs, and their own food and drink to make it a night!&lt;/div&gt;&lt;div&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;/div&gt;&lt;div&gt;Crafts on the Grass&lt;/div&gt;&lt;div&gt;Tang Art Educators offer craft kits for kids at every concert, starting at 5:30! A different craft will be available each week. All projects are suitable for children aged 5 and up, with adult supervision recommended. Materials will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.&lt;/div&gt;
Sat August 17, 2024 Top ^
Family Saturday
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Payne: <div>Join us Saturday, August 17, at 2 pm, for a Family Saturday.</div><div><br></div><div>Family Saturday programs foster multigenerational creative cooperation through looking at artwork, discussing it, and engaging in a hands-on art-making activity. Programs run from 2-3:30 pm and include a tour of selected works. All programs are free and open to the public, and suitable for children age 5 and older, accompanied by their adult companions. No registration required; supplies provided on a first-come, first-served basis.</div>
Sun August 18, 2024 Top ^
Tang Guide Tour
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Join us Sundays at 2 pm for a tour of the Museum and current exhibitions with a Tang Guide. This event is open to the public, and visitors are invited to stay after the tour and look around the galleries.Weekly tours are given by Tang Guides, many of whom are Skidmore College students, who are trained gallery ambassadors and tour guides. Through this program, they are introduced to the Tang and the museum world, trained to give tours, and gain valuable real-world experiences interacting with visitors.
Fri September 20, 2024 Top ^
Blood Drive
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Dance Center IM Gym