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A 20-year drought has caused a terrible water shortage, forcing a government ban on private toilets. Anyone caught going anywhere other than the pay-as-you-go abodes, owned and operated by the Urine Good Company, will be sent to the dreaded and mysterious Urinetown. This crowd-pleasing satire, reminding us it’s a “Privilege to Pee” but to “Follow Your Heart,” has romance as well as comedy. More…
2nd Annual Schenectady Soup Stroll
January 28, 12-5pm
Starting at noon, restaurants in Downtown Schenectady will open their doors to serve a variety of hot soups to event attendees as they stroll around downtown.
To participate in the Schenectady Soup Stroll:
1) Visit a participating restaurant location and pick up a map. 2) Stroll around to other restaurant locations tasting fantastic soups for a $1 a cup (3 oz. serving).
We currently have 24 participating restaurants! Stay up to date on current information, including soup recipes, by visiting our Facebook Event.
Mainstage – Living comedy legend, John Cleese, is heading in your general direction for a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A after a Screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Mainstage – Fresh Voices: The strong young voices with whom we’re proud to share our stage are the Niskayuna High School Chorus, directed by Christina Pizzino-Catalano, in Mass of the Children, a 2003 non-liturgical mass by the British composer John Rutter.
GE Theatre – The earliest version of the true crime tale of Roxy Hart, the wild, jazz-loving, married woman who killed her boyfriend in cold blood and became a media sensation as she finagled her way out of being convicted. SILENT w/score of 1920s jazz and pop recorded.
GE Theatre – The true story of interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving, who fell in love and were married in Virginia in 1958, yet their marriage was illegal under Virginia law, leading them to be first jailed, and then banished from the state.
NEW!Weekend Brunch: The Bier Abbey is now open for brunch Saturday & Sunday. Chef Jeremy has created a wonderful menu to satisfy all of your brunching needs. Brunch ends both days at 2:00pm and our regular menu resumes. Brunch Menu
Crossroads Gifts & Wellness January 18-20 131-133 Jay Street Anne Austin returns doing Spiritual Counseling and Guided Readings. Private sessions are available by advanced appointment or by chance. Anne sees many returning clients, so a reservation is recommended.
Union College January 21 – June 18 Nott Memorial Mandeville Gallery: Radical Kingdoms – Contemporary works are juxtaposed with early works, such as John James Audubon’s The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, and lesser-known artists of the time. Opening reception Jan. 26, 5-6:30pm.
Performers audition Broadway-style songs they have created on the spot.
miSci (museum of innovation and science)
15 Nott Terrace Heights
Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm
Invention Convention 2017 19th annual regional and statewide invention competition for students from grades K through 8. An added bonus is that Invention Convention is aligned with NYS MST Learning Standard 5, which relates to Technology and Engineering Design. Must submit online application on or before March 10.
Challenger Learning Center Every Saturday, 2-3pm & 3:30-4:30pm Join other museum visitors for an out-of-this-world experience! See what it’s like to do experiments in space to accomplish your mission.