Here are a few things to keep in mind, look forward to, or keep busy with this week, from the weather (a slow start), to poetry, to baseball, to movies, to Chinese archaeology, to a place where everyone is above average, to jazz...
Here's the paraphrased forecast:
Monday: Rainy, maybe a thunderstorm. Cloudy. Highs in the low 70s.
Tuesday: Cloudy, maybe some rain. Highs around 70.
Wednesday: Some sun, maybe some rain. Mid 70s.
Thursday: Sunny and low 80s.
Friday: Sunny, chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the upper 80s.
Weekend: Some sun, maybe a thunderstorm. Mid 80s.
Slow start this week.
Monday: Poet and performer Jon Sands will be at the Arts Center of the Capital Region sharing some of his work. Sands has toured nationally and internationally as a performer. (That clip above is a bit sober -- this one is funny.) 7 pm - free
While you're there: Check out the Fence Salon exhibition. On Friday there's a reception for the exhibit, a pool from which the Fence Select show is derived, from 5-9 pm.
Most of the pools and beaches in the Capital Region are now open for the summer.
The ValleyCats are at home all this week, with a game every day Monday-Saturday. They start with a three-game series against the Lowell Spinners, followed another three-gamer with the Connecticut Tigers. Monday is Bark in the Park night (dogs allowed -- and, no, they don't need a ticket). Wednesday is 50 cent hot dog night. all games at 7 pm -$5.50 (and up) ahead / $6.50 (and up) same day
Recently opened at The Clark: Unearthed: Recent Archaeological Discoveries from
Northern China, which includes "recent archaeological discoveries from the Shanxi and Gansu provinces never before seen outside of China." And while you're in Williamstown, you might stop by the Williams College Museum of Art.
Hugo and Hunger
The Billboard Art Project's Albany display on Fuller Road starts July 2. This Friday, a exhibition of previous work from the project opens at Collar Works in Troy. Billboard Art Project director David Morrison will be at the reception for a short talk and Q&A. Friday 5-9 pm - free
Saturday: Madang & Sound at The Egg
Night of traditional Korean music and performing arts. 7 pm - $15 adults / $10 kids
These are a just a few things for this week. Know of something people should be looking forward to this week? Please share!
Look for our "Stuff to do this weekend" post on Friday.
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