Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with the Stars Live comes to the Palace Theatre on June 23 at 7:30 PM.

Tickets | $49.50 - $125 | Purchase online

Free parking for ticketholders in Quackenbush Garage.

New show features Season 24 Pro Dancers Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Sasha Farber, Keo Motsepe, Gleb Savchenko, Emma Slater and More!

John Mulaney

John Mulaney brings his Kid Gorgeous tour to the Palace Theatre on July 27 at 9:30 PM.

Tickets | $25 - $45

JOHN MULANEY is an Emmy Award winning writer and comedian. He most recently starred in the Broadway hit, "Oh, Hello on Broadway” alongside Nick Kroll. In 2015 Mulaney released his 3rd hour stand up special a Netflix Original titled “THE COMEBACK KID” which the AV Club called “his best hour of his career.”

Alternative Albany Open House

Five institutions in Albany’s Mansion Neighborhood invite the public to attend the second annual Alternative Albany Open House on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The Open House is a celebration of community and the activist history of Mansion Neighborhood; and also an invitation for the larger community to engage and strengthen these unique Albany institutions: the Family Life Center, the Free School, Capital South Campus Center, Grand Street Community Arts, and Radix Ecological Sustainability Center.

Heritage Tour and Organ Concert

The First Church in Albany will host a Heritage Tour on May 12 at 6:00 PM, followed by an organ concert at 7:30 PM. Free and open to the public.

Tour info: Delft Tiles from Albany's sister city Nijmegen, Netherlands, given to the First Church in thanks after the World War II clothing and food supply drop will be on view and discussed.

Concert: Renowned Dutch Organist Berry Van Berkum will play a free concert. He will be playing works of Vierne, Widor, Bach, Messiaen and Dutch composers, as well as improvising on our magnificent 4 manual Austin organ.

Wild Bees of New York Photography Exhibit

The exhibit Wild Bees of New York will be on display May 1 - June 25 in the Empire State Plaza concourse outside the Visitors Center and Gift Shop. Photography by Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman.

Sharp and Easton have conducted a two-year project photographing and documenting wild bees at Rockefeller State Park Preserve and neighboring Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture.

Genealogy Weekend

The Irish American Heritage Museum will host a Genealogy Weekend on May 5-6. Join them for one day or both! RSVP by calling 518.427.1916.

Fee | $25 per day or $40 for both days (lunch is not included)

Sorry Not Sorry & Dollars to Donuts w/ openers The Company Men

Come out and enjoy a mix of short and long form improvisation on May 3 starting at 8:00 PM at Parish Public House.

RFP | Downtown Dog Park Fencing

The Downtown Albany BID will be constructing a dog park early this summer in Wallenburg Park (corner of Broadway and Clinton Avenue) and RFPs are currently being sought for the fence portion of the park.

Bids are due May 12 at 3:00 PM and can be sent to Don Wilson, Operations Manager, at dwilson@downtownalbany.org.

The full RFP and Site Utility Grading Plan Sheet can be downloaded here.

Dining Out for Life Returns April 27

Dining Out for Life, the annual fundraiser where restaurants across the country donate a portion of their proceeds to AIDS service agencies, returns April 27. In Downtown, the following eateries are participating with the event benefiting Alliance for Positive Health. For more information on menu or hours, contact the participating venues. 

ama cocina
4 Sheridan Avenue
Lunch, dinner

The City Beer Hall
42 Howard Street

Facial Peel and Palm Party

Salon 109 will host a Facial Peel and Palm Party on June 5 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM.

Tickets | $25 | Purchase online