Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow, this mostly sung-through musical chronicles life in turn-of-the-20th-century America from the perspective of three disparate groups: African-Americans, Eastern European immigrants, and well-to-do white families. The score features everything from ragtime to klezmer, parlor songs to banjo tunes. Call or visit Web Site for exact schedule and ticket...

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Hudson River Museum

Apr 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014

Feb. 15-May 18: The Art of Video Games Organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, this exhibit traces the evolution of this unique narrative art form.  Eighty games are displayed using still images, video footage, and prints of in-game screen shots. In addition, five games — including favorites like Pac-Man and Super Mario Brothers — are available for...

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Thru July: Art at the Core Subtitled “The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance, and Technology,” this 10-month-long exhibit features works by two dozen contemporary artists. Using traditional materials as well as modern technological tools, the artists create narrative pieces that comment on the way they see the world. Sat.-Sun. 12-6 p.m. & by appt. Call for...

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In the visual arts, the depiction of light — emanating either from a natural or manmade source — has challenged painters, photographers, and other artists for centuries. Entitled Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial, the spring exhibit at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center shines the spotlight on 49 works spanning the 16th through the early 20th centuries. Each of...

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The most traumatic time in our nation’s history is revisited in this exhibit of historical documents and other materials related to the Civil War. Included is the constitution drafted by the Confederate States of America, the surrender agreement signed at Vicksburg, and Abraham Lincoln’s death certificate. Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m.

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GE Presents: The Mystery of the Albany Mummies The institute has owned a pair of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummies and coffins since purchasing them from the Cairo Museum in 1909. This exhibit includes other Ancient Egyptian art and artifacts, and explores how modern design was influenced by the ancients.

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