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This stunning oval shaped piece of architecture is located at the Empire State Plaza. Art is what thrives at this venue. Come by to visualize the high energy levels during one of the concerts or other live performances. The venue houses two beautifully designed theaters, which are equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system. Events run throughout the year giving you ample opportunity to appreciate performing arts. And when you are here, take time to see this giant sculpture, which is rooted down to six floors below the earth! Call or fax the Box Office for tickets and find out about the group discounts.
The Egg is an ultra-modern performing arts center in Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza where New York artists are prominently featured at limited-run performances. Its peculiar shape is especially evident from the Corning Tower, but from the ground it appears as though it is a capsule from a science-fiction movie.
A part of the Egg, the Lewis A. Swyer Theatre is one of the many on-site venues. This classy venue can seat up to 450 patrons and every seat offers an excellent view of the stage. Modern lighting and superb acoustics system, further add to the stunning performances. For more details and schedule, check website.
The Empire State Plaza Convention Center has over 80,000 square feet of conference space for a variety of different events and functions. There is a Convention Hall and seven meeting rooms available for rent throughout the year. Some of the biggest conventions of the year take place here, and you too can schedule it for your event, be it with ten or 10,000 people!
The Times Union Center formerly known as The Pepsi Arena, owned by Albany County, plays home to the AHL River Rats, Siena Saints MAAC and Albany Conquest. Formerly known as Knickerbocker Arena, the premier venue displays amateur as well as professional talents. Whether it is sports or entertainment for the entire family, it is all here! The number of seats available can be customized based on the event, and capacity accordingly ranges from 6,000 to 17,500. Come by for some thrill amidst a roaring crowd; after all, this is the venue which has seen the likes of Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, Celine Dion and many others.
Walk into this former RKO movie theater of Albany for total entertainment in the Capital Region. This popular venue is known for showcasing a wide variety of music shows, drama, classic films and comedy. After a lot of renovation and restoration, patrons have loved every experience at this splendid theater. The charming ambiance of this 2844 seat capacity theater and the modernized light and sound systems, overall, create a lasting impact of every performance. Home to the Albany Symphony Orchestra, the scintillating performances by these musical talents is worth watching. So come by to enjoy a bit of every field of art in this spacious venue.
The University Club of Albany is a members only club in Albany, New York. The club boasts of a prestigious history and the club building reflects just that. The building was constructed in 1924 in Colonial Revival architecture, with the interiors being just as regal. The club features a bowling alley and a billiards room, a delicious banquet, private rooms for meetings among many other facilities.
If you are Downtown and just want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the government employees, try Hudson River Way and Riverfront Park. Go for a leisurely stroll, dock your boat, ride your bike, or relax in the 800-seat amphitheater. During the summer, enjoy the Alive at Five Thursday-evening concerts and in fall, the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival takes place here. Open since 2002, this park offers plenty of events, a pedestrian bridge, great views of the city and the Hudson plus a chance to get to know the businesses in the lower part of Downtown.
An official NASA space place, the Henry Hudson Planetarium at Quackenbush Square is located on the premise of the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center. Come learn about history, the arts and more importantly, outer space, through several different science-themed shows for kids of all ages.
In arguably Albany's hippest residential and commercial neighborhood, Lark Street is home to most of the city's independent restaurants, bookstores, clubs, pubs and more. Many describe it as the city's "Greenwich Village" with the eclectic variety of businesses on the streets. Composed of the two neighborhoods of Center Square and Hudson/Park, Lark Street began its revitalization process in the mid-1990s and the area is now the proud home of the fall festival LarkFEST, Champagne on the Park, Winter WonderLARK and Capital Pride, the city's annual gay pride festival and parade.