The Century House, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
997 New Loudon Rd.
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: (518) 785-0931
Fax: (518) 782-2578
997 New Loudon Rd., Latham, NY, US, 12110
- Phone: (518) 785-0931
- Fax: (518) 782-2578
Spread across 220,000 square feet (20439 square meters), space is certainly not a constraint when it comes to EMPAC. EMPAC stands for Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), an endeavor of the renowned Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Everything about this center is special, for selecting an architecture firm for its designing, a competition was held and the winner was chosen by an expert jury. No efforts are spared in constructing this structure that offers unique facilities and spaces to artists, researchers, art students and others to experiment and innovate in their respective art media. It boasts off a state-of-the-art concert hall, theater with enhanced technology, studios, and workspaces where resident artists can work with the supporting infrastructure at this center. The events held here range from concerts, art expositions, drama, art shows, workshops, and discussion sessions with experts from different fields and so forth. For schedule and other information, check website or call ahead.
The RPI Houston Field House, a multi-purpose arena that hosts many sporting events. Located on the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, this place is the official venue for many hockey leagues, games and tournaments. The arena was built way back in 1949 and has been renovated and modified several times to make it the state-of-the-art, well- facilitated venue it is today. The place attracts large crowds during hockey seasons.
This large theatre is home to the Symphony Orchestra and Albany Berkshire Ballet
The Regal Cinemas at the Colonie Center provide a fantastic movie experience at their state-of-the-art facilities. All projections are Digital Light Processing (DLP), so you are assured the best possible viewing of your favorite Hollywood or indie flick.
A minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros.
The Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, also known as, ‘The Joe’, is located on the campus of Hudson Valley Community College, in Troy, just a few miles from Albany. Named after the former NY State Senate member Joseph Bruno, who acquired the USD14 million required to build the stadium, this baseball stadium is one of the premier venues for baseball in the Minor League Baseball circuit, and is the home of the Tri-City Valley Cats. The architecture firm Clough Harbour & Associates designed this stadium, equipped with a grass surface, and able to accommodate about 4,500 guests. Though the stadium is used primarily for baseball, it does host cultural events sometimes. Call for more information.
Enjoy fine dining, a wagering complex, scoreboard, indoor golf, baseball and bowling at this center.
Stand-up comedy show at the OTB Teletheater with local and beyond comedians. Cash bar and food available. Last Saturday of the month.
Albany is a major stop for comedians traveling the east coast and is always a stop between shows in Syracuse and Boston. Here at Comedy Works, guests come to see emerging and established comedic talent perform. Additionally, guests can grab a bite to eat while enjoying a night of laughs.
The SEFCU Arena has been a part of campus life at University at Albany since 1992, when it was opened at the Recreation and Convocation Center (RACC). Re-named in 2006 as the SEFCU Arena, this facility occupies a prominent role on campus, being the home of the university's men and women's basketball teams, as well as having an indoor track that measures 11 miles (17.7 kilometers). Besides sports, this arena also plays host to local community events like concerts and more. See the website or call to know more.
The Linda Norris Auditorium, more affectionately known as 'The Linda' is housed inside an old bank building that has been converted into part of WAMC-FM's broadcast studio. From short films and documentaries to musical concerts and spoken-word, this auditorium provides several eclectic events throughout the week. The events are then broadcast live over the air and online. In addition to entertainment, WAMC also uses the venue as a place to create community relationships with various types of other 'non-artistic' entities, for instance, workshops on business development in low-income districts, social outreach programs and other benevolent endeavors. For complete list of events and tickets, check website.
The Steamer No.10 Theatre is a non-profit, no-frills kind of theater that aims to bring some art to the community. The founders chose its name from the non-operational fire station namely, the Steamer No. 10 Fire Station and its former occupants. Today, this 120-seat venue hosts variety plays for children and the entire family. After a complete makeover in 2005, this venue is equipped with comfortable seats, modern lighting and state-of-the-art sound system. The Steamer also has workshops and lecture series for kids, where they are introduced to the fun world of theater and different aspects of the stage. For more details, check website or call ahead.