4/12/10: Today’s Tips: Monday

COMEDY/READING: David Sedaris @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The humorist, social critic and bestselling author test-drives new material from his upcoming book, “Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary.” 8pm. $40, $44.

MUSIC: Chris Carey @ One Caroline St. Bistro, Saratoga Springs. He’s not only the drummer for Railbird. He’s also an accomplished singer-songwriter in his own right. He’ll be playing songs from his debut solo album, “Sunset Moon,” and other selections. 7pm. Free.

MUSIC: Ukulele Night @ the Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. My. Dog. Has. Fleas. Join Nippertown’s King of the Uke Ron Gordon and other ukulele lovers. It’s not just for Haiwaiian music anymore, ya know. Play along or just listen. 7pm. Free.

MUSIC: Sick Puppies @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. The Australian rock trio is on the road in support of their latest album, “Tri-Polar.” With opening acts Split 2nd Alibi and Karma’s Army. 8pm. $15.

FILM: “Move” @ the Beacon Cinema, Pittsfield. Award-winning Pittsfield filmmaker Theodore Collatos will be on hand to screen his dance documentary “Move,” which takes an intimate look at choreographers Kevin Iega Jeff and Gary Abbott and their Chicago-based Deeply Rooted Dance Theater. The screening is a fundraiser for Collatos’ upcoming film, “Tom Collins,” a drama shot entirely in Pittsfield with local non-actors. A reception will follow tonight’s screening. 7:30pm. $25 suggested donation.

THEATER/READING: Stephen Adly Guirgis @ UAlbany’s Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, Albany. A reading by playwright (and 1990 UAlbany grad) of such acclaimed plays as “”The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” and “Jesus Hopped the A Train.” 8pm. Free.

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