7/22/10: Today’s Tips: Thursday

FILM: “Salt” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. There is this action-spy-thriller film? Maybe you’ve heard of it? Partially filmed in Albany? Angelina Jolie? 8pm. Free but sold out. NOTE: There is also a screening at 12midnight tonight at the Spectrum 8 Theatres in Albany. $9; seniors $7.25.

ART TALK/RECEPTION: Ven Voisey:Artifact @ The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. A multidisciplinary artist who frequently incorporates sound, light and motion into his work, North Adams’ Voisey has been artist-in-residence at the Berkshire Museum for the past few months. Tonight, he unveils “Artifact,” works created during his residency and influenced by the Museum’s environment. Voisey will talk about his residency and its impact on his work. 5pm. Free.

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MUSIC: Eddie Money @ Alive at Five at Riverfront Park, Albany. Two tickets to paradise, please… With the Tom Healey Band opening. 5pm. Free.

MUSIC/FOOD: Frank Jaklitsch @ Cafe NOLA, Schenectady. It’s the grand opening of Chef Kevin Brown’s new restaurant – specializing in Cajun cuisine and all things New Orleans. With music by the ever-popular troubadour Frank Jaklitsch. BONUS: Free beignets with any entree all this month. 4pm. Free.

MUSIC: Mirk & the New Familiars @ The Linda, Albany. Mirk & Co. dish up their sparkling funk-hip-hop-pop-soul sound for the latest edition of the monthly CRUMBS Nite Out session. 7pm. Free.

BURLESQUE: Gypsy Layne Burlesque @ the Red Herring, Williamstown. Featuring seven bold, beautiful women of blithe spirit and lithe body. 11:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Pieter Wispelwey @ Tanglewood, Lenox. It’s a long (two intermissions), luxurious evening of J.S. Bach’s Complete Suites for Solo Cello at the Seiji Ozawa Hall. 8pm. $17-$51.

MUSIC: Goo Goo Dolls @ the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The Buffalo boys have certainly come a looong way since the days when they were banging it out at 288 Lark. With Switchfoot and Spill Canvas. 7:30pm. $35, $45, $65.

MUSIC/DANCE: Performing Arts Showcase @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. A smorgasbord of music by the likes of Fredericks Brown, Somi, Kieran Kane, Ethel, the Frank Vignola Trio and others, as well as excerpts performed by the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company. 8pm. Free.

FILM: “Bride and Prejudice” @ Schenectady Library, Schenectady. A Bollywood version of Jane Austin’s classic romance. Expect a big finish. Directed by Gurinder Chadha and starring Aishwarya Rai, Martin Henderson, Daniel Gillies. Rated PG-13. 7pm. Free.

The Chronicles @ Jazz on Jay at Jay Street, Schenectady at 12noon
The Georgie Wonders Orchestra @ Dutchmans Landing Park, Catskill at 7pm
Hair of the Dog @ Schaghticoke Town Hall Gazebo, Melrose at 6:30pm
Dan Berggren @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa at 6pm
Margaret McDuffie @ the Piggy Bank, Beacon at 6pm
The Joey Thomas Big Band @ the Guilderland Performing Arts Center in Tawasentha Park, Guilderland at 7:30pm
Yuko Kishimoto @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady at 7pm

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