9/2/10: Today’s Tips: Thursday

MUSIC: The Rhythm Devils @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. Grateful Dead drum beaters Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart team up with guitarists Davey Knowles (Back Door Slam) and Tim Bluhm (the Mother Hips), as well as Andy Hess on bass and Sikiru Adepoju on African talking drum. The beat goes on… 8pm. $22 ($7 discount with a moe.down ticket) Related story: Mickey Hart, What Was the First Album You Ever Bought?

KIDS’ THEATER/MUSIC: Yo Gabba Gabba Live @ the Times Union Center, Albany. DJ Lance Rock not only brings the Gabba Gang to life (that would be Brobee, Foofa, Plex, Muno & Toodee), but also welcomes musical guests Biz Markie and Jersey rockers Steel Train.

FILM: “Women Without Men” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. It’s the area premiere of the 2009 debut feature-length film directed by the powerful Iranian artist Shirin Neshat, chronicling the interwoven lives of four Iranian women during the politically turbulent summer of 1953. In Persian with English subtitles. 2009. 5:30pm. $7; students $5. (Also 5:30pm through Sunday) Related story: Preview with video

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MUSIC: Meadow Street Connection @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. You bring a picnic and a bottle of wine (or whatever), while the Clark provides a lovely view of the Berkshires and live jazz from the Berkshire-based trio featuring Miguel Gomez, Jason McNair and Bill Barkin. Cocktails will also be available for purchase. 5pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Tyne Daly @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. She’s earned six Emmy Awards for her stellar acting in three different television series: “Cagney and Lacey,” Christy” and “Judging Amy.” She won a Tony Award for her starring role in the 1989 revival of “Gypsy.” And, of course, she starred opposite Clint Eastwood in “The Enforcer.” Tonight she brings her cabaret act to Pittsfield with pianist John McDaniel. 8pm. $35, $48, $75.

FILM: “Suck” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. Rob Stefaniuk’s R-rated campy rock & roll vampire musical horror comedy about a rock band who will do anything to land a record deal. With cameos by Henry Rollins, Moby, Alex Lifeson, Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop and the fabulous Carole Pope. One screening only. 7pm. $9; seniors $7.25.

FILM: “Rear Window” @ Schenectady County Library, Schenectady. The Alfred Hitchcock Classics film series continues with the tale of wheelchair-bound photojournalist L.B. Jeffries (James Stewart) and his beautiful fiancee Lisa Fremont (Grace Kelly), who spy on their neighbors and then solve a brutal murder no one else believes occurred. 7pm. FREE.

2 Responses to “9/2/10: Today’s Tips: Thursday”

  1. Kirsten says:

    That must be why Biz Markie was in Last Vestige yesterday.

  2. Mike H. says:

    A few months ago, Birdman, an associate of Lil Wayne, came into my place of business with his entourage. When I regaled my friends with the tale, I said how I had no idea who the guy was until I wiki’ed him later on. I had joked that if it was Biz Markie, on the other hand, I’d be beside myself with glee. If I only knew he was @ Last Vestige – alas! : )

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