2/6/11: Today’s Tips: Sunday

February 6th, 2011, 11:13 am by Greg

Yes, as you may have heard, there’s some kind of football game going on today. (6:30pm. FOX-TV.) But of course there are other entertainment options on tap, too:

MUSIC: The Callen Sisters @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. With their dark lyrics and harmonies, the harp and guitar duo of twentysomethings Jessica and Beth Callen celebrate the release of their edgy sophomore album “No Shelter.” 7pm. $12 in advance; $14 at the door.

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MUSIC: Rory Block and Cindy Cashdollar @ Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson. Acoustic blues queen meets dobro/steel guitar twang mistress. 8pm. $25.

MUSIC: The Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Field Chamber Ensemble @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Performing Svendsen’s Octet for Strings in A Major, Op. 3; Shostakovich’s Prelude & Schezo for String Octet, Op. 11; and Mendelssohn’s Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 203pm. $40, $45.

KIDS: “The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites” @ The Egg, Albany. Performed by the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. 3pm. $16.

KIDS: Medwin the Mediocre @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. 1:30pm. $5.