3/31/11: Today’s Tips: Thursday

MUSIC: Buddy Guy @ The Egg, Albany. The six-time Grammy Award winning blues guitarslinger fires up his fretboard. With young blues wunderkind Quinn Sullivan in support of his brand new album, “Cyclone.” 7:30pm. $39.50, $44.50, $49.50. UPDATE: SOLD OUT.

FILM: “My Dog Tulip” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. A bittersweet, animated feature film directed by Paul and Sandra Fierlinger. 5:30pm. $7; students $5. Through Sunday.

DANCE: “Dialogue With Lucinda” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Amsterdam choreographer Nicole Beutler pays tribute to the minimalism of American choreographer Lucinda Childs’ early work by re-inventing two of her dance pieces, “Radial Courses” (1976) and “Interior Drama” (1977). 7pm. $15. Also 7pm Friday.

DANCE/THEATER: “Songs” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Amsterdam choreographer Nicole Beutler teams up with DJ-composer Gary Shepherd and performer Sanja Mitrovic, who transforms the final words of tragic female protagonists from the history of theater into a kind of rock song-cycle. 9pm. $15. Also 9pm on Friday.

ART RECEPTION: Patricia Trudeau @ the Chapel + Cultural Center, Troy. In conjunction with her current exhibition of oil paintings, “The Way of the Cross.” 6-8pm. FREE.

FILM: “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The winner of the 2010 Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul. 7:30pm. $7; students $5. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Lightning Bolt @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Dynamic Providence duo kick off their tour in Nippertown. With Girls of Porn and BEWARE! The Other Head of Science. 7pm. $10.

DANCE: “Stories That Dance” @ Proctors, Schenectady. A collaboration between Darlene Myers’ Northeast Ballet and the imagination and inspiration of students from Capital Region school districts. 7pm. $9; students 17 and under $7.

MUSIC: “All Pull Together Concert” @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Skidmore’s co-ed a cappella group Drastic Measures hosts a vocal group showcase concert featuring the Bandersnatchers, the Dynamics, the Lift Every Voice Gospel Choir, the Sonneteers, the Treblemakers, Waldorf A Cappella and Beer Can Chicken. Proceeds will benefit ASPIRe N.Y., Inc., a community-based recreation and activity group for Capital Region teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorders. 8pm. Donation requested.

MUSIC: Assembly of Dust @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Reid Genauer and his band promise to rock the house. With the Trapps. 8pm. $20.

MUSIC: BoomBox @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. The dynamic duo of DJ-drummer Russ Randolph and vocalist-guitarist Zion Rock Godchaux. With Jeff Bujak. 9pm. $12.

MUSIC: The Jody Shayne Trio @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. Jazzin’ up the Electric City. 7pm. FREE.

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