5/1/11: Today’s Tips: Sunday

May 1st, 2011, 9:00 am by Greg

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: WildwoodStock @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. Blackcat Elliot, Sirsy, Dave Graham, the Fightin’ 86’s, the Velmas, Ramblin Jug Stompers, Erin Harkes and Rob Skane perform throughout the day at this benefit bash for Wildwood Programs. 12noon-9pm. $10; kids 12 & under FREE.

DANCE: Noche Flamenca @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Co-founded in 1993 by Martin Santangelo and Soledad Barrio, the ensemble has created a diverse theatrical body of performance through song, music, and dance that expresses a rigorous, spellbinding aesthetic in the form of flamenco. 7pm. $22, $52, $67.

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MUSIC: Thomasina Winslow @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. She comes by her right to sing the blues honestly, as the daughter of veteran acoustic bluesman Tom Winslow, who passed away last year. While deeply rooted in the tradition, she’s got her eyes focused on the future. 7pm. $14 in advance; $16 at the door.

MUSIC/ART: Vivid Rhythms Festival @ MCLA’s Academic Quad, North Adams. A day of visual art, music and food to celebrate the spring. Featuring performances by headliners Badfish, as well as Full Service, the Rice Cakes, the Smoky Wambas, Spooky & the Nomads, the Wolfman Conspiracy, Bakez & Dixon, Cameron and Nexxus. 2-9pm. $12.

DANCE/MUSIC: Los Muñequitos de Matanzas @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. The Grammy-nominated 16-piece ensemble of drummers, vocalists and dancers offers an evening of authentic Cuban rhumbas. 2pm. $25, $29; students & kids $10.

MUSIC: Tapestry @ Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson. The award-winning women’s vocal quartet performs a wide-ranging repertoire, highlighted by “The White Rooster,” by Spencertown composer Sheila Silver. 4pm. $25. Also a pre-concert conversation with the composer at 3:30pm.