10/27/11: Today’s Tips: Thursday

October 27th, 2011, 9:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The Yes men spin through an intimate collection of Yes classics and collaborations from their recent joint album, “The Living Tree.” 7:30pm. $31, $45 and $75. UPDATE: Apparently, the start time for the concert has been switched to 8pm.

MUSIC: Jeff Mangum @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The creative force behind legendary indie-rockers Neutral Milk Hotel makes a tour stop in Woodstock for the benefit of the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. Tall Firs open the show. 9pm. $40. UPDATE: Sold out.

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MUSIC: Rasputina @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Melora Creager leads her Victorian goth cello band. With Eszter Balint opening the show. 8pm. $15.

READING: Dana Spiotta @ the College of St. Rose’s St. Joseph Hall Auditorium, Albany. The Frequency North writers series kicks off with the award-winning author of the novels “Eat the Document” and “Lightning Field,” as well as her latest “Stone Arabia.” Albany writer Tobias Seamon also reads from his latest fiction collection, “The Emperor’s Toy Chest.” 7:30pm. FREE.

THEATER: “The Lost Frontier of America” @ Space 360, Hudson. Walking the Dog Theater presents the world premiere of a new theater piece written and devised by David Anderson with Ted Pugh and Fern Sloan featuring text from Ralph Waldo Emerson and others. 8pm. $25; seniors $22; students $15.

MUSIC ON FILM: “Rush’s Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. One screening only. 7pm. $10.

MUSIC: Panic! At the Disco @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. With Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump and Foxy Shazam. 7:30pm. $27.

MUSIC: Charmboy @ the Barrel Saloon, Albany. Halloween pre-party. With My Favorite Fence. 9pm. $3.

FILM: “Paul Goodman Changed My Life” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. 5:30pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: Shades of Jazz Trio @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. Featuring organist Mike Lampkin, drummer Mark Anthony and vibraphonist Michael Benedict. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Maaze @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. 9pm.