Beware the Ides of March…
MUSIC: Shanren @ Chameleon’s, Pittsfield. They come from the Yunnan Province of Southern China. Their name means “mountain men.” This is their first U.S. tour. With Wringer, Noumenon and SufferDie. 8pm.
LECTURE: Jenny Holzer @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. The internationally acclaimed contemporary conceptual artist will deliver the Fulkerson Leadership in the Arts Lecture. 7pm. FREE. Followed by a reception at 8:30pm.
FILM: “They Call it Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The story of Burma, told with stunning footage shot clandestinely over a 2-year period by filmmaker Robert H. Lieberman, provides an astonishing and intimate look inside at what has been one of the most isolated countries on the planet. 7:30pm. $7; students $5.
MUSIC: Cancer @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Featuring members of such bands as Coughing Fit, Legit and Banzai Washout, Cancer headlines the 3-Bands-for-$3 night, along with the Mysteios and the Chase Bastards. 8pm. $3.
FILM: “The Economics of Happiness” @ The Linda, Albany. The documentary film offers not only a big-picture analysis of globalization, but a powerful message of hope for the future. Reception at 6pm; film at 7pm. $6.