3/18/12: Today’s Tips: Sunday

March 18th, 2012, 9:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Lost Radio Rounders @ Voorheesville Public Library, Voorheesville. Old-timey folksters Tom Lindsay and Michael Eck perform “Lincoln and Liberty: Songs from the Time of Honest Abe.” 2pm. FREE.

FILM: “The Miners’ Hymns” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The entirely wordless film features an original score by Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson and rare archival footage selected and edited by American filmmaker Bill Morrison to tell the tale of an ill-fated mining community in Northeast England. 4pm. $7; students $5.

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MUSIC: Nashville Songwriters Association International Showcase @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. OK, the name is pure hyperbole, as the four singer-songwriters on the bill are all Nippertown locals. But they are among the very best around – Rosanne Raneri, Kate McDonnell, Nancy Walker and Doug Irving. 7pm. $16.

MUSIC: Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ The Egg, Albany. The veteran ensemble brings the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African music back to Nippertown. 7:30pm. $29.50.

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. 5:30pm. $7; students $5.

THEATER ON FILM: “Comedy of Errors” @ Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. 12noon. $15; children $12.

MUSIC/BOOK SIGNING: Jack Casey @ Bat Shea’s, Troy. The author will perform original songs inspired by the tale of Bat Shea and sign copies of his newly published paperback edition of “The Trial of Bat Shea.” 3pm.

COMEDY: The Royal Comedy Tour @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Featuring Sommore, Earthquake, Mark Curry & Arnez J. 7pm. $38, $47.50, $62.

MUSIC: Steve Candlen @ American Glory, Hudson. The Sunday afternoon chill zone and recovery party starts with Christine Daniel from 1:30-4:30pm, followed by Candlen at 5pm.

MUSIC: Mimi Page @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. California-based dream-pop electronica singer-songwriter celebrates the release of her new album, “Breathe Me In.” With Emily Sprague. 8pm. $10.

MUSIC: Albany Symphony Orchestra @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Firing up Stravinsky’s “Firebird.” 3pm.

READING: David Pietrusza @ the Mabee Farm, Rotterdam. The local author will read from and discuss his book “1948: Harry Truman’s Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America.” 3pm. FREE.