4/4/12: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

April 4th, 2012, 9:00 am by Greg

Play ball!

MUSIC: Chick Corea @ the College of Saint Rose’s Massry Center, Albany. The veteran jazz piano virtuoso and 16-time Grammy Award-winner offers a solo concert. 7:30pm. $35.

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MUSIC/READING: Fred Ho @ Market Block Books, Troy. Reading and book signing of Ho’s recently published books, “Diary of a Radical Cancer Warrior: Fighting Cancer and Capitalism at the Cellular Level” and “Raw Extreme Manifesto!” Also music by the bad-assed baritone horn duo of Fred Ho and Ben Barson. 4-6pm. FREE.

ART EXHIBITION: Storm King Art Center, New Windsor. It’s opening day for the 2012 season. See more here… 10am-5:30pm. $12; seniors $10; students $8; children under 5 FREE.

THEATER: “Coraje II (Courage II)” @ Skidmore College’s Filene Recital Hall, Saratoga Springs. Puerto Rican experimental theater company Taller de Otra Cosa presents Teresa Hern├índez in a one-person show about the impact of war and urban violence. 5:30 & 7:30pm.

READING: Poetry Open Mic Night @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. With featured readers from the WomanWords Collective, including Marilyn Day, Judith Prest, Leslie Neustadt, Judy Clough and others. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm reading. $3.

MUSIC: The Doc Scanlon Trio @ Lanie’s Cafe, Loudonville. 6:30pm. FREE.