4/8/12: Today’s Tips: Easter Sunday

April 8th, 2012, 9:00 am by Greg

MUSIC/READING/FILM: “Rock ā€˜nā€™ Remembrance: Tales of Survival and Rebirth” @ Basilica Hudson, Hudson. Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson reads from his book “Letters to Kurt.” Screening of “Hit So Hard: The Life and Near Death of Patty Schemel” and Q&A with director P. David Ebersole. Short musical performance and Q&A with Erlandson, Schemel and Melissa Auf der Maur (members of Hole). 6pm. $8.

FILM: “Putin’s Kiss” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Director Lise Birk Pedersen’s film about the dark and tyrannical side of life in contemporary Russia. 5:30pm. $7; students $5.

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MUSIC: Jazz Vespers @ the First Reformed Church of Schenectady, Schenectady. Featuring pianist Azzaam Hameed, saxophonist Norm Fredericks and drummer Tim Coakley. 5pm.

FILM: “Simone de Beauvoir” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Two interviews, recorded 16 years apart, illuminating the historic role, personality, and thoughts of the novelist, philosopher, and political activist who paved the way for Second-Wave Feminism. Featuring “Premiere Plan” (filmed in 1959) and “Why I Am a Feminist” (filmed in 1975). 3:30pm. $7; students $5.