OPERA ON FILM: “La Traviata” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The Metropolitan Opera’s production of the great Verdi classic featuring Natalie Dessay, Matthew Polenzani and Dmitri Hvorostovsky. 1pm. $25; students $15.
THEATER: “Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. After a three year hiatus, Channel Z Productions’ Young Adult Ensemble returns to the Caffe’s Black Box Theater with the regional premiere of Jennifer Haley’s chilling, dark comedy. 2pm. $10; students & seniors $7.
MUSIC: Stick Men @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Featuring Tony Levin’s virtuosic playing on the Chapman Stick with Pat Mastelotto giving his unique progressive drumming on both acoustic and electronic drums. Markus Reuter rounds out the band, playing his self-designed, touch-style guitar. 8pm. $25.
MUSIC: April Jazz Appreciation Month Concert @ the Colonie Elks Club, Latham. The Albany Musicians’ Association presents performances by the Rob Aronstein Quartet, Nat Phipps with Jazz Vocalists: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong, the Steve Lambert Sextet, Gals Who Play Jazz and the Leo Russo Quartet. 3pm. FREE.
MUSIC: “Composers and Their Laptops” @ Williams College’s Chapin Hall, Williamstown. Featuring new works by contemporary composers, this concert includes New Electronic Chamber Opera written by Kathryn Alexander and Juraj Kojs, performed by Alexander and Kojs on electronics with Jen Beattie (mezzo-soprano/actress) and Margaret Lancaster (flute/actress). The Williams Percussion Ensemble and director Matt Gold team with composer Sam Pluta to perform his work. And Neil Leonard presents a composition for saxophones and electronics. 3pm. FREE.
FILM: Hockney Binocular @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. An art documentary double bill featuring Bruno Wollheim’s “David Hockney: A Bigger Picture” and Alan Benson’s “Hockney at the Tate.” 2pm. FREE.