11/6/12: Today’s Tips: Tuesday

November 6th, 2012, 9:00 am by Greg

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MUSIC: Southeast Engine @ Red Square, Albany. Ohio-based indie folk Americana band. With Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned and Gordon Street. 8:30pm. $10. Win FREE TIX here…

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MUSIC: Young Prisms @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. In support of their latest album, In Between. With Careers and Sun Burdens. 8:30pm. $10.

OPERA ON FILM: “Otello” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Verdi’s Shakespearean masterpiece returns to the Metropolitan Opera with Johan Botha in the title role opposite the acclaimed Desdemona of star soprano Renee Fleming. Semyon Bychkov conducts. 12:55pm. $25: students $15.

MUSIC: Heavy Metal Kings @ Bogie’s, Albany. Led by Ill Bill and Vinnie Paz, the outspoken hip-hopsters offer their own unique Election Night commentary. With Hard Luck, Morbid Overtures, Giant Gorilla Dog Thing, Final Word, Shyste, DJ Stress and Deejay Tone. 7pm. $18.

DANCE ON FILM: “Swan Lake” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Performed by London’s Royal Ballet. 2 & 7pm. $15; ages 17 and under $10.

MUSIC: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble @ The Van Dyck, Schenectady. 8pm. FREE.

FILM: The Foundry Film + Video Series @ the Foundry for Art Design + Culture, Cohoes. As part of the Foundry’s first-Tuesday-of-the-month, tonight’s screening features performance artists – Christopher Udemezue, Mikel Bisbee-Durlam + Jody C. Wood, Stephen Honicki, Teri Frame and Steve Snell – who use video as a medium to record and show their work. Doors open at 6:30pm; films at 7pm. $2.

READING/PERFORMANCE: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm open mic; 8pm slam. $5; students $3.

TALK: Kate Bolick @ Union College’s Nott Memorial, Schenectady. The author of the controversial The Atlantic cover story “All the Single Ladies” discusses gender roles and the romantic landscape of contemporary America. 7pm. FREE.