MUSIC/READING/FUNDRAISER: Lost Radio Rounders @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. In honor of National Poetry Month, Lost Radio Rounders present “Robert Frost at 100,” an afternoon of poetry, song and theater to explore Frost’s remarkable canon on the 100th anniversary of his publishing debut. With special guests Anita Sanchez and Sarah Craig. A benefit for the Caffe. 2pm. $15 in advance; $17 at the door; students $5.
THEATER: Bread & Puppet Theater @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. “Dead Man Rises” and other short shows, including “A Man Says Goodbye,” “President & Chair” and “History of Humanity.” 2pm. $12.50; students & children $5. More info here…
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: John Kribs and Rick Rourke & Lost Wages @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. A benefit for the Southern Adirondack Musicians Fund celebrating two recent CD releases. 3pm. $15 includes food.
MUSIC: Al Di Meola & Gonzalo Rubalcaba @ The Egg, Albany. The jazz guitar great teams up with the Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer for an evening of world-jazz music. 7:30pm. $34.50.
DANCE: “An Evening with the Ballets Russes” @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Featuring Les Sylphides (Fokine/Chopin), L’Apres midi d’un Faune (Nijinsky/Debussy) and Firebird (Limoli after Fokine/Stravinsky). 3pm. $8; seniors $5; students & children FREE.
THEATER: “Nuts” @ Schenectady Civic Players, Schenectady. A staged reading of Tom Topor’s suspenseful courtroom drama. 2:30pm. FREE.
TALK: Frederick J. Fisher @ the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. The former director of the Hyde Collection (1978-1989) will speak in honor of the museum’s 50th anniversary. 2pm. FREE with museum admission.
MUSIC: The Roadhouse Band @ the Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge. 8pm.
MUSIC: Teri Roiger @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. The jazz singer offers an evening of Billie Holiday’s music in honor of Lady Day’s birthday, featuring bassist John Menegon and pianist Paul Duffy. 7pm. $10; students $5. More info here…
TALK: Nancy Mowll Mathews @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. in conjunction with the Clark’s Electric Paris exhibition, the curator-author-art historian will deliver the lecture, “Moving Pictures: Thomas Edison and American Art in Paris.” 3pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Sophie Shao & Friends @ Union College’s Memorial Chapel, Schenectady. The acclaimed cellist teams up with violinist Frank Huang, violist Roger Tapping and pianist Pei-Yao Wang to perform works by Beethoven, Mahler, Brahms. 3pm. $25.