11/20/13: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

November 20th, 2013, 8:00 am by Greg

TALK: Laurie Anderson @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. The performance artist’s voice being altered through electronics — creating her alter ego — is as much a part of her work as her singing, talking and storytelling voices. This talk, “Voices,” explores the many voices she has created over the years. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Timeflies @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Led by Rob Resnick and vocalist Cal Shapiro, Timeflies takes the stage in support of their new release Warning Signs. With Chiddy Bang and Cash Cash. 8pm. $25.

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MUSIC: Sam Moss @ the Half Moon, Hudson. With Alexander Turnquist. 8pm. $5.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Skidmore Small Jazz Ensembles @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. An evening of diverse jazz styles and inspiring talent as the jazz music students of Skidmore College take the stage for an engaging performance of jazz standards and contemporary compositions. All proceeds benefit Caffe Lena. 7pm. $5.

READING: Sonya Chung @ Skidmore College’s Davis Auditorium, Saratoga Springs. The novelist and faculty member reads from her works. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Alex Slomka & Tyler Giroux @ Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. 10pm.