1/23/14: Today’s Tips: Thursday

January 23rd, 2014, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Chronicles @ Red Square, Albany. The Thursday night January residency continues… With Cedric Burnside. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: The Willa McCarthy Band @ the Falcon, Marlboro. With a resume that includes a stint as a member of the Chris O’Leary Band, McCarthy debuted her new band here in September to an SRO crowd. With Jake Carter. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

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THEATER: “The Chronicles of Rose” @ MCLA’s Gallery 107, North Adams. Veteran puppeteer David Lane teams up with Toronto’s Shawna Reiter and Jonathan Davis for part three of the serial puppet drama about the fretful time in Paris during the WWII Nazi occupation of France. 6pm. $5.

MUSIC: Annie & the Hedonists @ Saratoga Springs Public Library, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Classic Albums Live: Dark Side of the Moon @ Proctors, Schenectady. Music director Craig Martin leads a group of musicians in a note-for-note, cut-for-cut live re-creation of Pink Floyd’s masterwork, as well as a batch of Pink Floyd’s greatest hits. 8pm. $20, $30, $35 & $45.

WORKSHOP: Bethlehem Art Association @ Bethlehem Public Library, Delmar. Michael Eck offers a workshop session in creating art on wood with a Dremel tool. 6:30pm.

THEATER: “The Mountaintop” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Katori Hall’s play brings new humanity to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the hours before his assassination at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. Directed by Nick Mangano, the dynamic drama stars Brandon Jones and Liz Morgan. 7:30pm. $20-$60; $16 students. Through Sunday, February 9.

MUSIC: Cliff Brucker @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Good People” @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. David Lindsay-Abaire’s play examines the dangerous consequences of holding onto the past… or leaving it behind. Regional premiere directed by Chris Foster. 7:30pm.

MUSIC: Matty Finn @ Carney’s Tavern, Ballston Lake. 6pm.

MUSIC: Dave Render @ Panza’s Restuarant, Saratoga Lake. 6pm.

FILM: “The Selfish Giant” @ Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. By melding together these two contradictory genres, fairytales and social realism, director Clio Barnard’s aspiration is to tell a contemporary, realist fable. 7:30pm. $7; $5 students.