4/7/14: Today’s Tips: Monday

April 7th, 2014, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. Bluegrass comes downtown. 7:15pm. FREE.

READING: Michael Cunningham @ Bard College’s Olin Auditorium, Annandale-On-Hudson. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of “The Hours,” “By Nightfall,” “Flesh and Blood” and more reads from his work. His new novel, “The Snow Queen,” will be published next month. 4pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: The Faux Meek @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The indie-rockers are back for another installment of their Club Helsinki residency series. 8pm. $5.

MUSIC: University-Community Jazz Ensemble @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. Playing the music of Thad Jones, Kenny Dorham, Doug Beach, Henry Mancini, Tower of Power and others. 7pm. $6; $3 students & seniors.

READING: Stephen Kinzer @ UAlbany Science Library’s Standish Room, Albany. The award-winning foreign correspondent and best-selling non-fiction writer is the author of “The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War” (2013). 7:30pm. FREE.

PARTICIPATORY MUSIC: Blue Monday Blues Jam @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. With host Charlie Smith. 8pm.

FILM: “The Odd Couple” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The 1968 film version of Neil Simon’s stage hit about two divorced men living together; the sloppy Oscar (Walter Matthau) and the fussy Felix (Jack Lemmon). Shown on traditional 35mm film with vintage trailers, cartoons, special features and more. 7pm. $5; $3 kids.