5/4/14: Today’s Tips: Sunday

MUSIC: The Jim Sande Ensemble @ the Perfect Blend Cafe, Delmar. Brunch session. 11am. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Lost Radio Rounders @ Grace United Methodist Church, Nassau. Performing “American Favorite Ballads: Songs from Folkways” in honor of Pete Seeger’s 95th birthday. 2pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Jonathan Edwards @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 7pm. $27.

MUSIC: “Jeff Haynes Presents: Pete Seeger, The Storm King” @ The Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon. Jeff Haynes, world-renowned producer-percussionist, presents excerpts from Haynes’ & Pete Seeger’s Grammy-nominated audio collection, “Pete Seeger: The Storm King,” featuring Seeger’s recorded spoken words set to live music by Dar Williams, David Amram, Sara Milonovich, Richie Stearns, Jane Kelly Williams, Dave Richards, Heidi Breyer, Timothy Hill, Sean Harkness, C. Lanzbom, David Bernz, Jacob Bernz, Matt Turk and more in celebration of Pete’s 95th birthday. 7:30pm. $35.

MUSIC: Megafaun @ NaNola, Malta. With AM Bodega. 4pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Standells @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The proto-garage rockers fire up the smash ’60s hit “Dirty Water,” as well as such other vintage nuggets as “Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear White,” “Why Pick On Me” and “Riot on Sunset Strip,” with original member Larry Tamblyn (lead singer & keyboard) still at the helm. With Chandler Travis’ Catbirds. 7pm. $20. GO HERE for more info…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Rock the Block 2.0 @ Main Street, North Adams. A community block party of food, music and fun featuring main stage performances by Declarations (2pm), Bigz (2:30pm), Hill Haints (3pm), the Allegrettos (3:30pm), Down County (3:50pm), Triple Toe (4:20pm), DysFunkcrew (4:45pm), Rebel Alliance (5pm), Harlequin (5:45pm), the Mast (6pm) and Barely Alive (7pm). 2-8pm. FREE.

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THEATER: “All My Sons” @ Albany Civic Theater, Albany. It’s Miller time! Arthur Miller, that is. Now that Curtain Call Theatre’s production of “The Price” has wrapped up, ACT presents “All My Sons” directed by Aaron Holbritter. 3pm. $15; $10 students. Through May 18.

RADIO: “Planet Arts” @ WRPI 97.9FM. Planet Arts’ Tom Bellino hosts a monthly two-hour radio show featuring music from the Carthage Jazz Festival, as well as sneak previews of the Charles Ives for Jazz Orchestra, the Tim Olsen Band and the Bill Warfield Big Band featuring Randy Brecker. 5pm.

THEATER: “The Monster Who Ate My Peas” @ Proctors, Schenectady. ArtsPower National Touring Theatre’s newest original musical theater production brings a fresh meaning to the phrase, “It’s not easy being green,” at least, if you’re a kid with a plateful of unwanted green peas. 2pm. $9; $7 for ages 17 & under.

THEATER ON FILM: “King Lear” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The National Theatre of London’s production of Shakespeare’s towering tragedy directed by Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes and starring Simon Russell Beale in the title role. 1pm. $22; $15 children under 12.

READINGS/MUSIC: Children at the Well @ St. Paul’s Church, Troy. Students from ages 11-19 present an afternoon of storytelling and music, representing the Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Orthodox Christian, Quaker and Unitarian faiths. 2pm. Suggested donation of $5 per person or $10 per family.

THEATER: “Room Service” @ Schenectady Civic Playhouse, Schenectady. Zany comedy directed by Chris Foster. 2:30pm. $15. Through May 11.

THEATER: “Boeing Boeing” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Swinging ’60s bachelor Bernard attempts to juggle three stewardess/girlfriends in this farce. 2pm. $23-$26.

MUSIC: University-Community Symphony Orchestra @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Main Theater, Albany. A group of students, faculty and community musicians present symphonic favorites under the direction of conductor Christopher Neubert. 3pm. $6; $3 students & seniors.

FILM: “Finding Vivian Maier” @ Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. An intriguing documentary about the discovery of the work of an unknown street photographer who secretly took more than 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later. 7pm. Through Monday.

One Response to “5/4/14: Today’s Tips: Sunday”

  1. kirsten says:

    I got excited about the Megafaun, but when I clicked on the link it said Megafauna, which appears to be an entirely different band. Who woulda thought.

    Megafauna = http://megafaunamusic.bandcamp.com

    Megafaun = http://megafaun.com

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