5/7/14: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

MUSIC: Neko Case @ The Egg, Albany. Neko Case, known as much for her restless musical curiosity as her clarion voice, performs music from her recent Grammy-nominated recording The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You. The Dodos will open the concert. 7:30pm. $35.

THEATER: “The God Game” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. It’s the world premiere of Suzanne Bradbeer’s powerful, three-character play that tackles the topics of religion and politics head-on. The bold, thought-provoking play is directed by Kristin Coury and stars Yvonne Perry, Laurence Lau and Jeffrey Binder. 7:30pm. $20, $40 & $50. Through May 25.

MUSIC: Jay Farrar @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The bandleader of Son Volt (and formerly Uncle Tupelo) plays a duo show with musical partner Gary Hunt. With Peter Bruntnell. 7pm. $25.

THEATER: “Three Kinds of Wildness” @ Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, Troy. Der Vorfuhreffekt Theatre offers a family and kid-friendly production about the deepest gold mine in the world, which is the underground home to an ice baron, a telegraph inventor and a doctor who’s dubious about the inherent value of the human heartbeat. 8pm. $5-$10 sliding scale.

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MUSIC: Adelitas Way @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With Framing Hanley, Devour the Day, Starset and 3 Years Hollow. 7:30pm. $12.

THEATER: “Flashdance: The Musical” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s the 30th anniversary of the film, and now it’s live on stage – the tale of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day making it big. 7:30pm. $20, $35, $50, $60 & $70. Through Sunday.

FILM: Moondance Film Festival @ RPI’s Biotech Auditorium, Troy. The second annual fest of short student films. 7pm.

THEATER: “Room Service” @ Schenectady Civic Playhouse, Schenectady. Zany comedy directed by Chris Foster. 7:30pm. $15. Through May 11.

MUSIC: Ruth Hellkamp @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. 10pm.

OPERA ON FILM: “Cosi Fan Tutte” @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. The Metropolitan Opera production of Mozart’s classic. 1pm. $25; $18 students.

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