10/12/14: Today’s Tips: Sunday

October 12th, 2014, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Chad & Jeremy @ The Egg’s Swyer Theatre, Albany. The ’60s British Invasion folk-pop duo chalked up a batch of Top 40 hits including “Summer Song,” “Yesterday’s Gone,” “Willow Weep for Me” and “Distant Shores.” 7:30pm. $24.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Badge @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. One of the Capital Region’s premiere country-rock bands reunites in a dual celebration of the 40th anniversary of their first gig, as well as the first anniversary of the release of their debut album, Playing in the Band: 1974-1984. All merch proceeds to benefit the Southern Adirondack Musicians Fund. 1pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: Steel Panther @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Iconic or ironic? Either way, they’re the best satiric metal since Spinal Tap. With Within the Fire. 8pm. $23.

THEATER: “Newsies” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the 2012 Tony Award-winning musical from Disney about a band of newspaper boys who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. 3pm. $20-$100.

FESTIVAL: Chowderfest @ Riverfront Park, Troy. The eighth annual festival of all things chowder. With music by Rich Ortiz and the Out of Control Rhythm & Blues Band. 12noon-4pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and a complete schedule…

FESTIVAL/MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Legends of the Lighthouse Too Reunion @ the Boys & Girls Club, Pittsfield. A reunion festival of bands that used to play teen dances at the Lighthouse back in the ’60s and ’70s… the Continentals, the Corvairs, the Haze, Antarctica, Sunny Day People, Proud Poverty, the Universal Set, the Zarvis Allen Band, Mule and more. 12noon. $15; students $5.

THEATER: The Magic of Mario Morris @ the Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Sleight of hand! Storytelling! Balloons! A magical world of endless possibilities. From Wales, Scotland and points beyond, Mario and Lady Vee alight in Catskill after delighting family audiences on street corners and in theaters around the globe. With special guest magician Sean Doolan. 3pm. $15; $10 students & seniors.

MUSIC: Hand Habits @ the Low Beat, Albany. With What Moon Things and Underground River. 8pm.

THEATER: “No Place to Go” @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. With his edgy brand of jazz/folk/alternative, singer-composer-playwright Ethan Lipton and his bandmates Eben Levy (guitar), Ian Riggs (bass) and Vito Dieterle (sax) deliver a darkly hilarious, irreverent and personal musical ode to the unemployed. 3pm. $35.

MUSIC: Oumar Konaté Band @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The master Mali musician returns to Nippertown. With Professor Louie & the Crowmatix. 8:30pm. $20.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: O+ Festival @ various locations, Kingston. It’s the final day of the fest featuring performances by Mike + Ruthy, the Warp/the Weft, Ratboy Jr., the Bones of JR Jones, Landlady, Setting Sun, Karlie Bruce, Monogold and more. 11am music. $35. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: David Mallett @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Mallett’s songs – including the ever-popular “Garden Song” – are filled with passion, evocative imagery and a sense of the inevitable passage of time. 7pm. $24.

MUSIC: The Coveralls @ the Ale House, Troy. 6:30pm.

MUSIC: Heard @ the Albany Rail Yard, Albany. The Swingtime Jazz Society presents keyboardist-composer Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius and her band at 4pm followed by an hour-long jam session at 6pm. $15; $5 students.

CABARET: Andrea McArdle @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. She played the title role in “Annie” on Broadway in 1977, and now she steps into the Helsinki spotlight. 7pm. $50. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled.

THEATER: “Poe” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Eric Hill directs and David Adkins stars in the world premiere of a new play that explores Edgar Allan Poe’s final days. 2pm. $35.

MUSIC: A Sharp Arrangement @ Valatie Community Theatre, Valatie. SUNY Potsdam’s all female a cappella ensemble. 2pm. $7; $5 students & seniors.

THEATER: “Other Desert Cities” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Pultizer Prize-winning playwright Jon Robin Baitz’s comedy/drama about prodigal daughter Brooke Wyeth, who returns to her Palm Springs Desert home to celebrate the holidays after six years away and announces plans to publish her childhood memoir – complete with revelations of deep family secrets. Directed by Michael Bush. 2pm. Through Sunday, October 19. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: The Dover Quartet @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. Violinists Joel Link and Bryan Lee, violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt and cellist Camden Shaw present the premieres of three string quartets by local composer Stephen Danker. 3pm. FREE.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Hudson River Music Hall Sampler @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. The benefit concert for the Hudson Falls theater features Alice Frost’s tribute to Yes; Beatles tribute band Across the Pond; Tom Petty tribute band Damn the Torpedos; and a tribute to Motown. 6:30pm. $15; $10 students & seniors. Also, an open mic cafe setting from 5:30-6:30pm.

THEATER: “An Enemy of the People” @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. Arthur Miller’s poerful adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s play about one man’s brave struggle to do the right thing in the face of extreme social intolerance. Directed by Julianne Boyd. 3pm.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Jay & the Americans @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. The ’60s pop stars play a benefit concert for the Music Inn Archives. 7:30pm. $35-$65.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Bernadette Peters @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. The Broadway and movie star performs at the Mahaiwe gala in honor of Jane Iredale. 8pm. $80, $150 & $250.

READING: Sunday Funday Reading Series @ the Low Beat, Albany. Featuring Barbara Ungar, Daniel Summerhill, Shira Dentz and more. 3pm.

THEATER ON FILM: “Medea” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. Helen McCrory takes on the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy in a new version directed by Carrie Cracknell. 12noon. $15: $12 ages 12 & under. Also 7pm Monday.

FILM: “Mood Indigo” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Inventive auteur Michel Gondry finds inspiration from French novelist Boris Vian’s cult novel to provide the foundation for this 2013 visionary and romantic film starring Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris. 12:30pm.

FILM: “The Zero Theorem” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Terry Gilliam’s madcap science fiction epic stars two-time Academy Award-winner Christoph Waltz as Qohen Leth, an eccentric and reclusive computer genius plagued with existential angst. With Matt Damon, Mélanie Thierry, Lucas Hedges, David Thewlis and Tilda Swinton. 2:20pm.