10/28/14: Today’s Tips: Tuesday

October 28th, 2014, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: A Music Showcase @ The Egg, Albany. A delightfully diverse mix of jazz, folk and contemporary classical and Latin music featuring the Villalobos Brothers, Arturo O’Farrill, Dan Zanes, SYBARITE5 and Michael Blake. 7:30pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Evil Dead: The Musical” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Starvox Entertainment’s production of the hilarious/horror stage musical based on Sam Rami’s cult film. 7:30pm. $20-$75; $85 for the “splatter zone” seats.

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MUSIC: Lettuce @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. Let the funk begin… With Exmag. 9pm. $23.

READING: Najla Said @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. The memoirist-actor-playwright reads from her new memoir “Looking for Palestine: Growing Up Confused in an Arab-American Family,” opens with the line, “I am a Palestinian-Lebanese-American Christian woman, but I grew up as a Jew in New York City.” 8pm. FREE. Also a free seminar at 4:15pm at UAlbany Science Library’s Standish Room.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic with Cameron & Ryder @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. 6:30pm sign-up; 7pm show. FREE.

PARTICIPATORY MUSIC: “Left of the Dial” @ the Low Beat, Albany. It’s time once again for another night of Punk Rock Karaoke… with a live band. Join in the fun. 7pm.

TALK: Karen Barad @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. With her talk “Histories of Now: Time Diffractions, Virtuality, and Material Imaginings,” the physicist-feminist theorist discuss her recent work on time and her reflections on the entanglement of time and materiality. 7pm. FREE.