12/15/14: Today’s Tips: Monday

December 15th, 2014, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Upstate @ the Falcon, Marlboro. Rebecca Martin (voice/guitar), Guillermo Klein (voice/piano) and Larry Grenadier (bass) continue their weekly Monday evening residency with this week’s special guest saxophonists Chris Cheek and Mark Turner. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

PERFORMANCE: Cirque Dreams Holidaze @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. It’s a cirque show… Broadway musical… holiday spectacular… and family show all in one. 7pm. $28, $38, $48, $58 & $100.

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MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The GrooveBarbers @ Vapor Nightclub, Saratoga Springs. The acclaimed contemporary rock a cappella group features Kevin West and three former members of Rockapella (Sean Altman, Charlie Evett and Steve Keyes). They’ll be joined by soprano Inna Dukach, a former Opera Saratoga Young Artist, to perform a new hybrid genre they have coined “doowopera.” The concert is a benefit for Opera Saratoga. 7pm. $125.

MUSIC: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. Raising a rollickin’ roots-music ruckus. 7pm. FREE. UPDATE: Due to a scheduling conflict, this show has been cancelled.

COMEDY: Ghosts of Comics Past III @ the Lark Tavern, Albany. Local 518 comedians do their favorite jokes by famous comedians of the past and present. Joseph Greene does Louis CK. Henry Liu does Steven Wright. Rob Gavin does Richard Pryor. Etc. Sign up at 7pm; show at 7:30pm.

TELEVISION ON FILM: “Downton Abbey” @ WMHT-TV Studios, North Greenbush. It’s a sneak preview screening of the first episode of season five of “Downton Abbey.” which won’t be broadcast until Sunday, January 4. 5pm. FREE; reservations are available by contacting WMHT at 518-880-3400 or rsvp@wmht.org.

FILM: “Scrooged” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. 7pm. The 1988 update on the classic Charles Dickens tale starring Bill Murray. 7pm. $5; $3 children. UPDATE: This screening has been postponed til Tuesday.

FILM: “That Touch of Mink” @ Waterford Public Library, Waterford. 1962 romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Doris Day. 6pm. FREE.