2/10/15: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

February 10th, 2015, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. With the Black Crowes officially broken up, frontman Chris Robinson is flying high with his formerly “other” band. 8pm. $30, $49 & $59.

THEATER/FUNDRAISER: “The Vagina Monologues” @ Cafe 217, Albany. Eve Ensler’s classic string of monologues are performed as a benefit for Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood. 6:30pm. $35, includes a three-course dinner.

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THEATER: “Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight” @ the Adams Memorial Theatre, Williamstown. WAM Theatre returns with director Kristen van Ginhoven at the helm for a staged reading of Lauren Gunderson’s play about Emilie Du Chatelet, best known for her 15-year liaison with Voltaire. 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Michael Franti @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. 8pm. UPDATE: This show has officially been cancelled. Ticket refunds are available at the place of purchase.

MUSIC: Foreigner @ the Calvin Theatre, Northampton. “Juke Box Hero,” “Feels Like the First Time,” “Urgent,” “Head Games,” “Cold as Ice,” “Hot Blooded”… and the Northamptones join in for “I Want to Know What Love Is.” 8pm. $55, $65 & $75.

READING: Jess Row @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. The author’s audacious first novel, “Your Face in Mine,” is the tale of a young Jewish man who undergoes “racial reassignment surgery” because he believes that he is a black man trapped in a white man’s body. 8pm. FREE. Also a free seminar at 4:15pm at UAlbany Science Library’s Standish Room.

MUSIC: The Rensselaer Orchestra @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Conducted by Nicholas De Maison. 12noon. FREE.

COMEDY: The Low Down Comedy @ the Low Beat, Albany. With featured comic David Louis and co-hosts Carlisle Carey and Jim Felter. 7:30pm sign-up; 8pm show.

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