2/11/15: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

February 11th, 2015, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Roomful of Teeth @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Led by conductor, singer and composer Brad Wells, the fearless, Grammy Award-winning, eight-voice a cappella ensemble makes the journey from their Williamstown home base to the Electric City for a dazzling vocal powerhouse concert that incorporates a wide vocabulary of singing techniques from Tuvan throat singing to yodeling and beyond. 7:30pm. $35.

DANCE: Tango Buenos Aires @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. Sometimes dramatic, sometimes playful, and always sensuous, Tango Buenos Aires performs “Song of Eva Perron,” exploring the life of the legendary first lady of Argentina with deftly engineered movements, dips, deep slides, energetic foot stomps and ballet-like turns accompanied by live music. 7:30pm. $32. With a pre-performance talk at 6:45pm.

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MUSIC: The New Pornographers @ the Calvin Theatre, Northampton. Their new album, Brill Bruisers, is a bona fide power-pop gem. With Jaill. 8pm. $28.50.

MUSIC: Jeff Nania Trio @ Marotta’s Bar-Risto, Schenectady. The saxman is joined by bassist Mike Lawrence and keyboardist Dave Gleason for their every-other-Wednesday residency gig. 7pm.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ LAX on Lark, Albany. 8pm.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. 9:30pm.

FILM: Hans Richter + Viking Eggeling’s “Dreams that Money Can Buy” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Two pioneering animated films from the 1920s – Viking Eggeling’s “Symphonie diagonale” (1924) and Hans Richter’s “Filmstudie” (1926) – are accompanied by Richter’s surrealist feature film, “Dreams that Money Can Buy” (1947), scored by experimental music pioneer John Cage, with Paul Bowles, Darius Milhaud and Louis Applebaum. 7pm. $6.