2/16/15: Today’s Top Tips: Monday

February 16th, 2015, 8:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. After a bit of a hiatus, Cousin Clyde, Mister Eck, Bowtie and Wild Bill return to their home away from home for a Lundi Gras celebration to warm you up on a cold winter’s night.7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band @ the Falcon, Marlboro. When the King Of Zydeco, Clifton Chenier, the first Creole musician to win a Grammy Award, died in 1989, his son C.J. Chenier shouldered the accordion and carried on his father’s legacy. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

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TALK: Paul Grondahl @ the Troy Public Library, Troy. The author and award winning Times Union writer discusses his latest book, “These Exalted Acres: Unlocking the Secrets of Albany Rural Cemetery.” 6:30pm. FREE.

READING: Bookmarks Reading @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Tonight’s theme is “As the Light Returns. 7pm. FREE.

TALK: “Creative Amnesia or the Persistence of Magic” @ Skidmore College’s Palamountain Hall, Saratoga Springs. Steve Stern, author and professor of English, delivers the 2015 Edwin M. Moseley Faculty Research Lecture. 8pm. FREE.

FILM: “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Phone home… 2:30, 5 & 7:30pm. $5.