2/18/15: Today’s Tops Tips: Wednesday

February 18th, 2015, 8:00 am by Greg

THEATER/MAGIC: “The Illusionists: Witness the Impossible” @ Proctors, Schenectady. This mind-blowing showcase features the jaw-dropping talents of seven incredible illusionists – Yu Ho-Jin, Dan Sperry, Jeff Hobson, Andrew Basso, Kevin James, Aaron Crow and Adam Trent. Expect an evening of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder. 7:30pm. $20-$85. Through Sunday.

READING: Lydia Davis @ Williams College Griffin Hall’s Room 3, Williamstown. The short short story writer (and UAlbany professor) has racked up a MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Man Booker International Prize. 7pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: Pony in the Pancake @ the Low Beat, Albany. The Out of Control Ski Club Happy Hour. 5pm.

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

THEATER: “Going to the Farm with Spot” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Spot the Dog, his dad Sam and his friend Helen take you on an interactive, family-friendly journey to Sam’s farm where all the animals are lost. 2pm. $15.

FILM: “Frozen” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. “Let it go…” 3pm. $5; $3 kids.