2/9/16: Today’s Top Tips: Fat Tuesday

February 9th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Dylan Perillo Orchestra’s Mardi Gras Soiree @ Parish Public House, Albany. Jazzin’ up downtown, New Orleans style. 9pm.

TALK: Frank Warren’s PostSecret Live @ UAlbany Campus Center Ballroom, Albany. The mail artist turned Internet sensation and author takes the stage to share secrets as the keynote presentation of Sexuality Month. 8pm.

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MUSIC: Frank Jaklitsch @ Cafe NOLA, Schenectady. Mardi Gras party. 12noon-3pm.

MUSIC: Big Creek @ Cafe NOLA, Schenectady. 6pm.

MUSIC: Riverstone @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The classical quartet features Elizabeth Chinery (flute), Susan Kokernak (oboe), Karlinda Caldicott (harp) and Will Hayes (cello). 12noon. FREE.

MUSIC: Mardi Gras Soiree @ Hattie’s Restaurant, Saratoga Springs. Music by Bohm Dialogue starting at 8:30pm.

TALK: Piper Kerman @ Vassar College’s Students’ Building, Poughkeepsie. The best-selling author whose memoir, “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” is the basis for the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning original series for Netflix. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Gypsy Jazz Jam @ Footsy Magoo’s, Troy. 7pm.

ARTIST TALK: Richard Garrison and Jenny Kemp @ Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. The artists discuss their work and process as seen in the current exhibit, “Living Color.” 7pm. FREE.

OPEN MIC/COMEDY: The Low Beat Comedy Open Mic Night @ the Low Beat, Albany. Carlisle Carey hosts with featured comedian Rich Williams. 7:30pm sign-up.