3/1/16: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

March 1st, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

TALK: Twyla Tharpe @ UAlbany’s Page Hall, Albany. The award-winning choreographer talks about her career with WAMC-FM’s Joe Donahue in an on-stage conversation launching the new Greater Nippertown program, Pathways to Dance. 6:15pm book signing; 7pm talk. FREE.

MUSIC: Big Soul Ensemble @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. 21st century big band. 8pm. FREE.

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ARTIST TALK: Kate Teale @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. The artist, whose exhibition “The Housed,” will be on view through April at the Opalka, talks about her artwork and creative process. 6:30pm. UPDATE: Due to illness, this event has been postponed to Tuesday, March 15.

MUSIC: Mazozma & Katrina Dixon’s Frigid Sigil @ the Upstate Artists Guild, Albany. With Pigeons (with PG Six) and Rambutan (with Parashi). 8pm. $5 suggested donation.

READING/PERFORMANCE: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ the Low Beat, Albany. Poetry open mic and featured performer Bklyn Shay. 7pm. $3 before 7:30pm; $5 thereafter.

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