10/5/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

October 5th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Girl Blue @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. Release party for her debut EP, I Am Not a Star. With Intell Hayesfield and One Red Martian. 8pm. $10.

DISCUSSION: “William Kennedy: Roscoe, the Novel and the Opera” @ Small Court Room of the Federal Building, SUNY System Administration, 353 Broadway, Albany. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer William Kennedy, librettist Joshua McGuire and pianist/composer Evan Mack discuss the adaptation of Kennedy’s novel “Roscoe” into an opera. Arts writer Joseph Dalton will moderate the discussion. 7pm. FREE.

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THEATER: “Outside Mullingar” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. This charmer of a play by Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley whisks you away on a delightful journey to the farmlands of Ireland and the unlikely romance between two middle-aged neighbors. 2 & 7:30pm. $20-$55. Through Sunday, October 16. GO HERE to read review…

THEATER: “Disenchanted” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Poison apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! This sassy, subversive, not-for-the-kiddies musical offers quite a different look at Disney’s fairy tale princesses. 7:30pm. $40. Through Sunday, October 9.

MUSIC: The Jeanne O’Connor Trio @ the Mouzon House, Saratoga Springs. The jazz vocalist is joined by Peg Delaney on keyboards and Pete Toigo on bass. 6pm.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. If it’s Wednesday, it must be the Deadbeats… 10pm.

MUSIC: Moon Hooch @ Elks Lodge, North Adams. 7pm. $12.

MUSIC: Jenry & Bob @ Rascals, Guilderland. 5pm.