11/2/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

November 2nd, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. In support of his latest album, Positive Songs for Negative People. With Arkells and Will Varley. 8pm. $25.

COMEDY: Henry Rollins @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. A spoken-word performance that mixes timely commentary on the current state of politics with anecdotes on his latest L.A. experiences, and his perspective gained from his extensive world travels. 8pm. $25.

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TALK: Ron Chernow @ State Education Building’s Chancellor Hall, Albany. The best-selling biographer won the Pulitzer Prize for his George Washington book, and his Alexander Hamilton bio was the adapted into the smash hit Broadway musical, “Hamilton!” 7pm. $20.

TALK: “Is There a Jewish Art?” @ Skidmore College’s Gannett Auditorium, Saratoga Springs. A lecture by Jed Perl, art critic for The New Republic. 8pm. FREE.

COMEDY: Chris D’Elia @ the Funny Bone, Guilderland. The star of such NBC-TV sitcoms “Whitney” and “Undateable” brings his stand-up comedy to town. 7:30pm. $30 & $50.

ART RECEPTION: “Magnetic Shift” @ Concourse Level of the Corning Tower at Empire State Plaza, Albany. It’s the opening reception for former Nippertonian Phil Frost’s exhibit, which runs through August. 5:30-8:30pm. FREE.