11/29/16: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

November 29th, 2016, 7:20 am by Greg

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Acoustic Jingle Jam @ Lucky Strike Social’s Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. WGNA presents an evening of contemporary country music featuring headliner Brett Young with Runaway June and Ryan Follese. A fundraiser for Sjop With a Cop. 8pm. $10.

THEATER: “Camelot” @ theREP, Albany. It’s opening night! “In short, there’s simply not a more congenial spot / for happy-ever-aftering than here in Camelot…” The classic Lerner and Loewe musical stars Kevin McGuire as King Arthur. 7:30pm. $25-$65. Through December 24.

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READING/TALK: “Ecopoetics Today” @ UAlbany’s University Art Museum, Albany. A reading and discussion with eco-poets with Evelyn Reilly and James Sherry, moderated by UAlbany assistant professor Michael Leong. 7pm. FREE.

READING: Garth Risk Hallberg @ UAlbany’s Page Hall, Albany. The author reads from his national bestseller “City on Fire” (2015), an epic novel about New York City in the 1970s. It was named a “Best Book of the Year” by The New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR and The Atlantic. 8pm. FREE. Also a free seminar at 4:15pm at UAlbany Campus Center’s Assembly Hall.

TALK: Robert Slifkin @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Presenting the lecture “The New Sense of Fate: Detrital Monumentalism in Postwar American Sculpture,” examining a body of sculpture created following the end of World War II that featured pitted and mottled surfaces, irregular and coarse patination, and figural fragmentation. 5:30pm. FREE.

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

WORKSHOP: Punk Rock Sketch and Sip @ the Low Beat, Albany. Drink & draw. 7pm. $15; $8 students.

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