12/11/16: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

December 11th, 2016, 6:36 am by Greg

MUSIC: Maceo Parker @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. It’s gettin’ funky in here! The super saxman behind James Brown, George Clinton and Prince blows into town. 8pm. $38, $48 & $53.

MUSIC: Albany Pro Musica @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. “The Many Moods of Christmas” featuring world-renowned tenor Rafael Dàvila. 3pm. $25 & $35; $15 students.

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MUSIC: Jeff “Tain” Watts Quintet @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The renowned jazz drummer powers an all-star group, including saxmaster Ravi Coltrane, pianist David Kikoski, bassist Yunior Terry Cabrera and guitarist Paul Bollenback. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

EVENT: Babes in Troyland @ Takk House, Troy. A holiday-themed gift market with more than 30 dealers for your one-stop shopping. Come, shop, eat, hang, shop and have fun. Entertainment includes music by Ragliacci at 12noon. 11am-4pm. $5.

MUSIC: Kanye West @ the Times Union Center, Albany. 8pm. $29.50-$99. UPDATE: In case you didn’t get the memo, yeah, that’s cancelled…

MUSIC: Holidelic @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Once again the outrageous holiday-funk spectacular – the brainchild of Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, producer, actor and dancer Everett Bradley – ushers in the holiday season. 8pm. $30.

BURLESQUE: Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque @ the Low Beat, Albany. The troupe’s annual Christmas extravaganza, “Naughty and Nice.” 8pm. $15.

THEATER: “Holiday Memories” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Truman Capote’s “The Thanksgiving Visitor” and “A Christmas Memory” adapted for the stage by Russell Vandenbroucke and directed by John Sowle. 2pm. $20; $10 age 21 & under. Through December 18.

MUSIC: John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. The husband and wife jazz cabaret couple delve into a rich songbag with Midnight McCartney. 7pm. $29, $64, $94 & $120.

THEATER: “Camelot” @ theREP, Albany. “In short, there’s simply not a more congenial spot. For happily ever aftering than here in Camelot…” The classic Lerner and Loewe musical stars Kevin McGuire as King Arthur. 2pm. $25-$65. Through December 24. GO HERE to read review…

THEATER: “Max & Ruby’s Nutcracker” @ The Egg, Albany. Beloved bunny siblings Max & Ruby celebrate a wonderful tradition this holiday season as they take to the stage their magical performance inspired by Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. 3:30pm. FREE; $18 children.

THEATER: “The Turn of the Scrooge” @ the Ghent Playhouse, Ghent. The Pantaloons present their annual British Panto. 2pm. $20; $10 students. GO HERE to read review…

THEATER: “A Christmas Carol” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Travis G. Daly directs the annual community production adapted from Charles Dickens’ holiday classic. 2pm. $38; $28 children ages 16 & under. Through Thursday, December 22.

THEATER ON SCREEN: “War Horse” @ the Landmark Spectrum 8, Albany. National Theatre Live’s international smash hit with horses brought to life by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company. 11am. $15.