2/2/17: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

February 2nd, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Last Waltz 40 Tour @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The music of The Band as performed by an all-star ensemble of Warren Haynes, Michael McDonald, Don Was, Jamey Johnson, Bob Margolin, Dave Malone, Ivan Neville, Terence Higgins, Mark Mullins & the Levee Horns and last minute special guest Garth Hudson. 8pm.

THEATER: “Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Featuring music by Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman and music maestros Salim-Sulaiman Merchant and Monty Sharma, the highly acclaimed musical lights up the stage with shimmering costumes, fast tempo hits and a Bollywood story unravelled through high energy dance routines. 8pm. $20-$65.

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MUSIC: The Lustre Kings @ Lanie’s Cafe, Loudonville. Mark Gamsjager and the boys swing into Loudonville. 6pm.

MUSIC: The McKrells @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 7pm.

MUSIC: Hasty Page @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Scott Free and Conor Walsh. 8:30pm. $5.

THEATER: “Assisted Loving: Dating with My Dad” @ theREP, Albany. Gordon Greenberg directs the world premiere of New York Times writer Bob Morris’ poignant new comedy explores the world of contemporary digital dating later in life. 7:30pm. Through February 19.

MUSIC: Gala Concerto Concert @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Three of Skidmore’s top student performers – violinist Kara Charles and pianists Josh Binkhorst and Christina Pavlaki – perform an evening of concerto excerpts. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Remember When Rock Was Young @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Craig A. Meyer fronts in the Elton John tribute band. 7pm. $25, $35 & $45.

COMEDY: Sorry Not Sorry @ Parish Public House, Albany. Improv sketch comedy troupe. 7pm. FREE.

FILM: “Persepolis” @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Based on Marjane Satrapi’s autobiographical graphic novel of the same name, the 2007 film tells the story of a precocious young girl living in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. 6:30pm. FREE.

FILM: “Revolution in 4 Seasons” @ MASS MoCA’s Club B10, North Adams. In this documentary, two politically opposed young women fight to shape their lives along with the political future of Tunisia, the sole country to emerge from the Arab Spring uprisings as a functional democracy. 7:30pm. $9; $5 students.

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