2/19/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

February 19th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Bad Plus @ The Egg, Albany. The jazz trio – bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson and drummer David King – bring their personal brand of avant-garde populism that has put them at the forefront of the new instrumental music movement for the past 17 years. 7:30pm. $34.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC/DANCE: The Flurry @ various locations, Saratoga Springs. The 30th annual three-day, mid-February fest concludes today in 16 locations around town with Big Fez & the Surfmatics, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Quickstep, Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew, Vanaver Caravan, Genticorum, Garland Nelson and lots more… 9am. GO HERE for more info…

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MUSIC: Tink & Joziah @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Two members of the Grand Slambovians serve up an intimate concert. 7pm. $27.

MAGIC: “Cons, Cheats & Scams: The Extraordinary Card Magic of Jason Ladanye” @ Bridge Street Theatre’s Speakeasy, Catskill. One of the world’s top card magicians dazzles audiences with close-up sleight of hand, demonstrating just how easy it can be to win in Vegas – if you’ve got the skills. Hosting for and performing with Mr. Ladanye will be Sean ‘The Prankster’ Magician of Windham. 2pm. $20; $10 students age 21 & under.

MUSIC: Gubbulidis @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. The Twiddle duo of Zdenek Gubb on bass/vocals and Mihali Savoulidis on guitar/vocals. 8pm. $25.

MUSIC: Good Things @ Spindles on Remsen, Cohoes. Led by Bobby Long, members of Frank Jaklitsch’s band carry on his musical legacy. 5pm.

THEATER: “Lovers’ Spat” @ Shakespeare & Company, Lenox. Allyn Burrows directs scenes from Shakespeare’s famous couples loving, fighting, scheming & wooing. 2pm. $25. GO HERE for more info…

FILM/TALK: Christopher Lloyd Goes Back to the Future @ Proctors, Schenectady. Following a screening of “Back to the Future,” actor Christopher Lloyd (Doc Brown) reveals behind-the-scenes stories from the making of the film, as well as his life and career. 3pm. $20-$105.

BURLESQUE: Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque @ the Low Beat, Albany. It’s their annual Cabin Fever Experience show with featured performer Persephone Pomme. 8pm. $15.

THEATER: “Assisted Loving: Dating with My Dad” @ theREP, Albany. Last chance! 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. 2pm.

MUSIC: 20th Century Music for Strings and Women’s Voices @ The School, Kinderhook. Concerts in the Village offers music by Vaughan Williams, Britten, Saint-Saëns, Poulenc and Foote. 2pm. $20.

MUSIC: KJ Denhert @ The Falcon, Marlboro. A special Sunday brunch session with the urban folk-and-jazz singer-songwriter. 10am. Donations encouraged.

THEATER: 10×10 New Play Festival @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. An evening of 10 plays, each just 10 minutes long. 3pm. Through Sunday, February 26.

THEATER: “Grand Concourse” @ Albany Civic Theater, Albany. Last chance! A crisis of faith comes to a boil in a church soup kitchen in the Bronx. Directed by Patrick White. 3pm. $18; $10 students. Through Sunday, February 19.

CABARET: Shut the Brunch Up @ the Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs. Nancy Timpanaro-Hogan and her musical director John McMahon celebrate the American Standard Songbook, as well as sensational songs of the ’60s and a mixed-bag of Broadway show tunes, pop, blues and jazz. 1:30pm. $39.95 for show and brunch.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Project 29 Pub & Filling Station, Broadalbin. 3pm. FREE.

THEATER: “The Game’s Afoot” @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Homemade Theater’s production of Ken Ludwig’s whodunit. 2pm. Through February 26.

DANCE: Black History Month Step Show & HYP3st Dance Competition @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. 5pm. $25; $20 students.

MUSIC: “Sister: Show Me Eternity” @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Guest sopranos Anne Jennifer Nash and Sharon Campbell, with Skidmore Artist-in-Residence Sylvia Stoner, explore through song and narration the sisterhood between Lavina and Emily Dickinson and sister-in-law Susan Gilbert. Evan Mack, Skidmore pianist and composer, contributes a new song cycle alongside the song settings of John Duke, Ned Rorem, Libby Larsen, Aaron Copland and more. 3pm. $8; $5 seniors; free students & children.

MUSIC: Edward Arron & Jeewon Park @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The duo performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Complete Sonatas for Cello and Piano. 2pm. $20; free students.

THEATER: “The Birthday Party” @ Masonic Temple, Albany. Linda Shirey directs the Confetti Stage production of the Harold Pinter classic, a menacing, pitch-black comedy. 2pm. $15; $10 students. Through February 26.

MUSIC: Rosanne Hargrave @ Schenectady County Public Library, Schenectady. The Beat the Snow concert series continues with an afternoon of Gershwin melodies featuring the soprano accompanied by Michael Clement. 2:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Emily Ellison @ Bethlehem Public Library, Delmar. Kids concert. 2pm. FREE.

One thought on “2/19/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday”

  1. you may have the wrong time for skidmore coll show

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