4/17/17: Today’s Top Tips: Monday

April 17th, 2017, 7:18 am by Greg

MUSIC: Desafinado @ the Parish Public House, Albany. Straight outta Schenectady… With Horse Mode, County Mike and Sigma Sound Project. 7pm.

CELEBRATION: Dyngus Day Celebration @ Muza, Troy. The Polish-American holiday celebrates the end of Lent with live polka music by the Eddie Forman Orchestra, unlimited kielbasa and Polish beer. 12noon. $3.

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READING: An Evening of Poetry and Prose @ Hudson River Coffee House, Albany. It’s the kick-off event for Albany Word Fest. Hosted by Harvey Havel. 6:30pm. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

MUSIC: Mope Grooves @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. Lo-fi garage-punk jangle from Oregon. With Neon Glittery. 10pm.

OPEN MIC: Monday Open Mic Night @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm show. $3; Free for students.

FILM: “National Bird” @ the Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy. This film follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. Followed by a Q&A director Sonia Kennebeck. 7pm. FREE.

FILM: Three Stooges Film Festival @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck… 7pm. $5.

FILM: “Funny Face” @ Proctors, Schenectady. 1957 Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire film. 2:30, 4:45 & 7pm. $5.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

Is there an event that we may have overlooked? Just add it in the comment box below…