5/2/17: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday

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

MUSIC: Knox Hamilton @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. In support of their debut album, The Heights. With UK brothers Fenech-Soler in support of their new album Zilla. 8pm. $15.

MUSIC: Catfish & the Bottlemen @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The tightly honed melodic two-guitar UK rockers draw from new wave, indie, garage and grunge. With Worn Flints. 8pm. $23.

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MUSIC: Keith Pray’s Big Soul Ensemble @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady. Big band jazz. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Dezmatic @ the Allen Street Pub, Albany. It’s the kick-off of the Pizza Party Tour. With Mic Lanny.

TALK: “An Indian Dancer in American Photographs” @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Ajay Sinha’s lecture tells a story of transcultural attractions in a set of more than 100 photographs of the Indian dancer Ram Gopal, taken by the American photographer Carl Van Vechten in New York City in 1938. 5:30pm. FREE.

PERFORMANCE/OPEN MIC: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ the Low Beat, Albany. 7pn sign-up; 7:30pm open mic. $3 before 7:30pm; $5 thereafter.

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

OPERA ON SCREEN: “Madama Butterfly” @ the Landmark Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. Puccini’s classic opera filmed at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. 7pm. $15.

FILM: “Chasing Trane” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. The new documentary about legendary Jazz sax giant John Coltrane. 2:30, 4:45 & 7pm. $5.

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