7/24/17: Today’s Top Tips: Monday

July 24th, 2017, 7:06 am by Greg

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Make Someone Happy with Kelli O’Hara @ Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown. One of Broadway’s most acclaimed leading ladies returns to WTF for a one-night-only benefit concert. 7:30pm. $40, $60, $80 & $125.

MUSIC/FILM: Bites Camera Action @ Tricentennial Park, Albany. Music by the Useless Cans at 5pm, followed by a screening of the film “Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone” at 8:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete series schedule… UPDATE: Postponed to Monday, August 28 due to forecast of impending rain…

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MUSIC: ShoeBox Dojo @ Dana Park Lark Tavern, Albany. With Talia Denis. 5:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule… UPDATE: Tonight’s concert has been moved to the rain site – the Lark Tavern…

MUSIC: Downstairs Work @ the Low Beat, Albany. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Drew Angus @ the First Street Common, Pittsfield. The Shire City Sessions kick off the 2017 series of concerts with the 2016 “American Idol” finalist. With singer-songwriter Izzy Heltai. 6pm. FREE.

OPERA: “The Seige of Calais” @ Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown. The story of courage and self-sacrifice in the year-long Siege of Calais during the Hundred Years’ War inspired composer Donizetti’s rarely-heard Italian bel canto work. 1:30pm.

MUSIC: Andrew Hassenger @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. With Seven Count. 10pm.

THEATER: “At Home at the Zoo” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Directed by Eric Hill, Edward Albee’s “At Home at the Zoo (Zoo Story)” joins Albee’s classic 1959 play, “The Zoo Story,” with its prequel, “Homelife” (2004) written 45 years later. 7pm. $52. Through Saturday, August 26.

READING: Christina Garcia @ Skidmore College’s Davis Auditorium, Saratoga Springs. The NYS Summer Writers Institute’s reading series continues… With Paul Harding. 8pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Dystopian Folk Pentet @ Albany Elks Lodge Lawn, Albany. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Rotterdam Town Jazz Band @ Rotterdam Senior Center Lawn, Rotterdam. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

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

JAM SESSION: Blue Monday Blues Jam @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Hosted by Scotty Mac. 8pm. FREE.

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…