10/15/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

October 15th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Bobs @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. After 35 years, the quartet of vocal acrobats serves up one last a cappella extravaganza at the Caffe on their farewell tour. 7pm. $27.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Benefit Concert for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief @ The Low Beat, Albany. Featuring DJ Trumastr, the Evan & Holly Band, JB aka Dirty Moses, Wavy Cunningham, DJ Mercy, Apostrophe S, Front Business, more. 2pm. GO HERE for more info…

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MUSIC: Ray LaMontagne @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Joining the singer-songwriter for an intimate acoustic show will be bassist John Stirratt from Wilco. With Ethan Gruska. 7pm. $55 & $75. UPDATE: This show is now officially sold out…

CABARET: Weimar New York @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Hosted by Kate Rigg, the cabaret show features downtown NYC legend Phoebe Legere, opera singer Joseph Keckler; composer-performance artist M. Lamar; banjo-wielding Curtis Eller; multimedia artist Alexis O’Hara; burlesque performer Nada Phoenix Wood; and larger-than-life trans-genre performer Jordan Arsenault. 8pm. $25.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Keys for Kids Gala @ Elks Lodge, Albany. Hosted by Donald “Soulman” Hyman with entertainment by DJ Mr. CEO, comedian Lady T and the Room Service Band. Also featuring raffles, a dance contest, buffet dining and more. 4-9pm. $35; $60 per couple. GO HERE for more info…

THEATER: “Lost Lake” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Imperfect strangers meet in this warm, touching and funny one-act written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner David Auburn. 2pm. $50. Through Sunday, October 22. GO HERE to read a review…

THEATER: “The Last Wife” @ Shakespeare & Company, Lenox. The Northeast regional premiere of Kate Hennig’s modern take on Katherine Parr’s marriage to Henry VIII. WAM Theatre’s production is a funny, powerful examination of patriarchy, sexual politics and women’s rights. 2pm. $20-$40. Through Sunday, November 5.

MUSIC: The Music of Stehphen Dankner @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The program includes “De Profundis” with violinist Joana Genova and cellist Cicely Parnas; “The Merit of Light: Seven Songs of Stephen Rifkin” with mezzo soprano Ivy Walz and pianist Charis Dimaras; “Duo for Two Violins” with violinists Joana Genova and Heather Braun-Bakken; and “Piano Quintet” with the Arneis String Quartet and pianist Victor Cayres. 3pm. FREE.

THEATER: “John Ball’s In the Heat of the Night” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Last chance! The Circle Theatre Players present the regional premiere of the dramaric play adapted from Schenectady native John Ball’s novel, which was also the source material for the Oscar winning Best Picture movie celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. 2:30pm. $18; under age 18 $10. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Quatuor Mosaiques @ Union College’s Memorial Chapel, Schenectady. 3pm. $30.

THEATER: “Gaslight” @ Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield. The story of a suavely handsome man who is slowly driving his wife to the brink of insanity by sowing seeds of doubt, memory loss and misperceptions. Directed by Louisa Proske. 3pm. Through Sunday, October 22. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Tanager @ East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. Vintage pre-big band era jazz. 2pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Sex With Strangers” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany.Last chance! Stephen Nachamie directs Laura Eason’s smart, digital-age dramedy about a pair of writers snowbound in a bed & breakfast. Starring Jenny Strassburg and Ben Williamson. 2pm. GO HERE to read a review…

FESTIVAL: The Schenectady County Fall Foliage Festival @ Mabee Farm, Rotterdam Junction. Featuring horse-drawn hay rides, pony rides, petting zoo, live birds of prey, boat rides, craft & food fair, kids’ activities, blacksmithing demos and live music by the Red Haired Strangers. 11am-3pm. FREE.

THEATER: “Cabaret” @ Russell Sage College’s Meader Little Theater, Troy. Last chance! The classic Kander & Ebb music directed by Leigh Strimbeck. 2pm. $15; students & seniors $12.

THEATER: “Always… Patsy Cline” @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Last chance! Benita Zahn and Molly Rose McGrath star in the Park Playhouse production about one of country music’s most beloved artists and her friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger. Featuring many of Cline’s hits including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Walking After Midnight” and others. 2pm. $24; kids 12 & under $15.

THEATER: “Hamlet” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Something is rotten in the State of Denmark, according to the Adirondack Shakespeare Company. 3pm. $20; students, seniors & veterans $17.

THEATER: Confetti Fest XIII @ the Albany Masonic Temple, Albany. Last chance! The 13th incarnation of Confetti Stage’s annual short play festival features five short plays. 2pm.

STORYTELLING: Story Circle @ Proctors’ Fenimore Gallery, Schenectady. Performers tell rarely heard contemporary and traditional stories celebrating the human spirit. Today’s theme is “Catalysts.” 2pm. $12.

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…