10/22/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday

October 22nd, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Paco Peña @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. At the age of 75, he’s still one of the world’s greatest flamenco guitarists. With special guest Rafael Montilla. 3pm. $34.

MUSIC: Ramblin Jug Stompers @ Goold Orchards, Castleton-on-Hudson. Some banjo pickin’ to go with your apple pickin’. Some Joe Daddy’s Hard Cider to go with vintage, foot-stompin’ Americana music in the October sun. 1-4pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: Stephen Clair @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. A solo show from the former Albanian to preview his upcoming album. With Ciarra Fragale. 8:30pm.

MUSIC: Carlo Aonzo Trio @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The iconic Italian mandolin master is joined by guitarist-vocalist Lorenzo Piccone and bassist Luciano Puppo. With opener Alan Epstein & Hui Cox. 7pm. $22.

THEATER: Next Act New Play Summit 9 @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Diane Baia Hale’s “The Marble Muse” takes a look at the relationship between sculptor Louisa Lander and author Nathaniel Hawthorne. 5pm. ALSO: “Next Act: New Voices” featuring short plays by young playwrights at 12noon.

MUSIC: Jen DuBois @ Ör Gallery & Tavern, Hudson. Dust Bowl Faeries guitarist plays a solo show. 5pm.

MUSIC/ART: “The Women Who Rode Away: Songs and Portraits” @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The multi-talented singer-songwriter Natalia Zukerman serves up her work-in-progress multimedia performance as part of the monthly Rogovoy Salon, curated and hosted by Seth Rogovoy. 7pm. $15.

MUSIC: Lawler + Fadoul @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. “Clickable: The Art of Persuasion” is a theatrical concert blurring the line between high art and pop culture, with sing-along elements merging seamlessly with abstract art, instrumental virtuosity, live commercial breaks and dance. 3pm. $20; children 12 & under $5.

THEATER: “The Tall Boy” @ National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs. Tandy Cronyn’s one-woman production of this compelling WWII drama explores the timely discussion of refugees and racism. 2pm. $25; students $15.

MUSIC: The Jeff Siegel Sextet @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The longtime drummer with pianist Lee Shaw, Siegel stretches out on his latest CD, King of Xhosa. He’ll be joined by tenor saxophonist Erica Lindsay, pianist Francesca Tanksley, bassist Rich Syracuse, percussionist Fred Berryhill and South African trumpeter Feya Faku. 8pm. Donations encouraged.

THEATER: “The Rocky Horror Show” @ Berkshire Community College’s Boland Theater, Pittsfield. Director Matthew T. Teichner and the Town Players of Pittsfield put Frank-N-Furter & Friends live on stage with a live band. 6pm. $18; students & seniors $15. Through Sunday, October 29. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Hans-Joachim Roedelius @ SUNY New Paltz’s Studley Theatre, New Paltz. The pioneering German electronic/ambient composer has performed on well over 100 albums between his own work and collaborations. 8pm. $8; seniors $6; students $3.

THEATER: “Let the Right One In” @ Skidmore College’s Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, Saratoga Springs. Skidmore alum and Brooklyn-based director/choreographer Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly directs the national college premiere of this chilling and heart-wrenching play. 2pm. $12; students & seniors $8. Through Wednesday.

MUSIC: We Came as Romans @ Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. With the Word Alive and Escape the Fate. 6pm doors. $27.

TALK: “From Mammy to Madea: Race Films and Racial Representation” @ Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany. A talk by author Barbara Tepa Lupack. 2pm. FREE.

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

DANCE: “Andar-Yatra: The Soul Within” @ The Egg, Albany. Aim for Seva presents an evening of Indian dance. 5pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Art Song Festival @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany. The annual festival champions the study and performance of the classical art song with particular focus this year on the Spanish repertoire. 1 & 4:30pm. FREE

THEATER: “Gaslight” @ Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield. Last chance! 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. GO HERE to read review…

COMEDY: The Amazing Jonathan @ the Funny Bone, Guilderland. Magic and laughs, too. 7pm. $22.

MUSIC: Schenectady Symphony Orchestra @ Proctors, Schenectady. Performing Smetana’s The Moldau; Ed Green’s Symphony No. 1; and Respighi’s The Pines of Rome. 3pm. $20.

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.

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…