10/30/17: Today’s Top Tips: Monday

October 30th, 2017, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Sachal Ensemble @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. The Pakistani band offers a cross-cultural re-creation of songs made iconic by Duke Ellington, The Beatles, Dave Brubeck, Henry Mancini and Richard Rodgers as well as traditional Pakistani folk songs. 7pm. $40.

TALK: Doug Wright @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. The playwright won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for his one-person play “I Am My Own Wife.” He’s also earned for Tony nominations, writing the book for such Broadway musicals as “Hands on a Hardbody” (with music by Trey Anastasio), “The Little Mermaid,” “Grey Gardens” and “War Paint.” 8pm. FREE. ALSO: a free seminar at the Recital Hall at 4:15pm.

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MUSIC: Halloween Prom @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. Music by Shana Falana and Crank Sturgen. Hosted by Dryer’s Bob Carlton. 8pm doors; 10pm music. FREE.

READING: Diane Ackerman @ Bard College’s Bertelsmann Campus Center, Annandale-on-Hudson. The celebrated author will read from her book, “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” a little-known true story of World War II that enjoyed months as The New York Times No. 1 nonfiction bestseller. 2:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Corey Dandridge’s World of Gospel @ The Falcon, Marlboro. The month-long Monday residency comes to a close. 7:30pm. Donations encouraged.

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

FILM: “The Others” @ Proctors’s GE Theatre, Schenectady. The 2001 haunted house flick starring Nicole Kidman. 2:30pm, 4:45pm & 7pm. $5.

FILM: “Night of the Living Dead” @ the Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. George Romero’s classic horror flick. 7pm. $5.

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