11/15/17: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

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

MUSIC: So Percussion @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Eric Cha-Beach, Josh Quillen, Adam Sliwinski and Jason Treuting redefine the scope of the modern percussion ensemble. 7:30pm. $29 & $34.

TALK: Percussion Discussion @ Troy Kitchen, Troy. Members of So Percussion, Ricochet Duo, Cliff Brucker and Brian Melick talk about the power of percussion in a panel discussion prior to the So Percussion concert. 5:30pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: The Matt Flinner Trio @ Wolf Hollow Brewing, Glenville. The world class mandolinist returns with his high-flyin’ band. 7:30pm. $20.

OPERA: “The Mother of Us All” @ Hudson Hall, Hudson. R.B. Schlather directs the production of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein’s 1947 opera about Susan B. Anthony and the Women’s Suffrage Movement in America, which began in upstate New York. 4pm. $20, $35 & $55. Through Sunday. UPDATE: This performance is officially sold out.

MAGIC: Adam Trent @ Proctors, Schenectady. The magician presents an immersive entertainment extravaganza of futuristic magic, comedy and music designed to entertain the entire family. 7:30pm. $20–$75.

THEATER: “Noises Off” @ Siena College’s Beaudoin Theatre, Loudonville. Michael Frayn’s hit farce directed by David Girard. 8pm. $10; students & seniors $8. Through Sunday.

ARTIST TALK: “Woven World” @ Skidmore College’s Filene Recital Hall, Saratoga Springs. A panel discussion with Shari Cavin and Randall Morris about the objects in the Schick Gallery’s exhibition of self-taught artists’ work. 5:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Hartley’s Encore @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. 9pm. $10.

JAM SESSION: Bluegrass Jam @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The Schroon River String Band steps up to host the monthly session. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ the Low Beat, Albany. If it’s Wednesday, it must be the Deadbeats… 10pm.

STORYTELLING: “Birth Stories” @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. Tell stories about births you’ve had, seen, heard about — anyone who was born is invited to join in… or just listen. 5:30pm. FREE.

FILM: “Tragedy Girls” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. This funny twist on the slasher genre follows two death-obsessed teenage girls who – after kidnapping a serial killer and forcing him to be their mentor – use their online show about real-life tragedies as a springboard to cement a legacy for themselves as modern horror legends. 3, 5 & 7pm. $5.

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