2/7/18: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday

February 7th, 2018, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: Joe K. Walsh @ Cock ‘N Bull, Galway. The mandolin master returns, joined by guitarist Celia Woodsmith (of Della Mae), fiddler Bobby Britt (Town Mountain) and bassist Zoe Guigueno (Della Mae). 7:30pm. $10.

MUSIC: Accordion Virtuosi of Russia @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Q: How many accordions is too many accordions? A: There can never be too many accordions. 7:30pm. $29 & $34. GO HERE for more info…

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MUSIC: Valerie June @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. She’s been hailed by The New York Times as one of America’s “most intriguing, fully formed new talents.” The New Yorker was captivated by her “unique, stunning voice,” while Rolling Stone dubbed her “unstoppable,” and NPR called her “an elemental talent born with the ability to rearrange the clouds themselves.” 7:30pm. $25 & $35. GO HERE for more info… UPDATE: This show has been postponed to Sunday, February 25, due to the impending storm…

COMEDY: Jeff Dunham @ the Times Union Center, Albany. Keepin’ alive the dying art of ventriloquism with his Passively Aggressive Tour… 7pm. $51.50.

ARTIST TALK: Nicole Eisenman @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. The artist has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, a MacArthur Fellowship and a Carnegie Prize. Her work has been exhibited around the world, including the Tang Museum. 6pm. FREE. UPDATE: This event has been postponed to 5:30pm on Monday, March 5 due to the impending storm…

READING: NYS Poetry Out Loud: Capital Region Competition @ Hudson Valley Community College’s Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium, Troy. A national recitation contest for high school students performing their interpretations of works they’ve chosen from a diverse list of more than 900 poems. Hosted by Scott Hathaway, with judges Noah Kucij, Mary Panza, Roseanne Raneri and GG Roberts. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Erin Harkes @ Warehouse BBQ, Albany. 6pm. FREE. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled, and Warehouse BBQ is closed due to the impending storm…

MUSIC: Ramblers Home Jug Band @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. 8pm.

MUSIC: Hot Club of Saratoga @ Hamlet & Ghost, Saratoga Springs. 7pm.

THEATER: “Paris Time” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Gordon Greenberg directs the world premiere of Steven Peterson’s dramatic thriller. A couple’s peace, a young woman’s life and a company’s fate are challenged by an anti-Semitic terrorist incident. 2 & 7:30pm. Through Sunday, February 18. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: “Sweet Power” @ UAlbany’s Performing Arts Center, Albany. A joint concert of the Capital Trio and the Musicians of Ma’alwyck featuring violinists Hilary Cumming and Ann-Marie Barker Schwartz, violist Andrew Snow, cellist Petia Kassarova and pianist Duncan Cumming. 7:30pm. $8; students & seniors $4. UPDATE: This show has been postponed to 7:30pm Thursday (February 8) due to the impending storm…

TALK: “Pornography’s Graphical Interface” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. University of Toronto researcher Patrick Keilty gives a talk examining the way that the multi-billion-dollar pornography industry manipulates contemporary experiences of desire and sexuality through strategic design and info-management decisions. 7pm. FREE.

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

MUSIC: The Silver Arrow Band @ Parish Public House, Albany. 8pm. FREE.

OPEN MIC/POETRY: Poetry Open Mic @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Hosted by Carol Graser with featured poet April Bernard. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm readings. $5; students FREE. UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to the impending storm…

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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