2/13/18: Today’s Top Tips: Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras)

February 13th, 2018, 7:00 am by Greg

Laissez les bons temps rouler!

MUSIC: Jocamo @ Parish Public House, Albany. Big Dave Macks leads the Local 518 funkateers in Greater Nippertown’s best Mardi Gras party. 7pm. FREE.

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MUSIC: “Celebrating David Bowie” @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. Led by legendary Bowie touring and recording keyboardist Mike Garson, who collaborated with Bowie for longer than any other player, the band features fellow Bowie band alums Gerry Leonard (guitar), Earl Slick (guitar) and Carmine Rojas (bass), as well as special guest vocalists Angelo Moore (of Fishbone), Bernard Fowler and 2017 Grammy nominee Gaby Moreno. NOTE: Adrian Belew, who was initially announced for the show, will not be performing. 8pm. $39.50, $49.50 & $59.50. GO HERE to read an interview…

MUSIC: These Streets @ Chrome, Waterford. With The Alaskan and Concrete. 7:30pm. $5.

MUSIC: Carol Daggs’ Jazzage @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The singer-pianist jazzes up the Music @ Noon concert series. 12noon. FREE.

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. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, February 18. GO HERE to read review…

COMEDY OPEN MIC: Low Beat Comedy Open Mic Night @ the Low Beat, Albany. 7pm.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic with Cameron & Ryder @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. 6pm sign-up; 7pm show. FREE.

FILM: “Fargo” @ The Linda, Albany. In the 1996 classic Coen Brothers’ film, Jerry Lundegaard’s inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen’s bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. 8pm. With opening commentary and post-screening trivia by Cole Mead. 8pm.

TALK: “Rococo Thought Patterns” @ Clark Art Institute’s Manton Research Center, Williamstown. Lauren Cannady, assistant director of the Research and Academic Program and Manton Research Fellow, presents the lecture. 5:30pm. FREE.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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