2/3/11: Today’s Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: Railroad Earth @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. Led by Todd Sheaffer – formerly of From Good Homes – the roots-rocking combo rolls into town in support of their new self-titled album, “Railroad Earth.” 8pm. $18 in advance; $22 at the door.
FILM: Youth FX Film screening @ Madison Theater, Albany. The third annual Youth FX Film screening features a batch of films created through Grand Street Community Arts’ Film FX program. 7pm. $7; children 12 and under $5.
FILM: “A Year With TAKE Dance” @ UAlbany’s Performing Arts Center, Albany. Director Damien Eckstein’s documentary film examines the work of choreographer Takehiro “Take” Ueyama and his dance company. 7pm. FREE.
CONVERSATION ON FILM: Michael Lewis in Conversation @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. Ira Glass chats with the author of the best-selling book, “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine,” in the latest simulcast “Live from NY’s 92nd Street Y.” 8pm. $10.