3/8/11: Today’s Tips: Mardi Gras!
It’s MARDI GRAS!
MUSIC: Americana Tuesdays @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Let the good times roll! Special guest maximum solo acoustic songsmith Michael Eck joins host band Dan Johnson & His Expert Sidemen for a night of roots and Americana music. 8pm. $5.
TALK/COMEDY: “Guerrilla Mischief 101” with Mike Bonanno @ the Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy. If you don’t know the Yes Men – who describe their mission as “impersonating big-time criminals in order to publicly humiliate them” – you should. If you do already know the socially conscious pranksters, then you’re probably already in line for this one. 7pm. $10 suggested donation; students and low income $5.
MUSIC: Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers @ the Bayou Cafe, Albany. Accordion man Captain Squeeze and his band bring a little bit of the French Quarter with them wherever they go. “Throw me some beads, mister!” 7pm.
THEATER ON FILM: “Romeo & Juliet” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Ellie Kendrick and Adetomiwa Edun star as the star-crossed lovers in this production from Shakespeare’s Globe Theater in London. 10am, 2pm & 8pm. $20.