5/9/11: Today’s Tips: Monday
BALLAD & BEER: Chris Shaw & Bridget Ball @ Brown’s Brewing Company, Troy. In conjunction with the unveiling of a new brew – Brown’s Belgian Blonde Ale – the husband-and-wife-folk duo perform “The Ballad of Bolton’s Ending,” a tragic tale of the mysterious death (was it suicide or murder?) of brewer Samuel Bolton, Jr. – in his own brew vat. 6pm.
MUSIC ON FILM: The Philadelphia Orchestra @ Proctors, Schenectady. Kurt Masur conducts Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 1 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6. 6:30pm. $18; students & seniors $16. Also at Spectrum 8 Theatres in Albany at 7pm. $15; children 12 and under $12.