9/15/11: Today’s Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: Four Tet and Jon Hopkins @ EMPAC’s Studio I at RPI, Troy. A stellar double bill featuring two of Britain’s hottest musicians, producers and composers of electronic music performing their trademark energetic, knob-twisting beats intertwined with live video and a unique instrumental piano set. 8pm. $18. UPDATE: Sold out.
FUNDRAISER/MUSIC: Benefit for Schoharie Hurricane Victims @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. Olivia Quillio, Ben KN, Lucky Jukebox Brigade, Wild Adriatic, Pony in the Pancake and Mr. Owl perform to benefit the Schoharie County Community Action Program. 8pm. $5.
MUSIC: MK3 @ Red Square, Albany. Brooklyn based bandleader, composer and multi-instrumentalist Michael Kammers brings the trio version (MK3) of his large ensemble (the MK Groove Orchestra) to town in support of “The Claustrophobic Noise EP.” With Oobleck and Formula 5. Related story.
THEATER: “Moving Vehicles” @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. A new one-man show written and performed by Paul Ricciardi. 8pm. $20.
READING: Third Thursday Poetry Night @ Social Justice Center, Albany. Connecticut poet Elizabeth Thomas is the featured reader; also an open mic for audience members to read, hosted by Dan Wilcox. Sign-up at 7; reading at 7:30pm. $3.
THEATER ON FILM: “One Man, Two Guvnors” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The National Theatre of London’s presents Richard Bean’s English version of Goldoni’s classic Italian comedy, brimming over with sex, food and money. 7pm. $22; children under 12 $15. Also Sunday at 2pm.