8/5/12: Today’s Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: Diego Garcia @ the Music Haven Stage at Schenectady’s Central Park. Garcia and his band are back for the third time this year with their devastatingly passionate, romantic music. Imagine a Latin Bryan Ferry. With Asili & Vaccaro. 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Chris Botti @ Tanglewood, Lenox. Die-hard jazz fans tend to underestimate the music of the romantic trumpeter, but as he proved at Freihofer’s Jazz Festival in June, Botti and his band can knock it out of the park. At Ozawa Hall. 8pm. $21-$99.
MUSIC: John Kribs & Friends @ Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. Singer-songwriter Kribs is joined by veteran bassist Arlen Greene, 1984 National Banjo Champion Chris Leske and 2003 National Dobro Champion David Bevins. 7:30pm. $15; children FREE.
FILM: “The Virgin Spring” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The Classic Film Series continues with Ingmar Bergman’s Academy Award-winning 1960 tale of faith, revenge and savagery in medieval Sweden, starring Max von Sydow. 2pm. $7; students $5.
FESTIVAL: The Pittsfield Ethnic Fair @ South Street, Pittsfield. Family-friendly outdoor street fest featuring food, crafts and entertainment from around the world on two stages, including the Brazilian rhythms of Bossa Triba, traditional Italian music by Bell ‘Accordo, salsa from Bronte Roman & El Grupo Caliente, traditional Irish tunes from Rakish Paddy, world music from HuDost, klezmer with Klezimir and African songs by Appollo Nzima. 12noon-6pm. FREE.
FILM: “China Heavyweight” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Award-winning filmmaker Yung Chang (“Up the Yangtze”) returns to China for another riveting documentary on that country’s ever-changing economic landscape — this time through the lens of sports. 6pm. $7; students $5.
MUSIC: The Horszowski Trio and Linda Chesis @ the Otesaga Hotel, Cooperstown. Part of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. Performing compositions by Saint-Saens, Schubert and Nino Rota. 7:30pm. FREE.