10/14/12: Today’s Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: “Drums Along the MoHu” @ The Egg, Albany. Four Nippertown percussionists – Brian Melick, Devesh Chandra, Aston “Robot” Ellis and Zorkie Nelson – will perform individually and then all together combining their diverse international music styles in celebration of the diversity of the Capital Region in new piece titled “Drums Along the Mohu.” There will also be a slide show featuring highlights of the MoHu Festival 2012, produced in cooperation with Nippertown.com. 3pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Buke & Gase @ Hangrr 18, Hudson. Hot on the heels of their recent EP Function Falls, the ever-adventurous duo of Aron Sanchez and Arone Dyer are gearing up for the January release of their next full-length album, General Dome.
DANCE: “HaMapah/The Map” @ Skidmore College’s Dance Theater, Saratoga Springs. Directed by Daniel Banks, the multimedia dance journey traces the intersections of African, American and Jewish heritages. Followed by a discussion. 7:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Seth Glier @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The 22-year-old singer-songwriter dropped out of the Berklee College of Music after a year because he “decided I should be playing for people and not for grades.” Lately he’s been opening for everyone from James Taylor to the Verve. With Anthony DaCosta. 7pm. $18.
THEATER ON FILM: “The Last of the Haussmans” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. The National Theatre of London’s production of Stephen Beresford’s funny and touching new play starring Julie Walters with Rory Kinnear and Helen McCrory, as a family that’s losing its grip. 1pm. $22; students $15.
FILM: “Detropia” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. This new film by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady is a cinematic tapestry that chronicles the lives of several Detroiters trying to survive and make sense of what is happening to their city in the midst of the collapse of the economy and the fading American mythos. 4:30pm. $7; students $5.
FILM: “Side By Side” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Keanu Reeves explores the development of cinema and the impact of digital filmmaking via in-depth interviews with Hollywood masters, such as James Cameron, David Fincher, David Lynch, Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, George Lucas, Steven Soderbergh and many more. 6:30pm. $7; students $5.
MUSIC: Glens Falls Symphony @ Glens Falls High School, Glens Falls. Featuring violin virtuoso Sarah Chang. 4pm. $25, $35 & $50; children & students $10.
MUSIC: Ann Hampton Callaway @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. In recent years, the acclaimed jazz and cabaret singer has been featured at the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival and the Freihofer Saratoga Jazz Festival. Now you can hear her in an intimate cabaret setting as she celebrates the great ladies of song from Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland to Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan to Carole King and Joni Mitchell. 7pm. $20 & $35.
WORKSHOP: Mystery Writers Conference @ the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, Clifton Park. The Hudson Valley Writers Guild is sponsoring the conference with guest speaker Hallie Ephron (sister of the late Nora Ephron and author of the novels “Come And Find Me” and “Never Tell A Lie,” as well as “Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel: How to Knock ‘Em Dead with Style.” Also a panel discussion “It’s a Mystery to Me,” featuring authors Michael Nethercotte, M.E. Kemp and Julie Lomoe. 1:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin” @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Two Tony Award-winning Broadway stars team up for an evening of music and fun. 7pm. $75 & $150.
MUSIC: Jeremy Bernstein & Friends @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. In conjunction with the Woodstock Film Festival, the closing night festivities feature this concert by Bernstein and some high-powered pals, including bassist Sara Lee, violinist-vocalist Simi Stone and lots more. 9pm. $10.
MUSIC: Wanda Jackson @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The rockabilly queen and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer celebrates the release of her 31st studio album, the brand new “Unfinished Business,” produced by Justin Townes Earle. As Bob Dylan has said, “Wanda Jackson, an atomic fireball of a lady, could have a smash hit with just about anything.” With Daniel Romano. 7pm. $25.
MUSIC: Conservatory Sunday @ Bard College’s Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Annandale-On-Hudson. Conservatory students, faculty and special guests perform Dvořák’s Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 87; Lou Harrison’s Suite for Percussion (featuring the Bard Percussion Ensemble) and Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20. 3pm. $15 & $20 suggested donations.
DANCE ON FILM: “Caravaggio” @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The Ballet in HD series continues with a performance by the Staatsballett Berlin and recorded live at the Staatsoper Under de Linden. 1pm. $15; students $13.
MUSIC: Listening to History @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. The NYC-based early music ensemble led by baroque cellist Benjamin Wolff presents a multifaceted performance piece titled “Galileo’s Muse,” which explores the delightful and surprising relationship between scientist Galileo Galilei and the music of late Renaissance Italy. 3pm. FREE.