5/15/13: Today’s Tips: Wednesday
MUSIC: California Guitar Trio @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The unique threesome of guitar wizards – Bert Lams from Belgium, Hideyo Moriya from Japan and Paul Richards from Utah – delivers an evening of fretboard fireworks in support of their latest album, Andromeda. 7pm. $24 in advance; $26 at the door. GO HERE to enter to win a FREE ticket…
MUSIC: Chelsea Light Moving @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Sonic Youth’s founding guitarist Thurston Moore leads his new band in support of their newly released, self-titled, debut album on Matador Records. 8pm. $20.
GALA: 2013 Gala @ Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Honoring David & Katie Haviland for their long-time commitment in support of the Arts Center and the cultural vibrancy of the Capital Region. The Gala also offers the first peek at the ACCR’s showcase art exhibit, the Fence Show Sallon, one of the region’s largest, most visible art exhibitions. 5:30pm. $150; under age 40 $90.
READING/TALK: Anne Easter Smith @ Guilderland Public Library, Guilderland. The acclaimed historical novelist will read from her new book, “Royal Mistress,” and speak about the recent discovery of Richard III remains under a parking lot in England. 7pm.