8/19/13: Today’s Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. The second generation of the Neville Brothers carries on the New Orleans funk tradition. With the Big Takeover. 8pm. $20, $30 & $40.
THEATER: “Ghost: The Musical” @ Proctors, Schenectady. It’s the first national tour of the musical based on the Academy Award-winning film. Directed by Tony Award-winner Matthew Warchus, the show features music by a team of Grammy Award-winners, including Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard. 1:30 & 8pm. $20, $40, $50, $60, $70 & $80. Through Friday.
ARTS WALK: 3rd Thursday @ various locations, Pittsfield. A celebration of all things Italian. With lots of great food, grape stomping, pizza dough throwing, bocce ball and music by Newpoli. 5-8pm. FREE.
FILM/DISCUSSION: “Trans” @ WAMC-FM’s The Linda, Albany. An up-close and very personal journey into the transgender world through the memorable stories and the unusual lives of remarkable cast of characters. Followed by a Q&A with the film’s producer Dr. Mark Schoen. 7pm. $8.
FILM: “Before Midnight” @ Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delphy) first met in their 20s in Richard Linklater’s 1995 film, “Before Sunrise,” reunited in their 30s in 2004’s “Before Sunset,” and now, in 2013’s “Before Midnight,” they are an official couple. 7:30pm. $7; $5 students.