2/10/14: Today’s Tips: Monday


LECTURE/MUSIC: “She Loves You: The Beatles and New York” @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. The multi-media lecture by Beatles scholar Gordon Thompson features historic film clips, recordings and photos, as well as live, solo piano performances of classic Beatles classic songs by Cole Broderick. 7pm. FREE.

FILM: “Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?” @ the Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. One screening only of this utterly unique animated documentary on the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand Noam Chomsky as seen through the eyes of the visionary director Michel Gondry. 7pm. $10.

MUSIC: Voodoo Orchestra North @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Drummer extraordinaire Bobby Previte leads an all-star line-up of musicians as they explore and expand on the music of Miles Davis’s eternal electric jazz-funk masterpiece, Bitches Brew. 8pm. $7.

PANEL DISCUSSION: “The Art Gallery of Tomorrow” @ IS183 Art School, Stockbridge. Moderated by Leslie Ferrin of Ferrin Contemporary, local gallery owners Lauren Clark (of Lauren Clark Fine Art), Susan Jennings (of Ursa Major) and Melanie Mowinski (of the PRESS Gallery) discuss how art galleries are adjusting to fewer people visiting their spaces, and how they have come to incorporate the digital into their plans for the future. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Popa Chubby & Friends @ the Falcon, Marlboro. The blues-rockin’ guitarslinger kicks off his month-long Monday night “Road Rot” Residency at the Falcon with drummer Adam Nussbaum, keyboardist Dave Keys and special guests each week. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

FILM: “Platoon” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Oliver Stone’s 1986 breakthrough as a director is a brutally realistic and harrowing look at a young soldier’s tour of duty in Vietnam. 2:30, 5 & 7:30pm. $5.

FILM: “Roman Holiday” @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn star in this 1953 gem. 7pm. $5; $3 for children.

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