4/1/14: Tuesday: Today’s Tips
PERFORMANCE: Gordon Hall @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Titled after a line from composer John Cage’s remarkable 1959 “Lecture on Nothing,” Gordon Hall’s lecture-performance “Read me that part a-gain, where I disin-herit everybody” offers a history of lecture-performances using sculptural objects, sound, and projected images. 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Olivia Newton John Denver @ Christopher’s Pub at the Northway Mall, Albany. After recently completing a west coast tour with Rod Stewart Copeland, ONJD play a headlining homecoming show in support of their upcoming debut album. 8pm. $16 in advance; $20 at the door.
MUSIC: Portugal. The Woman @ the Electric Grinch, Schenectady. The all-female Portugal. The Man tribute band returns to town for their third concert of the year. With Sayer – Leo Sayer’s new band of heavy-metal headbangers – opening the show. 9pm. $6.
THEATER: “Gypsy: A Musical Fable” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany.”Everything’s Coming Up Roses…” Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill directs the classic musical based on the memoirs of famed stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, featuring a cast of 23 from Broadway star Mary Callanan to local TV personality Benita Zahn. 7:30pm. $20-$65. Through April 13. GO HERE to read review…