6/1/14: Today’s Tips: Sunday


MUSIC: Mary Gauthier @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The acclaimed Louisiana-born, Nashville-based singer-songwriter returns to the Caffe to offer a sneak preview of her upcoming album, Trouble & Love, an intensely personal album about heartbreak, but more importantly growth, transformation and redemption. 7pm. $24. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: New York Blues Hall of Fame Induction & Concert @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Michael Packer & His Blues Band host host the ceremony, which includes the induction of Yank Rachell, Scott Sharrard, Debbie Davies, Beki Brindle, Keith Slattery, Marc Black, Vince Leggiere, Cameron Melville, Elly Wininger and others. 6pm. $15. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: “Support Parker Sweeney” @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. The 10-month-old local youngster need surgery, so this benefit concert will feature food, a silent auction, raffles and music from Cryin’ Out Loud, Kim Buckley & Soul Funktion and the Matt Byers Band. 1-5pm. $20.

FESTIVAL/MUSIC: LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival @ various locations, Lake George. It’s the last day of the Elvis fest, including the finals of the Elvis Tribute Artist Competition. GO HERE for complete schedule…

THEATER: “The Phantom of the Opera” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The Phantom is back! It’s Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit musical. 1 & 6:30pm. $25-$105. Through June 8.

MUSIC: YOMA @ the Low Beat, Albany. With the Swan King, Jar’d Loose and Sallow. 8pm.

THEATER: “The Other Place” @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. In Sharr White’s psychological roller-coaster of a play, Juliana Smithton (Marg Helgenberger) is a successful neurologist whose life seems to be coming unhinged. Her husband has filed for divorce, her daughter has eloped with a much older man and her own health is in jeopardy. But in this brilliantly crafted work, nothing is as it seems. 3pm.

DANCE: Maude Baum & Co.’s Spring Salon Dance Theatre @ eba Theater, Albany. Featuring “24 Hour Watch,” a dance drama documentary tribute to Albany firefighters created in 1979 by George Kindler, Elaine Mara and Maude Baum. 8pm. $20; $15 students & seniors. 2 & 7pm.

MUSIC: The Berkshire Lyric Chorus @ Tanglewood’s Ozawa Hall, Lenox. Choral psalms from many traditions and periods, including works by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Chesnakov, Charles Ives, Virgil Thomson, Arvo Part, Bobby McFerrin, Henryk Gorecki, James MacMillan and others. With mezzo-soprano Marjorie Dix and the Blafield Children’s Chorus. 3pm. $25; FREE children.

MUSIC: Wanda Houston @ Barrington Stage Co.’s Mr. Finn’s Cabaret, Pittsfield. With “Bringin’ Down the House,” Houston will take you on a soul-stirring journey from gospel to jazz, from musical theatre to R&B. 8pm. $25.

MUSIC: Funk Evolution @ the Mill On Round Lake, Round Lake. It’s an outdoor, patio dance party.3pm.

THEATER: “Great Expections” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The classic Charles Dickens tale adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett and directed by Deborah Dorman for the Circle Theatre Players. 2:30pm. $16; $10 under age 18.

READING/CRAFT: Marcie Cuff @ the Spotty Dog, Hudson. Reading, leading a craft session and signing copies of her new kids’ book, “This Book Was a Tree.” 1pm.

THEATER: “The Dixie Swim Club” @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. Dianne O’Neill directs the hilarious and touching comedy about five southern women who set aside a long weekend every August to recharge their friendships. 3pm. $23. Through June 22.

FILM: “Jodorowsky’s ‘Dune'” @ the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. A movie about a movie that never got made… but we wish that it did. 7pm. $7.50. Through Monday.

FILM: “Particle Fever” @ Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs. Director Mark Levinson’s 2013 documentary chronicles the launch of the Large Hadron Collider as it warms up to conduct the biggest and most expensive scientific experiment in human history. 7:30 p.m.

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