10/22/14: Today’s Tips: Wednesday
FILM/MUSIC: “Metropolis” @ Albany Public Library, Albany. Fritz Lang’s 1927 futuristic masterwork is accompanied by Albany post-rockers lastdayshining, who provide a dynamic new original soundtrack performed live in the library. 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: The Karen Mantler Trio @ the Falcon, Marlboro. The composer-vocalist-instrumentalist has worked with Steven Bernstein, Eric Mingus, Hiram Bullock and Arturo O’Farrill, as well as Terry Adams, Jack Bruce and Elvis Costello. Mantler will be joined by bassist Kato Hideki and Doug Wiesleman on guitar and bass clarinet. 7pm. Donations encouraged.
MUSIC: Marcia Ball @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The mighty piano pounder mixes Gulf Coast blues, New Orleans R&B, swampy Louisiana ballads and jumping, Tex-Mex-flavored zydeco into a one-of-a-kind musical gumbo on her new album, The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man. 7pm. $30.
THEATER: “The Mousetrap” @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The Circle Theatre Players present Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery, directed by Paul Trela. 8pm. $16; $10 under age 18.