10/29/14: Today’s Tips: Wednesday
MUSIC: Los Straitjackets @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Led by Nippertown expat guitarslinger Eddie Angel, Nashville’s masked merauding twangmasters team up with the inimitable Deke Dickerson in support of their new album, Los Straitjackets: Deke Dickerson Sings the Instrumental Hits. With the Connection. 7pm. $20.
MUSIC: “Uncaged: An Evening of Fearless Singer-Songwriters” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Center for Song presents Ken Mossman, Casey Winner and Kirk Juhas in concert. 7:30pm. $10.
FILM/MUSIC: “Man with a Movie Camera” @ Albany Public Library, Albany. The groundbreaking and avant-garde 1929 film follows a man documenting urban life as it blossoms around him in surreal and jarring ways. With live, original music soundtrack by Local 518’s Yoma. 7pm. FREE.
FILM: “Dalai Lama Awakening” @ Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. An examination of the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama to solve many of the world’s problems. Followed by Q&A with the film’s director Khashyar Darvich. One screening only. 7pm. $10.
FILM: “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet” @ Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs. Directed and written by Academy Award nominee Mike Kitchell, the documentary chronicles the American environmental movement. 7:30pm. $7.