11/11/14: Today’s Tips:Tuesday
MUSIC: Glen David Andrews @ the Parish Public House, Albany. The energetic New Orleans singer and trombonist brings his jazzy, horn-laced brand of Crescent City funk and soul to town for a super-charged show. 9pm. $20.
READING: Amy Biancolli @ UAlbany University Art Museum, Albany. The author, memoirist and arts writer for The Times Union reads from her new book, “Figuring Shit Out: Love, Laughter, Suicide, and Survival.” With fiction writer Angela Pneuman. 7pm. FREE. Also a free seminar at 4:15pm at UAlbany Science Library’s Standish Room.
ART OPENING/TALK: “Dear Climate” @ Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy. Join “Dear Climate” artists Marina Zurkow and Oliver Kellhammer in conversation about climate change. Learn strategies to “Befriend Climate Change,” from international environmental crises to hyper-local challenges such as brownfields, decaying urban neighborhoods and toxic blight right here in North Troy and the Capital Region. 5pm. $10 suggested donation; $5 students & Low income.
THEATER: “Grounded” @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. A special Veterans Day performance of George Brandt’s tale of an ace fighter pilot whose career in the sky is ended early due to an unexpected pregnancy. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. Directed by Leigh Strembeck. 7pm. FREE.
TALK: “On the Speculative Intersection of Astronomy and Art” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. A conversation about the speculative intersection between astronomy, art and time featuring artist-in-residence Rosa Barba and Heidi Newberg, professor of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy at Rensselaer. 12noon. FREE.