8/18/15: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday
READING/MUSIC: “Saratoga Stories: Magic & Loss” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. In celebration of Thomas Dimopoulos’ new book, the all-star event of stories and songs features singer-songwriters Michael Jerling, Bob Warren and Jeff Brisbin; poet Paul Pines; longtime Caffe Lena photographer and soundman Joe Deuel; Pete Donnelly of the Figgs; ZBS Foundation co-founder Tom Lopez; multiple Grammy Award-winning record producer and sound engineer Joel Moss; Bob Carlton & Brian Akey of the rock band Dryer; and, of course, writer Thomas Dimopoulos. 7pm. $12. GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Pianist Wu Han and cellist David Finckel join the Escher String Quartet for the “Russian Twilight” program. 8pm.
MUSIC: The Off Track Band @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. The father-and-son team of John & Orion Kribs leads the weekly Tuesday night party with lots of special guests.
THEATER: “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune” @ the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. The bewildering journey of finding love in the modern world sets the premise for Terrence McNally’s bittersweet comedy. Directed by Karen Allen. 7pm. $62. Through Saturday, August 22.
READING/PERFORMANCE: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ the Low Beat, Albany. It’s the Night of Champions featuring all of this year’s first place winners – Victorio, Poetyc Visionz, Brandon Williamson, Elizag, Eliza Ryan, Amani, Daniel Summerhill, L-Majesty, Midnight and D. Colin. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm open mic; 8pm slam. $5; $3 students.