10/4/15: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
FESTIVAL: Local Harvest Fest @ Washington Park Lakehouse, Albany. The focus of the fest is a Local Foods Marketplace with more than 50 vendors, but there will also be children’s activities, chef demonstrations, crafters and, of course, a healthy serving of homegrown Local 518 music by Rebel Darling, Olivia Quillio, Sabali and Oobleck. 12noon-4pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of bands…
MUSIC: Laetitia Sadier @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. The Stereolab singer wraps up her tour in support of her latest solo album, Something Shines. With Deradoorian, led by former Dirty Projectors keyboardist-bassist Angel Deradoorian. 7:30pm. $15.
MUSIC: Rise Again @ the Eighth Step at Proctors, Schenectady. Featuring John McCutcheon, Kim & Reggis Harris, Emma’s Revolution and Peter Blood & Annie Patterson. Come to sing or listen at this gala concert inspired by recent publication of the songbook “Rise Again,” the sequel to “Rise Up Singing,” a quarter-century staple at jams and grassroots gatherings where people sing, whether campfire, folk festival or potluck, chorus or impromptu pub sings. 7pm. $28-$40.
MUSIC: Alash @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. These young master throat singers travel the world to share the ancient cowboy music of their homeland of Tuva, a tiny portion of the Russian Federation in the heart of Central Asia. 2pm. FREE.
DANCE: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Co. @ The Egg’s Swyer Theatre, Albany. Celebrating the dance company’s 25th anniversary season with a retrospective evening featuring “Pierre’s Words,” “Solo Flight,” “Betrothed,” “Zarmina” and an excerpt from “Blue(s).” With a 6pm cocktail hour and a post-show dessert reception. 7:30pm. $25.
THEATER: “The Homecoming” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Written by Nobel Prize-winning British playwright Harold Pinter, it’s a knotty, classic piece of theater, directed by Eric Hill. 2pm. Through Sunday, October 25.
THEATER: “4000 Miles” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Amy Herzog’s Obie Award-winning odd couple dramatic comedy kicks off the 2015-16 season at Cap Rep. He’s a millennial, 21, a ball of energy and contradictions still taking shape with every word he utters. She’s his grandmother, a Greenwich Village lefty, 70 years his senior, and cut from even older cloth, wise enough to know when to hold her tongue. Directed by Stephen Nachamie. 2pm. $20-$50.
MUSIC: An Evening of British Music Hall @ PS21, Chatham. Those old classic Music Hall songs sung by ravishingly costumed performers Amanda Boyd-Grout, Sheri Bauer-Mayorga, Lincoln Mayorga, Ted Pugh, John Roberts and Judy Staber. 2pm. $20; $10 students.
THEATER: “Proof” @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The Circle Theatre Players present the award-winning drama by David Auburn, directed by Sky Vogel, and produced by Joan Fuess. The play centers around the daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician (recently deceased), who tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. 2:30pm. $18; $10 if under age 18. Through October 11.
MUSIC: The Chiara String Quartet @ Christ Episcopal Church, Cooperstown. Performing all three of Brahms’ string quartets in a concert presented by the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. 4pm. $25; $15 students.
THEATER: Confetti Fest 11 @ Albany Masonic Temple, Albany. Confetti Stage presents plays – “Nailing It” by Mark Dalton; “The Seven Deadlies” by Amy Sarah LaMena; “String Game” by Katherine Ambrosio; “Goodnight Lizzie” by Celina Pulenskey; “Stars” by Lydia Nightingale; and “The Play About Your Shoulder” by Alex Hovet. 2pm. $15; $10 students. Through October 11.