10/18/15: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
FASHION/FUNDRAISER: Haute Cature 2015 @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. A fashion show and auction to benefit Hudson’s cat rescue shelter, Animalkind, featuring mistress of ceremonies Musty Chiffon and a fabulous line-up of artists and designers including Electric City Coture, Kasuri, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Face Stockholm and more. 6pm. $30 & $60.
THEATER: “Grinder’s Stand” @ the Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. Last chance! Kaliyuga Arts offers Oakley Hall III’s play about the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of Meriwether Lewis (of the Lewis & Clark expedition). Directed by John Sowle. 2pm. $20; $15 students & seniors. GO HERE to read review…
DISCUSSION: “About Creativity” @ the Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany. In conjunction with the Institute’s “The Capital Region in 50 Objects” exhibition Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Kennedy chats with artist Michael Oatman. 2pm. FREE with museum admission.
MUSIC: Capital Region Blues Network’s Blues Showdown @ the Albany Railyard, Albany. Andrew Wheeler and Sly Fox face off to see who represents CRBN in the solo/duo category at the International Blues Competition in Memphis. 7pm. $5.
MUSIC: Motionless in White @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. It’s headbangin’ time. With co-headliners the Devil Wears Prada and Upon a Burning Body, the Color Morale and Artisan. 6:30pm. $23.
THEATER: “4000 Miles” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Last chance! 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.
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.
FILM: “Blue Sunshine” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Hippies turned into homicidal maniacs after taking Blue Sunshine LSD in this 1978 cult classic. It a double-feature with “Satan’s Little Helper”, followed by a live Q&A with director Jeff Lieberman. 2pm. $9; $6 students.