2/18/16: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: Styx @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. “Lady,” “Come Sail Away,” “Babe,” “The Best of Times,” “Too Much Time on My Hands,” “Show Me the Way,” “Don’t Let It End,” “Renegade,” “Boat on the River” and more, including, of course, “Mr. Roboto.” 7:30pm. $39.50, $49.50, $59.50 & $84.50.
MUSIC: Bang On a Can All-Stars @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. Performing works by Michael Gordon, Julia Wolfe, David Lang/Lou Reed, Steve Martland, Philip Glass and the world premiere of Brendon Randall-Myers’s “Changes, Stops, and Swells.” 6pm.
MUSIC: Jackie Greene @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The guitarist for the Black Crowes, Phil Lesh & Friends, WRG and Trigger Hippy brings his band to Hudson in support of his solo album, Back to Birth. If you missed him at The Egg last week, don’t make the same mistake again… With Hollis Brown. 8pm. $25 & $35.
COMEDY: Ian Bagg @ the Funny Bone at Crossgates Mall, Guilderland. Fun fact: He’s the the only known comic to have worked for famed director/producer Judd Apatow and not become a multi-billionaire. 7:30pm. $17. Through Sunday.
MUSIC: Tadeusz Domanowski @ UAlbany’s Performing Arts Center, Albany. The pianist presents an all-Chopin including Scherzo no. 2 in B flat minor, op. 31; Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor, op. 35; Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23; Nocturne in C minor, op. 48, no. 1; Nocturne in F sharp major, op. 15, no. 2 and Polonaise in A flat major, op. 53. 7pm. $8; $4 students & seniors.
THEATER: 10×10 New Play Festival @ Barrington Stage Co., Pittsfield. A collection of 10 plays – each 10-minutes long – by 10 playwrights. 7:30pm. $15-30. Through Sunday, February 28. GO HERE to read review…
THEATER: “Twelfth Night” @ Hudson Valley Community College’s Maureen Stapleton Theatre, Troy. Shakespeare & Company presents the touring production of the romantic comedy. 12noon.
FILM: On Screen/Sound No. 10 @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Vocalization is the theme for the pairing of Clio Barnard’s “The Arbor” (utilizing the technique of “verbatim theater”) with Joyce Wieland’s “Pierre Vallières” (a “mouthscape”). 7pm. $6.
FILM: “Autism in Love” @ The Linda, Albany. Unfortunately, when it comes to romantic relationships, people with autism have a distinct disadvantage. Being plagued by this developmental disorder jeopardizes the core characteristics of a relationship – communication and social interaction. This documentary explores the innumerable instances of people with autism falling in love and having meaningful romantic relationships. 7pm.