3/11/16: Today’s Top Tips: Friday
MUSIC: Caroline MotherJudge & Mitch Elrod @ Hudson Valley Community College’s Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium, Troy. 12noon. FREE.
FESTIVAL/COMEDY: High Mud Comedy Festival @ MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center, North Adams. Thomas Attila Lewis hosts, and Sean Patton headlines. With Dave Hill, Mark Jagiello, Chris Lamberth, Caitlin Cook and Maria Heinegg. 8pm. $55 & $75; $32 students;
PRESENTATION: Happy Traum @ The Linda, Albany. “Coming of Age in the Greenwich Village Folk Revival and the Woodstock Scene 1954-1971” fuses music and memories in a multimedia presentation. 7:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: Roosevelt Collier @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. The pedal steel guitar player from the Lee Boys teams up keyboardist Eli Winderman and guitarist Rob Compa (both of Dopapod), as well as bassist Taylor Shell and drummer Michelangelo Carubba (both of Turkuaz). UPDATE: This show has been cancelled…
MUSIC: Naytronix @ the Half Moon, Hudson. Naytronix is Nate Brenner, bassist for tUnE–yArDs. Naytronix’s second full–length album, Mister Divine, is out now on City Slang. With Young Nudist and 013. 8pm.
TALK: Alex Ross @ Williams College’s Presser Choral Hall of Bernhard Music Center, Williamstown. The music columnist for The New Yorker gives a lecture titled *“Brünnhilde’s Rock: Gender, Sexuality and Wagnerism.” 4:15pm. FREE.
THEATER: “The Shape of Things” @ the Whitney Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. It’s opening night! The Town Players of Pittsfield’s production of Neil LaBute’s play about love and art. 8pm. $15; $12 students & seniors. Through March 20.
COMEDY: The Three Tenors… Who Can’t Sing @ The Egg, Albany. Vic DiBitetto headlines. With Richie Minervini and Fred Rubino. 8pm. $35.
THEATER: “Miracle on South Division Street” @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The Circle Theatre Players present the heartwarming comedy by Tom Dudzick and directed by Val Kavanaugh and Sue Frost. Meet the Nowaks of Buffalo: Clara and her three grown kids have always known they were special, ever since the miraculous night in 1942 when the Blessed Mother appeared to Grandpa in his barbershop. 8pm. $18; $10 under age 18; $2 discount with a canned good donation. Through March 20.