8/10/16: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday
FESTIVAL/MUSIC/FOOD: New York State Food Festival @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. Featuring performances by Ajkun Ballet Theatre, Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, Tara & the Boys, Up All Night and the Commodores. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete schedule of performances…
MUSIC: The DuPont Brothers @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. Burlington-based brothers Zack and Sam DuPont describe their sound: “If Gillian Welch and David Rawlings had a baby with Sufjan Stevens and Sun Kil Moon, it would sound like us.” Regional country-folk duo Oxbow Road featuring Kiki Dufault and Helsinki’s own Deborah McDowell. 8pm.
MUSIC: The Philadelphia Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. The symphony’s annual summer residency in the Spa City continues as conductor Keith Lockhart leads the way through popular selections by Copland, Wagner, Grofe and Rossini. 8pm.
THEATER: “Intentions” @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. The Berkshire Playwrights Lab presents a staged reading directed by Tom Bloom. When an ex-fratbro insinuates himself into an intentional community, even the world’s most sustainable co-op may not be able to sustain itself. 7:30pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Ellen Sinopolli Dance Company @ Empire State Plaza, Albany. The Made in the Shade of The Egg lunchtime performance series continues with The Egg’s own dance ensemble. With Ajkun Ballet Theatre. 12noon. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule….
MUSIC: Andy the Music Man @ Bethlehem Public Library Lawn, Delmar. Children’s musician known for energetic, interactive performances. 6:30pm ice cream social; 7pm music. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…