1/27/17: Today’s Top Tips: Friday
MUSIC: Joan Shelley @ The Linda, Albany. Kentucky singer-songwriter Joan Shelley’s beguiling third album Over and Even is as compelling a record as the folk genre has seen in years. With Michael Eck. 8pm. $15.
MUSIC: Fabolous and Jadakiss @ Proctors, Schenectady. On the hip-hop end of the spectrum, radio station HOT 99.1FM is presenting the Freddy vs. Jason Tour. With up-and-comers Young M.A., Dave East and Phresher. 8pm. $49-104.
ARTS WALK: Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy. 5-9pm. FREE.
DANCE/VIDEO: “Tesseract” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. The new two-part work by artist Charles Atlas and choreographers Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener will be presented for the first time tonight (Friday, January 27) and Saturday (January 28) following several years of development at EMPAC. 8pm. $18; $13 students & seniors.
LISTENING PARTY: Left Hand Shake @ River Street Beat Shop, Troy. Rather than throwing the usual CD release party for their brand new debut album, 8-Track Mind, Left Hand Shake (featuring Blaze Sepowski and David Decker) is hosting a listening party in conjunction with Troy Night Out. 6:30pm. FREE.
ARTIST TALK: Tanya Marcuse @ College of Saint Rose’s Massry Gallery, Albany. In conjunction with her exhibit, “Phantom Bodies: Photographs.” 5pm reception; followed by talk at Saint Joseph Auditorium at 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Lilac 94 @ Troy Pop Up Art Show at 33 Second Ave., Troy. Rochester-based harp duo of Christina Brier and Kathryn Sloat. 7pm. FREE.
TALK: “Savage Love Life: Sex, Love & Relationships” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Dan Savage is a writer, TV personality, and activist best known for his honest approach to sex, love & relationships. His sex advice column, “Savage Love,” is syndicated globally, including in The Alt. 6pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Overcoats @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The New York-based female folk-rock duo of Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell brings their captivating, intimate harmonies and subtle, electronic soundscapes to town.
DANCE: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company @ the College of Saint Rose’s Massry Center for the Arts, Albany. Dances choreographed to original works of music by student and faculty composers and performers, including grunge band Bad Mothers, audio engineer Jared Dirolf, Assistant Professor of Music Industry Andrew McKenna Lee and Professor of Music Bruce Craig Roter. 7:30pm. $20; $10 students.
THEATER: “Southern Comforts” @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Barry Streifert directs Circle Theatre Productions’ performance of Kathleen Clark’s romantic play about second chances at love late in life. 8pm. $18: $10 under age 18. Through Sunday, January 29.
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