4/19/17: Today’s Top Tips: Wednesday
MUSIC: In This Moment @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Led by the howlin’ Schenectady native Maria Brink, the hard-rockin band rolls into town in support of their latest album, Black Widow. With Motionless in White, Avatar and Gemini Syndrome. 7pm.
MUSIC: Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Self-described “barroom guitarist,” Grammy Award winner and one of the pivotal founders of the Americana movement. With Sarah Borges & the Broken Singles. 7pm. $30.
MUSIC: Mike Kelley @ Lanie’s Cafe, Loudonville. Hmmm, did we hear that Greater Nippertown’s most in-demand rock keyboardist was recently in NYC recording with Joan Jett for the upcoming Wanda Jackson album? Hmmm… 6pm.
MUSIC: Lakou Mizik @ Williams College’s Chapin Hall, Williamstown. Lakou Mizik is a multi-generational collective of Haitian musicians formed in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. The group includes elder legends and rising young talents, united in a mission to honor the healing spirit of their collective culture. 8pm. FREE.
TALK/WORKSHOP: The Construction of Beauty: Music and Math @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. EMPAC director Johannes Goebel’s talk will center on the question of whether music and mathematics are bonded in an intrinsic relationship, or if instead culturally driven concepts establish their marriage (nature vs. nurture). 7pm. FREE.
FILM: “Raw” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Winner of several Best Film, Best Director and People’s Choice awards, writter/director Julia Ducournau’s stunning feature debut follows a young vegetarian student whose sexual awakening coincides with the growth of a sickening hunger inside her after she undergoes a grotesque carnivorous hazing ritual at her Veteranian school. With “Born of Woman.” 7pm. $9; $6 students.
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