11/5/17: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Foodstock @ Rustic Barn Pub, Troy. The second annual fundraiser for the Food Pantries for the Capital District featuring music by Average Bear, River Junction, Soul Sky, Traumatized, Big Frank & The Bargain Bingers, the Greasy Fingers Band, Woodchuck Wood, Bob Gamache & Company, Eric Braymer and Bob Redmond. 2pm. $10 suggested donation.
MUSIC: Bruce Cockburn @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. The acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter returns with a full band in support of Bone On Bone, his 33rd album. 7pm. $29.50, $34.50 & $39.50. GO HERE to read an interview…
MUSIC: Acoustic Alchemy @ The Egg’s Swyer Theatre, Albany. Since 1987, the band has pushed the limits of the acoustic guitar’s potential by embracing a spectrum of musical styles ranging from straight-ahead jazz to folk to rock to world music and beyond. 7:30pm. $29.50.
THEATER: “Fun Home” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Last chance! The winner of five 2015 Tony Awards – including Best Musical – is based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, introducing audiences to Alison at three different ages as she explores and unravels the many mysteries of her childhood. 2pm. GO HERE to read review…
THEATER: “Another Spring” @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The premiere of Judy Wylie’s original musical play featuring Steve Wyle, Don Coletti, Azzaam Hameed, Rich Johnson and Mark Tolstrup. 7pm. $24.
THEATER: “Redwood Curtain” @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. In Lanford Wilson’s drama, a 17-year-old Vietnamese-American piano prodigy, adopted in infancy by a wealthy California family, is obsessed with discovering the identity of her biological father, an American GI who
abandoned her and her birth mother in Saigon. 2pm. Pay what you will. Through Sunday, November 12.
STORYTELLING: Joseph Bruchac @ Bethlehem Public Library, Delmar. The professional teller of the traditional tales of the Adirondacks and the Native peoples of the Northeastern woodlands offers two all-ages storytelling performances. 1 & 3pm. FREE.
THEATER: “The Last Wife” @ Shakespeare & Company, Lenox. Last chance! The Northeast regional premiere of Kate Hennig’s modern take on Katherine Parr’s marriage to Henry VIII. WAM Theatre’s production is a funny, powerful examination of patriarchy, sexual politics and women’s rights. 2pm. $20-$40.
MUSIC: Benjamin Grosvenor @ Union College Memorial Chapel, Schenectady. The acclaimed British pianist offers a program featuring the works of J.S. Bach, Brahms, Debussy, Berg, Ravel and more. 3pm. $30.
TALK: Jay A. Clarke @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the Clark Art Institute, presents the opening lecture for the special exhibition “The Impressionist Line: From Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec.” 3pm. FREE.
GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…
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