2/15/18: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: Time for Three @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. The genre-jumpin’ trio — violinists Nick Kendall and Charles Yang with bassist Ranaan Meyer – transcends traditional classification, with elements of classical, country western, gypsy and jazz idioms forming a blend all its own. 7:30pm. $34.
MUSIC: “Music for the Long Emergency” @ MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center, North Adams. Berlin’s new music mavericks Stargaze join forces with the brooding pop of Poliça to create a new evening-length work. A new work by Daniel Wohl will open the show. 8pm. $25 & $35; students $10.
EVENT: Hot 99.1 Listeners Choice Awards Ceremony @ the Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. With performances by DJ Show, DJ Biz, DJ Supreme, the Ryan O Shay Experience, DJ King Bully and DJ of the Year DJ Ketchup. 8pm. $20.
THEATER: “U R Here” @ Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Written and directed by Toni Anderson-Sommo, it’s the world premiere of a new comedy about a cast of characters at Jitters’ Java cafe who believe they may find the answers to life’s dilemmas on a new social media site. Benita Zahn stars in the fundraiser for the theater. 8pm. $25. Through Sunday.
MUSIC: The Williams Jazz Faculty Band @ Williams College’s Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown. Saxophonist Kris Allen, bassist Avery Sharpe, drummer Conor Meehan, trombonist Sarah Politz and vocalist Samirah Evans are joined by a host of special guest student pianists to perform new original music inspired by George Washington Carver, a tribute to the late Roswell Rudd and classic jazz compositions associated with Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and Wayne Shorter. 8pm. FREE.
THEATER: “Paris Time” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Gordon Greenberg directs the world premiere of Steven Peterson’s dramatic thriller. A couple’s peace, a young woman’s life and a company’s fate are challenged by an anti-Semitic terrorist incident. 7:30pm. Through Sunday, February 18. GO HERE to read review…
MUSIC: Funk Night @ Parish Public House, Albany. Featuring guitarist Rob Compa (Dopapod), bassist-organist Beau Sasser (Kung Fu), drummer Adrian Tramontano (Kung Fu) and guitarist Justin Henricks (Wurliday). 9pm.
MUSIC: Rev Tor’s Dead of Winter Jam @ The Garage, Pittsfield. The music of the Grateful Dead performed by host Rev Tor’s Steal Your Peach Band with special guest performances by the Picky Bastards, Gina Coleman, Melissa Brinton, Tom Corrigan, Matt Mervis, Mike Wood and more. 8pm. $15.
TALK: “The Laundress in the Landscape” @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Alexis Goodin, curatorial research associate, discusses Jean-Léon Gérôme’s late-1800s oil painting, “Fellah Women Drawing Water,” notable for the artist’s depiction of daily life in the Near East and as part of a larger body of works depicting laundresses across art history. 12noon. FREE with gallery admission.
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