5/13/18: Today’s Top 10 Tips: Sunday (Mother’s Day)

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FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Albany Tulip Festival @ Washington Park, Albany. The 70th annual two-day fest wraps up today with Main Stage music by The Sea The Sea (1:30pm), Taina Asili (3pm) and Dr. K’s Motown Revue (4:30pm), while the Local 518 stage features the Ryan Leddick Trio (1pm), Jordan Taylor Hill (2:15pm), Zan Strumfeld (3:30pm) and the North & South Dakotas (4:45pm). 11am-6pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete festival schedule…

MUSIC: Yanni @ Proctors, Schenectady. The veteran Greek new age musician-composer celebrates the 25th anniversary of his iconic Live at the Acropolis. 2pm. $35–$150.

THEATER: Last Train to Nibroc @ the Doctorow Center for the Arts, Hunter. Last chance! Lora Lee Ecobelli directs the Kaaterskill Actors Theater’s production of Arlene Hutton’s intimate and touching play about a headstrong young couple in rural Kentucky in the days just prior to WWII. Starring Ida Joy and Logan Rando with music by Ramblin Jug Stompers. 2pm. $15; students $10.

MUSIC: Stelth Ulvang @ Colony, Woodstock. The Lumineers’ keyboardist goes solo. With Y La Bamba and Byron Isaacs. 7pm. $12. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Lost Radio Rounders & Friends @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The vintage Americana duo of Tom Lindsay and Michael Eck are joined by Mike Kelley and Evan Conway for a Mother’s Day Gospel Sing and Strawberry Shortcake Social. Email info@lostradiorounders.com to reserve a seat. 1pm. Donations encouraged.

THEATER: Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End @ PS21, Chatham. Nancy Rothman stars in this staged reading of Alison & Margaret Engel’s play about the columnist and humorist who lovingly satirized the plight of the suburban housewife. 2pm. $20.

THEATER: Appropriate @ Albany Civic Theater, Albany. Patrick White directs Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ drama. After a disturbing discovery surfaces among their father’s possessions, the children’s reunion takes a for the explosive. 3pm. $18; students $10. Through May 20.

FILM: “Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy” @ Time + Space Ltd., Hudson. It’s impossible to separate British artist Andy Goldsworthy’s art from nature, so it’s fortunate that German director Thomas Riedelsheimer is so intrigued by his work that he gives us a second intimate inside look at Goldsworthy’s process and philosophy – as well as his often ephemeral art – with the feature-length documentary follow-up to his magnificent 2001 doc “Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working With Time.” 5:45pm. $9; students $7.

THEATER: Happy Birthday Wanda June @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Will Kempe’s Players present Kurt Vonnegut’s tragicomical play. 1pm. $20.

CABARET: Just in Time: A Musical Memoir @ Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library, Clifton Park. Judi Clements’ musical cabaret is a trip down musical memory lane, combining stand-up comedy and songs from the Great American Songbook. With John Van Stone on piano accompaniment. 2pm. FREE.

MUSIC: David Laks @ Colony, Woodstock. The composer presents “Lullabies & Love Songs,” a brunch program of original songs and compositions performed by more than 50 musicians playing in various configurations and styles. 11am. FREE.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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  1. Timothy Reidy says

    y la bamba may be worth the trip in the evening if you can make it.

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