7/10/18: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday
Photograph by Rudy Lu
MUSIC: Empire Jazz Orchestra @ Music Haven, Schenectady. Founder-director William Meckley conducts the 18-piece big band one last time with guest soloists Cliff Brucker (vibes), Leo Russo (tenor sax), Vito Speranza (trumpet) and Colleen Pratt (vocals). 7pm. FREE.
THEATER: Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. It’s opening night! Take an exuberant ride on the rails, into the backwoods and onto the wide-open highway with the music of Johnny Cash! This remarkable life story features 31 foot-stompin’, emotionally-packed songs including “Country Boy,” “A Thing Called Love,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Daddy Sang Bass,” “Ring of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “I’ve Been Everywhere,” “A Boy Named Sue” and “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” 7:30pm. Through Sunday, August 12.
MUSIC: Brunswick Summer Concerts @ Brunswick Family Community Center lawn, Troy. Featuring the Tichy Boys, superb father-and-son rockabilly and more. 6:30pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…
THEATER: The Closet @ Williamstown Theater Festival, Williamstown. Tony Award winner and Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Matthew Broderick stars in this world premiere comedy by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Mark Brokaw. 7:30pm. Through Saturday, July 14.
MUSIC: East Coast Soul @ Clark Art Institute’s lawn, Williamstown. East Coast Soul is a Boston-based collective of music ensembles founded in 2009. With soaring vocals and a carefully curated repertoire spanning ’60s soul and Motown all the way up to current hits. 6pm. FREE.
FILM: “Yellow Submarine” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, George Dunning’s psychedelic animated classic has been recently restored frame-by-frame. 7pm. Also at 7pm Wednesday.
GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…
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