10/7/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: Horse Feathers @ the Hangar on the Hudson, Troy. Vocalist Justin Ringle leads the band into the Hangar in support of their latest album, Appreciation, released in May.. With Lowland Hum and the trio of Kevin Maul, Billy Eli & Pete Bearup. 7pm. $18.
MUSIC: Dwight Yoakam @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. The Bakersfield sound is still alive and well in the hands of this multi-talented singer-guitarist with a mighty diverse songbag. With Levi Hummon. 8pm. $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, $69.50 & $89.50.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: O+ Festival @ various locations, Kingston. The three-day fest wraps up with Morricone Youth, NOUS, Fraternal Twin, the Hipstones, Keenan O’Meara, Toebow, Garth, more. 10:30am.
MUSIC: Birds of Chicago @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. They sing like they’re out to save the world and, by gosh, we hope they succeed. They’re touring in support of their new album, Love in Wartime. Recorded against a backdrop of deep divide, this gentle rock and roll suite has love as its core theme. As Allison Russell puts it, “Any act of love is an act of bravery. We want to give people some good news, and we want them to be able to dance when they hear it.” 7pm. $27.
CABARET/FUNDRAISER: Mrs. Smith @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The drag queen’s twisted, rock comedy-cabaret on acid is a fundraiser for OutHudson. The creation of actor-writer David Hanbury, Mrs. Smith – who has been described as “a demented Elaine Stritch” – is a proper Upper East Side cat lady and the world’s most unlikely guitar hero. Live vocals, astonishing guitar pyrotechnics, and interactive character comedy merge to create a memorable experience. 8pm.
THEATER: The Royale @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. Inspired by the true story of trailblazing boxer Jack Johnson, the drama bristles with the thrilling rapid-fire dialogue and rhythmic punctuation of playwright Marco Ramirez (Netflix’s “Daredevil,” “Orange Is the New Black”). This powerhouse play brings to explosive life the ultimate fight for a man’s place in history. 2pm. Through Sunday, October 14. GO HERE to read review…
FESTIVAL: Troy ChowderFest @ Monument Square and various locations, Troy. 25,000 people are expected to visit downtown Troy for the 12th annual fest. Food, drinks, festivities and music by Caroline MotherJudge (12noon), Hasty Page (1:30pm) and Mario Sevayega (3pm), as well as DJ AyO, DJ Jennifer Haley, Intell Haysfield and DJ Session. 12noon. FREE.
FESTIVAL: Lake George Oktoberfest @ Canada Street, Lake George. Day One of the three-day fest features Inseldudler. 12noon. FREE.
MUSIC: The Progression Ensemble @ Troy Public Library, Troy. New contemporary classical music for guitar, accordion, voice and electronics featuring Rocco Anthony Jerry, Eric Despard and Dale Marie Hoagland. 2pm. FREE.
THEATER: Naked @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Eric Hill directs Nicholas Wright’s new version of Luigi Pirandello’s play which follows the story of a woman, in the midst of questioning her existence, as the men around her impose their view of her into the world. 2pm. $52. Through Sunday, October 28. GO HERE to read review…
THEATER: Biloxi Blues @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. Dan Ventresca directs the second in Neil Simon’s coming-of-age trilogy. This play follows the adventures of Eugene Jerome when he joins the Army near the end of WWII and learns about life and love. 3pm. Through Saturday, October 13.
THEATER: A Murder Is Announced @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Circle Theatre Players kick off their new season with the Agatha Christie mystery full of twists and turns. Directed by Paul Trela. 2:30pm. $18; under age 18 $10. Through Sunday, October 14.
THEATER: Always… Patsy Cline @ Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Playhouse Stage Company presents Benita Zahn, Molly Rose McGrath and a six-piece country music band for the jukebox musical based on the music and life of the great country singer. 2pm. $27. Through Sunday, October 14.
THEATER: Marvel Universe Live @ the Times Union Center, Albany. Comic books come to life in a live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki’s hands. 12noon & 4pm.
FILM: Hudson River Stories @ Lumberyard, Catskill. An evening of films on the Hudson River by Jon Bowermaster, including “Restoring the Clearwater,” “Seeds of Hope,” “Bomb Trains on the Hudson” and “PCB’s: A Toxic Legacy.” Followed by a panel discussion moderated by Carolyn Kormann of The New Yorker with Jen Benson (Outreach Coordinator, Riverkeeper), Maija Niemisto (Education Director, Clearwater) and Brooke Pickering-Cole (Director, Farm Hub). 5pm. $20.
FILM: “A Letter to Momo” @ PS21, Chatham. A wonderfully expressive and beautifully hand-drawn tale that combines bursts of whimsy and kinetic humor with deep felt emotion and drama. 2pm. $9; $5 children 12 & under.
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