10/28/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: The Breeders @ Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park. College radio faves Kim & Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs and Jim Macpherson head into town in support of their latest album, All Nerve. With Screaming Females. 8pm. $32.
MUSIC/FILM: Garth Hudson & High Water @ BSP Kingston, Kingston. Performing live soundtracks to the films of Harry Smith and Jordan Belson. With Sister Maud Hudson performing selections from Harry Smith’s Folkways Anthology and songs by The Band, Bob Dylan and others. With Peter Silberman. 7pm. $25.
EVENT/FUNDRAISER: Healing Schoharie @ Mohawk Harbor, Schenectady. Food vendors, a raffle of items donated by Local 518 businesses, kid activities and live music by the Union College Eliphalets, the Union College Dutch Pipers, the Garnet Minstrelles, Skeeter Creek and Grand Central Station. 12noon-4pm. $10; children 12 & under free.
MUSIC: Guitar Masters @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Paul Asbell has played with blues legends Howlin Wolf, Lightning Hopkins, John Lee Hooker and Big Mama Thornton, as well as everyone from David Bromberg to Sun Ra. With Tony McManus & Julia Toaspern. 7pm. $24.
MUSIC: Ethan Bortnick @ the College of St. Rose’s Massry Center for the Arts, Albany. Originally scheduled for the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, the concert by the exciting young pianist has been moved to Albany. 3pm. $34; students $20.
EVENT: Northeast Trek Con @ Albany Capital Center, Albany. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” with appearamces by Garrett Wang, Nicole de Boer, Chase Masterson, Jeffrey Combs, Robert O’Reily, J.G. Hertzler, more. 10am. $30.
THEATER: Ann @ Shakespeare & Co., Lenox. Last chance! Jayne Atkinson stars as the former Texas governor Ann Richards in the WAM Theatre production of Holland Taylor’s one-woman show. 2pm. GO HERE to read review…
THEATER: A Bronx Tale @ Proctors, Schenectady. Last chance! The Broadway musical directed by Robert De Niro and Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s- where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. 2pm.
THEATER: Uncommon Women and Others @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Karen Christina Jones directs the Callaloo Theater production of Wendy Wasserstein’s breakthrough play exploring the lives of five close friends and classmates at Mount Holyoke College. 2:30pm. $20. Through Sunday, November 4.
THEATER: Naked @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Last chance! 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. GO HERE to read review…
THEATER: Night of the Living Dead – Live @ the National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs. iTheatre Saratoga/CPI’s zombie-filled production of features live drama fused with multi-media production. 8:30pm. $25; students $15. Through Saturday, November 3.
OPEN MIC/MUSIC: Masquerade Open Mic @ the Low Beat, Albany. Deb Cavanaugh hosts a special open mic – the theme of the night is: “Dress up as a musician who has inspired your music and play one of their songs.” 6pm sign-up; 7pm music. $5.
THEATER: Friends! The Musical Parody @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. An unauthorized musical parody based on the wildly popular television series, loving lampoons the wacky misadventures of six 20-something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in ’90s Manhattan. 1:30pm. $48.50.
THEATER: Beau Jest @ Congregation Beth Israel, Schenectady. Classic Theater Guild presents James Sherman’s comedy, directed by John Birchler. 2pm. $20; students/seniors/vets $18. Through Sunday, November 4.
FILM: “Highlighters” @ The Linda, Albany. The 2018 crime noir film written and directed by Sean Cranston of Averill Park, stars Stephen Croce, Jamie Mazur, Vinnie Velez and Michael Hayes. An abandoned building sets the stage for retired police detective, Hal Graves, as he attempts to make one final resolution in repairing the divisive relationship he has with his daughter, Bella. What Graves doesn’t know, is that he may be walking into a trap that could jeopardize everything. Rated R. 7 & 9pm. $8.
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