11/15/18: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

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MUSIC: Bob Dylan @ the Stanley Theater, Utica. The Never-Ending Tour makes a stop in Utica, following the recent release of the 6-CD set, More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 14. 8pm. $59-$80.

MUSIC: Beaucoup Blue @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The father-and-son blues duo returns. 7pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Ballroom Thieves @ College of St. Rose’s Massry Center for the Arts, Albany. Calin “Callie” Peters (vocals, cello), Martin Earley (guitar, vocals) and Devin Mauch (percussion, vocals) mine immense melodies and hypnotic hooks from personal stories on their 2018 EP, Paper Crown. Under the cover of vintage jazz-style, the five songs reflect feelings of rootlessness from four nomadic years, bouts of depression, and the ever-looming specter of political unrest hanging over the country. With Odetta Hartman. 8pm. $25. UPDATE: This concert has been postponed to Thursday, December 13…

DANCE: “Descent” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Disabled dancers Alice Sheppard and Laurel Lawson of Kinetic Light perform a unique wheelchair dance performance based on the story of Greek mythical figures Venus and Andromeda. 7:30pm. $18; students/seniors $13. Also at 7:30pm on Friday.

MUSIC: Tiffany @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. The former teen idol celebrated her 47th birthday last month. 9pm. $20.

MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Groovin’…Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Legends @ Proctors, Schenectady. A tribute to Rock & Roll Hall of Famers features guest singers Moriah Formica (finalist from 2017’s “The Voice”) as Ann Wilson of Heart; Matthew Boyce (2017 Elvis Tribute Artist International Winner) as Elvis Presley; and Tom Raider (of The Beatles tribute band, Hey Jude) as John Lennon. The Blue Star Mothers of America benefit concert will also feature cast regulars Krista David Donnelly, Tommy Love, Donna Lee, Lenny Thomas, Fran O’Neill, Scott Garling, Taylor Howes and Bobbie Van Detta. 7:30pm. $22-$38.

MUSIC: Arc Iris @ Colony, Woodstock. In support of their third album, Icon of Ego. With Benjamin Lazer Davis. 8pm. $15. UPDATE: This show has been postponed; new date TBA…

THEATER: Casse Noisette (The Nutcracker) @ Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill. The world premiere of Philadelphia-based playwright Michael Whistler’s brilliant, funny and touching play is described by its author as “the story of a very quiet man and some very loud music,” masterfully interweaving the life of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky with that of a deeply-closeted modern-day American high school teacher obsessed with Tchaikovsky’s music. Sugar plum fairies and phone sex workers collide… 7:30pm. Through Sunday, November 18. UPDATE: This performance has been cancelled due to the weather forecast…

MUSIC: Funk Night with Beau Sasser Escape Plan @ the Parish Public House, Albany. A tribute to Aretha Franklin. 9pm. $10.

MUSIC: Three Quarter North @ LT’s Grill, Niskayuna. 6:15pm. FREE. UPDATE: This show has been cancelled due to the weather forecast…

COMEDY: Catherine Cohen @ The Garage, Pittsfield. 7:30pm. $5. UPDATE: This show has been postponed; new date TBA…

OPEN MIC POETRY: Third Thursday Poetry Night @ the Social Justice Center, Albany. Poet Christian Ortega is the featured poet. With host Dan Wilcox. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm reading. $3.

MUSIC: Material Girls @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Atlanta no wave post-punks. With Haunted Cats and NXNES. 9pm. $7.

MUSIC: Dylan Hartigan Project @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. The finalist on Season 14 of NBC’s “The Voice” brings indie folk-rock band to town for a happy hour show. With Embe Esti. 6pm. $10.

FILM: “Line in the Street” @ The Linda, Albany. A documentary film about gerrymandering focuses on the ongoing political and legal battles in Pennsylvania, one of the most heavily gerrymandered states in the country. 7pm. $5.

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