2/21/19: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: Band of Rustlers @ the Cock ‘n Bull, Galway. Roy Williams (aka Brother Roy & the Human Hands and Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers) rides into town with his Band of Rustlers (Kevin Williams and J.P. Biondo) for an evening classic cowboy songs from the Sons of the Pioneers catalog. 7:30pm. $10.
READING: Samuel Delany @ UAlbany’s Page Hall, Albany. The one-of-a-kind giant of American literature is a disruptive practitioner of outsider art, an explorer of African-American and Gay identities, and one of the most influential and innovative science fiction writers of the last half century. 7:30pm. FREE. Also a free craft talk at 4:15pm at the Opalka Gallery, Albany.
OPEN MIC/POETRY: Third Thursday Poetry Reading @ the Social Justice Center, Albany. Dan Wilcox hosts the monthly session with poet Carrie Czwakiel as the featured reader. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm reading. $3.
TALK/MUSIC: Rochmon Record Club Listening Party @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Chuck Vosganian delivers a multi-media presentation examining Elton John’s classic 1973 double-album, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. 7pm.
FILM: “Natural Born Killers” @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. Oliver Stone’s 1994 gem is a controversial, pitch-black film that follows the lives of a couple (the brilliant Woody Harrelson and incomparable Juliette Lewis) hell-bent on the destruction of civilization, instead finding their own salvation in the sordid process. 8pm. $9; students/seniors $6.
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