8/9/10: Today’s Tips: Monday
MUSIC: Herbie Hancock @ Tanglewood’s Ozawa Hall, Lenox. Veteran jazz pianist and his touring band – including vocalist Kristina Train – roll into the Berkshires in support of his latest album, “The Imagine Project,” an all-star collaboration with such guests as Dave Matthews, Los Lobos and Jeff Beck. 7:30pm. $21-$71.
THEATER: “The Last of the Mohicans” @ Fort William Henry, Lake George. James Fenimore Cooper’s classic novel comes to life in a sprawling outdoor drama featuring Native American drumming, live horses and, of course, cannon fire, too. 8pm. $20; seniors and children ages 4-12 $15; children under 4 free. (Also 8pm Tuesday)
MUSIC: Tween @ Club Helsinki Hudson, Hudson. On Saturday, the duo – formerly known as Cosmopolitan – played a free show at the Hudson Harbor Fest. Tonight, they’ll play another free show at Helsinki. 8pm. Free.
THEATER: “Viva la Evolucion” @ the Daniel Arts Center at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington. As part of the Berkshire Fringe Festival, writer-performer Diana Yanez offers her one-woman show about the comedy and chaos of growing up queer and Cuban in Miami. 8pm. $16.
COMEDY/MUSIC: Capitol Steps @ Cranwell Resort, Lenox. Favorites on NPR, the political satirists and song parodyists are back with their summer show in the Berkshires. You won’t want to miss Mike Tilford as the disgraced South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford singing, “Don’t Cry, I’m in Argentina.” 8pm. $49. (Nightly except Tuesdays through Sunday, September 5)
MUSIC: The Saratoga Chamber Music Festival @ SPAC’s Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs. Featuring pianists Kirill Gerstein and Jean-Yves Thibaudet on Faure’s “Dolly Suite, Op. 56 for Piano.” Also on the program are Schumann’s “Quintet for Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 44” and Dohnanyi’s “Sextet for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Clarinet and Horn in C Major, Op. 37.” 8pm.