4/3/11: Today’s Tips: Sunday

MUSIC: The Al Haugen-Don Egry Collective @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, the band – which also features saxophonist Leo Russo, bassist Lou Pappas and drummer Bob Halek – plays a jazz brunch session. 11am-2pm.

COMEDY: Kathleen Madigan @ the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Balancing biting wit and midwestern charm, the stand-up comic serves up her new show, “Gone Madigan.” 7pm. $31.

MUSIC: NRBQ @ The Linda, Albany. Formerly known as the Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet, they’re reclaiming the NRBQ name with the release this weekend of their new CD “Keep This Love Goin’.” 8pm. $23.

MUSIC: Peter Bearup & Kevin Maul @ the Ale House, Troy. Playing contemporary alt-country and old-school country classics. With Sten Isachsen. 6pm

THEATER: “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” @ Schenectady Civic Playhouse, Schenectady. If you’ve still got Steve Martin on your mind after his conversation at the Palace on Wednesday, why not check out a staged reading of his play “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” directed by Stephanie Insogna. 2:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: MiMOSA @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park. The Los Angeles-based DJ, producer and guiding light in electronica keeps Clifton Park hoppin’ as he celebrates the launch of his own label, False Idol Music. With trance electronica artist Michal Menart. 9pm. $15 in advance; $17 at the door.

MUSIC: Skidmore Small Jazz Ensembles @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. A variety of small jazz groups featuring Skidmore College students. Proceeds benefit the Caffe. 7pm. $5.

MUSIC: Ray Andrews @ the East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. Andrews offers a solo guitar concert titled, “When Monarchs Were Absolute and the Guitar was King: The Guitar in the 17th Century.” 2pm. FREE.

TALK: “In Pursuit of the Priceless: Tales from the FBI’s Real Indiana Jones” @ the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. A lecture by former FBI Special Agent and bestselling author Robert K. Wittman. 3pm. FREE.

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