5/11/11: Today’s Tips: Wednesday
MUSIC: Neil Innes @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The Bonzo Dog Band. The Rutles. Monty Python. Need we say more? As Innes describes his own performance, “”Flawless sincerity, powerful drama, award-winning comedy and a sweet ukulele marmalade, flesh out an entirely honest but otherwise unpretentious musical bouquet, with a robust hint of vanilla and a lingering aftertaste of red currants. Good with children and animals.” 7pm. $17.50 in advance; $20 at the door.
MUSIC: God-Des & She @ Rocks, Albany. The hip-hop-soul-pop duo’s controversial “Lick It” was first heard on “The L Word.” Now they roll into Nippertown in support of their latest album, “Three,” produced by Brian Hardgroove of Public Enemy. 10pm. $10 in advance; $12 at the door.
FILM: “Wretches & Jabberers” @ the Spectrim 8 Theatres, Albany. A powerful documentary that follows two men as they embark on their global quest to change attitudes about autism. 7pm. $9.25; seniors $7.50; children $6.50. Also Thursday.
WORKSHOP: “Arts Marketing” @ Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs. This seminar on marketing for artists, arts and community groups features an open discussion and Q&A with guest lecturers: Adrianna Flax (director of grants and community services at Saratoga Arts), Tracy Long (general manager of Adirondack Theatre Festival) and visual artist Jennifer Hunold. 5:30-7pm. Please RSVP to this FREE lecture by calling 518.584.4132.
MUSIC/RADIO: “Dancing on the Air” @ The Linda, Albany. The swingin’ acoustic folk duo of Jay Ungar and Molly Mason leads their live monthly radio performance with special guests Colleen Cleveland and Elizabeth LaPrelle. 8pm. $10. Or listen at home live on WAMC-FM.
MUSIC: Venice Sunlight @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. The Philly alt-rock foursome cranks it up for a Hump Day early show, as their Green Room to Green Room Tour makes a Nippertown stop in support of their latest album, “Venice Sunlight vs. the Rabid Rabbits.” 6pm.