1/28/12: Today’s Tips: Saturday
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Exit Dome 5 @ WMHT-TV Studios at Rensselaer Technology Park, North Greenbush. Radio station WEXT-FM presents its fifth Local 518 benefit concert featuring Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned, MaryLeigh & the Fauves, Caroline MotherJudge, the City Never Sleeps, Rosary Beard and M.R. Poulopoulos. 7pm. $50 donation gets you a pair of tix. Related story.
MUSIC: Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius & Heard @ Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts, Albany. Performing as part of Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts’ open house. Classes are free throughout the day. 2pm. FREE. Related story.
MUSIC: TN4 @ Pinto & Hobbs, Albany. Guitarist-songwriter Todd Nelson and his instrumental band. 9pm. Related story.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Johnny Rabb & the Jailhouse Rockers @ the American Legion Post 1489, Wynantskill. Rockabilly and ole time rock & roll for a good cause. 8pm. $8.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The Old Songs Sampler @ Old Songs, Voorheesville. Benefit for the upcoming Old Songs Festival featuring the Grafton Street Trio, the Rebecca Angel Band, Alien Folklife, Low ‘N Lonesome, more. 8pm.
FILM: “Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance” @ the Berkshire Museum’s Little Cinema, Pittsfield. The world premiere screening of Bob Hercules’ documentary about the Joffrey Ballet. Narrated by Mandy Patinkin. A panel discussion with Sasha Anawalt (author of “The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company”), the film’s director Bob Hercules, Joffrey Ballet artistic director Ashley C. Wheater and former Joffrey principal dancers Trinette Singleton and Christian Holder will be webcast live following the film, and audience members will be able to submit questions for the panel through Twitter. 1:30pm. $8. Also at Proctors, Schenectady at 1:30pm. $5.
READINGS: Elaine Handley, Marilyn McCabe and Mary Sanders Shartle @ One Roof, Saratoga Springs. The three poets celebrate the publication of their collaborative book “Tear of the Clouds.” 5pm.