7/3/12: Today’s Tips: Tuesday
MUSIC: Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Quintet Sound Prints @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. The Skidmore Summer Jazz Festival continues with a knockout concert by saxman Lovano and trumpeter Douglas and their all-star band featuring pianist Lawrence Fields, bassist Linda Oh and drummer Joey Baron. 8pm. FREE.
FILM: “Red Tails” @ the North Adams Harriman-West Airport, North Adams. MASS MoCA presents an outdoor screening on what becomes — for one night only — the largest movie screen in the state: the door of a hangar at North Adams’ Harriman-West airport. 8pm. $7; $3 kids under 12; $14 per car.
READING: Louise Gluck @ Skidmore College’s Davis Auditorium, Saratoga Springs. The NYS Summer Writers Institute presents a poetry and fiction reading with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gluck and Caryl Phillips. 8pm. FREE.
FILM/MUSIC: Film + Video Series @ Canal Square, Cohoes. The evening will open with a performance by Swamp Baby, followed by three short films, including Douglas Urbank’s seven-minute “WWII,” with live music by Swamp Baby. 8pm. FREE.