7/26/12: Today’s Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: Smash Mouth @
Riverfront Park, Albany. “Walkin’ On the Sun.” “All Star.” “Then the Morning Comes.” It’s ’90s flashback time at Alive at Five! With the Dylan Emmet Band. 5pm. FREE. UPDATE: Due to the threat of severe storms, tonight’s Alive at Five concert will be held at the Times Union Center. MUSIC: Collette & the Mudcats @ Waterford Public Library, Waterford. This is the final show of the 2012 Backlot Music Series, and it’s all about the blues. With barbecue from McGreivey’s. 6pm. FREE. UPDATE: Cancelled due the threat of storms.
FILM: “The Day He Arrives” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Sang-soo Hong’s heartbreaking and hilarious film of repeating patterns and circumstance is a meditation on relationships, filmmaking and the unknowable forces that govern our lives. 5:30pm. $7; students $5.
MUSIC: Nat Phipps’ Allstars @
Jay Street, Schenectady. The lunchtime Jazz On Jay concert series continues… 12noon. FREE. UPDATE: Today’s Jazz on Jay concert has been moved to Robb Alley at Proctors in Schenectady due to the weather.
ARTS WALK: Downstreet Art @ various locations, North Adams. 6-9pm. FREE.
FILM: “Elena” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Russian filmmaker Andrey Zvyagintsev’s gripping, modern twist of the classic film noir thriller as the winner of Cannes’ Special Jury Prize. With music by Philip Glass. 7:30pm. $7; students $5.
MUSIC: Richard Barone @ the BSP Lounge, Kingston. The former frontman for the Bongos (and author of the memoir “Frontman: Surviving the Rock Star Myth”) has collaborated with everyone from Pete Seeger to Lou Reed, from Liza Minnelli to Tiny Tim. With Liana Gabel. 9:30pm. $5.