9/6/12: Today’s Tips: Thursday

MUSIC: Trans World Entertainment Artist Showcase @ Putnam Den, Saratoga Springs. Featuring We Are the In Crowd, All Time Low, Young Guns and Elle King. 10pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Amanda Palmer & the Grand Theft Orchestra @ Bard College’s Fisher Center, Annandale-On-Hudson. The Kickstarter millionaire and former Dresden Dolls vocalist previews her tour in support of upcoming album, “Theatre Is Evil.” With Dr. Skinnybones. 7:30pm. $35.

THEATER ON FILM: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. A production of the National Theatre of London, based on Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel. 15-year-old Christopher stands beside Mrs. Shears’ dead dog, Wellington. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight, and Christopher is under suspicion. He records each fact in his book to solve the mystery. He has an extraordinary brain, exceptional at math but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world. 8pm. $22; students $15.

MUSIC: Leather Jewels @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With Titanics and Jet W. Lee. 8pm.

FILM: “The Queen of Versailles” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Director Lauren Greenfield’s documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges as they attempt to construct the biggest house in America in the wake of the economic crisis. 6pm. $7; students $5.

MUSIC: Tommy Verrigni @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Kevin Wayne & the Retrobilleze @ Stoney’s Irish Grill, Schenectady. 7pm.

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