11/7/12: Today’s Tips: Wednesday

MUSIC: Human Sexual Response @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. “Jackie Onassis.” “What Does Sex Mean to Me?” “Land of the Glass Pinecones.” After five years together, the outrageous, theatrical, seven-piece band of new wavers called it quits back in 1982, but they’re back tonight with a rare reunion in celebration of the release of a vintage concert DVD, “Unba Unba,” filmed 30 years ago at a long-defunct Boston rock club. You don’t want to miss this one… With Rasputina. 8pm. $20.

THEATER: “Wicked” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The tale of what happened in Oz before Dorothy dropped in. Back by popular demand… 8pm. $35-$165. Through Sunday, November 25.

MUSIC: Sergio & Odair Assad @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Classical guitar duo. 7:30pm. $30 & $35.

MUSIC ON FILM: “The Doors Live at the Bowl ’68” @ Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. July 5, 1968 at the Hollywood Bowl – considered to be the band’s best performance ever captured on film. 7pm. $9.25; seniors $7.50; children $6.50.

THEATER: “The Things They Carried” @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany. American Place Theatre’s production based on Tim O’Brien’s masterwork about the Vietnam War, featuring four verbatim adaptations of the short stories from the book, including “The Rainy River” and “The Man I Killed.” Pre-show discussion at 7pm; 7:30pm showtime. $15; seniors $12; students $10.

READING: Philip Good @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Poetry open mic night. 7pm sign-up; reading at 7:30pm. $5.

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  1. Jacky says

    MUSIC: The Deadbeats @ Valentines, Albany. If you get confused, listen to the music play!
    Head over to Valentines at 930. Get a drink. Tip our favorite bartender. Dance & Listen to the music of the Good Ol’ Grateful Dead all night long!!!

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