11/6/13: Today’s Tips: Wednesday
MUSIC: Elvis Costello @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. A rare opportunity to catch the shape-shifting singer-songwriter in a solo performance. 8pm. $40, $65, $75 & $85. UPDATE: This show is officially sold out.
MUSIC: Emerson String Quartet @ Union College’s Memorial Chapel, Schenectady. Performing Mendelssohn’s Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80, Shostakovich’s Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Minor, Op. 138 and Beethoven’s Quartet in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1 “Razumovsky.” 8pm. $25; $10 students.
MUSIC: Chicago @ Proctors, Schenectady. Not the national touring company of the stage musical. Not the award-winning film. This time around, it’s the veteran hit-making band formerly known as Chicago Transit Authority. 7:30pm.
TALK: “The Art of Social Media” @ the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. Megan Whilden, director of the Pittsfield Office of Cultural Development, and Joshua Field of Orbit Visual will discuss how to use the most popular social networking platforms, and discuss the significance of establishing a presence in a variety of social media. 6pm. FREE.