11/11/13: Today’s Tips: Monday
MUSIC: The Estonian National Symphony Orchestra @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy. Conducted by Nikolai Alexeev, the orchestra performs Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, plus the Overture No. 2 by contemporary Estonian composer Veljo Tormis. 7:30pm. $45 & $55; $10 student rush tickets available one hour prior to concert.
FILM: “Patton” @ Proctors, Schenectady. George C. Scott stars as the controversial, flamboyant World War II general in Franklin J. Schaffner’s 1970 film which won seven Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director. 3:30 & 7pm. $5.
FILM/TALK/SPOKEN WORD: “At Freeman’s Farm: The Making of a Video-Poem” @ Rockhill Bakehouse Café, Glens Falls. Local poet Marilyn McCabe screens and discusses her video-poem “At Freeman’s Farm.” The video-poem combines her poetry with the words and recollections of area veterans and images from the Saratoga battlefield by videographer Peter Veradi, a Vietnam veteran himself. 7pm. FREE.
THEATER: “On Her Shoulders” @ Steamer No. 10 Theatre, Albany. Noelle Gentile directs a multi-media production that weaves viewers through the lives and experiences of nine extraordinary women veterans. 7pm. UPDATE: This performance is officially sold out…
MUSIC: Gringo Star @ the Elevens, Northampton. One of our all-time fave band names. In support of their new album, Floating Out To See. With Violet Clark, Bunnies & Mark Schwaber. 10pm.
MUSIC: Bobby Dick & Susie @ The Brook Tavern, Saratoga Springs. 6:30pm.
FILM: “Dipso” @ the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. It’s the Berkshire premiere of Theodore Collatos’ award-winning film “Dipso,” shot by two-time Emmy Award-winning cinematographer Thomas Lowe in the Berkshires. Named “Best Film” at the Athens Film & Video Festival, “Dipso” follows Tommy, recently released from prison, as he tries to follow his dream of being a stand-up comedian while rebuilding his life and re-connecting with his ex-girlfriend and two brothers. 1:30p & 7pm.
FILM: The Three Stooges Film Fest @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck… six Three Stooges shorts. 7pm. $5; $3 children.
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