7/14/14: Today’s Tips: Monday
MUSIC: DIIV @ BSP Lounge, Kingston. One of the most heralded artists at last year’s Basilica Sounscape festival, Zach Cole and Co. balance equal parts of influences from Nirvana and Kraftwerk. With LORDO and Regal Degal. 9pm. $20.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: The Glenn Miller Orchestra @ Saratoga National Golf Club, Saratoga Springs. It’s a gala for Father Peter Young, who is celebrating his 55th year of priesthood. 6pm. $100 & $150; $50 age 35 and under.
THEATER: “Benefactors” @ the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Berkshire Theatre Group presents Michael Frayn’s play about an architect who struggles to follow his dream of transforming the slums at Basuto Road into affordable mass-housing projects, while his firm pressures him to design McMansion-style apartments instead. Directed by Eric Hall. 8pm. $48. Through July 26.
THEATER: “A Little Night Music” @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. One of Stephen Sondheim’s most beloved and award-winning musicals offers an amusing and farcical tale of unexpected liaisons, relentless desire and ill-fated heartbreak in the life of acclaimed actress, Desiree Armfeldt, played by renowned actress, vocalist and Berkshire native, Maureen O’Flynn. 8pm. $25, $45 & $65.
MUSIC: Missing Link @ Elks Lodge Lawn, Albany. With cellist Will Hayes. 7pm. FREE.
THEATER: The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful @ Berkshire Theatre Group’s Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. Charles Ludlam’s classic romp of a gothic spoof is directed by Aaron Mark, and stars Bill Bowers and Tom Hewitt. 8pm. $42, $52 & $62. Through July 19.
FESTIVAL/MUSIC: Catskills Irish Arts Week @ various locations, East Durham. A celebration of Celtic culture, music, art, dance and more… Through Saturday.
PARTICIPATORY MUSIC: “Community Sing: Rounds, Rounds, Rounds” @ PS21, Chatham. Definitely not your grandmother’s “Frère Jacques.” Sheri Bauer Mayorga teaches and leads a Community Sing exploring traditional and classic rounds, including the trickier rounds no one ever gets to sing by Mozart, Haydn, Bernstein, Schickele and with good fortune, a few by Columbia County composers. 7:30pm. $10.