1/15/15: Today’s Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: That 1 Guy @ Parish Public House, Albany. Singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist-musical inventor-looper Mike Silverman does his 21st century one-man-band thing with the Magic Pipe and more. With Jack Nemier (of Arc). 9pm. $15.
MUSIC/FUNDRAISER: Moon Hooch @ the North Adams Elks Lodge #487, North Adams. It’s a fundraiser for the Common Folk Artist Collective. With Anonymous Animal, Polysonic Joy and Francesca Shanks. Doors open at 7pm. $15.
EVENT/FUNDRAISER: Sparks and Spirits @ miSci, Schenectady. A miSci after-hours event with signature drinks and eats with a 1920s vibe: running model trains, music, planetarium shows, door prizes & more. 6pm. $40.
FILM: “Banana Land” @ The Linda, Albany. Bananas are a delicious and nutritious start to to the day and a healthy snack. But for millions of residents in the banana lands, the production of bananas means social upheaval, violence and pesticide poisoning. This documentary explores the origins of these disparate realities, and opens the conversation on how workers, producers and consumers can address this disconnect. 7pm. $8.