1/18/15: Today’s Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: Sean Rowe @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Troy singer-songwriter with the booming bass-baritone delivers a hometown show at the Caffe in support of Madman, which was named to more than a few Best of the Year lists. With opener Anthony Prezio, who happens to be Sean Rowe’s uncle. 7pm. $27. UPDATE: This show is officially sold out. A second show has been added for 3pm on Monday.
MUSIC: Gates @ Jack’s Place at the College of St. Rose, Albany. The New Brunswick, NJ band lands in Albany in support of their full-length debut album, Bloom and Breathe. With Young Statues and Boy Go Fast. 3pm. $5.
WORKSHOP: Reclaim the Thunder: Songs for Social Change Workshop @ the Social
Justice Center, Albany. Singer-songwriter-activist Taina Asili leads a two-hour workshop that utilizes music to make connections between the civil rights movements of the past and present. 3pm. $5-10 sliding scale.
THEATER: “Tigers Be Still” @ Curtain Call Theatre, Latham. Carol Max directs the regional premiere of Kim Rosenstock’s quirky, endearing dark comedy that follows the misadventures of Sherry Wickman, an unemployed, overwhelmed art therapist hiding out in her childhood bed. 3pm. $24.
THEATER: “Sylvia” @ the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. The Circle Theatre Players present A.R. Gurney’s adult comedy, where nothing is as universal as loving your dog, but life at home becomes tense when she gnaws on a 22-year marriage. Directed by Joan Fuess. 2:30pm. $16; $10 under age 18. Through January 25.
FILM/MUSIC: “Jewish Luck” @ the Yiddish Book Center, Amherst. The 1925 Soviet silent film starring Solomon Mikhoels will feature live musical accompaniment by renowned pianist Robert Humphreville. 2pm. $8; $4 students.