2/1/15: Today’s Tips: Sunday
MUSIC: Running the River @ the Mabee Farm Historic Site, Rotterdam Junction. It’s the latest installment of the Howlin’ at the Moon full moon concert series. Running the River features a blend of classic country, rock, folk, Irish, blues and fiddle tunes. Opening act is the brotherly duo of Tophenjamin, mixing the sounds of bluegrass, R&B, jazz and rock. 7pm. $5.
MUSIC: The Nicki Parrott Trio with Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo @ the Falcon, Marlboro. The internationally acclaimed double bassist is an emerging singer-songwriter, as well. She has brought a signature sound to every bass part she has played, performing regularly at the world’s most notable Jazz Festivals and at NYC’s Iridium Jazz Club NYC, as part of the legendary Les Paul Trio. Nicki was Les Paul’s bassist and vocalist for over 10 years. 10am. Donations encouraged.
THEATER: “How Water Behaves” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. The world premiere of Sherry Kramer’s zany comedy about the tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive. Directed by Gordon Greenberg. 2pm. $20-$60.
MUSIC: “Mozart’s Magic Dream” @ Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs. Under the direction of the Albany Symphony Orchestra’s music director David Alan Miller, the family presentation introduces children to the world of opera in a delightful one-hour concert, featuring the music of Mozart’s greatest opera, “The Magic Flute,” featuring five young opera students from Bard College’s music department as soloists. 3pm; $16 with one free children’s ticket for every adult ticket purchased.
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.