11/1/16: Today’s Top Tips: Tuesday
MUSIC: Shonen Knife @ the Low Beat, Albany. Straight outta Osaka, Japan, Naoko Yamano leads the legendary garage-rockin’ band on their 35th anniversary tour. Will the Osaka Ramones show up, too? With Bare Mattress. 7:30pm. $18. GO HERE to read concert review…
ARTIST TALK: “Chasing the Light” @ Skidmore College’s Davis Auditorium, Saratoga Springs. A storytelling event and slide show featuring legendary rock and roll photographer Jay Blakesberg. Followed by Q&A. 7pm. FREE.
ARTIST TALK: JoAnne Carson @ UAlbany’s University Art Museum, Albany. The UAlbany Professor of Art, Guggenheim Fellow and exhibition artist discusses her work, as well as ideas that have emerged through her re-curation of works from the UAlbany Fine Arts Collection in the “Future Perfect” exhibition. 7pm. FREE.
READING: Howard Frank Mosher @ NYS Museum’s Huxley Theatre, Albany. The acclaimed Vermont novelist, whose latest book is 2015’s “God’s Kingdom,” has been compared to Richard Russo and Mark Twain. 8pm. FREE. Also a free seminar at UAlbany Campus Center’s Assembly Hall, Albany 4:15pm.
ARTIST TALK: Angela Washko @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. The acclaimed artist, writer and facilitator is devoted to creating new forums for discussions of feminism in the spaces most hostile toward it. 6:30pm. FREE.
TALK: David Kaczynski @ Skidmore College’s Gannett Auditorium, Saratoga Springs. The author of “Every Last Tie: The Story of the Unabomber and His Family,” based on his experiences as the brother who turned in Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, will discuss recovery from trauma, mental illness, the death penalty and forgiveness. 8pm. FREE.
DISCUSSION: “Art After Democracy” @ Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. The informal gathering centers loosely on post-1989 art to consider the place of critical politics, theory, and the “post-socialist” condition. 5:30pm.