3/11/18: Today’s Top Tips: Sunday


Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

MUSIC: Mike Gordon @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. The Phish bassist leads his five-piece band – also featuring Scott Murawski, Robert Walter, John Kimock and Craig Myers – in support of his latest album, OGOGO. 8pm. $35.

MUSIC: Full Circle @ Van Slyke’s at Rivers Casino, Schenectady. In celebration of the release of the band’s sophomore album, Full Circle, Vol. 2 Featuring Leo Russo, Cliff Brucker’s all-star jazz combo features keyboardists Larry Ham and Pete Levin, guitarist Mike Novakowski, trumpeter Dylan Canterbury, bassist Otto Gardner and, yes, 81-year-old saxman Leo Russo. 2pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Antje Duvekot @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. Boston singer-songwriter in support of her latest album, Toward the Thunder. 8pm. $20.

THEATER: “The Humans” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Last chance! The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Play, the angst, anguish and amity of the American middle class are first coaxed – then shoved – into the light in this uproarious, hopeful, and heartbreaking play that takes place over the course of a family dinner on Thanksgiving. The cast is led by Richard Thomas (“The Waltons”) and Pamela Reed (“Parks and Recreation”) with the entire creative team from the Broadway production, including Tony Award-winning director Joe Mantello and including Tony Award-winning scenic designer David Zinn. 2pm. $20–$70. GO HERE to read review…

MUSIC: Annie & the Hedonists @ the East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush. The multimedia show “Great Female Blues and Jazz Artists of the 1920s-’50s.” 2pm. FREE.

THEATER: “The Velocity of Autumn” @ Hubbard Hall, Cambridge. Last chance! Christine Decker and Oliver Wadsworth star in David Snider’s comedy about what happens when life becomes too hard to handle. 2pm. GO HERE for more info…

MUSIC: Jukebox Romantics @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Live Nude Girls, Girth Control and the Savage Randys. 4pm.

OPERA: “The Ugly Duckling” @ Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library @ Clifton Park. Opera Saratoga presents an Opera-To-Go performance of Andrew Duncan’s opera based on the Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale. 11am. FREE.

THEATER: “Curtains” @ Schenectady Light Opera, Schenectady. Directed by Adam M. Coons, the musical mystery “whodunit” follows the story of a theater as they cope with a murder on opening night. Chaos and comedy ensue… 2pm. $22-$28. Through Sunday, March 18.

MUSIC: The Broad Street Chamber Players @ the Bethlehem Public Library, Delmar. The final installment of this season’s A Little Sunday Music series. 2pm. FREE.

THEATER: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” @ the Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes. Last chance! Park Playhouse continues its 30th anniversary season with a production of the funny and touching Tony Award-winning musical by William Finn, Rachel Sheinkin and Rebecca Feldman about a group of elementary and middle school students who come together for the County’s 25th annual spelling competition to decide which student will be sent to the National Bee in Washington, DC. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Owen Smith. 2pm. $25; students 18 & under $15.

STORYTELLING: Word Plays @ Proctors’ Fenimore Gallery, Schenectady. Today’s theme is “Always.” 2pm. $12.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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