4/24/18: Today’s Top 10 Tips: Tuesday

Dweezil Zappa
Dweezil Zappa

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

MUSIC: Dweezil Zappa @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. The son pays tribute to the father with Choice Cuts. 8pm. $39.50, $49.50 & $69.50.

MUSIC: Cliff Brucker’s Full Circle Sextet @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Capital District Jazz presents the concert featuring Cliff Brucker (drums), Leo Russo (alto & tenor saxophones), Dylan Canterbury (trumpet & flugelhorn), Wayne Hawkins (piano), Mike Novakowski (guitar) and Otto Gardner (bass) in support their new album, Full Circle, Vol. 2. 7:30pm. $20.

MUSIC: The Brad Mehldau Trio @ the Academy of Music, Northampton. The art of the piano trio. 7:30pm. $28.50 & $38.50. GO HERE to read a review of their Sunday concert at The Egg…

DISCUSSION: “Women and Power in America” @ The Times Union’s Hearst Media Center, Albany. One of America’s leading broadcast journalists, Cokie Roberts will moderate a panel discussion with Danielle Belton (editor-in-chief of The Root), Jill Stein (the Green Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 2012 and 2016) and Kathy Sheehan (the first female mayor of Albany) about the challenges and opportunities facing women in America today. 7:30pm. FREE. ALSO: A 4:15pm craft talk with Cokie Roberts on writing about women’s history @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. FREE.

THEATER: “Blithe Spirit” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany. One highly spirited wife is fun, but two is fertile ground for this smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages from the witty pen of Noël Coward. Meet cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine (Gary Lindemann), re-married to Ruth (Brenny Rabine) but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira (Yvonne Perry), who has been conjured up by a visiting “happy medium,” one Madame Arcati (Eileen Schuyler). 7:30pm. Through Sunday, May 6. GO HERE to read a review…

MUSIC: Alan Doyle @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. The actor, producer, newly-minted best-selling author, and best-known as lead singer for Newfoundland’s beloved Great Big Sea these past 20-plus years, rolls into town in support of his sophomore solo album, So Let’s Go. With Fortunate Ones. 7pm. $30.

FILM/FUNDRAISING: Youth FX Short Films @ Landmark Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany. The award-winning teen filmmaking program showcases their short films. Followed by Q&A with the casts and crews. Proceeds benefit the 2018 Youth FX summer programs. 7pm. $10; students $8.

OPEN MIC: Open Mic with Cameron & Ryder @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. 6pm sign-up; 7pm show. FREE.

COMEDY OPEN MIC: Low Beat Comedy Open Mic Night @ the Low Beat, Albany. 7pm.

DANCE ON SCREEN: The Royal Ballet @ Proctors’ GE Theatre, Schenectady. “Bernstein Centenary.” 2pm & 6:30pm. $15

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

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