9/20/18: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday

THEATER: “Catastrophe Carnivale: An Evening of Beckett Shorts” @ the Gasholder Building, Troy. The envelope-pushing Troy Foundry Theatre kicks off its sophomore season with Krapp’s Last Tape and a handful of others short plays – Act Without Words I & II, Catastrophe, Come and Go and Play – from the pen of Samuel Beckett. 8pm. $18; seniors $15; students $10. Through September 30.

MUSIC: Ani DiFranco @ The Egg’s Hart Theatre, Albany. The self-proclaimed “little folksinger” returns in support of her 20th studio album, Binary. With Peter Mulvey. 8pm. $35.

DANCE/POETRY/MUSIC: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany. A program of repertory dance made in collaboration with current and past UAlbany faculty featuring original music by Joel Chadabe, projected art by Thom O’Connor, a live poetry reading by Pierre Joris and science inspired dance along with a premiere work to live music performed by ensemble in residence, the Capital Trio. 7:30pm. $20; students & seniors $15.

MUSIC: Popa Chubby @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs. The big, bruisin’ blues behemoth is back. 7pm. $27.

DANCE: “Metamorphosis” @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs. The world premiere of a dance choreographed by Skidmore College Assistant Professor of Dance Jason Ohlberg in response to Lari Pittman’s painting “Once a Noun, Now a Verb #1” in the exhibition Give a damn.With a Q&A. 6 & 6:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Imar @ Crandall Public Library’s Folklife Center, Glens Falls. The Live! Folklife Concert Series presents the acclaimed Celtic quintet. 7pm. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…

MUSIC: Phil Allen’s Concert Jazz Band @ Troy Kitchen, Troy. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Nic Fit @ the Low Beat. Albany. With Johnny & the Jizzmoppers. 8pm.

ART/MUSIC: September in the City Art Fair @ DiNapoli Park, Albany. A midday showcase for local art, music and culture. With music by Useless Duo. 11:30am. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete band schedule…

MUSIC: Hilltop @ Pauly’s Hotel, Albany. Psychedelic Amsterdam jam-rock. 8:30pm. $5.

TALK: Dawna Ballard @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. The media theorist who specializes in the study of time as it relates to human communication will deliver the talk, “Creating Time Through Design.” 7pm. FREE.

OPEN MIC/POETRY: Third Thursday Poetry Reading @ the Social Justice Center, Albany. Poet Charles Straney will be the featured reader. With Dan Wilcox hosting. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm reading. $3.

GO HERE for info regarding art gallery and museum exhibits…

Is there an event that we may have overlooked? Just add it in the comment box below…

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