Tips for Today: Rufus Wainwright in NY + the UCLA Game Art Festival in L.A. + Garbage in London

Guess what? We've expanded our Tips For Today listings to include Chicago, L.A. and London! Woooo. Check them out below.  

New York

Rufus Wainwright at BAM: The operatic singer-songwriter plays songs of his newly-released Mark Ronson-produced record, Out of the Game, which Wainwright has said is his poppiest album to date. [BAM]

Portland, OR's Horse Feathers play Bowery Ballroom. [Time Out]

Toni Morrison discusses her latest novel, Home, at Symphony Space. [DNAinfo]

Tocca's ready to wear items are 60-70 percent off, starting today. [nymag]

A sneak peek of the Paul Simon doc Under African Skies screens at the IFC Center. [IFC Center]

VCR Party at Nitehawk Cinemas: The found VHS footage series features special guests Derrick Beckles from TV Carnage, and stand-up comics Leo Allen and Craig Baldo. [Time Out]

Los Angeles

Hip-hoppers Hoodie Allen and Wax play the El Rey. [Flavorpill]

Check out what the creative braniacs over at the UCLA Game Lab are up to at The UCLA Game Art Festival at the Hammer Museum. [LA Weekly]


Childish Gambino and Danny Brown at the Riviera Theatre: Comedian Donald Glover's rapping alter-ego Childish Gambino, and hip-hop's boy-du-jour-by-way-of-Detroit, Danny Brown, take over the Riviera Theatre tonight. [Time Out]

Nobel Prize Laureate Herta Muller reads from her novel The Hunger Angel, as well as poetry at the Poetry Foundation. [Chicago Reader]

Legendary soul singer Lee Fields and his band The Expressionists plays from his new album Faithful Man at Lincoln Hall. [Chicago Reader]


Garbage at The Troxy: The Shirley Manson-fronted rockers are on tour, supporting their first album in seven years. [Time Out

Grimes (aka Claire Boucher) plays XOYO. [Time Out]

Dusty O hosts Trannyshack, an evening of all things Tranny-related at Madame JoJo's. [Madame JoJo's]

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