POETRY/MUSIC: Robert Pinsky @ Skidmore College’s Palamountain Hall, Saratoga Springs. What happens when the former Poet Laureate of United States teams up with some serious jazz cats? Find out tonight when Robert Pinsky collaborates with jazz bassist Todd Coolman and tenor saxophonist Pat LaBarbera. 8pm. Free.
BURLESQUE: The Bing Bamboo Room Burlesque and Vaudeville Revue @ Savannah’s, Albany. It’s a pre-Fourth of July celebration from emcee Mr. Guy Smiley and his crew. “A Red, White and Booze Panty Raid” features performances by Rapture, the Human Floor, Marie RaMoan, Maxine de la Obscene, Primalmatic Pryroaddicts, Xzavier, Lilly Allure and Erick James. 8 & 10pm. $8.