THEATER: “Carson McCullers Sings About Love” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. A work-in-progress presentation with singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega in the title role as the southern author. Music by Vega and Duncan Sheik. Directed by Kay Matschullat. 7pm. FREE.
MUSIC: John Alfred @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. Singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist Alfred puts a slighly different spin on his ’80s new wave influences with his new album, “Shoegazer,” released just last month. With Wood Spiders and Northern Water Snake. Doors open at 8pm.