SALON: Artists’ Potluck Salon & Swap @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Food, fellowship and fun for artists and those who help make art happen. Bring a dish to share and a few household items, art-making supplies or holiday gifts for swapping. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. 6pm. FREE.
THEATER: “The Red Container” @ Time + Space Limited, Hudson. Written and directed by Linda Mussman in collaboration with Claudia Bruce, “The Red Container” is a performance featuring Taylor Morrison which explores global geo-politics, Wal-Mart and Mao. 7pm. (Also Wednesday)
COMEDY: Laughs on Lark @ Elda’s on Lark, Albany. Matt Kelly hosts Ladies’ Night, a stand-up smorgasbord featuring five funny females: Carlisle Carey, Mary Kenney, Kate Lee, Ranee Taylor and Jaye McBride. 9pm. $5.
MUSIC: Jazzmin @ the Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady. Jazz vocalist Michelle Caminos fronts the band which also features bassist Angus Mackie, drummer Bob Casale, pianist Matt Donnelly, guitarist Duffy Whitcomb and saxman Robert Brainard. 8pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Best Damn Open Mic Night Ever @ McGeary’s, Albany. Hosts MotherJudge & Albie at 6pm. Featured guest Terry McClain at 6:30pm. Open mic at 7pm.