DANCE: Jacob’s Pillow, Becket. Cuba’s preeminent dance company DanzAbierta makes its U.S. debut with “MalSon” at the Ted Shawn Theater at 8pm. Through Sunday. Meanwhile, at 8:15pm at the Doris Duke Theater, Canadian Louise Lecavalier (a 17-year veteran of La La Human Steps) presents “Children” and “A Few Minutes of Lock,” featuring music by Janis Joplin, Leonard Cohen, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and Iggy Pop. Through Saturday.
DANCE: The New York City Ballet @ the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. It’s Girls Night Out at the ballet tonight, and the program features “Jewels” (Fauré, Stravinsky, & Tschaikovsky/Balanchine). 8pm. $26, $47, $54.50, $64.50, $72.50; lawn $20; kids 12 and under free on the lawn.
MUSIC: “Dancing On the Air” @ The Linda, Albany. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason lead their monthly live radio broadcast concert. Special guests include Joe & Jesse Bruchac and Tunescape. 8pm. $10. Or listen at home on WAMC-FM.
FREE MUSIC GALORE:
Holly & Evan @ Chalybeate Park, Sharon Springs. Acoustic blues. 7pm. FREE.