MUSIC: Albany Pro Musica @ Proctors’ Key Hall, Schenectady. Choral music and love will be in the air during a concert featuring such romantic music as Stephen Sondheim’s “No One Has Ever Loved Me,” Stephen Paulus’ “Pilgrims’ Hymn,” Dominick Argento’s “I Hate and I Love” and more. 7:15pm. FREE.
MUSIC: Rebecca Martin & Larry Grenadier @ the BSP Lounge, Kingston. The sublime jazz vocalist and her equally talented husband bassist perform an intimate evening of standards and Martin’s original material. With Shana Falana and Andrea Tomasi. 8pm. $10.
BURLESQUE/DINNER: Valentine’s Day Dinner & Show @ Savannah’s/Dublin Underground, Albany. A three-course dinner and a show hosted by Madame Ju-Ju featuring magic, comedy and vaudeville hi-jinks. 7pm. $45 per couple.
READING: Adam Johnson @ UAlbany’s Campus Center Assembly Hall, Albany. The award-winning writer reads from his latest book “The Orphan Master’s Son,” a novel set in North Korea that brings to life its prison camps, orphanages, economic misery, routine corruption, and palaces of the bureaucratic elite. 8pm. FREE. Also a seminar at 4:15pm.
TALK: “Form, Processes, Consequences” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Rensselaer Architecture professor Zbigniew Oksiuta offers the first of a two-part talk about “A Biological Future?,” combining art, architecture, engineering and the biological sciences. 12noon. FREE.
MUSIC: Claudia Bracaliello @ Proctors, Schenectady. The Hudson-Mohawk Theatre Organ Society presents a lunchtime concert on “Goldie,” Proctors’ mighty Wurlitzer organ. With Rob Kleinschmidt. 12noon. FREE.