MUSIC: Neutral Uke Hotel @ the Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton. Neutral Uke Hotel’s mission statement is simple: “to unite obsessed fans of Neutral Milk Hotel for a live performance of their critically acclaimed ‘In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’ album, played in its entirety on ukulele by Shawn Fogel, with accompaniment from members of Golden Bloom and The Motion Sick.” With the Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library and Golden Bloom. 8:30pm. $10.
TALK: Tim McGee @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. With “Biomimicry: Bridging Biology to Design, Engineering and Business for a Thriving Planet,” biologist Tim McGee shares how biological wisdom is changing the way we work, think, and create, and how our modern technologies increasingly have more in common with 3.8 billion years of evolution. Presented as part of the Susan Sgorbati’s creative research residency. 7pm.