READING: George Saunders @ UAlbany Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall, Albany. The witty short story master is a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation fellowship and a four-time winner of the National Magazine Award for fiction. In a cover story profile about Saunders and his new book “Tenth of December” last month, The New York Times Magazine proclaimed in bold headlines, “George Saunders Has Written the Best Book You’ll Read This Year.” 8pm. FREE. Also a free seminar at UAlbany Sciene Library’s Standish Room at 4:15pm.
MUSIC: Club Life College Invasion Tour @ the Times Union Center, Albany. Tiesto keeps things hoppin’ in the headline slot. With Tommy Trash and Quintino. Doors open at 6pm; music at 7pm. $28 & $48. NOTE: This show was originally scheduled for the Washington Avenue Armory.