READING/PERFORMANCE: Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam @ Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany. With special guest poet-slammers Eirean Bradley and Leah Noble Davidson. 7pm sign-up; 7:30pm open mic; 8pm slam. $5; $3 students.
DISCUSSION: “Capturing Your Art Today for the Audiences of the Future” @ MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. MCLA Director Jonathan Secor moderates a panel of guest speakers – including Norton Owen (director of preservation at Jacob’s Pillow), Jamie Choquette (owner of Berkshire Sound and Lighting), Colby Dix (sound engineer for Northern Tracks Recording Studio) and Kevin Kennefick (Bella Baby Photography) – discussing the importance of creating a digital copy of your art work to ensure that it is safe, and to stand as a record of one’s greater body of work. 6pm. FREE.