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Ben Bright. 7 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
The Werks with Electric Sorcery. 8 p.m. Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Road, South Burlington. $10. (802) 652-0777.
Halloween Party with Lucid and Eastbound Jesus. 9 p.m. The Waterhole, Main Street, Saranac Lake. $10. 891-9502.
The Snacks. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.
Word Thursdays. 5 p.m. Reading Room, Feinberg Library, SUNY Plattsburgh. Series featuring local writers. Tonight: Kate Moses reads from her works, including “Cakewalk,” “Wintering” and “Mothers Who Think.” Afterward, audience members invited to read from their own works during an open mike session. Free.
Open Mike Poetry Night. 8 p.m. ROTA Gallery, 50 Margaret St., Plattsburgh. Johnny America performs “Songs From a Life” followed by open mike. Donation.
Fri., Oct. 25
Jay Lesage. 6:30 p.m. Anthony’s Restaurant and Bistro, Route 3, Plattsburgh. Piano. 561-6420.
Donna the Buffalo. 7:30 p.m. Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Road, South Burlington. $17. (802) 652-0777.
Dr. John. 8 p.m. Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St., Burlington. New Orleans blues. $8. (802) 863-5966.
Ben Bright. 8 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Lucid and Eastbound Jesus. 10 p.m. The Waterhole, Main Street, Saranac Lake. Halloween costume party. $10. 891-9502.
Stereopticon. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.
”Legacy: Austria’s Influence on American Skiing.” 7 p.m. AuSable Room, Whiteface Base Lodge. Award-winning film about Austrian skier Hannes Schneider and his disciples. Free. 420-8370.
”Rocky Horror Picture Show.” 10 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. Classic 1977 horror parody of camp, sci-fi and rock ‘n’ roll. Audience-participation screening features live performers, prop bags and costume contest with prizes. $15 advance. $20 day of show. 523-2512.