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Jay Lesage. 7 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Open-Minded Mike. 7:30 p.m. BluSeed Studios, 24 Cedar St., Saranac Lake. Open-mike night hosted by Fat River Kings. New and seasoned performers invited. Sign-up begins at 7 p.m. $3. 891-3799.
Delicate Steve with Dirty Projectors. 7:30 p.m. Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Road, South Burlington. $20. (802) 652-0777.
Just Us. 8 p.m. to midnight. The Bowlmart, Champlain. Fling into Spring party.
The Snacks. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.
”Bells are Ringing.” 7 p.m. Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School auditorium, Elizabethtown. Musical about a telephone-service operator who falls for one of her clients. The trouble is, on the line with him, she pretends to be an old woman he calls “Mom.” $10 adults. $5 students. $25 family rate.
”Dead Man Walking.” 7 p.m. McCarthy Arts Center, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, Vt. Tim Robbins’s play based on Sister Helen Prejean’s book about her experiences as a chaplain on death row. Free. (802) 654-2536.
Silent Films and Cabaret. 6 p.m. Main Street Landing Film House, 60 Lake St., Burlington. Short, silent films and performance by the Spielpalast Cabaret. $10. (802) 355-5418.
”Ali.” 6:45 p.m. Billings Lecture Hall, University of Vermont. Biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali starring Will Smith.  $10 adults. $4 students. (802) 656-4455.
Anderson Falls Heritage Museum. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 96 Clinton St., Keeseville. Open to the public. Donation. 834-7138.
Baron Wormser. 7 p.m. Reading Room, Feinberg Library, Plattsburgh State. Poet reads from his latest collection, “Impertinent Notes,” plus open-mike poetry. Part of Word Thursdays. Free.
Ian Pounds. 7 p.m. Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Ave., Saranac Lake. Pounds will recount the story of his solo journey to Afghanistan where he spent four years teaching more than 300 boys and girls in an orphanage there. $5 adults. Free for students. 891-1854.