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Thursday, Jan. 30
Jay Lesage and Friends. 7 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar. 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Open Minded Mike Night. 7:30 p.m. BluSeed Studios, 24 Cedar St., Saranac Lake. Hosted by Crowfeather, seasoned and new performers invited to sign up for spaces. $3. 891-3799.
The Snacks. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.
Friday, Jan. 31
Glengarry Bhoys with Craig Hurwitz, Michael Kavevsky and Friends. 7 p.m. Olive Ridley’s, 37 Court St., Plattsburgh. Benefit concert for CVPH nursing scholarships. $20 advance. $25 day of show. $35 for Friday and Saturday shows. 324-2200.
The Riddlers with Ron Riddle, Dana Colgan, Bernie Clifton and John LaMare. 8 p.m. Cue Club, 770 Route 3, Airport Plaza, Plattsburgh. 565-7706.
Zip City Blues. 9 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar. 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Mister F with Funktional Flow. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.
Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Coronation Reception. 10 p.m. Waterhole, 48 Main St., Saranac Lake. Free show.
“The Habit of Art.” 6:30 p.m. Palace 9 Cinemasa, 10 Lafayette Dr., South Burlington. National Theatre Live’s 2010 broadcast of Alan Bennett’s play with Richard Griffiths, Alex Jennings and Frances de la Tour. $18. (802) 863-5966.
Asbury Shorts Film Concert. 7:30 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. New York’s premier short film showcase. $12 adults. $10 members. 523-2512.
“Dreams and Visions: The Art of Noah Savett.” 5 p.m. Burke Gallery and Winkel Sculpture Court, Myers Fine Arts Building, Plattsburgh State. Refreshments and discussion by the artist. Free. 564-2474.
Saranac Lake Winter Carnival: Celtic Carnival. All day. Various venues, various times. Ten days of events, including musical entertainment, dinners, breakfasts, contests, gala parade, fireworks, the ice castle and more. For more information or a full schedule, visit http://www.saranaclakewintercarnival.com/carnival.