On the literary tip, National Geographic's Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis will give a Damn-it-I-wish-I-had-his-job lecture at the Main Library tonight.
Daniel Day Trio will wow diners at Gracie's with jazz and contemporary pop mash-ups. For a comprehensive list of eating establishments that offer music for the dining experience, read this week's Second Helping article.
If you have just got to move to a groove, the Afro-Brazilian Dance class, presented by Shango Music and Dance and Samba Fogo, seems interesting. Also, Virgin Sophia has a CD release party at Urban Lounge tonight.
Otherwise, get ready for the first round of the CWMA showcases.