Flamenco Dinner Show El Farol, 808 Canyon Rd. Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, 6:30 p.m., $25.
Institute of American Indian Arts Writers Festival Library and Technology Center Auditorium, 83 Avan Nu Po Rd. Free nightly readings by visiting authors beginning at 6 p.m., through Saturday, Jan. 9; featured this evening: Marie-Helene Bertino, Sherwin Bitsui,and Melissa Febos, followed by a film screening of Imperial Dreams, with Ismet Prcic, , iaia.edu/calendar/the-writers-festival/.
Kathryn Kramer Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St.,505-988-4226
The author discusses Missing History: The Covert Education of a Child of the Great Books, 6 p.m.
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¡Chispa! at El Mesón Jazz pianist Bert Dalton and bassist Milo Jaramillo, 7-9 p.m., no cover. The Matador DJ Inky, Inc., soul/punk/ska, 8:30 p.m., no cover. Osteria d’Assisi Piano Lounge
Pianist/vocalist Tucker Binkley, 6 p.m., no cover. Palace Restaurant & Saloon Limelight Karaoke, 10 p.m.-close; no cover.
Skylight From a Whisper to a Dream, Brian Hardgroove’s monthly vocal-talent search, bring a CD with two tracks or an instrument for accompaniment, contestant sign up 6 p.m.; Latin Party with DJs Dany (Skylight) and Saewhat (Skylab), doors open at 9 p.m.; Lilly Pad Lounge, with DJ Rebel Frog, hip-hop/old school (Skylight Lounge), doors open at 10 p.m.; call for cover.
Zia Diner Trio Bijou, jazz ensemble, 6:30-8:30 p.m., no cover.