COZY: Bassist Ben Wolfe has played with greats like Harry Connick, Jr and Diana Krall, but tonight you can catch him at Smalls doing what he does best: leading his eponymous Quintet—complete with bigwigs like Marcus Strickland on sax—in an evening of smoky, intimate sounds at Smalls. .
BRAINIAC: Make fun all you want: We have mad crush-love for Alan Alda, because in addition to being funny and talented in his career of choice, he’s also a deep science nerd (our weakness). Like your favorite high school teacher, he makes learning fun, so prepare to be fascinated as he riffs on Pop-Up Physics from the Large Hadron Collider tonight, presenting a panel that includes Harvard physics honchette Lisa Randall, at the NY Academy of Sciences, .
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