Isaac Mizrahi and his band, the Ben Waltzer Quintet, chat, take questions and sing, Joe’s Pub. $25, 7:30 p.m.
Ajkun Ballet Theater makes its Manhattan debut for Symphony Space, Peter Jay Sharp Theater. $23, 8 p.m. Through Saturday.
Composer/performer/producer Bradford Reed kicks off the release party for P.T. Walkley and the Adventures of Track Rabbit’s, a New York-based indie outfit specializing in retro pop, eponymous album, BAMcafé. Free, 9 p.m.
Ethan McSweeny directs the closing performance of Zak Berkman’s “Beauty on the Vine” starring David Strathairn, Clurman Theater on Theater Row. $40, 3 p.m.
“Richard Serra Sculpture: Forty Years” presents the artist’s four-decade career, from his early experiments with materials such as rubber, neon and lead to monumental late-career pieces with new pieces displaying as well, Museum of Modern Art. $20. Through Sept. 10.
Rene Marie is on hand when the third annual Black Music Month celebration kicks off, with African/Latino woodwind quintet Imani Winds paying tribute to Josephine Baker on the 101st anniversary of her birth, Apollo Theater. $35, 4 p.m.
“110 in the Shade” thesp Devin Richards makes his nightclub act solo debut, the Metropolitan Room. $20, 9:30 p.m.
The National Asian American Theater Company‘s production of Federico Garcia Lorca’s “The House of Bernarda Alba” opens, the Baruch Performing Arts Center’s Nagelberg Theater. $150, 7 p.m. Through June 23.
Lauren Ambrose stars and Michael Greif directs when “Romeo and Juliet” kicks off the Public Theater‘s Shakespeare in the Park season. Free, 8 p.m. Through July 8.
Michelle Phillips and Lou Adler host a special screening of D.A. Pennebaker’s docu “Monterey Pop,” IFC Center. $15, 7:30pm .
Richard Dreyfuss talks with journalist Michael Kramer about the urgency of active citizenship, the 92nd Street Y. $25, 8 p.m.
Mario Monicelli’s “Desert Roses” kicks off the Film Society of Lincoln Center‘s “Open Roads: New Italian Cinema.” Annual series features 12 films and a selection of shorts by Italian directors including Roberto Andò, Saverio Costanzo and Francesco Tornatore, Walter Reade Theater. $11, 2 p.m. Through June 14.
Nelly Furtado and special guests Kenna & Saukrates perform, WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden. $45 – $65, 8 p.m.
Sony’s CGI comedy “Surf’s Up” screens in benefit of the Museum of the Moving Image‘s education programs. $50 – $1,000, 6:30 p.m.