Author Joyce Carol Oates is the first guest of "The Creative Life: A Conversation Series" at the University at Albany. Photo by Dustin Cohen
Kathleen Clark’s romantic comedy about a late-in-life relationship between a quite, reclusive widower and a vivacious Southern widow. Presented by The Lake Theatre, Holiday Inn Resort, Lake George. Information: 668-5762, ext. 411 or LakeTheatreProductions.com.
The Funny Bone
Nick Griffin headlines, 7:30 p.m. Crossgates Mall, Western Avenue, Guilderland. Information: 313-7484 or Albany.funnybone.com.
Food for Thought: Peter and the Farm
A documentary about a Vermont man and his trials and tribulations while working on his 187-acre farm. 7 p.m., The Linda: WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio, 339 Central Ave., Albany. Information: thelinda.org.
The Creative Life: A Conversation Series
Author Joyce Carol Oates leads off this new interview series presented by the New York State Writers Institute, the University at Albany Performing Arts Center and the University Art Museum. 7:30 p.m., UAlbany Performing Arts Center, uptown campus, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany. Free. Information: 442-3997.
Third Thursday Poetry Night
Daniel B. Summerhill will read from his work, with an open reading to follow. Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m., Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany. Suggested donation: $3. Information: Dan Wilcox, 482-0262 or email@example.com.