MUSIC: Flamenco guitarist/singer/songwriter Freddy Clarke presents "Wobbly World," in which he brings together a wide range of musicians and singers from all parts of the globe, from Paraguay and Cuba to the Ivory Coast and Morocco to China and Vietnam.

8 p.m. // The Rrazz Room at Hotel Nikko (222 Mason St) // $25

LITERARY: Monthly submission-based reading series Quiet Lightning invites experienced and amateur writers to take the stage and read their work, including poetry, slam, rant, short fiction, personal statement, and more.

7 to 9 p.m. // Elbo Room (647 Valencia St) // $2