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FUSION CONFUSION Singer Michael Stuart performs a mix of rock, R&B, hip-hop, electronica, and traditional salsa with his Orquestra. The performance is part of the River to River festival. Tonight, 7 p.m., Battery Park City, Wagner Park, Battery Place, between West Street and First Place, 212-945-0505, free.

SHEDDING SKIN The former lead singer of the experimental pop duo Cibo Matto, Miho Hatori, presents an acoustic performance of songs from her debut solo album “Ecdysis.”The Magic Numbers, a band comprised of two sets of siblings, also performs. Tonight, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St., between 4th Street and Astor Place, 212–539–8778, $12 for Ms. Hatori’s performance,$20 for the Magic Numbers.

SOUL BOY Ars Nova presents composer and pianist Daniel Zaitchik, who performs soul and folk songs. Accompanying musicians include vocalist and guitarist Jeremy Bass, and a full choir. Tonight, 8 p.m., Ars Nova, 511 W. 54th St., between Tenth and Eleventh avenues, 212-868-4444, $10.

WIND MELODIES The Cornelia Street Café presents its annual Flute Festival with a performance by the Mark Weinstein duo, featuring the flautist Mr. Weinstein, and guitarist Ed Cherry.Tonight, 8:30 p.m., Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia St., between 4th and Bleecker streets, 212-989-9319, $8.

FULL AND LIVE Israeli-born bassist Avishai Cohen presents his trio for a live recording. Band members include pianist Sam Barsh and drummer Mark Guiliana. Accompanying musicians include saxophonist Jimmy Greene and trumpeter Diego Urcola. Tomorrow through Sunday, 8 and 10:30 p.m., the Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd St., between MacDougal Street and Sixth Avenue, 212-475-8592, $15 at the bar, $25 at the tables.

HONORING RAHSAAN The Bright Moments Band presents a performance honoring and analyzing the music of jazz saxophonist Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Performers include baritone saxophonist Claire Daly, pianist Sonelius Smith, and bassist Dave Hofstra. Through Saturday, Tuesday–Thursday, 11:30 p.m., Friday–Saturday, 12:45 a.m., Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center, 33 W. 60 St. at Broadway, 212-258-9595, $10.

PUCCINI FOR THE PEOPLE New York City Opera presents “Opera–for–All,” a preview of performances and behind–the–scenes footage of selections from the company’s 2006–2007 season, including Puccini’s “La Boheme” and Bizet’s “Carmen.” The festival begins with a concert celebration featuring the 11–member rock-opera ensemble, East Village Opera Company. Thursday, September 7, through Sunday, September 10, times vary, New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, Columbus Avenue at 63rd Street, (212) 870-5570, $25. For more information, go to

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