MUSIC: VOCES8, 4 p.m. Sunday, First-Plymouth Church, 20th and D streets.
The British vocal ensemble, part of Abendmusik's 2017-18 season, performs a repertory from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions and arrangements.
EVENT: Fat Tuesday, various venues.
Celebrate Mardi Gras in Lincoln with parties and music at bars and restaurants, kicking off with Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal at the Zoo Bar at 6 p.m. You can be sure there'll be some New Orleans sounds there.
MUSIC: Torch Singer 101, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Happy Raven, 122 N. 11th St.
Local jazz singer Jackie Allen is in her sixth year teaching her popular torch singing class. Her current group of students, ages 19 to 50-something, will perform classic pop and romantic standards on Valentine's Day. There is no cover.
THEATER: "Well," 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Miller Theatre, 51st Street and Huntington Avenue.
NWU Theatre presents about Lisa Kron's play about a playwright who steps onstage and conjures her sickly, yet forceful mother for a dialogue about illness and wellness. Performances continue through Feb. 25.
FILM: "In The Intense Now," through Thursday, Ross Media Arts Center, 13th and R streets.
This insightful film essay documentary looks at the Paris student uprising of May 1968, the "Prague Spring" of that year and China of the mid '60s through home movies, little seen documentary footage and television boards.