Literature: Join the Moving Beyond Racism Book Group, which meets tonight, 7-8:30 p.m., at Barnes & Noble (3349 Monroe Ave., Pittsford). This month's discussion will feature "Parable of the Sower" by Octavia Butler. The event is free; more info at 288-8644.
Music: Looking to get your dance on tonight? Manic Mondays Retro Dance Night will get those feet a'moving at the Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave., bugjar.com). DJ Cub and C. Darren will be there, music starts at 9 p.m. and is free, and free pizza at 11 p.m. is also provided.
Lecture: Andrew Cornell will discuss his book, "Oppose and Propose! Lessons from Movement for a New Society," tonight, 7-9 p.m., at the Flying Squirrel Community Space (285 Clarissa St.). Admission is free. For more information, visit flyingsquirrel.rocus.org.
Music: Head on down to the Little's Cafe (240 East Ave., thelittle.org) to check out the sounds of Maria Gillard and her band tonight, and every Monday in June. Music starts at 7:30 p.m.