Tuesday, June 6

Pulitzer Prize–winning Poet Laureate Charles Simic has a new volume of his “elegiac, irreverent [and] lyrical” poetry out, and he’ll be reading works new and old at Blue (650 Congress St., Portland), joined by local jazz cats Brad Terry and Peter Herman at 7 p.m. Tix: $8 (all ages). 774-4111. portcityblue.com.