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Talks: Paul Willets (LRB Bookshop, London )

The biographer revisits the life and work of Julian Maclaren-Ross and talks about the recently published Selected Stories. (020-7269 9030) tonight

Dance: Nelken (Sadler's Wells, London)

Europe's most inspiring choreographer of dance theatre, Pina Bausch, brings the Tanztheater Wuppertal to the UK for its longest tour. (0870 737 7737) to Sun

Jazz: Dylan Howe (Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff-on-Sea)

Yes guitarist Steve Howe's drummer son continues his tour with a band inspired by the classic Blue Note sound of the 1960s. (01702 351135) tonight

ZPop: Elvis Costello (Hammersmith Apollo, London)

One of the country's best songwriters plays tracks from his new album, The Delivery Man, and dusts off some classics from the archives. (0870 400 0700) tonight

Classical: The Halle (Bridgewater Hall, Manchester)

Martyn Brabbins conducts Ravel's ravishing Mother Goose ballet, alongside Elgar's In the South and works by Debussy and Holst. (0161-907 9000) tonight & Sun

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