Heidi Julavits at powerHouse Arena
Heidi Julavits' new novel, The Vanishers, centers on a young psychic whose mentor becomes jealous of her growing soothsaying power. Tonight, Julavits, an editor for The Believer,  interviews New York City-based psychic Betsy Cohen about today's ESP industry.

powerHouse Arena, 37 Main St., Dumbo, Brooklyn, 7 p.m. (718) 666-3049. Free.



The Music of the Rolling Stones: Hot Rocks 1964-1971 at Carnegie Hall
Consider tonight's Carnegie Hall concert, "the Music of the Rolling Stones: Hot Rocks 1964-1971," a very, very fancy Stones covers night. Participants in this year's concert include Rosanne Cash, Peaches, the Mountain Goats, Jackson Browne, Art Garfunkel, Marianne Faithfull and Ronnie Spector. We think Mick and co. would approve.

Carnegie Hall, 154 W 57th St., (212) 247-7800. 8 p.m. $48-$150.


The Village Voice's 5th Annual Choice Eats Festival
The Village Voice's Choice Easts Festival is like one giant sampling platter from restaurants featured in food critic Robert Seitsema's Counter Culture column as well as Voice food site, Fork in the Road. The night features food from over 80 restaurants and food shops, including Allswell, Northern Spy and Ample Hills Creamery. Wear pants with an elastic band.

The 69th Armory, Lexington and 6:30- 9:30 p.m. $50- $80. Tickets here.