Sports: The Rochester Americans take on the Syracuse Crunch tonight, 7:05 p.m., at the Blue Cross Arena (One War Memorial Square). Tickets are $15-$20. For more info, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Music: Not sure what a Kora is? Or curious to hear a French trip-hop cellist? You’ll want to make sure to check out the World Music Series featuring Ballake Sissoko and Vincent Segal tonight at Kilbourn Hall (26 Gibbs St., esm.rochester.edu, 8 p.m.) then. Tickets $10-$20, free to UR ID holders.
Music: Buckets, AMNL, and Micah Schnabel will be hitting the Bug Jar (219 Monroe Ave., bugjar.com) tonight at 9 p.m., so head on down and check them all out. Cover runs $6-$8.
Lecture: Matthew E. Wahl, a certified gemologist, will talk about diamonds, their origin, and offer a brief history in “Diamonds A to Z,” held tonight at 7 p.m. at Penfield Library (1985 Baird Rd.). Admission is free; for more info, call 340-8720 or visit penfieldlibrary.org.