Nothing thirsty about this Thursday.
For an author talk: New York Times bestselling writer Emily Spivack comes to the Kelly Writer's House (3805 Locust Walk) to discuss Worn Stories, a collection of personal narratives concerning nostalgia and clothing and what lead her to the project. Catch her at 5 p.m.
For a satire: Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" plays at 7 p.m. at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute (824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr).
For a tribute: Learn about the life of the piano great Liberace through song at a 7:30 p.m. cabaret at Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3 (825 Walnut St.).
For live radio: "Welcome to Night Vale," the podcast detailing local updates for the fictional town on Night Vale will be performed live at 8 p.m., with an all-new script, tonight at the Keswick Theatre (291 Keswick Ave., Glenside).
For an IRL experience: The Emmy-winning animated series "Bob's Burgers" comes to life at 8 p.m. on the Tower Theater (19 S. 69th St.) stage for a live table read, audience Q&A and standup from the show's actors.