• youngARTS Variety Show. Ziegfeld Theater, 141 W. 54th St., nr. Sixth Ave., 6:30 p.m. Mikhail Baryshnikov, Martin Scorsese, Julian Schnabel, Edward Albee, Jane Fonda, and Thelma Schoonmaker are scheduled to be on hand to watch high-school seniors perform and give them scholarships. It’s like Fame, but with money.
• Nicole Miller 25th Anniversary Dinner. Chinatown Brassiere, 380 Lafayette St., at Great Jones St., 8 p.m. Expected guests include Robert Kennedy Jr., Gina Gershon, Jay McInerney, Anne Hearst, and Zac Posen. Do you think RFK Jr. resents Al Gore for totally stealing green issues from him?
Or check out our Agenda listings for tonight, selected by New York’s culture editors.