• Spirit of Jimmy V gala. Pier 60, West Side Hwy. nr. 23rd St., 6 p.m. Lance Armstrong will be honored (Jimmy V = Jim Valvano, college basketball coach who died of cancer in 1993); expected guests include Christie Brinkley, Nike co-founder Phil Knight, and if the menu on Pier 60's Website is accurate waiters bearing trays of Souffléd Goat Cheese Tarts, Wild Mushroom and Goat Cheese Truffles, and other hors d'oeuvre. So that's where all the goat cheese went!
• SOS Short Film Program. Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers St., nr. Greenwich St., 7 p.m. Scheduled to hobnob before the screening of shorts about global warming are Bon Jovi, Mary Stuart Masterson, Freddy Rodriguez, Emmy Rossum, and Josh Lucas, among others. The press release includes the inadvertently philosophical disclaimer, "All celebrities subject to change." Too true
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