Tauk plays heavy, all-instrumental rock fusion tunes with a wide array of genre influences mixed in. The band's newest album "Collisions" is said to have finally captured the intensity of its live shows, and that's what they'll be supporting when they roll into Stella Blues. Expect lots of improvisation and funky beats.
t 7 p.m. Stella Blues, New Haven. 203-752-9764, stellabluesbar.com.
Paula Poundstone is a funny woman. Whether as a panelist on NPR's "Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me," an author, or the voice of Brendan Small's mother in the underrated cartoon series "Home Movies," Poundstone...