The Asian Art Museum's monthly throwdown, Matcha, kicks off around 6pm with DJs, tours, workshops and cocktails. The Live Action Cartoonists, a performance troupe that combines comics and theatre, will perform highlights from Science (Fiction) an experimental production that re-interprets Tezuka Osamu’s Astro Boy. 200 Larkin St., SF.

Dance away your Independence Day hangover at the Rickshaw Stop! Fleeting Joys(shimmery, Cocteau Twins-esque tunes out of SacTown) Christopher Willits (think Postal Service, but better) and Them Hills (80s pop) all perform for the bargain price of $8. 155 Fell St., SF.

Swing by for a reception and meet the artists of the Best of Show exhibit hosted by ArtworkSF. ArtworkSF is a local visual arts organization that supports development of work from a range of artists, established and emerging - tonight's show encompasses artwork deemed "Best in Show" from their previous gallery shows. 49 Geary, Suite #215., SF.

Harboring a secret desire to host your own radio show? Learn how at a Podcasting & Internet Radio workshop at Modern Times. 888 Valencia St., SF.

Photo from Matcha site.