- Rocket, Wisely, and the Fits: It's an all-pop night, kids. Rocket, an LA-based band that mixes sexy '60s barely-legal innocence with "'70s decibel-damaging boulevard beat, combined with '80s glam wham swagger," headlines tonight. Who else? Well, Wisely, no relation to Sean's abusive stepmother, performs their special brand of "equivocal pop." And finally, the Fits whose sound, according to Aquarius Records, is an "endearing folksy pop gem with vocals that reminded us of J Mascis." The music starts at 9 p.m. at Rickshaw Stop; $8.
- Jimmy Carter Man From Plains (2007): Need to get the vile Bush taste out of your mouth? Check out Jonathan Demme's documentary about the former US Prez's tour for his book, . The clearly commie-lib propaganda screens tonight at 7 p.m. and 9:35 at the Red Vic.
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