*MUSIC: At Yoshi's East Bay, there's a star studded benefit for Christopher Rodriguez. The 8 p.m. shows features such jazz notables as Roger Glenn, John Santos, Narada Michael Walden, Kai Eckhardt, Zoe Ellis, Keith Terry, Tina Glenn, Rafael Manriquez, Matt Herskowitz, Alvenson, the Baguette Quartette, the Oakland Jazz Choir, the Fluteville Flute Choir, Carol Alban, Nancy Tyler, and members of the Bay Area Chamber Symphony.

The 10 p.m. shows has George Brooks, Kai Eckhardt, Frank Martin, Narada Michael Walden, Jose Neto, Anton Schwartz, Dan Feiszli, John Santos, Roger Glenn, Alvenson, Tina Glenn, Matt Herskowitz, Suellen Primost, and Carol Alban.

8 p.m. & 10 p.m. // Yoshi's (510 Embarcadero West, Oakland) // $18, $25

GREEN: author Bill McKibben chats with Mark Hertsgaard tonight about saving l'Earth, and other fun stuff like that.

8 p.m. // Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness) // $19

FILM: Catch a screening of the feel-good movie of the year, War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death, in the upper Haight, narrated by SFist's number-one fan, Sean Penn.

7:15 p.m. & 9: 15 p.m. // Red Vic (1727 Haight) // $5-$8.50

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