*FILM: Academy Award winner Emil Jannings (The Blue Angel, The Last Command) stars as Mephisto in F.W. Murnau's (Nosferatu) (1926). this film was considered a special effects breakthrough in its time. Check out Murnau's last silent German film before he moved to glorious Hollywood.

7 p.m. // Goethe-Institut (530 Bush) // $5 (donation)

MUSIC: Chanteuse Tift Merritt and songstress/fiddler Sara Watkins perform at the GAMH tonight. Both the the alt weeklies seem to like these two--can music build a bridge?--so...we recommend them as well. Head voer to the Tenderloin ("Nob Hill" to the border obsessed) to hear them tonight. (All-ages)

9 p.m. // Great American Music Hall (859 O'Farrell) // $16