GALA: Legendary Academy Award winner Patty Duke will be honored live and in-person in Sparkle, Patty, Sparkle! The event includes an interview with the zany Bruce Vilanch about Duke's stellar career, a screening of Valley of the Dolls, accompanied by a live performance by Connie Champagne as Neely O'Hara and Matthew Martin as Helen Lawson, as well as a clip reel of classic Patty Duke performances. The event will benefit New Leaf Services, NAMI Walk/S.F. Bay Area, and Mental Health Association of S.F.

8 p.m. // Castro Theatre (429 Castro St) // $30

MUSIC: Japanese pop singer and cellist Kanon Wakeshima plays a free show at Amoeba this evening, in celebration of the release of her first full-length album Shinshoku Dolce, which was produced by Mana of the visual kei band Malice Mizer.

6 p.m. // Amoeba (1855 Haight St) // free

COMEDY: It's the premiere of the weekly comedy night at Blue Macaw with performances by Johnny Steele, Mike Moto, Phil Johnson, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Candy Churilla, Danny Dechi, and Brett Lillegard.

9 p.m. // Blue Macaw (2565 Mission St) // free, 18+