TOAST: Guinness turns 250 years old today, and several bars around town will be joining the global toast celebrating Arthur's Day at exactly 5:59 p.m., while tuning into a live simulcast from the celebration in Dublin. Here's the list:

Oneil's (747 Third St)
Cat Club (1190 Folsom St)
Maggie McGarry's (1353 Grant)
Lone Star Saloon (1354 Harrison St)
Harrington's (245 Front St)
Kate O'Brien's (577 Howard St)
Durty Nelly's (2328 Irving St.)
Tiernan's (685 Beach St)
The Chieftan (198 5th St)
Danny Coyle's (668 Haight St)
McTeague's (1237 Polk St)
Kells (534 Jackson St)

FILM: San Francisco Cinematheque, in association with the Center for Asian American Media, presents Contemporary Japanese Avant-Garde Film, featuring the merging of traditional forms with experimental sensibilities. The film event is in tandem with SFMOMA's exhibit, The Provoke Era: Postwar Japanese Photography and Photography Now: China, Japan, Korea, Measurement in the Impermance.

7 p.m. // SFMOMA, Phyllis Wattis Theater (151 Third St) // $7-10

MUSIC: Celebrate oddball music at the 12th Annual Music for People and Thingamajigs Festival, which runs through Sunday. Tonight's line-up features Charles Johnson, John Bischoff, and Open Graves/Tide Tables.

8 p.m. // The Meridian Gallery (535 Powell St) // $10-15