MUSIC: Genre-defying C-Mon & Kypski will keep your mind guessing and body moving at The Independent tonight. Check out their MP3, Turn of the Tides. The Frequency, Sweet Snacks, and DJ Mancub open.

8:30 p.m. // The Independent (628 Divisadero St) // $10-12

FILM: The Appreciating Diversity Film Series presents HIP-HOP: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, in which filmmaker, activist, and hip-hop fan, Byron Hurt, explores manhood, sexism, and homophobia in rap music and hip-hop culture. The documentary features interviews with Mos Def, Chuck D, Busta Rhymes and Russell Simmons, along with on-the-street interviews with aspiring rappers and fans at hip-hop events throughout the country.

6:30 p.m. // Wildwood School Auditorium (301 Wildwood Ave, Piedmont, CA) // free

ART: Hospitality House's 25th Annual Art Auction, which benefits their Community Arts Program (CAP), will feature more than 150 pieces from a diverse collection of regional artists, galleries, collectors, as well as pieces from artists working at the CAP.

6 to 9 p.m. // Andrea Schwartz Gallery (525 2nd St) // $30