PERFORMANCE: Surrealistic one-man band, Andrew Goldfarb (aka The Slow Poisoner) and absurdist writer/performer Dan Carbone, have merged as The Wounded Stag, a "psychotronic vaudeville," in which they "sing from their hearts and play from their guts about demon children, demon blackbirds, demon dogs, demon Eskimos and most of other popular demon themes beloved by all the people."

9 to Midnight // The Stud (399 9th Street) // free

BLOCK PARTY: Feel like drinking after work (or during lunch)? Head over to the Irish Bank for their annual St Patrick's Day Block Party festivities any time between now and Midnight. There will be live entertainment from 1 to 4 p.m.

9 a.m. to Midnight // The Irish Bank (10 Mark Lane) // free

LITERARY: The acclaimed Pop-Up Magazine launches its new series, Sidebar, at SFMOMA tonight, in which participants will tackle the culture, science, history, politics, and humor surrounding wine, in conjunction with SFMOMA's exhibition, How Wine Became Modern.

6 to 9:45 p.m. // SFMOMA (151 Third Street) // free with museum admission, $9-18