MUSIC: Brooklyn-bred (Park Slope, to be exact) rap visionary, Talib Kweli, will be at the Fillmore tonight, stimulating your body and your intellect with his own brand of "conscious rap," in support of his latest album, Gutter Rainbows.
8 p.m. // The Fillmore (1805 Geary Boulevard) // $40.50
ART: Artists Sarah Matik & Mark Grothman present their web-based interactive experiment, I Wish I Didn't Love You So Much in the window of the Little Roxie, which "attempts to make visual connections between common and differing emotions, perceptions and associations in response to pop film iconography." Tonight's opening will consist of fun interactive stations, movie-themed karaoke, classic movie theater treats revisited, and a photobooth by Jorge Novoa.
7 to 9 p.m. // Roxie Theater (Little Roxie) (3117 16th Street) //
LITERARY: Professional badass expert Ben Thompson, creator of badassoftheweek.com, will "force-feed you" his new book, Bad-Ass: The Birth of a Legend, "one monster-killing, skull-popping page at a time," providing you with "a lesson in ass-kicking, baby-juggling, zombie-pirate killing mayhem." San Francisco artist Thomas Denmark, who created many of the illustrations in the book, will also be in attendance tonight.
7:30 p.m. // The Booksmith (1644 Haight Street) // free