BENEFIT: El Elle, a solo music and artistic endeavor by Lisa Light (ex-Lovemakers) that crosses "a variety of media and levels," and involves ongoing collaborations with other artists, dancers, and musicians, headlines a Benefit for the Bay Area Girls Rock Camp tonight, along with Minipop, prgrm (members of Dismantled), and DJ Aaron Axelsen. (9 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell Street)

ART: Recology presents an exhibition featuring the work of its latest Artists in Residence, Donna Anderson Kam, Terry Berlier and Ethan Estess, which was created during the past four months using materials recovered from the dump. The show also continues tomorrow afternoon. (5 to 9 p.m., Recology San Francisco Art Studio, 503 Tunnel Avenue)

BALL: The 12th Annual two-day Edwardian Ball & Faire, "an elegant and whimsical celebration of art, music, theatre, fashion, technology, circus, and the beloved creations of the late, great author Edward Gorey," descends upon the Regency Ballroom this weekend, attracting costumed and enthusiastic attendees from far and wide. Get your tickets while you still can! (8 p.m. to 2 a.m., The Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Avenue)