PERFORMANCE: The 11th annual Fresh Meat Festival, the nation’s premiere transgender and queer performance festival, kicks off at Brava Theater tonight, featuring the world premiere collaboration by Vogue Evolution and Emily Vasquez of Glee Project and American Idol fame, along with an exclusive performance by international drag sensation Miss Barbie-Q, and much more. (8 to 11 p.m., Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street)

CLUB: Friends of SFist and masterminds behind such clubs as Penny Arcade, Life/Style, Fallout, and more, Djs Emdee, Rantz & Roll, present their brand-new variety happy hour, Hijinx!, featuring comedy records and other assorted musical weirdness, along with surprise acts, a dance party, and drink specials. Tonight's event features live performances by headlining comedian Chris Thayer, musical guest Upstairs Downstairs, and many more talented folks. (6 to 9 p.m., The Knockout, 3223 Mission Street)

PHOTOGRAPHY/MUSIC: Gamma Black & White presents An Evening of Jazz, featuring the work of photographer Hillary Turner's collection of images of iconic jazz musicians. The event will also include live music on the roof by the Jim Grantham Trio. (6 to 8 p.m., Gamma Black & White, 130A Russ Street)