MUSIC: Satin-voiced Motown legend, Smokey Robinson, will be performing with the San Francisco Symphony in a one-night-only event featuring his signature hits (hopefully including "Being With You," "Just to See Her," and of course, "Tears of a Clown") and some musical surprises. (7:30 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Avenue)

FILM: SFNY art series presents the Bay Area premiere of Brooklyn Boheme, which documents the black arts movement that exploded in Brooklyn from the mid 1980s through the 90s as told by writer, historian and Brooklyn resident, Nelson George, and featuries Chris Rock, Spike Lee, and Saul Williams (among many others). There will be a wrap party at the Clift Hotel following the screening, which celebrates the conclusion of the SFNY art series. (7 p.m., Landmark Clay Theatre, 2261 Fillmore Street)

SCIENCE: Soundwave ((5)), the annual three-month art and music festival, launches tonight with an opening night party at NightLife, featuring a blend of art, science and sound around this year’s festival theme: "challenging audiences to question their perspectives on the present and our hopes and fears about the future." (6 to 10 p.m., California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park)