• Japanese drone band Boris are performing a free in-store at Amoeba Music tonight at 7 PM.
• Run Run Run, Golden State (previously known as paloalto), The Plebz and Bird perform at the Viper Room. Doors open at 8 PM.
• Jon Brion and Nels Cline play tonight at Largo. Doors open at 8 PM.
• AFI Fest opens tonight, featuring a total of 127 films at a variety of locations around town. See the world premieres of films like Walk the Line, Casanova and F*ck (a history of everyone's favorite expletive). Showtimes and ticket information available on the website.
• The West Coast premiere of artist Dan Hurlin's puppet performance Hiroshima Maiden starts tonight at 8:30 PM at REDCAT; tickets are $14-28.
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Photo by Eric Wright (2003)