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• At Spaceland, Palo Alto will be performing with Hayes and Aeon Spoke. Doors open at 9 PM.

• At 4 PM, Blonde Redhead will be performing at a free in-store appearance at Amoeba Records.

• Following that, see Blonde Redhead opening for Interpol at the Grand Olympic Auditorium. Doors open at 8 PM and tickets are $30.

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• Also courtesy of The Fold, Tangier has Inara George, Jesca Hoop and Kate Earl beginning at 8 PM. Tickets are $10.

Note: A paid admission to this show will also get you into the 400 Blows show at El Cid, below.

• At El Cid, enjoy the abrasion of 400 Blows with Wires on Fire and FM Bats, starting at 10 PM. Tickets are $8. [18+]

• At the Egyptian Theatre, show up at 7 PM for a double feature of films starring silent-era starlet Louise Brooks: Pandora's Box, followed by Diary of a Lost Girl at 9:30 PM. Both films are silent with accompaniment by Robert Israel.

• At the Skirball Center, 7:30 PM kicks off a WritersBloc event featuring journalist Robert MacNeil—of "MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour" fame—and Amy Heckerling, the director of Clueless and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Tickets are $20; click here for reservations.

• The Hammer Museum hosts a Hammer Conversation between Anna Deavere Smith and Lyle Ashton Harris, who recently completed a book together. Smith will execute a special performance based on the book prior to the conversation, which begins at 7 PM.

• At BookSoup you have two chances to see a new performance by Eve Ensler, in collaboration with photographer Joyce Tennyson. The piece is entitled Vagina Warriors and features performances by Glenn Close, Salma Hayek, Gloria Steinem, Isabella Rossellini, Jane Fonda, and others. This is a ticketed event, running from 7–8 PM and 8–9 PM.

• Tonight, Beyond Baroque hosts a tribute to poet, novelist and Venice Poetry Workshop co-founder Joseph Hansen, who passed away last November. Beginning at 7:30 PM, the evening will feature hosts Franceye and John Harris, as well as Luis Campos, Michael C. Ford, Dennis Holt, Harry Northup, George Drury Smith and other special guests. A short video of Hansen reading his work will screen, followed by an open reading tribute.

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