Kingdom for a Heart
• Writer/director Judd Apatow and guests will be answering questions after a screening of The 40 Year Old Virgin tonight at 7:30 PM at the ArcLight.
• Brokedown and Devils Romantics are at the Silverlake Lounge tonight at 10 PM. Cover is $7.
• Dinner reservations are full, but you can still grab a spot at the bar to see Loudon Wainwright III tonight at 8 PM at Largo.
• Author Kim Cooper presents and signs her new book, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, about the album by Neutral Milk Hotel. The sigining starts at 7 PM at Book Soup.
• Brujeria, Cattle Decapitation and Unsanctified are at the Key Club. Doors open at 7 PM and tickets are $25.
• Rennaissance woman Nikki Giovanni will be speaking tonight in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium, in an event sponsored by Vroman's at 7:30 PM.
• Bob Mould and Curt Kirkwood play the Troubadour tonight. Doors open at 8 PM; tickets are $15 advance.
• Ariel Pink, Indian Jewelry, Gris Gris and Belong are at The Echo tonight. Doors open at 8:30 PM and tickets are $8. [18+]
• Tangier features The Court and Spark, The Autumn Defense and Biirdie tonight at 8 PM. Tickets are $10.
• Saul Williams presents and signs The Dead Emcee Scrolls: The Lost Teachings of Hip-Hop tonight at 7 PM at Book Soup.
• Stars and The Elected share the stage at Avalon tonight. Doors open at 8 PM and tickets are $20.
• Nashville Pussy, Honky and Sacred Cowboys take on the Knitting Factory tonight at 8 PM. Tickets are $12 advance, $15 day of. [21+]
• McSweeney's Presents The World, Explained, featuring John Hodgman, David Rees, Mike Colton, the editorial staff of Yeti Researcher, and Eli Horowitz, hosted by Patton Oswald with music by Jon Brion, is at REDCAT tonight at 8:30 PM. Tickets are $10.
• Tonight is the opening of "Heavy Ammunition" at Project. The reception runs from 8 PM – 1 AM at 5016 Venice Boulevard, 90019.
• Catch a sneak preview of Flip the Script at the Pan-African Film Festival tonight at 6:20 PM.
• Order of the Wand, Josh Haden, The Cloud Room and Helen Stellar play for free tonight at The Echo at 8:30 PM. [21+]