• The Decemberists and Sons and Daughters perform tonight at the Henry Fonda Theater. Doors open at 8 PM; tickets are $18.
• Spaceland hosts a Katrina benefit featuring Dirty Kings, Numchuck, The Ringers, The Absentee and Demo Team. Doors open at 9 PM.
• The UCLA Live season kicks off with live theater, featuring plays by Charlie Kaufman and Francis Fregoli, plus music by Carter Burwell and featuring Hope Davis, Peter Dinklage, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan, Meryl Streep and David Thewlis. The plays begin at 8 PM; tickets are $38-60 ($17 for UCLA students).
• The New Beverly Cinema is showing Jim Jarmusch's absolutely brilliant Dead Man at 7:30 PM.
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