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• Great Northern, Fielding, Peter Walker (acoustic) and Goldenboy are at Spaceland tonight. Doors open at 9 PM.

• The Pretty Babies, featuring Zooey Deschanel and Sam Shelton, perform at the Hotel Cafe tonight from 8–11 PM.

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• At The Wiltern, a modest $45 will get you in the door to see Green Day tonight at 7:30 PM. No tickets will be sold at the door. You must buy your ticket in advance.

• Tracy Chapman and Ben Taylor conclude their two-night run at The Roxy tonight at 9 PM. Tickets are $35.

• Mountain Bar hosts the free Screening in the City. This month's feature is Run Lola Run tonight at 8:30 PM.

• "The Culture of Living and Dying," a discussion between Barbara Coombs and David Kessler, takes place at the Hammer Museum tonight at 7 PM.


• Sabrosa Purr continue their residency at the Silverlake Lounge tonight, along with Division Day, Jonneine Zapata and Cool Dry Place. Cover is $5.

• Tonight is REDCAT's Los Angeles premiere of DJ Spooky's Rebirth of a Nation, an audio-visual remix of DW Griffith's classic Birth of a Nation at 8:30 PM. The film will be screening until Sunday and tickets range from $10-100.


• Death from Above 1979, Mean Reds and Illuminati are at the El Rey tonight at 8 PM. Tickets are $21.

Largo hosts a Habitat for Humanity Hurricane Katrina benefit featuring Grant Lee Phillips, Colin Hay and David Cross tonight at 8 PM.

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• Air Supply—the perennial source of AM Gold—are performing tonight at the Canyon Club at 8 PM. Tickets are $28.50.

• Minus the Bear, Headphones, Criteria and Heather Duby are at the Glasshouse tonight at 7 PM. Tickets are $10 advance, $12 day of.

• At the Ford, Vox Lumiere bring their live multimedia performance of The Hunchback of Notre Dame to the stage tonight at 8 PM. Tickets are $37.50.

• Tonight at 7 PM is another Hammer Bash, featuring free admission, extended gallery hours (11 PM), cash bar and DJ Eddie Ruscha (yes, that Ed Ruscha).

• Head for Hangar 1019 downtown for the free event Reakt tonight from 9 PM–2 AM.


• Bob Mould Band and Shiny Toy Guns are at the El Rey tonight at 8 PM. Tickets are $23.50.

• Bad Rabbit plays tonight at 9:30 PM at The Bitter Redhead, 2101 Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 450-6776.

• Tonight at 10 PM, celebrate The Drunken Sabbath, a night devoted to the works of Rimbaud, at Beyond Baroque. Poems and prose will be read in English and French, plus refreshments, and music by Charles Chemery and others. (Please keep in mind that Rimbaud's poetry contains graphic language, sexual content and violence. Not for kids!)

• Show up between 7–11 PM for the opening of Scion's Installation Tour 2005 Public Show. Show up for snacks, drinks, DJs and painting by local artists.

Barnsdall Art Park is hosting a special event showcasing works by CalArts alumni today from 12 – 10 PM. Admission is free.

• The FAB Market is back, showcasing works by emerging artists and fashion designers, and featuring the unveiling of SCI-Arc's new Inflatable Gallery Pavilion and "Fuse," an official kick-off runway show for LA Fashion Week. The Market runs from 12 – 9 PM at 330 Santa Fe Avenue, downtown. Both admission and parking are free.


• The El Rey hosts Storm Hymnal, a Katrina benefit for the Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity tonight at 7 PM. Featuring performances by: Greg Behrendt, John Doe, Jakob Dylan, The Girls Guitar Club, Karen Kilgariff & Mary Lynn Rajskub, Joe Henry, Glen Phillips, Grant Lee Phillips, Sam Phillips and DJ Se. Tickets are $23.50.

Barnsdall Art Park is hosting a special event showcasing works by CalArts alumni today from 12 – 6 PM. Admission is free.


• The Words, Emperor X, Alleged Gunman and Stegmata are all on stage tonight at the Silverlake Lounge beginning at 9 PM. Admission is free.