• The Troubadour has The Good Life, The Velvet Teen, Bella Lea and Consafos tonight. Doors open at 7:30 PM; tickets are $12 advance.
• At the ArcLight, author Daniel Handler, director Brad Silberling and Executive Producer Julia Pistor will be on hand for a Q&A after the screening of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, beginning at 7:30 PM.
• Local favorite Steve Almond will be signing his new book, The Evil B.B. Chow, at Skylight Books at 7:30 PM.
• The Skirball hosts "Thinking After Einstein," an evening of conversation with Brian Eno and Danny Hillis. The event begins at 8 PM; tickets are $20 for students, $25 for members and $30 general admission.