CATCH MONO: Swine flu may be the epidemic of the hour, but the Japanese quartet Mono is what you really want in your system. Their high-energy blend of classical and rock music will infect you at the Great American Music Hall at 8 p.m..
JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE BAY: In mohawk tall with spikes and spunk, Columbus explored the world of punk. Tonight at 8 p.m. noteables from the book Gimme Something Better, a history of Bay Area punk, tell their tales on Broadway.
WELCOME TO NECROPOLIS: Join the San Francisco Public Library tonight from 6pm-8pm at the Page Bar for One City, One Book, One Bar. With tarot cards and a live reading from the author Dorst himself, this literary night might inspire a bit of your own writing.