SARCASTICALLY FUNNY: If you thought making a career of sarcasm was not popular, then you've never heard of Ben Bailey. The comedian brings his unique take on life and the world to Cobb's Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave. in San Francisco tonight at 8.
THE CLASSICAL VENEZUELAN: Venezuela and Russia meet tonight when the pride of Caracas,Gabriela Montero, will play the music of great 20th century Russian composers. Tonight at the California Theatre in San Jose at 7:30, the pianist will perform Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2.
DANGEROUS LOVE: If sarcasm and Russian music is not up your alley, Bruce Graham's dark comedy "Desperate Affection" may be the play for you. The story about an unhappy New York actress that falls in love with a suave but dangerous man. The madness ensues at the Royce Gallery in San Francisco tonight at 7:30.