WATCHMEN HYPE: The Cartoon Art Museum, 655 Mission St. in San Francisco, is jumping on "The Watchmen" hype by opening an exhibit that features dozens of concept illustrations, preparatory sketches and original comic book pages illustrated by Dave Gibbons, the co-creator and illustrator of the original graphic novel that the movie is based on. The movie also opens tonight by the way.
COMEDIC STORYTELLING: Funnyman Gabriel Iglesias will play The Improv, 62 S 2nd St. in San Jose tonight at 8 p.m. Iglesias is known for his story telling that combines characters with colorful sound effects
LONG LIVE PUNK: Put on your best punk rock face and rock out to local boys The Funky Nixons at 8:30 p.m. at the Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community, 1317 San Pablo Ave., in Berkeley. You can rock out and feel good about it too because the show is a benefit for the Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters and Earth First. Tickets are $10 to $15 and can be had at the door.