What You're Doing Tonight: March 27

Goapele, Lil Wayne, "The Sweet Hereafter"

LOVELY HIP HOP: The lovely and talented Oakland product Goapele (pronounced "gwa-pa-lay") will bring her soothing voice and socially active beats to Yoshi's Oakland, 510 Embarcadero West, in Oakland at 8 p.m. Tickets are $28 at the door.

CORPORATE HIP HOP: The biggest name in hip hop, Lil Wayne, comes back to the Bay Area with T Pain, Keri Hilson and Gym Class Heroes at the HP Pavilion, 525 W Santa Clara St., in San Jose at 8 p.m. Tickets are still available from Live Nation.

OLD SCHOOL MOVIES: The Mechanics' Institute, 57 Post St., in San Francisco will show "The Sweet Hereafter," the story of a big-city lawyer shows up in a small British Columbia town in the aftermath of a school bus accident, in this stunning adaptation of Russell Banks’ novel, at 6 p.m.

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