Four Star Anniversary
High Noon Saloon, 6 pm
Four Star Video Heaven -- which really is heaven for film buffs -- celebrates its 22nd anniversary with a movie trivia contest, a movie-themed costume contest, live music and a secret movie screening at 10 pm.
Dying to Be Thin
Overture Center's Capitol Theater, 7 pm
Presented by Ontario's Roseneath Theatre Company, this one-person show chronicles a young woman's struggle with bulimia. The show is recommended for adults and young people from seventh grade onward, and the post-show discussion is open even to non-ticketholders.
Frances Moore Lappé
Barrymore Theatre, 7 pm
The author of the pioneering responsible-eating treatise Diet for a Small Planet discusses her new book, Getting a Grip, a lively treatise on strengthening our democracy.
Chazen Museum, 5:30 pm
The acclaimed artist is in town to dedicate his sculpture "The Children of Abraham" at the Chazen Museum of Art. He speaks on "An Artist and the Bible," exploring the common heritage of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Scrap Arts Music
Overture Center's Capitol Theater, 7:30 pm
Five percussionists play global beats on unique instruments made from salvaged materials, including artillery shells and exhaust hoses. The choreographed show is stimulating to both the ears and eyes.
Idan Raichel Project
Wisconsin Union Theater, 8 pm
Raichel, the king of Israeli world beat, plays reggae-inflected, Middle Eastern-tinged pop with a nine-piece band.
High Noon Saloon, 8 pm
Few songwriters dig deeper than Americana treasure Buckner. His recent work with a full band finds him working in sepia tones. David Dondero opens.
Majestic Theatre, 8 pm
After a decade and a half of punching out upbeat rock 'n' roll, New Orleans' Cowboy Mouth aren't going to sneak up on anyone. They have meditated some on the meaning of Katrina, but at base they're a rock 'n' roll party band and proud of it.
Gates of Heaven, 7:30 pm
The cabaret-punk band from Brooklyn set poems by Holocaust survivor Paul Celan to dark songs that incorporate classical guitar and theremin.
Annex, 9:30 pm
The madcap instrumental rockers take progressive-metal to a strange - and very loud - place. United Sons of Toil and the Body Thief practice some modern shredding of their own in the opening slots.