· Listen up: An all-star lineup is turning out to do a benefit at the Steve Allen Theater for comedienne Erica Doering's emergency eye surgery. Need names? Here you go: Patton Oswalt, Bob Odenkirk, Louis C.K., Dana Gould, Naked Trucker, Andy Kindler, The Tomorrow Show Band, and Jimmy Pardo, plus advance episodes of Wonder Showzen. Buy tickets or donate here.
· Music Round-up, A Bunch of Dudes Edition: Richard Butler (of the Psychedelic Furs) does it solo at the Keyclub, David Garza at Largo, and Mike Stinson at the Silverlake Lounge.
· Chutzpah, the "World's First Ever Jewish Hip Hop Supergroup," throws down at the Knitting Factory.