See Winnipeg-based band KEN Mode play their streamlined hybrid of technical noise-rock and hardcore at the Empty Bottle. Also playing: Fight Amp, Today Is the Day, and Black Tusk.
Jennifer Perillo, author of the blog In Jennie's Kitchen, presents Homemade With Love: Simple Scratch Cooking From Jennie's Kitchen at the Book Cellar.
Chicago comedian Derek Smith headlines Kind of Blue Comedy's anniversary show at the Hideout.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.