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SMOOTH OPERATOR—Come home with a black belt in lovemaking after a night with Sade, still making the smoothest, silkiest, sexiest sounds known to human ears. The English group, with iconic lead singer Sade Adu, hasn't toured in close to 10 years, so this is one you won't want to miss. MH
w/John Legend; Rose Garden, 1 Center Court, 7 pm, $39.50-149.50, all ages

NOTES OF A DIRTY OLD MAN
—Tomorrow's the birthday of beloved poet/novelist/drinker/pervert Charles Bukowski, so celebrate in style tonight with local readings, rare Bukowski footage, and a screening of 1987's Barfly, written by Bukowski and starring Mickey Rourke. Then pass out in an alley! EH
Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan, 9 pm, $5