MUSIC—Kimya Dawson and Aesop Rock are an unlikely combination: Dawson's voice is the aural embodiment of "twee," while Aesop Rock deals in rougher rhymes. But the pairing of the two—under the moniker the Uncluded—finds a catchy balance that flatters both. Also, Lil Bub is in one of their music videos. JUST SAYIN'. AH
w/Hamell on Trial; Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell, 8:30 pm, $18-20, all ages

FILM—The timing of Fruitvale Station's release couldn't be more potent. Before Trayvon Martin, there was Oscar Grant—a young black man shot and killed by a cop in Oakland, way back on New Year's Day 2009, while lying face down on a train platform. Relive Grant's final 24 hours in a somber, matter-of-fact dramatization that just might make you cry a little. Or a lot. DCT
Various theaters, see Film Times