Plans for tonight: Birbiglia brings the 'Jokes'
• The Shred Shed hosts a local metal/hardcore show, at The Shred Shed, 60 E. Exchange Place (360 South), Salt Lake City. Bands include: It's Awake, Of Ivy and Ashes. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets are $10, at 24Tix.
• Comedian Mike Birbiglia brings his latest one-man show, "Thank God for Jokes," to Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7:30. Tickets, from $20 to $35, available at the Kingsbury website.