The 2009 World Food Prize Laureate Gebisa Ejeta presents a lecture on global food security, Clinton School of Public Service, noon, free.
If you dig sublime psychedelic garage rock with virtuosic guitar playing, then get on over to see The Many Persian Z's at Maxine's, with sultry pop duo Landrest, 8 p.m., free.
Funnywoman Kristin Key brings the chuckles, chortles, giggles, etc. at The Loony Bin, 8 p.m., $7. She'll be there through Saturday night.