The Chamber Music Society of Little Rock hosts the American String Quartet, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, $10-$25. Stickyz has Minneapolis-based avant R&B weirdoes Polica, with left-field electro-pop quintet Gardens & Villa, 18-and-older, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 day of. The much-praised Civil Rights documentary "Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story" is at UALR's Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, 7 p.m., free.
Olivia Wyatt is a filmmaker, photographer, member of the Sublime Frequencies collective and Arkansas native. She'll screen her documentaries "Staring Into the Sun" and "The Pierced Heart & the Machete," at Vino's, 8 p.m., $3. Downtown Music Hall has a big night for all you mosh-happy hardcore fans, with Emmure, Ill Nino, 9Electric and Shogun, 7 p.m., $15 adv., $20 day of. Austin-based blues-rockers Ian Moore & The Lossy Coils bring the blistering tuneage to Juanita's, 10 p.m., $15 adv., $20 day of. Get the Tool experience at Revolution with tribute act Opiate, 18-and-older, 9:30 p.m., $10. Amasa Hines plays a Spa City show at Maxine's, 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door. Adam Faucett & The Tall Grass and Brother Andy and His Big Damn Mouth are at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $7.
Brian & Terri Kinder play a release show for "Spooky," their latest album of children's Halloween music, Laman Library, 10:30 a.m. Techno DJ Dieselboy comes to Discovery Nightclub, with g-force and Dominique Sanchez and The Discovery Dolls, 9 p.m.-5 a.m. The Meshugga Klezmer Band performs at The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $8. Velvet Kente plays at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $7.
The Arkansas Local Food Network's Little Rock Local Food Tour includes a walking tour of community gardens, businesses and restaurants, all featuring locally sourced food. It concludes with a dinner, from 5-7 p.m. at Bernice Garden after the tour. The tour starts at Bernice Garden at 12:30 p.m., $10-$65.
The Little Rock Touchdown Club hosts University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long, Embassy Suites, 11 a.m., $10-$25.
The University of Central Arkansas is bringing in legendary poet, activist and musician Ed Sanders as part of its Artists in Residence program. Sanders will give a reading and sign copies of his books starting at 7:30 p.m. in Room 107 of the College of Business building. On the complete opposite end of the political spectrum is, Lord help us, "Turd Blossom" himself. That's right, it's Karl Rove, who speaks at Harding University, at 7 p.m. Up in Fayetteville, the AMP hosts folk-rockers The Avett Brothers, 7:30 p.m., $37.