CASING THE JOINT: Spare-sounds maven Neko Case has a new record - Middle Cyclone - and is coming to Times Square's Nokia Theater to let you know what it's all about. Whatever, we'd listen to her sing the phone book. Folky band Crooked Fingers opens. 8PM.
APRIL 'N 'PARIS': Screening as part of the 2009 New York African Film Festival at the Film Society of Lincoln Center is director Josephine Ndagnou's Paris or Nothing, about a young girl's disillusionment upon ditching her teeny African town for ultra-romanticized Paris. 7:30PM.