CASH & CARRY: Hey, you know what right now is the perfect time for? Starting a business! But seriously: If you have a good idea and are squirming for venture capital, Lain Guiterrez is holding a seminar to teach you how to not let go of your dream so that you're poised to ride the upswing. (Plus, it's free!) Business Start-Up 101 at NYPL, Madison Avenue at 34th Street, 5:30PM.
NO PANTS! The members of hyperkinetic pop group Les Sans Culottes are about as French as a Kellogg's Pop Tart, but that doesn't stop them from rocking out Gallic ditties like it's their birthright. And they put on a damn good show, too. Public Assembly, 11PM.
PARIS VIA REYJAVIK: A ditzy socialite (hmm) is so lost when her richie rich bf lands in jail (for shady financial doings, of course), she gets a job at a bookstore, starts over and learns life lessons from lovable geeks. Astrópía is a satire, but then it's also from Iceland, home of Bjork, so pretty much anything could happen in this comedy. Scandinavia House, 6:30PM.