St. Patty’s Beer Dinner: Celebrate St. Patty’s Day tonight with a five-course meal at World Café Live. Five American-made craft Irish-style beers top the list with each course. The pairing special features Rogue Kells Irish Lager, Harpoon Celtic Ale, Great Lakes Conways Irish Ale, Donnybrook Stout and Bushmills 16-year-old Irish whiskey. Whether you’re Irish or not, enjoy a few good beers tonight with cheese, salmon, sliders, stew and crème brulee. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, $45, 7 p.m.
Paul Mooney: Legendary comedian Paul Mooney is in town tonight through Saturday at Helium Comedy Club. The talented and controversial comedian, writer and actor will hit the stage at 8 p.m. Expect Mooney to touch on all subjects like politics, racism, race relations and, of course, pop culture. For only $15, tonight’s show is a steal. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, +21, $15, 8 p.m.
Janelle Monae:Grammy nominated rock-pop and R&B star, Janelle Monae, will kick off a double header tonight at Johnny Brenda’s. The Kansas native with a style one can only describe as eclectic is in town to promote her new album, The ArchAndroid. Monae will sing songs off her previous albums as well. For only $12 join Monae and Philly fans tonight or tomorrow. Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 North Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19125, $12, 9 p.m.