THE BEST OF THE REST

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Pop: Green Day (Hammersmith Apollo, London)

Last year's American Idiot, a politically astute punk-rock opera, showed this California grunge-rock trio are still brimming with ambition. (0870 400 0700) tonight

Classical: Imogen Cooper (Wigmore Hall, London)

The pianist's recital features Schoenberg's 6 Little Piano Pieces, Deirdre Gribben's Decorated Skin and Chopin's Two Nocturnes Op 62. (020-7935 2141) today 1pm

ZTalks: Andrea Levy (Centreprise Bookshop, London)

The Orange and Whitbread award winner reads from and talks about her novel Small Island, as part of the Ignite: Hackney Word Festival. (020-7254 9632) tonight

Pop: G Love & Special Sauce (Borderline, London)

A rare UK outing for the Philadelphia trio who rap over an intoxicating and mind-warping blend of soul, funk, blues and rock. (020-7734 2095) tonight

Comedy: Punt and Dennis (Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare)

The former Mary Whitehouse Experience members are now one of the circuit's most experienced and appealing double acts. (01934 645544) tonight

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