(NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER) For a long time it was thought that developing nations had to destroy their environments in order to catch up economically with the rest of the world. Dr. Wangari Maathai of Kenya had a different idea, which mixes the simple act of planting trees with the profound notion that environmentalism should be a global concern. (Benaroya Hall, 200 University St, 325-2993 or www.foolproof.org. 8 pm, $35–$75.) ELI SANDERS

(SCABARET) Back to deliver more shock and awe is Seattle's one and only Dina Martina, who's gracing the Rendezvous with an all-new multimedia show. To all those still buzzing from Dina's previous Bryman commercial, I have three words: new video segments. (Rendezvous, 2322 Second Ave, 441-5823. 8 pm, $14, 21+. Fri–Sat through March 25.) DAVID SCHMADER