In his memoir Dharma Punx, Noah Levine charted his own path from moshing to mantras. But can you really leave that much rage behind? The renowned Buddhist teacher presents his prescription for compassion in hard times in his latest, The Heart of the Revolution - an open invitation to join a different kind of rebellion. Levine breaks it down at Diesel (5433 College Ave., Oakland) on Thursday, April 15. 7 p.m., free. 510-653-9965 or DieselBookstore.com.