Monday 3/18: The Porchlight reading series brings you Law and Order: Stories From All Sides. Featuring firsthand narratives from a corporate lawyer, a 9th circuit judge, a criminal defense attorney, and a Marin county coroner alongside local authors, comedians, and poets. 8pm, $15.
Tuesday 3/19: Two lit-city favorites, Quiet Lightning and Feast of Words, team up for one night. Cozy up to nine Bay Area storytelling aces over a curated meal and cheap drafts. $10, SOMArts.
Wednesday 3/20: Homegrown LGBTQ community spoken word artist Trebor Healy headlines the Smack Dab Open Mic. Free, accepts submissions, 7:30pm.
Friday 3/22: Emerald Tablet hosts Under the Influence, a performance series curated by artists inspired by seminal works outside of their own mediums. $5 suggested donation, 7pm.
Saturday 3/23: The CAAMFest panel on Seeking Asian Female will feature commentary by Angry Asian Man Phil Yu, queer cinema scholar Professor Hoang Nguyen, and Hyphen‘s Nicole Wong. You will laugh, you will get pissed off, and you might be surprised by what the film has to say. 7pm, $13.