Monday 5/27: Porchlight’s on with Kitchen Confidential, stories from the folks who run all your favorite local bars and restaurants. $15, 8pm, Hemlock Tavern.
Tuesday 5/28: Inside StoryTime presents filmmaker Laleh Khadivi, poet memoirist and science writer Lucille Lang Day, former Marine Jon Wells, and Restif de la Bretonne of the taxi rank Robin Bullard. Free, 7:15, Make Out Room.
Wednesday 5/29: The Romane Event comedy show calls on headliner Miles K (The Punch Line) along with Natasha Muse (Why Should I Care?), Kelly Anneken (Femi-Nazi), Ben Feldman (Comet Club Comedy). $7, 8pm, Make Out Room.
Thursday 5/30: GoForaloop gallery is back with The Long and the Short of It, a combined screening of a feature-length film following a screening of a short film by the evening’s chosen director. Local filmmakers work also screened. Donation based, 7pm.
Friday 5/31: The Agents of Chaos (un)official launch celebrating the San Francisco Cacophony Society is tonight. 7:30, $20, San Francisco Institute of Possibility.