READING: Head over to the Castro tonight to catch brilliant humor writer Augusten Burroughs reading from his latest piece of non(?)fiction, A Wolf at the Table. This latest effort is about his daddy. (Most notably, he wrote Running With Scissors and Dry.) Also, we dare you to ask him if he's the gay James Frey.

7:30 p.m. // Book's Inc. (2275 Market) // free

MUSIC: All the way from a far off land called Copenhagen, Denmark comes Efterklang, busting out their "orchestral-electronic pop" sounds all over Potrero Hill. Slaraffenland and Winterbirds open.

9 p.m. // Bottom of the Hill (1233 - 17th Street) // $10-$12

TELEVISION: You know how you hear trash on competitive reality shows blathering on about this being couture and that being couture? Well, find out what "couture" actually is--and who can afford it--with the bizarre and fascinating BBC documentary The Secret World of Haute Couture.

9 p.m. // KQED (Channel 9)

Image credit: David Shankbone (Wikicommons)