FILM: Noise Pop and The Roxie present the West Coast premiere of Better Than Something, the new documentary about the controversial and prolific Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr, aka Jay Reatard, which intimately captures Jay just months before his untimely passing amidst his complicated punk-rock world in Memphis, Tennessee. (7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street)

LITERARY: Bay Guardian's Steven T. Jones presents his new book, Tribes of Burning Man, at Litquake’s Epicenter Burns, featuring groups such as the Flaming Lotus Girls, Burners Without Borders, and the Temple of Flux and how they were impacting their communities and the larger Burning Man culture during the event's renaissance period. (6 to 8 p.m., Intersection 5M, 925 Mission Street)

FOOD: Drink Like a Fish to benefit The Asian Pacific American Ocean Harmony Alliance (APAOHA), featuring food by vietnamese pop up cafe, Rice Paper Scissors, a live art performance by Rick Kitagawa of Monkey + Seal, and an appearance by Behind the Cart's Michael Davidson. (5 to 9 p.m., 111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna)