MUSIC: Delightful and energetic married indie duo, Mates of State, who's latest album, Mountaintops, is on SFist's stereo as we speak, hit the Independent tonight, along with guest, The Stepkids. Your Monday night could use a little inspiration, no? (8 p.m., The Independent, 628 Divisadero Street)

FILM: Dystopian flick, Beyond the Black Rainbow, which is described as a "Reagan-era fever dream inspired by hazy childhood memories midnight movies and Saturday morning cartoons," is centered around a young girl who's kept captive and undergoing mind-control in the mysterious Arboria Institute. The film makes its San Francisco premiere tonight at the Roxie and runs through July 12th. (7:15 and 9:30 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street)

LITERARY: It's another installment of the Quiet Lightning series, which is a submission-based literary mixtape featuring all forms of writing, "without introduction or banter," that moves to a different venue each month and publishes each show as a book, available to buy at the event. Tonight's event will feature a musical performance by Michael Musika, and art by Steven Gray. (7:30 to 9 p.m., Galería de la Raza, 2857 24th Street