Get your 1920s on at a speakeasy party in the Mission care of the fine scribes at Litquake. Hear excerpts of biting authors read by some of your favorite Bay Area writers, including Robin Ekiss (Tallulah Bankhead), Isaac Fitzgerald (Robert Benchley), Josh Mohr (Sinclair Lewis), Eddie Muller (Dashiell Hammett), and Sarah Fran Wisby (Dorothy Parker).

You can also look forward to jazz-era cocktails, real-life jazz stylings from pianist J. Raoul Brody and singer Laurie Amat, a Thin Man movie marathon, New Yorker-style caricaturist available to draw your portraits. And more. Tickets are $15.

Litquake Speakeasy at Public Works (161 Erie), S.F.