Spice of Life: Boston Jerk Fest
Test your tolerance for flame-throwing Caribbean spices at this outdoor food fest.
Fire fighter: Unlimited craft brew and rum tastings (an extra $20) are like sunscreen for your mouth.
Sat 11a-8p. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, 41 Berkley St., South End (617-423-4630). $15-35 here.
Nearby: 28 Degrees; The Beehive; Cinquecento
Moving to Movies: Public Cinema Dance Party
A warehouse dance party with open bar and three DJs spinning all night. Any questions?
Live action: Organizers Non-Fiction Cartel will live-edit and project crowd-sourced video during the party.
Sat 9p. The Uniun, 3 Sanborn Ct., Union Square (888-830-8306). $10 here.
Nearby: BackBar; Radio; The Independent
Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangsta: Geto Boys
Your mind isn't playing tricks on you: the legendary Texas rap crew performs their first-ever Boston show.
Fight music: If you've ever raged on office equipment a la Office Space, you're already a fan.
Sat 8p. The Middle East Downstairs, 472 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square (617-864-3278). $25 here.
Nearby: Moksa; Phoenix Landing; Green Street
Beer's Big Bow: Peak Organic IPA Launch
Your best chance to be amongst the first to taste Peak Organic's new IPA, without driving to Maine.
Brew banter: Head brewer Jon Cadoux will be on hand to talk hops in between complementary snacks.
Tonight 8p. Clover HUB, 1075 Cambridge St., Inman Square. Free.
Nearby: Tupelo; Casa Portugal; All-Star Pizza Bar