Ferraby Lionheart The folksy singer-songwriter, who has sown his musical oats in both L.A. and Nashville, celebrates the release of his sophomore long player, "The Jack of Hearts," which hits stores Tuesday. Expect an ambient evening of longing-filled story songs and deft country-infused instrumentation, including soon-to-be hits "Harry & Bess" and "Arkansas." Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd., Echo Park. 8:30 p.m. Free. (213) 389-3856. http://www.bootlegtheater.org.
Satyricon and Roma Rome and the nature of dreams are recurring themes in the work of legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini, and both are apparent in this double bill. "Satyricon" (1969) is a decadent phantasmagoria set in ancient Rome and loosely adapted from Petronius; "Roma" (1972) is an impressionistic love letter to Fellini's favorite city. New Beverly Cinema, 7165 W. Beverly Blvd., L.A. 7:30 and 10 p.m. $7 (double feature). (323) 938-4038. http://www.newbevcinema.com.
826 LA's Adult Writing Seminar Kids these days need no prompting or instruction in the art of documenting their own lives, but for grown-ups who want to get into the formal memoir game, this creative-writing institution will host a workshop on the craft as part of its adult writing seminar series. Panelists include Brooke Berman, Mark Salzman, Times columnist Meghan Daum and contributing editor D.J. Waldie. 826 LA West, 685 W. Venice Blvd., Venice. 7:30 p.m. $25. http://www.826LA.org.