• Paul Ruscha will be signing books for his exhibit "Full Moon" tonight during the Second Thursday Downtown Art Walk from 6–9 PM at Pharmaka Gallery.
• Also during the Art Walk, El Nopal Press hosts an opening reception for "The Russian Prints," recent works by Peter Liashkov, also from 6–9 PM. El Nopal Press is located at 109 West 5th Street, between Main and Spring. For more info, call (213) 239-0417.
• At the Henry Fonda Theater, catch My Morning Jacket with Saul Williams tonight at 9 PM. Tickets are $20.50.
• Seamus Blackley, creator of Microsoft’s Xbox, along with Heather Chaplin and Aaron Ruby, will present and sign Smartbomb at Book Soup tonight at 7 PM.
• Gary Baseman will sign Illustration Now! at the Taschen Store from 6–8 PM.
• Vroman's Bookstore presents the X-List Panel Discussion (and signing) tonight at Pasadena Central Library. Featuring film critics Kenneth Turan, Kevin Thomas, John Anderson, Peter Rainer, David Ansen, Richard Schickel, Ella Taylor and Joe Morgenstern, who will be discussing the most sexually exciting films at 7 PM.
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