THE EMPTY BOTTLE , 1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
Join Spooner at CHF for a chat about his coming-of-age graphic memoir The High Desert with writer, producer, and host Jill Hopkins; followed by live musical performances curated by Spooner (who founded the Afro-punk Festival) and featuring Chicago bands; Buggin and Canal Irreal and Bollweevils.
Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291, USA
The High Desert Book Release party! Author James Spooner and Jim Ruland, author of Corporate Rock Sucks: The Rise and Fall of SST Records in Conversation. Live performances by The Tissues and Dangers. Mini Zine fest too!