>>> Building on her career as a New York Times Best Book of the Year winner and Pulitzer finalist (for Swamplandia!), the now-local Karen Russell will be appearing at the Free Library’s Central Branch, behind her new horror-volume Vampires in the Lemon Grove. Also appearing are Claire Vaye Watkins and Amity Gaige. We figure you’ve fallen seriously behind on that new year’s resolution to read more, so this is a chance to light that fire for real.
>>> Or you can grab a (few) drinks in a bar or living room of your choice and drink every time they show Ted Nugent during the State of the Union.