CRITIC’S PICK: Post-punk pioneer and Sonic Youth co-founder Thurston Moore will discuss his new memoir Sonic Life with former Creative Loafing columnist Chad Radford in an appearance at The Plaza. According to event host A Cappella Books, Moore will also perform a short set. Moore will then introduce a screening of director Stuart Swezey’s documentary Desolation Center, featuring rare footage of Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Swans, Redd Kross, Einstürzende Neubauten and, of course, Sonic Youth. — Kevin C. Madigan
From the venue:
$35 ticket includes a pre-signed copy of the book and admission to the 7 p.m. talk. $45 ticket includes a pre-signed copy of the book and admission to the 7 p.m. talk and the 8:30 p.m. screening of the documentary. $20 ticket admits the holder to the screening at 8:30 p.m.
The Plaza Theatre, 1049 Ponce DeLeon Avenue, Atlanta 30306