1. If you’re in New York: Tonight’s Repulsion show is the Blackened Music Series’ inaugural event, set to bring seriously heavy music to the Brooklyn metal masses. Pig Destroyer and Brutal Truth will also play. 2. If you’re in Los Angeles: The lavishly illustrated docu-novel from artist Zak Smith expands on certain extant themes in his paintings and drawings — specifically those relating to the alt-culture, or indie wing, of the porn business. He reads tonight at Skylight Books. 3. If you’re in San Francisco: Nosaj Thing is the alias of Jason Chung, a 24 year-old L.A. based glitch-hop artist and producer whose perfectionism inspires the of use nearly any object capable of making noise to create his eerie, elegant tracks. Catch him at Mighty tonight. 4. If you’re in Chicago: In Steven Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience, porn star Sasha Grey portrays Chelsea, a high-class escort who visits clients during the economic crisis before the 2008 presidential election.
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