Monday, Sept. 20
Three authors present their works at Carytown Books. Joe Meno’s “Hairstyles of the Damned,” about growing up punk in Chicago; Derek McCormack’s previous works and “The Haunted Hillbilly,” and Daniel Nester presents “God Save My Queen II: The Show Must Go On.” 7 p.m. FREE. 359-4831.
Tuesday, Sept. 21
All-media show featuring James River Art League and Gene Toutsti. Opening Reception 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Runs through Oct. 21. Crossroads Art Center, 2016 Staples Mills Road. 278-8950
Wednesday, Sept. 22
Sommer Browning, poetry. 7:30 p.m. Chop Suey Books, 1317 W. Cary St. Free. 497-4705.
The Midnight Creeps, Bloody Crackdown, Flickerflame at McCormack’s Irish Pub, 12 N.18th St.; $5. 9 p.m.18 and up.