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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

It's Happening Tonight!

Posted by Alison Hallett on Wed, May 29, 2013 at 4:14 PM


COMIC BOOKS—DC Comics originally hired Ender's Game author/homophobic bigot Orson Scott Card to write a story in their new Adventures of Superman. Controversy ensued, and Card's contribution was quickly cut—Floating World Comics is celebrating the now hate-free comic's release with a signing featuring great local writer Jeff Parker! Plus, proceeds will go to LGBT charity! Hooray! EH
Floating World Comics, 400 NW Couch, 5-7 pm, FREE

MUSIC—Holy Fire, Foals' third record, delves into ambitious, atmospheric waters while retaining the schizophrenic precision that has earned them near-universal acclaim in their native England. With a deserved reputation as an enthralling live act to boot, it's only a matter of time before they're headlining festivals on this side of the pond. AR
w/Surfer Blood, Blondfire; Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, 9 pm, $18-20, all ages

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