WHAT: Songs Pointed & Pointless Signing
WHO: Harry Shearer
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Book Soup
WHY: Harry Shearer sings.
WHAT: Fundraiser, $250 a head
WHO: Barack Obama
WHEN: 7:30 to 9:30 pm
WHERE: Arena, 643 N. La Cienega rsvp here.
WHY: Democratic process + star power
WHAT: Spook Country, Book Signing
WHO: William Gibson
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHY: First book since Pattern Recognition.
WHAT: MOCA After Dark
WHO: Saul Williams
WHEN: 6-10 pm
WHERE: MOCA, 250 S. Grand Ave., L.A.
WHY: Everything looks better at night.
WHAT: Los Feliz Poetry Slam
WHO: Dufflyn Lammers and the team
WHEN: 8 pm
WHERE: Formosa Cafe, 7156 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood
WHY: Get in the mood for a new week.
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