New York

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It's not October yet, but you can still get excited for Halloween tonight with a screening at Nitehawk Cinema of Brian de Palma's 1971 film Carrie [Flavorpill]

Literary magazine Canteen Mag is having an Epic Brooklyn Book Festival Party that will feature an open bar and performances by bands Devin, Starlight Girls, and Vorhees. Head over for a night of bands, books, and booze. [My Free Concert]

Tonight's the start of All Tomorrow's Parties -- head over to Pier 36 to catch Frank Ocean! [via Papermag]

Acclaimed author Jeffrey Eugenides (The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex) will head to powerHouse Arena to read and discuss his most recent work, The Marriage Plot, a novel about recent college grads struggling in work and romance in the early 80s. [via Papermag]

Los Angeles

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Whimsical duo Azure Ray, whose whispy and enchanting vocals have made them standout dreampop stars, are playing tonight at Largo. [Oh My Rockness]

Painter Lydia Emily and The Karma Underground, a group of politically-minded artists who work on behalf of a variety of different causes, are hosting a charity art show to bring awareness to the persecution of the Tibetan people. The show will feature artists such as Shepard FaireyHenry RollinsKiino Villand and more. [LA Weekly]

Chicago

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Infamous metal band The Melvins are playing tonight at The Double Door so do attend if you're in the mood to head-bang all night long. They band is currently attempting to complete a 51 day tour through 50 states which, if completed successfully, will no doubt be awarded a Guinness World Record. [Flavorpill]

The release party for photographer Bernard Colbert's book Getting Into Face is tonight at Eyeporium Gallery, followed by a lip-synching party at Debonair Social Club. The book features photographs of Sal-E and JoJo Baby -- two drag queens who perform at the Boom Boom Room in San Francisco -- that were taken by Colbert over the past five years. [Chicago Reader]

London

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Check out Fabric Live at club Fabric London to dance to bands like Fake Blood, Clouds, Kill Em All, and many more. [Last.fm]

Jessie J plays Roundhouse tonight as part of the iTunes Festival. [via TimeOut]

It's the last weekend to snag goodies like furniture, household items, accessories and prints from some of the city's best art school grads at the Salad Days Pop Up shop at 34 Marshall St. as part of the London Design Festival. [via TimeOut]
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