NOT JUST ANY KIDS—If Patti Smith had retired after her 1975 album Horses, her legacy would be secure—but the ferocious musician, poet, and activist has amassed a lifetime of inspiring work. Tonight she reads from her new memoir Just Kids, which offers a window into both Smith's relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and the New York music scene of the early 1970s. AH
Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne, 7 pm, $27 (includes a copy of Just Kids)
MEMORIAL COLISEUM 2.0—Winterhawks and Nike museum! Public gym and velodrome! Hotel and casino! Citizens will pitch these and at least a dozen other ideas of how to repurpose Memorial Coliseum tonight as part of city process to decide what to do with the 50-year-old modernist box. SM
Memorial Coliseum, 300 N Winning Way, 5-8:30 pm, register to attend
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