The Meaning of Matthew: Judy Shepard, mother of the late Matthew Shepard, is in town to discuss her latest memoir, The Meaning of Matthew. She will also discuss the Matthew Shepard Foundation set up in honor of her son Matthew, a University of Wyoming student who was murdered for being homosexual. The foundation works to bring equality and education to the public about the LGBT community. Shepard will sign copies of her updated paperback release. Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, Free, 6:30 p.m.
Youth in Revolt: The teen comedy Youth in Revolt hits the Troc theatre tonight. For just $3, see the movie starring Michael Cera (Superbad), Justin Long (He’s Just Not That Into You) and Zach Galifianakis (Hangover.) Be sure to arrive early and your $3 goes to a free beer and bag of popcorn. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19130, $3, 8 p.m.
Hole: Rock singer Courtney Love and her band Hole are live at the Electric Factory tonight. As a wife to the late Kurt Cobain, Love has been through a lot over the past few years battling weight loss, drugs and other health issues. Hole has reunited giving fans the music they’ve missed for the past eight years. Foxy Shazam will open the show. Electric Factory, 421 North 7th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19123, $35-$38, 8:30 p.m.