Thursday, January 24, 2008

Sneak Peek: FRI 1/25 to SUN 1/27

Apollo Sunshine These will surely make the list tomorrow...


FRI 1/25

Apollo Sunshine, Self Righteous Brothers, Wonderful Spells
at Milky Way Lounge, 403 Centre St, Jamaica Plain

Wonderfully quirky indie-pop.

FRI 1/25

8pm to 11pm
"Who Killed the Electric Car?" & "A Crude Awakening"
at Stata Center, Room 144, 32 Vassar St, Cambridge (MIT campus)

A double feature at the Environmental Film Festival. There was free pizza last year...

FRI 1/25

Sci-Fi Night: "Destination Moon" & "A Grand Day Out"
at Phillips Auditorium, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St, Cambridge (between Harvard Sq and Fresh Pond)

Cheesy fifties sci-fi with good science -and- Wallace & Gromit go to the Moon.

FRI 1/25

Robyn: Listening Party
at Matt Murphy's Pub, 14 Harvard St, Brookline

The Swedish pop starlet won't be there, but you can listen to her new album.

Shh... If you're in the neighborhood, her record company is going to buy everyone a 'free drink' at 10.

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SAT 1/26

Coffin Lids (11:45pm), Muck and the Mires (10:45pm), Wild Zero (9:45pm), Bill (9pm)
at Abbey Lounge, 3 Beacon St, Somerville (Inman Sq)
$8 / 21+

It's The Coffin Lids' (7") Record Release Party, so there will be giveaways, raffles, and - from 8pm to 10pm - $2 PBR tallboys (which might be a 50-cent discount).

Pub Stage
Jay Allen (8pm)

Get there at 8pm, and you might not even pay the cover...

SAT 1/26

7pm to 7am
30th Annual Science Fiction Marathon
At Bldg 26, Room 100, 60 Vassar St, Cambridge (MIT campus)
$7 / $4 after midnight

At some point, there will be some Hayden Christensen prize giveaways (he was recently at MIT), including Star Wars DVDs & Jumper "onesheet" movie poster autographed by him. Thankfully you won't have to see any of his acting tonight...

7pm Galaxy Quest
9:30pm - Sunshine
11:30pm - pizza break, 'surprise' sci-fi episode
Midnight - The Host
3am - Gattaca
5am - Starship Troopers

SAT 1/26

Lovewhip, Conservative Man, Varsity Drag
at The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain
$8 / 21+

Electro, indie synth-rock, and power-pop from one of the original Lemonheads.

SAT 1/26

Noon to 12:45pm
Intro Boabom Class
at Boston School of Boabom, 33A Harvard St Ste 201, Brookline Village

The Tibetan version of tai-chi or yoga. Hey, you might like it...

The class lasts 45 minutes -- bring loose, comfortable clothes, an open mind, and a huge desire to learn! You can take the class barefoot, or with socks on.

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SUN 1/27

10pm to Midnight
Titler’s Oddville
at The Beehive, 541 Tremont Street, Boston (South End)
$10 online / $15 door

This will likely be a bizarre, jaw-droppingly hilarious "nu-vaudeville" performance featuring dirty songster Red Peters, Shane Mauss, the Yo-Yo Couple, and more. You will definitely never forget this show...

SUN 1/27

The Boston Babydolls w/ The Swaggerin' Growlers
at Paradise Lounge, 969 Comm Ave, Boston (near BU)
$10 / 18+

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