Thursday, March 27, 2008

Sneak Peek: FRI 3/27 to SUN 3/30

The Hard Lessons
I am so screwed this week. Below is almost everything I have for Saturday. I can't whittle it down (yet)!


FRI 3/28

"All About Darfur"
at The Democracy Center, 45 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge (Harvard Sq)
$5 suggested donation

A benefit for The Sudan-Reach Women's Foundation. They wouldn't mind if you RSVP'ed.

FRI 3/28

The Shods (Midnight), The Teenage Prayers (11pm), Watts (10pm), The Tampoffs (9pm)
at TT the Bear's Place, 10 Brookline St, Cambridge (Central Sq)
$10 / 21+

Really not a bad band here.

FRI 3/28 and SAT 3/29

Door 6pm
2nd Annual Alt Country Extravaganza
at Church, 69 Kilmarnock St, Boston (Fenway)
$8 advance / $10 day of show / 21+

Last year's superlong show has been split in two.

FRI 3/28

Rev. Bob And The Darkness (12:15am), The Bean Pickers Union (11:30pm), Wheelers And Dealers (10:45pm), Dearborn Valley (10pm), Bryan Pero & The Tired Horses (9:15pm), The Molenes (8:30pm), Patrick Dunn (7:45pm), The Patrons (7pm)

SAT 3/29

Cassavettes (Midnight), Lucky 57 (11:15pm), Mike MacDonald & The Widow Makers (10:30pm), Golden West Motor Lodge (9:45pm), The Bees Knees (9pm), The Beau Roland Band (8:15pm), The Dave Sammarco Band (7:30pm), Autumn Hollow (6:45pm), Thunderpants Johnson's Hillbilly Orchestra (6pm)

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Good Music...

SAT 3/29

Peelander-Z, Powerglove, Wild Zero, The Asthmatics
at Middle East - Upstairs, 472 Mass Ave, Cambridge (Central Sq)
$9 / 18+

Peelander-Z is "Japanese Anime Punk" band. Funny stuff.

SAT 3/29

Tulsa, Major Stars, Viva Viva, Faces on Film
at Middle East - Downstairs, 480 Mass Ave, Cambridge (Central Sq)
$10 / 18+

SAT 3/29

The Ergs, For Science, The Serious Geniuses, Bread & Roses, Robert Sarazin Blake, The Closet Fairies
at The Democracy Center, 45 Mt. Auburn, Cambridge (Harvard Sq)
$7 Suggested Donation / All Ages

Benefit for RAZORCAKE zine

SAT 3/29

The Hard Lessons, The Sterns, Age Rings
at O'Brien's, 3 Harvard St, Allston
$9 / 21+

I saw this live video for The Hard Lessons, and I want to see them.

Science Stuff...

SAT 3/29

9am to 4:30pm
FIRST Robotics Competition
at Agganis Arena, 925 Comm Ave (BU campus)

Appearance by the Blue Man Group at 12:45pm.
SAT 3/29

4:30pm to 6:30pm
"Town Hall Meeting on Space" w/ Bill Nye
at Clay Center Observatory, Dexter/Southfield School, 20 Newton St, Brookline
FREE (But reserve your spot on the website)

Bill Nye The Science Guy!

You are invited to participate in the inaugural Town Hall Meeting on Space, the first of a series that The Planetary Society plans to host around the United States over the next few months.
Immediately following the Town Hall meeting... A light buffet and refreshments will be served. The Stars Court will be lit and the Observatory will be open for tours.

Note: best for middle school age and up and any planetary science enthusiasts.

Seating is limited. Reservations strongly recommended.
Various Free Stuff...

SAT 3/29

Noon to 2pm
Soup Tasting w/ Marjorie Druker, "The New England Soup Factory Cookbook"
at Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut St, Newton

I wouldn't go just for free soup, but...

SAT 3/29

2pm to 4pm
"King Corn"
at Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Boston (Copley Sq)

SAT 3/29

Sounds & Delicacies Of Armenia And The Middle East
at Chenery Middle School, 95 Washington Street, Belmont

The Belmont Human Rights Commission is holding an Open House Concert.

With Christiane Karam & ZilZALA and The Arev Armenian Folk Ensemble.

SAT 3/29

Spring Grand Tasting
at Wine Gallery, 371 Boylston St, Brookline (near Brookline Village)
FREE / 21+
Come on by to sample wine, sake, cider, and mead. Expect lots of tasty treats and lots of people.
Burlesque Show...

SAT 3/29

10pm to 2am
Sin-O-Matic: Burlesque Night
at Machine, 1254 Boylston St, Boston
$10 / 21+

"50's Pin-up Party" w/ Dominique Immora, Jezebel Pussycat, Sayomi, & Ruby Roulette.
No dress code for this event.
(But I'm sure latex is appreciated...)

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SUN 3/30

8am to 4pm
Human Rights Torch Relay
from Hopkinton to Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common

A protest about human rights abuses in China is probably as effective as any official US action...

SUN 3/30

GG Allin Memorial Show
at The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain
$10 / All Ages

With Murder Junkies, Mob Hit, Bad Lieutenants, Death In Custody, Shit Fuck, Thunderhog, Refuse Resist, Hope Lane Is A Dead End

Free BBQ at 3pm (with admission).

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