Friday, April 5, 2013

Glad You Asked: Your Weekend To-Dos

Posted By on April 5, 2013, 1:00 AM

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Dear GYA, I hereby proclaim that Jurassic Park 3D will be a complete waste of my time this weekend.  There, I said it. Why does Hollywood insist on remaking every damned movie into 3-D? Third dimension! Hey, everybody, we've got a third dimension over here! See, nobody cares. Anything happening this weekend better than seeing a 3-D pile of triceratops shit?  - Marcus Bromentine, Midvale---

Marcus, Jurassic Park is an American classic. Personally, I'd love to see Samuel L. Jackson say, "Hold onto your butts" in 3-D. But if that;s not your thing,  here's what's up this weekend. Let's start with Friday:

Ballet West's presentation of Jewels will be happening at the Capitol Theatre, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $19 to $80. 

- Faustina will be hosting an evening of jazz music called Les Groove Artistes, which means "jazz music." The show starts at 8.

- Head to the Woodshed for an evening of sweet chick bands entitled Ladies That Rock. The lineup inlcudes Minx, Bombshell Academy and The Wild Ones. The show starts at 9. 

- Folk-rock band Little Green Cars will be at The State Room this evening. Tickets are $12. The doors open at 8.  

- At Urban Lounge, Mimi Knowles, James Devine and Sam King will be performing. The show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $7.

- Rapper Spaceghostpurrp will be at Kilby Court tonight. Tickets are $13. Doors open at 7.

- Indie band Spiritualized will be onstage at Urban Lounge, starting at 9 p.m. Tickets are $25.  


Saturday's Events:  

- Progressive-folk band  Elephant Revival will be at the State Room this evening. Doors open at 8. Tickets are $14. 

- For a night of dubstep wobbles, check out Dubwise at Urban Lounge, starting at 9. Tickets are $10. 

- At the Barrel Room (inside The Hotel), alternative cover band Hostage will be performing, beginning at 9 p.m.  

- Bar Deluxe will be hosting a CD Release party for local band Track Back. Redemption is also on the bill. The show starts at 9 p.m. 

- Indie bands Allred, Minor Birds and Kat Jones will be at Kilby Court this evening. The show starts at 7.  Tickets are $6. 

- Pop-reggae  group Common Kings will be on the mic at The Complex. Fiji will be providing support. The show starts at 8 p.m.


Sunday's events:  

- The Rose Wagner Center will be showing a non-3-D screening of Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List, starting at 6 p.m. 

- At the Main Library, don't miss the Craft Sabbath April Boutique, kicking off at 1 p.m.

- City Weekly, True TV, Bohemian Brewery and Brewvies will be showing a free screening of the two-hour season premiere of AMC's Mad Men on the big screen. The show starts at  7 p.m. 

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