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Glad You Asked

Glad You Asked: Weekend To-Dos

by Colin Wolf
- Posted // 2013-05-10 -

Dear GYA, What is it about a meaty 6-inch Subway Sandwich that always seems to fill me up? Seriously, those sandwich artists  know what they're doing. You'd think it wouldn't be as satisfying as a 12-inch sandwich, but I'm telling you --somehow, someway, that average-looking sub does the job every time. Anything as happening this weekend as exhilarating as a 6-inch hoagie? - L. Bone Arena, Lehi 

L., As they say, "Never judge a book by it' cover." A well-balanced, well-constructed 6-inch sub can so do the job every time; you just have to know what to do with it. Here are some options for this weekend that are also surprisingly satisfying. Let's start with Friday's events

- Stand-up comedian Jim Norton will be at Wiseguy's West Valley. Show times are 7 and 9 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $20. 

- Electro-indie band The Egg & Sophie Barker will be at The Depot tonight. The show starts at 9. This show is free! 

- Northwest garage-punk band The Thermals will be at Kilby Court. Baby Ghosts are also on the bill. The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $14. 


Saturday's events:  

- At The Garage, Jesse Walker's Groove Garden After Dark will be going down at 9.  

- The Urban Lounge will be hosting SLUG Localized, featuring local tunes from bands like The Hot Club Of Zion, The Ambassadors and Exponential Rabbit. The show starts at 10 p.m. 

- Texas-based rock band The Black Angels will be performing at The Depot. Hanni El-Khatib and Wall of Death are also on the bill. The show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $20. 

- The Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire will be going on all day today at Millcreek Hallow in Ogden. Check-in with City Weekly's The Word for some free swag and to get your pic in the paper!   

- For some great deals on plants, checkout the 2nd Annual Gardenfest at Grace Lutheran School today at 8 a.m.  


Sunday's events:  

- Built To Spill and Junior Rocket Scientist will be performing at Urban Lounge tonight. Doors open at 8. Tickets are $20.

- City Weekly, True TV, Bohemian Brewery and Brewvies Presents will be showing a free screening of Season 6 of AMC's Mad Men on the big screen, starting at 8 p.m. 

- For some fresh veggies and handcrafted goods, head to the International Peace Gardens and take advantage of the People's Market, starting at 9 a.m. 

For the weekend's complete list of things to do, check out our event listings

Twitter:@WolfColin

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