Weekend Hit List


weekend hit list 8.24.12

Friday 7th

  • Geoff Johns Signing

    The DC Comics Universe (which includes Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman et al. for the uninitiated) has undergone many changes (or crises, for the initiated), but one constant for years has been writer... [READ MORE]

  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band

    Last weekend’s jazz fest celebrated traditional jazz out of New Orleans and modernist jazz out of New Orleans. But what about the neo-traditional sound of the updated marching brass band a la the Dirty... [READ MORE]

  • The Handgrenades/ The High Strung

    Every time the Handgrenades play another show, the plaudits seem to get a little bit louder. The influences are obvious, from the Brit Invasion bands to the Beach Boys (check out the harmonies these... [READ MORE]


Saturday 8th

  • Dally in the Alley

    Organized by volunteers and the North Cass Community Union- All without aid of corporate sponsorship- this festival is set in the unique and historic alleys of the north Cass Corridor. A neighborhood... [READ MORE]

  • Ungrateful Daughter: Dally in the Alley

    Cass Corridor: Ungrateful Daughter are: Frank Woodman-Jaguar. Hillary Woodman-lectric' Ukulele. Ryan Michels-skins [READ MORE]

  • Geoff Johns Presentation

    Meet Baz’s creator, Geoff Johns (left) – a Lebanese American who grew up in metro Detroit, studied at Michigan State University, and is now chief creative officer of DC Entertainment – at a pair... [READ MORE]

  • Metric

    Metric is a Canadian indie rock-new wave band that has been around since ’98, and, in that time, has gotten big enough to play the Fillmore. Two of the peeps in the band also play with Broken Social... [READ MORE]

  • Kenny Tudrick

    We said last week that Kenny Tudrick was to be at the Lager House (oops), but this is the official release show for the double-CD we raved about in our cover story a while back. Apparently, there will... [READ MORE]

  • Cirque du Womp: Circus 13

    Circus 13 is billed as Cirque du Womp’s first party of the year, in celebration of the great planetary shift of this very special celestial year. In other words, expect cosmic, trance-y electronica... [READ MORE]


Sunday 9th

  • Shopping and Fucking

    Mark Ravenhill's groundbreaking play follows a crowd of drifters and sex traders in a seedy area of London. Five main characters comprise an unlikely family at whose center is an ever-changing love triangle... [READ MORE]

  • Joel Peterson Chamber Music Concert

    The increasingly prominent bassist Joel Peterson — Immigrant Suns, Odu Afrobeat, Lac La Belle, Bo House curator, etc. — presents two sets of chamber music for small ensembles drawing on players from... [READ MORE]

  • Jack of Heart

    On Jack of Heart’s description on its Facebook profile, it says “fuck MySpace, fuck Facebook.” Again, that is written on the Facebook profile. Let’s just assume that these French garage rockers... [READ MORE]



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