10/2013

Sci-Fi Fall Arts Harvest

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 12:11pm

Science fiction has been tantilizing—and terrifying—readers since Mary Shelley wrote of reanimating the dead 200 years ago, but the genre has since grown past print. More than 20 artists working in various media—paint, photography, glass, stone, and digital—gaze into our dark, horrifying, and wondrous future at 40 West Art Gallery's Sci-Fi Fall Arts Harvest. Tue-Sat noon-4 p.m.

Broadway Idiot

Submitted by Edit Interns on Sun, 10/06/2013 - 11:59am

From punk rock mosh pits to Broadway, this documentary follows Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong as he works with theater veterans to turn his hit album, American Idiot, into a hit musical. Granting screeners backstage access to rehearsals, the creative team's process, and live performances, this film chronicles Armstrong's transformation from rock star to Broadway bigwig. Tue 7 p.m. 

 

Passion Pit

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 9:37am

The complex, introspective electro-pop of Passion Pit has made them a favorite of college students and hipsters everywhere. Lead singer Michael Angelakos' personal demons define their 2012 sophomore release, Gossamer, but it's not an unhinged, disconcerted sound. Every random piece is in its place, a labyrinthine creation that does any incubus justice. Tue 7 p.m.

John Fogerty

Submitted by Stephen Kasica on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:45pm

More than 40 years into his career, John Fogerty is still performing and has taken to country music. The 68-year-old rock icon will play from his latest country album, Wrote a Song for Everyone. Tue 7-9 p.m.

Idan Raichel Project

Submitted by Stephen Kasica on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 4:05pm

In the ’90s, this Israeli musician started touring from base to base with the Israeli army’s rock band. Today, he plays all over the world. Expect an eclectic evening as Hebrew lyrics, electronic music, and Amharic choruses find their ways into his songs. Tue 8 p.m.

Sir Sly

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 9:56am

Somewhere in the melancholic musical ether between Coldplay and The Neighbourhood lives Sir Sly, an enigmatic L.A-based electronic rock trio that's slowly been building hype on the indie music scene. See them live now, and you'll be able to tell everyone you were a fan before they were a big deal. Tue 8 p.m.