you found last week's events too high-minded and cultural,
then do we have news for you! This week's, we give you a multitude of events ranging from trashy to flashy ... and also, curiously, an unusual number of
opportunities to dress up in ridiculous costumes: there's a renaissance
fair, a pirate crawl, a J-pop concert, and the Pride Idol show.
Welcome to June! It's Potty Training Awareness Month, National Turkey Lovers' Month, and National Bathroom Reading Month.
This first week of June celebrates none of those, which is probably a good choice; instead, it embraces the off-beat with interactive arts, cult films and gorey
House, Black Shampoo and The
all having midnight showings, and Aussie musical-comedian Tim Minchin will be
preforming at the Wilbur.
And now, for some nerd-inspired slam poetry:This is for the nerds who want to get involved with humanoid robots but never had a chance to go to a workshop! This is for the people who have had to rewind their videos because whoever rented it before them didn't!This is for the zombies that got autopsied without donating their bodies to science!
This week we wonder: will Duncan Jones' Source Code be as good as Moon?
last week's festivities took a toll on your fragile human body, then
perhaps you'll this week's relaxing blend of music and poetry. On the
flipside, you could continue to party hard with a variety of comic,
phantasmogoric and pseudo-pornographic delights.
possible week: After learning about mushrooms, Nazi ciphers, and
cancer, I explore the depths of the human condition in Frankenstein, and
chill for a couple hours with Bruce Campbell and some Maltese puppies.
Then my Freestyle Full Beard wins top honors; and the next day,
Singularity happens at Oberon, whereupon nanomachines invent
themselves and cure hangovers, just in time for Spring Break 2011.
"Harry Potter: The Exhibition"
arrived at the Museum of Science in October, much to the delight of
wide-eyed urchins, fantasy fans, and twenty-somethings who never got
over their childhood dreams of receiving a Hogwarts letter (not to
mention Phoenix art critics). Since then, visitors to the exhibit (on display through February 21)
have noted that although the show is sparkling with enchantment and
imagination and all that good stuff, it’s kinda lacking on the, well,
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