The ThermalsWhite FangNovember 16, 2010@ The IndependentBetter than: Wearing actual thermals this time of year. Veiny-necked, deceptively boyish Thermals frontman Hutch Harris has the type of declarative vocal command that makes crowds nod together like a congregation that's just starting to bel ... More >>
T CooperCity Lights Booksfree, 7:30 p.m.T Cooper is interested in history as written by the losers. Not losers in the Greenberg-esque, misanthropic-shitbag sense, but those who've been on the ass-end of history's atrocities. Cooper edited the 2007 anthology The Fictional History of the United Sta ... More >>
Calling itself the Latin band without a Latin name, Il Gato began as a solo project by Daimian Holiday Scott (vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, loop pedal, etc.) during his days living in Spain. Upon returning to the States, he turned the project into a full band. Utilizing an array of instrum ... More >>
Their backgrounds are as different as their comedy styles, but Jamie Kilstein and Reggie Watts should give dynamic, thought-provoking, and hilarious performances this week when they hit the Punch Line with Mary Van Note as part of Sketchfest. Kilstein is a subversive political comic who addresse ... More >>
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