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Ola! This weekend feels very mid summer…. School is creeping up but there is still time to get some fantastic lake and event time in before the season is kaput (or before Artprize begins!) Here are a few suggestions to make your weekend wonderfully-full!

Word on the Street August 5, 2010.

Suit up in your scruff shine best, toss a hat on top of yer head and head out to Viceroy tonight. Hugo is booking some rad shows including tonight’s Matt Clifford Trio they will be taking the stage from 8:30pm - 10:30pm. Since Matt was local and has re-Located this is your only time to see him jam in GR.
Location: 53 Commerce
Cost: $5-ish

Thursday at the DAAC check a traveling line up. Rusala and Taskmaster from Vancouver, Canada, Paranoid Time from Kzoo, Being from Dayton and Bored Straight from Milwaukee local bands include Ripped Dad and Victory.
Show starts at7pm
Cost: $6.00
Location 115 S. Division.

Gentleman This is the DATE OPPORTUNITY OF THE WEEKEND…… Grab take out from Angel’s Thai, Bring a lawn chair or blanket and at dusk (9:30ish) they are going to spark up the screen at Mya Lyn’s Elipctic Buster Keaton’s The General. This is part of the Gram on the Green series
Location: Monroe and Monroe
Cost: Free!

Sketch Comedy at Dog Story on Friday and Saturday night at 9pm. The Show “ the Don’t we Boys” promised to be rough and tumble while salving the mysteries of Comedy and putting the adventure back into sketches. Yes. Take it as a sign that my Itunes just spunThe Valkyrie; Ride of the Valkyrie. How fitting for weekend adventures in Adventure Sketch Comedy!
Location: 1111 Taylor by Leonard and Plainfield
Cost: $7.00

Music at the DAAC includes Yung Trub, Lanac and maybe another band… the show starts at 8 and is all ages, like all the time!
Cost: 6
Location 115 S. Division.

So if you haven’t heard about this movie yet it is my distinct pleasure to let you know that  “Exit Through The Gift Shop” is opening Friday at the UICA. So, there is this graffiti artist Banksy, and no body knows who he is, but he seems to hop around lots and his stuff pops up in different cities. So the movie is about trying to catch up to him along with a bit of footage of Shepard Fairey and Invader (one of my favorites) also in the flick. See it. Times at (there is also a movie about Joan Rivers as well if you are into that kind of thing)
Location: 41 Sheldon SE
Cost: Members: $5, Non-Members: $7

Inherit the Wind is a play about a teacher in Tennessee who caught flack for teaching Evolution in 1925. The Trial and exploits were recorded as a play and presented by the Heritage Theater Group. There are shows each day this weekend at 8pm. For Detials Check out
Location 160 Fountain NE
Cost: Adults $18.00 Seniors/Students with ID $14.00 All seats Sundays (performances at 2pm)  $10.00

Its always good to brush up on your legal prowess. There will be a free class informing you of your rights called Know your Rights Against Police Workshop on Saturday from 1-3pm. In house, on the street, in a car; your rights belong to you, but if you don’t know what they are you can’t protect them.  This is the first of a series so you might want to check it…
Location 671 Davis Ave NW

The DAAC Saturday line up includes Swimsuit, Radiator Hospital and Bogue Millionaires. Show Starts at 1pm.
Cost: $6
Location 115 S. Division.

So this is super spiffy. On Wednesday night from 5-9pm you can get together and craft with some like minded Craftsters at the Victory Garden This event is weekly and if the spirit moves you  should bring a snack to share. Need more details?
Located at 1350 Wealthy Street.
Cost: Free

The Caribbean Art Festival is looking for artists to be exhibited in their annual show. The deadline is FRIDAY so get up on it. There is no entry fee and you need to contact Erick Pichardd ar [email protected] for details!

ArtPeers is opening up registration for their Fall Festival  which will be taking place on September 9 thru the 11th on Wealthy Street between Fuller Ave. and Union Ave to get the dirty low down and register go to their website
Questions? [email protected]

ALSO ARTISTS Create your Permanent Artist Profile at

Looking to spunk up your fall? Take a class at the UICA ( and get dirty with some clay or get healthy with Parks and Rec ( Registration is open for both,  feed your body and your soul!

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