Forget its reputation: There is no way that Plan 9 from Outer Space is the worst movie ever made. I know this for a fact, because I have seen dozens, maybe as many as a hundred, movies that are much, much worse. It's not even the worse movie in its genre (it's a hybrid zombie/alien invasion movie). ... More >>
Halloween isn't a holiday limited to a single evening of celebrations. There are ghoulish parties all week, many of which include costume contests with serious cash prizes. Whether you're into zombies or burlesque (or both -- there are two parties for that alone) or you just want to dance and get sp ... More >>
Tom MurphyPeter Murphy at The Summit Music Hall PETER MURPHY @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 7/16/13 Near the end of his set last night, Peter Murphy paused a moment as the last echo of "She's In Parties" rang out and the repetitive yet urgent bass line for "Stigmata Martyr" rolled in for a measure or two. T ... More >>
Along with a killer set of pipes, the best frontmen can stand at his pulpit on stage and engage with the crowds and rage while conducting the flow of the show. Decisive, commanding and blunt, these men are the alpha males of alpha males, the kings of kingpins, and like Conquistadors, they take what ... More >>
MELVINS @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | MON, 7/15/13 Since 1983, the Melvins have been perfecting their brand of influential rock, inspired in part by punk and in part by the music Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover grew up hearing as kids in the '60s and '70s. With the Melvins, the two have taken that sound to dif ... More >>
Dan SantoniOgre of ohGrohGr (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater with Left Spine Down and Orbit Service) is a project involving Mark Walk and Ogre (aka Kevin Ogilvie), the legendary frontman from influential and pioneering electronic band Skinny Puppy. During the '80s and '90s, Skinny Puppy c ... More >>
PETER MURPHY at BLUEBIRD | 11/28/11The highlight of last night's show came during the encore, when Peter Murphy came back on stage wearing a short fuzzy hat that looked like a Fez, playing a twelve-string acoustic. After creating an impressionistic soundscape, all four members of the band went into ... More >>
Beginning on July 4, drivers on E-470 will no longer be able to pay cash for tolls. Instead, the interstate is going all electronic; those not signed up for discounted express payments will be billed via a method that traces them using snapshots of their license plates. And to inform the public ab ... More >>
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