Friday, December 4, 2009

The Weekend Has Landed - December 4th

*Friday*

Durham Gay and Lesbian Happy Hour @ Whiskey - Check out our feature. 7pm.

Super Sounds for Saving Lives @ Broad Street Cafe - Check out our feature. 8pm.

Catherine and Kathy’s 20th Anniversary Toys for Tots Party! @ Club Steel Blue - 8pm

Humble Tripe CD Release Party @ Duke Coffeehouse - The CD release party for Humble Tripe's debut album, Counting Stars. They will be accompanied by Midtown Dickens and Justin Robinson and the Mary Annettes (of the Carolina Chocolate Drops). Doors at 8pm, show at 9pm. FREE/BYOB.

Funkuponya @ Papa Mojo's - It's time to get your funk on with this instrumental quartet hailing from Raleigh. 9:30pm/$7.

Yep Rock and Red Eye Dance Party @ The Pinhook - Observe how record labels and distributors rock out. 9pm.

*Saturday*

Holiday Festival @ Brightleaf Square - The Caroling Party will be providing holiday cheer from 12-2pm, and singer-songwriter Tad Dreis will be performing from 2:30-4pm. For the kids, there will be face painting with Zoe the Clown from 1-3pm, and Santa Claus himself will make an appearance from 1:30-2:30pm.

Scientific Superstar CD Release @ The MarVell - The show will also feature Beloved Binge and Battle Rockets. 6pm/FREE.

Retrofantasma Film Series @ Carolina Theatre - Alien: The Director's Cut at 7:30pm, Leviathan at 9:30pm.

St. Lawrence String Quartet @ Reynolds Industries Theater - The quartet will be performing Beethoven's String Quartet in C Sharp Minor, Op. 131 and John Adams's String Quartet (2008, St. Lawrence String Quartet Commission). 8pm/$30.

Live Music @ Broad Street Cafe - Flava at 8pm, The Gravy Boys at 10pm.

Mystery Hillbillies @ Papa Mojo's - A country music quartet that draws from styles that range from the 40s up to present day. 9:30pm/$8.

Lip Syncing Competition @ The Pinhook - Jeff and King present "Puttin' on the Hits," a Lip Syncing Competition and dance party. 10pm/FREE.

*Sunday*

Chef Shirle's Vegan Brunch @ The Pinhook - This month the menu includes shepherds pie, garden salad, fresh fruit and coffee. Bloody Marys and Mimosas will of course be available. 12pm/$7.

Holiday Bawl III
@ Carolina Theatre - A benefit for the Durham Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC and Independent Animal Rescue. Admission is FREE with a donation of canned goods for the food bank or cat food for IAR. It will be a 35mm David Lean double feature, including Brief Encounter at 2:30pm and Summertime at 4:30pm.

BSC Kids @ Broad Street Cafe - Featuring storyteller Robin Kitson and balloon artist Steve McDonough. 4:30pm/FREE.
 
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