Oct. 1-30 RESPECTACLE The New BLK Gallery, 1213 Jones St. Opening reception Oct. 1, 6-10 p.m. FREE, 403.5619, The New BLK makes a respectable spectacle with this exhibit featuring 11 local artists in photography, mixed media, painting, glass, sculpture and ceramics who haven’t formally exhibited together. From dynamic glass artist Julie Conway, to strangely exotic photographer Bill Sitzmann, to...

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Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band

Sept. 30 Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band Stir Concert Cove, Harrah’s Casino, 7:30 p.m., $30 ADV/$35 DOS, Guitarist Derek Trucks and singer-songwriter Susan Tedeschi were called “the power blues-rock couple of this era,” by The Boston Herald. This husband and wife have racked up serious critical acclaim and fan attention with their respective bands. Trucks began his career as a guitarist with...

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Brave Combo

Sept. 30 Brave Combo New Lift Lounge, 4727 S. 96th St. 5:30 p.m., $12, 339.7170, The thing is, most people don’t realize Brave Combo is a big deal. This for-lack-of-a-better-term polka band has been around since 1979. Hailing from Denton, Texas — a Dallas satellite with a much better music scene than you probably realize — the quintet’s released more than 30 albums and toured the world many...

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El Ten Eleven w/ Dosh and Baths

Sept. 30 El Ten Eleven w/ Dosh and Baths Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $8, While El Ten Eleven consists of just two people, the CA-based band manages to sound like a thorough four-piece much of the time. The sound is full and atmospheric, with an inventive and engaging drummer and his cohort manning a double-necked bass/guitar. They do this without laptops or sequencers, instead relying on...

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Shock Jock

Blue Barn is ‘On The Air’ with Talk Radio at Downtown Space Talk Radio struck a timely chord when it was a Pulitzer-nominated play. It seems even more timely 22 years later as it opens at the Blue Barn’s Downtown Space. Then America had shock jocks like Howard Stern and liberal voices such as Alan Berg in Denver. When Oliver Stone turned it into a movie he changed the ending to deal with the assassination of...

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Long Time Coming

Lovely, Still enjoys wide release When Martin Landau spins anecdotes about icons he’s worked with during a celebrated acting career, it is a Who’s Who of Hollywood. James Dean, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Joe Mankiewicz, Sidney Poitier, Steve McQueen, Jeff Bridges, Francis Ford Coppola, Angelica Huston, Claire Bloom, Woody Allen, Johnny Depp, Tim Burton. The 82-year-old...

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Style Savvy

It has always been a firm belief of mine that models should be seen and not heard. Partly because them talking has often historically ended in catastrophe. Think: Naomi Campbell’s cell phone assaults or the now infamous Helena Christensen interview circa 1994 where she felt the need to incessantly rant about the importance of vegetarianism because ‘Leo’ told her (I’m assuming she meant DiCaprio since he’s...

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