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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Retribution Gospel Choir

Sept. 29 Retribution Gospel Choir Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St., 9 p.m., $10, myspace.com/retributiongospelchoir With an upbeat, yet melodic and psychedelic medley, Retribution Gospel Choir adds to the ingenious consistency of great bands released by Sub Pop Records over the last three decades. With songs like “Hide It Away” and “Working Hard,” the three-piece outfit forms a sound with obvious hard rock...

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Those Darlins w/ Turbo Fruits and Dim Light

Sept. 28 Those Darlins w/ Turbo Fruits and Dim Light Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $8, theslowdown.com It can’t be easy being a garage rock group from the hills of Tennessee. Strum a power chord while wearing cowboy boots and the “bourbon-soaked” and “country-fried” descriptions pile up like cigarette butts in an empty beer bottle. Thankfully, Those Darlins’ don’t seem to care. They’ll sing...

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Emmitt-Nershi Band w/ The Weeping Figs

Sept. 27 Emmitt-Nershi Band w/ The Weeping Figs  Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St., 9 p.m., $12 ADV/$14 DOS, onepercentproductions.com What is it with jam bands being named after food? Phish, Leftover Salmon and the String Cheese Incident either had a bad case of the munchies or all listened to the 1970s acoustic blues-rock outfit, Hot Tuna. Whatever the case, Drew Emmitt of Leftover Salmon and Bill Nershi of the...

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Winnebago Man w/ director Ben Steinbauer Q&A

Sept. 25 Winnebago Man w/ director Ben Steinbauer Q&A Film Streams, 1340 Mike Fahey St. 7 p.m., $9, $7 seniors/students filmstreams.org   Jack Rebney was something of a cult icon — he just wasn’t aware of it. The Found Footage Festival catapulted the so-called “Angriest Man in the World” into public view. Bumbling, profane and angry, in the outtakes of his RV sales video even found ways to invent new swear...

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