October 9, 2009, 2009
Yet another hectic week, along with a hand affliction, has caused us to once again truncate The PopCulteer. This week we’re going to focus on some cool weekend events that you should check out.
Located on the fifth floor of The Quarrier Building, this intimate performance venue plys host to Bob Thompson and Duo Divertido Saturday night. This is part of The Charleston Jazz Series, A minimum $25 donation gets you in the door for an evening of sublime jazz music, enhanced by th special vibe that can only be had at LiveMix Studio. The show runs from 8 PM to 11 PM.
Next Tuesday, also at LiveMix, Brookly-based singer/songwriter, Jonah Smith, brings his his two-piece band to Quarrier Street. You can check out Bill Lynch’s brief interview with Jonah here. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Call (304) 415-2947 for more info.
The No Pants Players Go Commando
Not really, but they will get raunchy Saturday night at 10 PM at the Kanawha Players’Workshop, 309 Beauregard Street, Charleston. Ten dollars will get you into this rare NOT-family-friendly show by West Virginia’s top improv comedy troupe. Bill Lynch wrote a great piece on the NPP. Go read it.
Above you see a scene from “The World’s Biggest Buttplug,” part of the last uncensored No Pants Players show.
For The Sake Of The Porkchops
Many friends of Radio Free Charleston will be appearing at “Pennies For Porkchop” Sunday night at The Empty Glass. This is a benefit to help Eamon Hardiman (also a friend of RFC who appeared on episode 40) finish his latest horror epic, Porkchop. You can read a whole hell of a lot about it here. A five dollar minimum donation gets you in to hear RFC guests Diablo Blues, The Concept, The Button Flies, Sierra Ferrell and James Brown, Tofujitsu, T.J. King and other bands. There will be a special appearence by BURT FLEMING! The show kicks off at 7 PM.
Next Week In PopCult
You can look forward to our Sunday videos, Monday art, and episode 84 of Radio Free Charleston, featuring Shindig and the drawing in the First Great Guitar Giveaway. You can also keep your eyes out for a post about the link between Rubik’s Cube and self esteem.