Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday, August 26, 2004
Jolie Holland - Solar Culture, 31 E. Toole Road. Cathy Rivers opens the gig for the singer/songwriter who combines folk, jazz, blues and pop. 9 p.m. $8.
(21+) Killswitch Engage with Autumn to Ashes, 18 Visions and CRAZYFIST - The Rock, 136 N. Park Ave. What's that you say? One metal band isn't enough? You need four? OK. 9 p.m.
Women's Equality Day Celebration - Pima County Tucson Women's Comission, 445 E. Speedway Blvd. Come and celebrate women's right to vote on the anniversary of that day. 5 p.m. Free. 624-8318.
The Paybacks - Plush, 340 E. Sixth St. Detroit-based rock band brings the "fun back to rock." The Reflection and the Okmoniks open. 9:30 p.m. $5.
Via Satellite - Flash Gallery, 310 E. Congress St. Members of The Album Leaf play for Via Satellite, and The Mission Statement and The Sheltering Sky open. 9 p.m. $5. 628-2944 .
"Big Night" - UA Integrated Learning Center. The International Arts Society Films Series starts off with a "Big Night." The film stars Tony Shalhoub ("Monk") and Stanley Tucci as Italian brothers trying to save their restaurant. 7:30 p.m. Free. 621-3527.
Randy Wooten - Epic Café, 745 N. 4th Ave. The lead singer of The Bloody Lovelies performs an acoustic set with Marc Wright on Friday and Saturday night. Free.
(21+) Camper Van Beethoven with L.P. - City Limits, 6350 E. Tanque Verde Road. Funny, cryptic and ironic, this seminal band paved the way for indie bands like Pavement. $16, 8 p.m.
(21+) Sebadoh with Reuben's Accomplice and Tom Heinl - Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Legendary surly rockers will hopefully get mad at each other and fight. And play music. $10, 9 p.m.
(18+) Karaoke - Papagayo Cantina, 4717 E. Sunrise Drive. Embarrass your friends, loved ones and yourself by shamelessly belting out your favorite guilty pleasure. 9 p.m., Free.
Sue Maakstad - Barnes and Noble, 5130 E. Broadway Blvd. "Sweet Homeschool" author will sign copies of her book. 3 p.m. Free. 512-1166.
Jenni Alpert - Plush, 340 E. Sixth St. The soul artist from Los Angeles is known for her rich voice, which is complemented by acoustic guitar and piano. Free. 9:30 p.m.
"Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Mexican and Spanish Mayólica" - University of Arizona Museum of Art, southeast corner of East Speedway Boulevard and North Park Avenue. Showing until Oct. 10, this exhibit includes more than 101 pieces and interactive activities. Free. 621-7567.
Engine Down - Solar Culture, 31 E. Toole Road. With Brazil, Engine Down is touring to support their self-titled second LP, released on punk label LOOKOUT! Records. 9 p.m. $8.
Noises Off - Marroney Theater. Actors poke fun at how absurd it is to be an actor in this classic comedy. 7:30 p.m. $25 general admission; $23 seniors and UA employees; $18 students.
Modern Languages Auditorium. Poet and essayist Gonzalez is the first in the Poetry Center's Fall 2004 Visiting Poets and Writers Series. His "Memory Fever" was published in 1999 on University of Arizona Press. 8 p.m. Free. 626-3765.
Tsunami Bomb with Audio Karate, Pipedown and Noise Ratchet - Skrappy's, 201 E. Broadway Blvd. You're bound to like at least one of these punk and hardcore bands . 7 p.m. $10.