Joey Peiser Contributing Editor
Tyson trades knockouts for Scooby-Doo
Have you ever thought that the work of Pulitzer-prize winning novelist Cormac McCarthy, which includes such highly-lauded works as Blood Meridian, The Road, and All the Pretty Horses, was missing something? Perhaps quotation marks? Perhaps more sex? Perhaps, bird sex? If you said yes to any of these, then Mike Tyson Mysteries is the show you’ve been waiting for. The new Adult Swim show, ...Pillbox | November 10, 2014
Andrew Heath, Trumpet. Alumni Concert Hall. 8 p.m.
Andrew Heath will present a recital featuring Françaix, Mahler, Fasch, and more. This recital is given in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Trumpet Performance. The program includes Mahler’s “Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen” and the Fasch Concerto in D.
Tuesday 11.11.14Pillbox | November 10, 2014
Manic Focus delivers hip-shaking grooves
Granted that this is a broad over-simplification, there are typically two kinds of musical artists: those who achieve popularity and success on the back of one breakout hit, and those who slowly build a following by consistently releasing quality songs. Chicago-based electro-soul producer Manic Focus (birth name John McCarten) rests comfortably in the latter category. Classically trained on the pi...Pillbox | November 3, 2014
Jeezy. Stage AE. 8 p.m.
Young Jeezy in support.
The full spectrum of Jeezy will be playing Stage AE. Expect to feel like you’re in the Dirty South. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.
Wednesday 11.5.14Pillbox | November 3, 2014
Primus turns Willy Wonka into Freddy Kreuger
There’s an old saying that when you assume, you make a donkey out of you and me. However, there is one assumption that is probably very safe to make, and that is that every child, and thus every adult, loves the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. While there are a number of reasons the film has a special place in all of our hearts — from the colorful candy room, to Gene Wilder’s iconic...Pillbox | October 27, 2014