My, What a Busy Week!
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And then there was fun.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21
CINEMA & MUSIC—One of the most polarizing films of our time, I'm sure you'll agree, is Baz Luhrmann's 1996 modernization of Romeo + Juliet. If you're among those who loved it, see it get the Fin de Cinema treatment tonight with a live soundtrack! And if you hated it? Maybe you'll like it better this way? MS w/Magic Fades, Grammies, Soul Ipsum; Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 8:30 pm, $5-8
MUSIC—There's nothing achy-breaky about the heartfelt country-folk of Widower, whose new album Fool Moon is yearning and gorgeous. Don't miss 'em play the newly refurbished—and fantastic—showroom at the Alberta Street Pub, along with Widower's Mama Bird labelmate Barna Howard, and a solo set by some dude from some big Seattle band. NL w/Josiah Johnson; Alberta Street Pub, 1036 NE Alberta, 9 pm, $7
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
FILM—We've been giving mad props to the NW Film Center's Top Down series of
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