TWO GIGS this weekend, y'all - Friday AND Saturday!
Gig One: an all-out no-holds-barred dance party with DJ C (!!!!) and the amazing DJ Flack, at the Milky Way. BOUNCEMENT is the name of the party, and you really should not miss it. It's only $5 before 11pm, and only $7 after, and there's delicious pizza upstairs at Bella Luna so you have no excuse to stay away. All my Boston-Area peeps come out and dance it up!
Gig Two: a Benefit for 826 Boston (which I didn't even know existed) a branch of the great 826 organization I know as 826 Valencia. It's a nonprofit "dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write." Their programs are free and very comprehensive (field trips, workshop, all kinds of stuff) and are supported by these hilarious "stores" - the one in SF is Pirate themed - you can buy eye patches, root around in sand for buried treasure, play with lard, etc etc. The one in Boston is Bigfoot-themed.
So I am djing at The North American Symposium on Sasquatch Research. I can't wait to put this on my CV.
it's a benefit event so the price tag is high ish. But you do get a lot of entertaining events, a subscription to GOOD magazine and FREE DRINKS: The fun starts at 6pm:
# 6:00 – 7:00 Symposium Check-in & Cocktails
# 7:00 – 7:15 Mammalologist Eugene Mirman
# 7:15 – 7:45 “Does Sasquatch exist?” panel (incl. Cryptozoologist Loren Coleman)
# 7:45 – 7:50 Giant Crab Wrestling
# 7:45 – 8:00 Yeti Researcher Author, Josh Bearman
# 8:00 – 8:05 Leech Ballet
# 8:05 – 8:25 Author Jim Shepard
# 8:30 – 9:00 Product Demonstrations & Bigfoot Films
# 9:00 – 10:00 DJ Set & Dancing
A fuller description of the event is here: http://www.826boston.org/events/152
and you can subscribe/RSVP here: http://www.goodmagazine.com/events/826boston