It's that weekend, y'all! We've got a great roundup of events for you. Read on to find one that's perfect for you.
Song credit: DFLN x Mefaun - "Polysaccharides" from BEAT LIFE: COMP.1
Available at https://beatlife.bandcamp.com/releases
Stupid F*cking Bird @ Magnetic 375
Opens Thursday (through Saturday) at 7:30
The award-winning retelling of Anton Chekov's The Seagull
, penned by Aaron Posner, comes to Magnetic. The show is "furiously paced, often hilarious, irreverent, but moving, and song-filled." Sign us up.
An Evening with Shane Parish and Tatsuya Nakatani and Shane Parish Duo @ Static Age Records
Two sets from two of two talented musicians in the Static Age listening room before they embark on recording their sophomore album together. Carmelo Pampillonio opens.
@ The Mothlight
This dance party and night of witchy wonder is also a benefit for OUR Voice, which provides rape crisis services and sexual assault prevention education. $5, larger donations welcome. DJs Lil Meow Meow, Malinalli, and Abu Disarray will keep the dance floor bumping.
Noname @ the Orange Peel
Poetry, spoken word, and hip hop from Chicago-born Rising Star Noname, who recently opened for Ms. Lauryn Hill on her tour.
Saturday, April 15
FBO at Hominy Creek Grand Opening @ 230 Hominy Creek Rd
11 am-11 pm
French Broad Outfitters welcome you to their new summertime outdoor space at the Hominy Creek put-in/take-out spot. Sip some beer, re-up your floating stash, rent boats, and inflate your tubes for free. Live music from Scooter Hayward and the Repeat Offenders from 5-7. Food from Deli Llammma food truck. Float season begins now.
Spring Arts Festival @ Salvage Station
Local and handmade arts and crafts, plus all kinds of other goodies + activities (including vintage treasures and face painting), for your perusing and purchasing pleasure.
BEAT LIFE Daytime Showcase @ the RAD Skatepark [FEATURED WEEKEND UPDATE EVENT]
Eight local producers and DJs come together to play a free, all-ages show at the RAD Skatepark (37 Foundy St behind the new Wedge/12 Bones). Come for the skating, the music, or both, and bring the kids. The lineup includes Koresma, DJ Kutzu, Vietnam Jerry, mor∆sso, EmE, and more. BBQ and beer available are just a short walk away, and be sure to check out the brilliant street art in the area while you're there.
Sunday, April 16
Saluds and Salutations @ Burial Beer
Take a yoga class from local instructor Tucker Waldron, and then sip on a delicious beer while you enjoy brunch from Salt & Smoke's kitchen. Saluds and Salutations happens at five local breweries, one on every Sunday in April.
Pabst Sabbath @ Lazy Diamond
10 pm-2 am
Lazy Diamond never fails to provide alternative holiday entertainment, and this Easter Sunday is no different. Enjoy music from the Krektones, Senator Artie Mondello, and DJ Chubberbird. Pabst cans cost a buck. We're not sure how the movie Spider Baby
is involved, but just using the image on the event page warrants extra points.