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The PopCulteer May 2, 2014
With so many things happening this week, and so much stuff to catch up with, we’re going to Take a moment to review the PopCult highlights.
Tuesday we updated you with the latest news from Captain Action and ReMEGO figures. Wednesday I posted an essay about a great new way to deal with telemarketers. Yesterday our Bookshelf featured covered the career of the late comic book great, Al Fieldstein. We also previewed this weekend’s Theater events and looked at what’s happening at The Blue Parrot.
Looking ahead to the weekend. Tomorrow will see a new RFC Flashback entry, reviving one of the “lost” episodes of Radio Free Charleston. Sunday we are running a featuring introducing you to The Ford Theater Reunion, who will be playing at The Boulevard Tavern next week.
And now that we’re all caught up, how about we look at some of the cool things happening in and around Charleston this weekend that we haven’t already covered yet?
At The Boulevard Tavern at 10 PM, it’s the headlining debut of Soul Slaw, Charleston, WV’s newest collective effort to provide the Kanawha Valley with tasty jams. Well seasoned musicians, marinated in the local scene for years, playing extended versions of songs from Allmans to Zappa. Special guests, The Amazing Automatics kick off the evening with tunes we all know and love.The cover is five bucks.
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY
Head to your local comic book shop and pick up as many free comics as you are allowed. It’s all day long and it’s your best chance to get something for nothing all year.
Of if you get your comics from Westfield, like I do, just order them online.
All-Day All-Ages Show
At the Elkview Community Center, Everpulse presents their annual Spring Bash, starting at 1 PM. Featuring Everpulse,Relative Obsecurity, No Pretty Pictures, Johhny Compton, Erin Kelly, and a new band from Chillicothe OH, From Another Planet. There is NO COVER and this is a great chance to catch some terrific local artists early in the day in a safe environment.
More Free Music
Cover Free Music on Saturday includes The Yew Piney Trio at 7 PM at Bluegrass Kitchen, Ritch Collins Three-0 at 7:30 at Taylor Books, Renegade Mary at Smiley’s Lounge at 9 PM and an open mic at Crumbpecker’s Bar in Saint Albans.
At 7 PM, it’s West Virginia Youth Symphony Spring Concert at The Scottish Rites Temple (406 Capitol Street in Charleston). Admission: $10 for adults, children free.
That’s it for this week. Keep checking PopCult for all the latest news on what seems to be a random assortment of topics.