Weekend Guide

July 09, 2009

THURSDAY

'DR. STRANGELOVE:' Stanley Kubrick's 1964 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb screens at this week's Flicks from the Hill at 9 p.m. at American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway. Peter Sellers stars in this political satire as Group Captain Lionel Mandrake, President Merkin Muffley and Dr. Strangelove. Attendees may also tour the museum for free from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event is free. Call 410-244-1900 go to avam.org.

STAIND: The Massachusetts-based rock band fronted by Aaron Lewis has gone from covering '90s grunge bands to recording six studio albums that included such singles as "It's Been Awhile." Now the band is joined by Shinedown, Chevelle and Halestorm for the Stimulate This! Tour at Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25-$39.50 Go to ticketmaster.com.

ANI DIFRANCO: The folky/punky singer defies standard labels, but her songs often express political statements with feminist lyrics. DiFranco takes the stage at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place, at 8 p.m. She tours in support of Red Letter Year, her latest release. Tickets are $40. Go to tickets.ramsheadlive.com.

Comedy night: You spent the day walking around with your fly down and nobody told you. There was something unidentifiable on your face during your last meeting. Nobody told you about that, either. If these situations sound familiar, you may want to check out "Humiliated! A Night of Confessional Comedy" at Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles St. The show highlights some of the more embarrassing moments of adolescence and includes stories by Jason Scott, Kat Hudson, Jamie Parrish and Jim Meyer. Ace of Cakes' Mary Alice Yeskey even reads from her sixth-grade diary. The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7. Go to themetrogallery.net.

SUMMER BEER OLYMPICS: Some athletes never need to hit the gym. Play your favorite drinking games, including beer pong and flip cup, to win prizes and bar tabs at Power Plant Live bars. Participating bars include Mex, Luckie's, Angels Rock Bar and Mosaic. Admission is $15 for men, $10 for women. Power Plant Live is at 34 Market Place. Go to powerplantlive.com.

VICTORIA VOX: The talented ukulele player is joined by her friends and fellow musicians Jess McQuay and Katie Chambers at the Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. The trio performs Vox originals, as well as a few covers. The show starts at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free. Call 410-396-1580 or go to prattlibrary.org.

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