No plans for today's apocalypse? The Experimental Sound Studio presents Drone for the End of Time, 12 hours' worth of continuous sound to celebrate the apparent dawn of a new age.
Building on his meager beginnings as a reality-TV star on MTV's From G's To Gents, Houston rapper Riff Raff—who performs tonight at Reggie's Rock Club—has emerged as an MC worth paying attention to, "cultivating a persona based on his supposed extreme artistic and financial success and a sartorial style that only a star could pull off in public," according to Miles Raymer. DJ Benzi and MattBoyWhite open.
At Lincoln Hall, Everything Is Terrible, the notorious found-footage website and occasional touring live production, presents Holiday Special 2012! Cataclysmic Transformation!, a holiday stage show perfect for those with an interest in analog kitsch and a high tolerance for demented humor.
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