Rebuilding Exchange celebrates five years of finding uses for reclaimed building materials. The Salvagers' Ball boasts interactive games with Common Hoops, music from the Low Down Brass Band, and food from the Peasantry, Hot Chocolate, and Honey Butter Fried Chicken. VIP guests get a sneak peek at the Lagunitas Brewery.
The fictional town of Night Vale regularly experiences supernatural occurrences, and thanks to a weekly podcast it's easy to keep up with the hooded figures, flashing lights, and Secret Police. You can get updates on the town at Welcome to Night Vale Live, which includes music from a special guest. Read more here.
The Patio Theater is up and running after taking winter off (seriously, it is spring, right?), and Jim Henson and Frank Oz's supremely weird The Dark Crystal screens tonight. The cult classic features some downright strange creature designs and a sense of humor that can only be described as "different." If you haven't seen it, what are you waiting for?
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