JayceLand's Weekly Rochester Events #159: Mariaville by Car in 21 Minutes
I think I can say officially that I've lost my ability to write. Heck, for the last few weeks all I've done is say that I've got nothing to write about. I keep getting ideas that either aren't very amusing or topics that I couldn't possibly convert into more than a sentence.
How about this weather we're having ... kinda warm, eh? ... umm ... er ...
I bought a bunch of stuff from
First, I needed a copy of tax software so I got
Second, they had an offer to save $20 on $100 of purchases of stuff from their home improvement store (which they bought from OurHouse.com.) I figured I needed some stuff like a new fan, a ladder stabilizer, an oven thermometer ... stuff like that ...
Wait! Where are you going? Ok, ok ... the examples weren't really necessary.
Anyway, Saturday looks like one of those big days that only comes around once every couple months. We've got:
I figure I'll try to go to everything including the stuff that's in the Saturday section below but not listed above.
M O V I E S
The Count of Monte Cristo
- Some guy gets imprisoned falsely and then gets rich so he uses treasure to enact revenge on his accusers.
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist
- I initially wanted to see this but after reading some reviews and realizing the kind of garbage Steve Oedekerk has written and/or directed in the past, well, maybe not.
Basically, some guy is stuck in the middle of
A Walk to Remember
- Wealthy guy and minister's daughter fall in love. Might be good if you like this sort of thing.
I Am Sam
- I'm pretty sure this is about Ted Danson's Cheers character or maybe Geisel Theodor's biopic rather than about a retarded adult parent.
The Bug Jar
(219 Monroe Ave.)
will have the really great
Eddie Nebula and the Plague
(which will include both Adam, their old drummer, and Ben, their new drummer)
and the really great
Dead Blue Hand
starting around 10:45.
will be at
(875 Monroe Ave.)
tonight starting around 10:30.
The other other comedy improv troup
Some Assembly Required
will be at
The Club at Water Street
(204 N. Water St., formerly Piranha)
starting around 7 (and probably for some astronomical cover.)
If worse comes to worse you can always see, hear, and/or otherwise participate in
Drinks by Mary Dawn
(535 S. Clinton)
starting around 10:30.
Trivia Quiz continues at
The Old Toad
(277 Alexander St.)
My interest is waning, but I keep going and we still haven't won--whether we have a few people or a whole bunch.. We've been within a couple questions of winning, but so has everyone else. It all gets started a little after 9.
If you're interested,
Johnny's Smoke Free Bar
(1382 Culver Rd.)
will have a DJ playing
Movie links courtesy The Internet Movie Database Map links courtesy MapsOnUs TV show synopses courtesy TVGrid Some movie synopses courtesy UpcomingMovies.com
It takes about 21 minutes to go from the house I grew up in to get to Mariaville, primarily by Route 159.
is an event that has been confirmed either with the venue, the performers, or both.
links to a band's page on GarageBand.com which offers reviews and information about bands.
is an event that is "non-entertainment" for the masses such as practice sessions, open jams, etc.
is a day when you should fly the flag according to the Veterans of Foreign Wars calendar.
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