Experience Deja Vu.
Watching people destroy things has been a trend on YouTube for a hot minute now. The latest comer to the party is The Macro Room, which melts things under high heat under the watchful eye of high-definition, slow-motion cameras. The results are mesmerizing.
On the other hand, watching other people’s Facebook timelines populate with photos of all the cool shit they did last night has been a popular online pastime for going on a decade now. But you don’t have to just sit back and watch! Tonight, you can be one of the doers, making your friends list jealous with your moving and shaking ways.
Just follow our lead. — CG
Oral Fixation: “Out From Under the Rug” at Dallas City Performance Hall
Three years ago, Oral Fixation founder Nicole Stewart made headlines across the country when she shared the incredibly personal story of her decision to abort a baby that would have been born with severe abnormalities. It’s a subject we don’t often like to talk about, choosing instead to sweep these things under the rug. Tonight, several brave storytellers will match Stewart’s candor while sharing their own abortion stories live on stage. — CG
Monster Outbreak Tour at House of Blues
Fresh off his new Justin Bieber collab, Young Posty is back headlining this national energy drink tour. Fast-rising up-and-comers Jazz Cartier and Larry June open. — CG
Madball, Power Trip at Trees
Hardcore lives. Here to prove it is Agnostic Front side project Madball and co-headliners, Dallas torchbearers Power Trip. Creeping Death and Facing Worlds open. — CG
John Lawton and Zoe Sharp at The Wild Detectives
A pair of British spy/crime novelists invade Texas. Lawton’s latest caper features a New York private dick from Texas, so there’s at least some sort of connection to be made. — CG
The pop-up park celebrates an early Halloween this non-Hallows eve. Any excuse to test run next month’s costume, we suppose. — CG
Wolves in the Throne Room, Sabbath Assembly, Cloud Rat at Club Dada
Blending ethereal, almost medieval instrumentation with haunting vocals and occult religious experience in the form of satanic hymns is Texas and New York-based metal outfit, Sabbath Assembly. Tonight they’re sandwiched between Washington black metal outfit Wolves in the Throne Room and Michigan grindcore group Cloud Rat. — Evan Henry
Mutant Wave at RBC
For their latest trick, Mutant Wave residents Hampton Mills and Hesh Law are bringing in Garden of Mary, Silencia and Sleep Colony for this edition of their ever-diverse monthly. — CG
Mars Attacks! at Alamo Drafthouse (Richardson)
Is it Tim Burton’s best film or his worst? You decide! The A-list star-packed 1996 comedy is back on the big screen tonight. — CG
Darsombra at Texas Theatre
Audio-visual psych-rock duo Darsombra will perform both on and behind the theatre’s movie screen tonight, in a sense. Black Taffy and Yells at Eels open. — CG