Capsule reviews of films playing in town

300 (R, 117 minutes) Much like his previous work, Sin City, Frank Miller’s stylish comic book 300 comes to life on the big screen. This faithful (nearly panel-for-panel) adaptation arrives courtesy of up-and-comer Zack Snyder (Dawn of the Dead). This violent, highly visual adventure tale tells the story of the battle of Thermopylae in 480 […]

Senior sideman

Senior sideman

Dave Kannensohn was about to schedule a gig for May 4th when his musical partner, guitarist Peter Richardson, said, “Maybe you better leave that date open.” That’s because Richardson and drummer Drex Weaver had already made some plans to celebrate Kannensohn’s 92nd birthday. The festivities will be held at Saxx on Friday, May 4th, where […]

1st Friday: May 4

Abundant Life Gallery “Interdisciplinary,” paintings by Dave Moore, with collages by Michele White, 6-9pm. Angelo “Amsterdam: A Personal View,” collage by Marijk Wilcke and Loes Van Riel, 5:30-7:30pm. Art Upstairs “Mostly Piedmont: Recent Landscapes,” oil paintings by Anne Warren Holland, 6-9pm. Batteau Custom Framing “Color Harmonies: Landscapes in Pastel” by Diane Velasco; oil paintings by […]