Your Perks: 1) An umbrella that can resist gale-force winds. Though maybe you should just go inside if it comes to that. 2) Button-ups from the one and only Jared Lang. You like them. 3) A specially engraved bottle of Johnnie Walker Platinum. Say it with whiskey.
Things to do for August 27, 2015
Pork, Walking Sculptures and Game of Thrones Burlesque
The weekend is pouring some out for Don Orsillo.
It’s an Indie Film Festival, Obviously
—A documentary about the 1985 Clue VCR Mystery Game.
—A film set in the Boston indie rock scene.
—Something meta and directed by James Franco.
Yep. The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival is back. It’s at the Somerville and Brattle theaters and... you won’t need 3D glasses.
So your date at No. 9 went well. You could 1) call it a night, or 2) take them to see two giant wooden sculptures called Strandbeests that were created by a Dutch artist and will literally be walking around City Hall and Dewey Square tomorrow night. Either way: weird.
Uniform’s in a 30% Off Mood
You’ll start hearing words soon. Words like “layering” and “sweater” and “pumpkin spice.” Ignore those. Instead, head straight to Uniform, where their remaining summer stock of soft tees and lightweight jackets is 30% off. Still summer in there.
Game of Thrones, Meet Burlesque
Fun fact: only one Game of Thrones–themed burlesque show is personally approved by George R. R. Martin. Funner fact: said burlesque show is about to grace the Davis Square Theatre this Sunday, with... well, probably the same amount of undress as the show.
A DJ and Far Too Much Pork
Con: summer’s ending. Pro: here comes an end-of-summer party at La Brasa, where $20 gets you a drink, a pig roast buffet and a live DJ. It’s how the pig would have wanted it.