Sunday 11.09 | 8 Days a Week | Indy Week
Pin It

Sunday 11.09 

click to enlarge 11.6-eights.the-stigmatizat.gif

El Greco to Velázquez
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University—This is the closing weekend of the Nasher's blockbuster show of art from the Spanish Golden Age of Philip III, meaning the first two decades of the 17th century. Museum hours have been extended to midnight on both Saturday, Nov. 8 and today. For tickets, call 660-1701 or visit For our review of the show, see "Exhilaration, anxiety and a Golden Age at the Nasher."

James McMurtry
Cat's Cradle—James McMurtry's sound is a beat-up truck four-wheeling through a bog of mud. The Austin-based singer-songwriter plays humid rock that brings up images of blue-collar Southern life. Hypnotic guitar solos, dirty twang and an incessant beat pull songs through the thick, but the lyrics are the gun rack on McMurtry's truck. For instance, on "Cheney's Toy," from his latest album, Just Us Kids, he asks President Bush "Ain't you grand/ when the guns are blazin'?/ Bring 'em on/ Cheney's toy." The result of this year's election will determine just how pissed off the show is. The Dedringers bluesy rock, with '60s melodies showing in the rear view mirror, opens. Pay $15 at 8:30 p.m. —Andrew Ritchey

  • El Greco to Velázquez; more

Latest in 8 Days a Week


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

Latest in 8 Days a Week

Twitter Activity


I meant to catch this a while ago but "Pirate Love" is a song by the Heartbreakers, not the Dolls...just …

by gojiku13 on Monday 3.22 (8 Days a Week)


Add Gal Costa to Duke's Brazil music legend column. Costa was here, in Reynolds Theater, this fall. Her …

by Aaron Greenwald on Sunday 3.14 (8 Days a Week)

Most Read

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…

© 2016 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation