Welcome to your daily Hit List featuring the shows, events, gatherings, and so on that will keep your social life slightly above average.
The theater/screening pick of the week is the Angels in America at Shakespeare Theatre Company. Part 1 will be staged by the National Theatre Live tonight and tomorrow night.
Excellent New Orleans duo Caddywhompus plays Songbyrd.
The Arsonists begins a run at Woolly Mammoth.
Comet Ping Pong has a solid lineup of Big Hush, Alien Boy, Beverly Tender and Saturday Night. I will never understand naming a band something like Saturday Night. They’re intentionally going for a who’s-on-first? interaction, right? It’s tough naming bands but having to explain that the name you picked is actually the name must be tougher.
Back to school!
If none of these options float your boat, check out our AGENDA for more ideas (side note: promoters/venues: posting events in the AGENDA is free and open to all-so please use it.)