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Friday October 21
Hell City Kings
LP/CD Release Party
with
TeXXXaSGhost Town Electric
The Freakouts
@ Fitzgerald’s
Well,  Say what you want about the Hell City Kings but damn if they don’t know how to promote a record release …

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10 Things other than great music at FPSF
May 29, 2011 – 11:03 pm | No Comment
10 Things other than great music at FPSF

1. Noise Gates
Installation artist group ‘exurb’ has fashioned two massive ‘human theremins’ that produce sound and frequency by human interaction. This is some sci-fi madness.
2. Select Skate Park
Our friends at Select Skate are …

Comicpalooza 2011
May 27, 2011 – 1:02 pm | No Comment
Comicpalooza 2011

Summer Fest is coming up next weekend but if you’re into comic books make sure to clear your schedule this weekend for another festival. Comicpalooza has come a long way from its humble beginnings in …

13 Assassins
May 27, 2011 – 12:50 pm | One Comment
13 Assassins

13 Assassins has to be one of the great samurai films of all time. As directed by Takashi Miike 13 Assassins builds slowly to a stupendous battle sequence that last nearly 40-minutes and pits …

Testify - John Reen Davis and Bob Weber of the Anarchitex
May 27, 2011 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Testify – John Reen Davis and Bob Weber of the Anarchitex

Punk Rock has been so commercialized, commoditized, and tamed that these days you can likely turn on Disney channel and find some teen sitcom with a character that superficially swipes from the genre. But it …

Preview: Caddywhompus at Free Press Summerfest
May 26, 2011 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
Preview: Caddywhompus at Free Press Summerfest

Psychedelic noise pop duo Caddywhompus, born in Houston but raised in New Orleans, have been turning heads with their frenetic, math rock sound. Landing a spot on Flavorwire’s 10 New Orleans Bands You Need to …

FFW – The Free Press Preview for May 26th – June 1st
May 26, 2011 – 1:26 pm | No Comment
FFW – The Free Press Preview for May 26th – June 1st

This Week’s Featured Show
Anarchitex
CD Release
@ Cactus Music
(5PM free)
Is it me or has Punk Rock been reduced to hardcore and Pop-Punk?  Sometimes it seems that way but back in the 80’s bands like Really Red, The …

Incendies
May 25, 2011 – 6:44 pm | No Comment
Incendies

Incendies is not a difficult film to fathom, but you will have a difficult time getting this film out of your mind. That’s a good thing.
Canadian director Denis Villeneuve has fashioned a modern day tale …

The Hangover Part II
May 25, 2011 – 3:28 am | No Comment
The Hangover Part II

The Hangover Part II will be the perfect tonic for those that thought the movie Choke was too tame. The ads for the film give the protagonists a brown tinged grimness, soaked in sweat and …

FPSF Scholarship Fund: Get your needy friend a free weekend pass
May 24, 2011 – 9:54 pm | 3 Comments
FPSF Scholarship Fund: Get your needy friend a free weekend pass

The folks over here at FPH know what it is like to be ‘livin’ la vida ‘broke-ah’. Having no money not only means no food, no shelter, no medicine but also no well deserved entertainment. …

Catastrophic Theatre’s “Crave” will destroy you
May 24, 2011 – 4:57 pm | No Comment
Catastrophic Theatre’s “Crave” will destroy you

By Alex Wukman
There are plays that are entertaining for both the audience and the actors. There are plays that challenge the audience or actors, either through the difficulty of the script or the themes that are explored; and then there’s Catastrophic Theatre’s production …