Gameplan 2/14/13 (I Love You Too)

Happy Valentines Day FUNSERV! I love you too <3

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Obama is at Decatur today. Actually, on his way now. People are gathering at the Marta Station at noon if you want to do the pound with him.  He will be promoting early childhood education, and discussing the middle class / the economy.

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Imagine Dragons Tabernacle, 7:30pm, $32 Its sold out – so check Stubhub if you want to go. “The groups name is an anagram, the original words for which are unknown except to the members of the band”.
What a bunch of assholes.
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Earphunk, Brownout, Bird City Revolutionaries Masquerade, 8pm, $10 A friend, Coby Venable, sends a song per day via e-mail (send an e-mail to cobyvv@gmail.com if you want in. Its worth it) and he says they are one sick funk jamband from NOLA on the rise, who keeps coming back to better venues in the A. (5 spot -> Olde Smiths, noww Masquerade). Have a listen. Click
The K-Holes, Call of the Wild, Wymyns Prysyn The Earl, 9pm, $tix K hole, a slang term for the state of mind when one takes high doses of ketamine. See also: psychedelic experience. Click
ATL Collective presents: Purple Rain The Sound Table, 9pm, $13 Game Blouses Click
Adron, Hello Ocho, Christ, Lord 529, 9pm, for free!!!! Its a Smoochathon! Really great local bands. What a day for music. Guaranteed to get ass 2nite. Click
Jeff Bujak, Slowriter The Five Spot, 9pm, $7 There will be an LED hula-hoop involved. Click
Mood Rings, Red Sea, Feast of Violet Star Bar, 9pm, Free Sponsored by the Champagne of beers, surprises to come Click
Psychemagik Somehow also at the Sound Table, 10pm, No cover A duo from UK that is “Fu&*@ng Brilliant” + I think that the Purple Rain event is in the other room. Click
Up Until Now, STS9’s David Murphy Terminal West, 10pm, $15 Sound Tribe Sector 9 = post-rock dance music, or, Livetronica. Click
AkuYou, Black Lodge, Entertainment Drunken Unicorn, 9pm, $5 Are you not entertained?! Click
Lalah Hathaway Variety Playhouse, 7:30pm, $30 The First Daughter of Soul Click

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  • My boys Trip Freeman (fellow eagle) & Cory Kalico (KYDhave just released their newest Mixtape. Download it here for free. Collective Efforts, the Constellations, Wheeler Boys are all featured in this very ATL Album. You will love it + these guys are dope as hell.
  • There is a Flash Mob Today going on at noon at Woodruff Park https://www.facebook.com/events/564454646916772/?ref=14 I think.. I think its some sort of dance. The idea behind the flash mob is to unite and make known that we want to stop the atrocities committed against 1 billion women world wide (Whether its rape, beatings, etc). Someone please film this.

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  • Frida & Diego; Passion, Politics and Painting opens up at $40 a couple https://www.facebook.com/events/438907159515941/?ref=14 at the High Musem ($10 if you are a member). Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter (the one with the Unibrow) celebrated for her self-portraits and feminist themes. She was impaled in the vagina in a freak accident. You think you are having a bad day? Starts at 6pm

Usual Thursday Shindigs:

  • El Bar (939 Ponce de Leon NE) make sure you get there late and prepare to get low. Talented DJs, a room that is way too small, and $5 tequila shots that come with a free beer. Expect a cover. Solid hip hop way to end a night.
  • Street Food Thursdays happens from 11-2pm on 12th and Peachtree if you happen to be in midtown.
  • Trap Muzik Thursdays at Connect Lounge ( 253 Auburn Ave) Free drinks, $10 admission, and watch live Trap music performances
  • Battle & Brew (279 Powers Ferry Rd)  has fight night every Thursday - for $5 and different games battling every time, from street fighter to starcraft (better hope no Koreans are there!!) . Check the schedule here http://battleandbrew.com/ battles begin at 8pm. Also – please watch this epic street fighter video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2G1f0DlO9A Yes, I’m going to hell.
  • Toasty Thursdays - $5 at the QUAD (114 Spring St NW) where you can just kick it, with great drink specials, free hookah, projected videogames and beer pong.
  • Mad Lib-ations at Little 5′s Corner Tavern ( 1174 Euclid Ave) play the beloved word game of your youth in an adult manner. Starts at 7pm with prizes each round. fo frizzle.
  • Peters Street All Stars at Castleberry Hill (281 Peters St) a fun and free jazz session in a solid part of town, starting at 9pm fo free!
Plan Your Weekend Accordingly:
 

In the News:  New bike lanes are coming to Ponce.  KSU is getting a football team. JP Morgan Chase releases our states’ economic outlook. And my favorite — ATL cops chase a donut truck.

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