TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3
1. Carmeta Albarus And Jonathan Mack At Politics And Prose
The authors of "The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo" will speak and sign their new book. 7 p.m., all ages, $27
3. Big Business At DC9
Two-piece bands are great. Pummeling drums, growling vocals and a heavy bass sound. Fans of Mastadon and Mudhoney will enjoy them. 8:30 p.m., all ages, $14
4. The Dig At Red Palace
One listen to "I Already Forgot Everything You Said" is enough to convince anyone with a good sense of pop culture that these guys will be big. 8:30 p.m., 18+, $10
5. First Presidential Debate
This is scary. Watch it with us.
TOP 5 FOR THE NEXT 5 DAYS
Thursday, October 4
Stacy London at Sixth and I
Need a fashion upgrade?
Friday, October 5
Screen Vinyl Image, Nervous Curtains, Carni Klirs at SOVA
Familiarize yourself to the sound of local hardcore. SVI is an great two-piece that sounds like you're being hit by a semi-truck.
Saturday, October 6
Halloween Boolesque at State Theatre
The first weekend in October was bound to have some spooky burlesque.
Sunday, October 7
Takoma Park Street Festival
Rain or shine, this fest is happening. Take advantage of the pleasant weather.
Monday, October 8
Melvins Lite at Black Cat
Go see the band that made Kurt Cobain want to start a band.