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Weekender Briefs: OU theater department to perform Shakespeare drunk; dads can check out local events


Tommy Boy at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at The Athena Cinema, 20 S. Court St. The Athena is celebrating Dads Weekend with a screening of Tommy Boy. The 1995 comedy is considered a classic featuring Chris Farley and David Spade. So, anyone who wants to share good laughs and some popcorn with their paps’ should head to the Athena to watch. Tickets are $7.  

DJ Barticus Y2K Millennium Dance Party at 9 p.m. at The Union Bar and Grill, 18 W. Union St. DJ Barticus is at it again. Y2K Millennium Dance Party will feature some of the greatest dance music of Generation Y. The cover charge is $3 for those 21 and older and $5 for those who fall a little closer to Generation Z.

Look Dad, No Hands! Comedy Show at 8 p.m. at Donkey Coffee, 17 W. Washington St. Student comedy group Blue Pencil Comedy is looking to impress people’s fathers “for the first time in our entire lives,” according to the event’s Facebook page. The variety show is free to the public, so anyone looking for some chuckles should go with their dads.


Any Colour: Celebrating Pink Floyd at 9 p.m. at The Union, 18 W. Union St. It’s a well-known fact that all dads love classic rock, especially Pink Floyd. The reputable Pink Floyd cover band will perform just in time for Dads Weekend, and has received great reviews. For sons and daughters looking to get a taste of the music their dads grew up, this is the perfect opportunity. There is no mention of a cover charge on The Union’s website or Facebook page, but they usually do charge for events like these, so be prepared to pay up to $5 or $10. 

The Fall of the House of Usher at 8 p.m. at Baker University Center Theatre, 1 Park Place. The Lost Flamingo Theatre Company will perform Robert Lanier’s one-act adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic short story this weekend. The suspenseful play will keep the audience grasping at the edge of their seats. Tickets will be sold at the door for $5.

Crooked Spines, Wonderfool, Gaptooth at 9 p.m. at Casa Nueva Restaurant and Cantina, 6 W. State St. The bands will be playing a free show, but only for people above the age of 18.


Sunday Funday at 3 p.m. at Jackie O’s Taproom, 25 Campbell St. This event will feature food, drinks and an art show by Nancy Epling. There will also be live music by The Venus Flytraps, Blue Moth and Peach Fuzz. The event is free and is a nice way to wind down on Sunday evening.

Much Abrew About Nothing at 4:45 p.m. at Casa Nueva Restaurant and Cantina, 6 W. State St. Ohio University’s theater department will perform a drunk variation of Shakespeare. Actors will be on stage with a drink in one hand and a script in the other. Admission is free.

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