THURSDAY, AUG. 2 Kurt Braunohler: The comic, who appeared on the podcast “The K Ohle with Kurt Braunohler” and co-hosted the show “Hot Tub” with Kristen Schaal, opens a three-night standup engagement. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.] Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra: The band known for epic live shows and a sound that seamlessly blends rock, pop and classical opens its first North American tour in three decades. [7 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland] The Rake’s Progress: Merola Opera Program’s up-and-coming international singers present Stravinsky’s drama following the decline and fall of an heir who makes a devil’s bargain. [7 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.] Danielle Vincent: The former corporate worker who started her own soap business talks about her book “You-nicorn: 30 Days to Find Your Inner Unicorn and Live the Life You Love.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, … [Read more...] about Aug. 2-4: Kurt Braunohler, Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Rake’s Progress, American Craft Show, American Bach Soloists, Magic of Ryan Kane, Henry Sultan, Cody Jinks, Niall Horan, Chinatown Music Festival
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DANNY WILDCARD — Local folk punk musician. 7:30 p.m., Harp and Hound, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. EARTHWORM AND FRIENDS — Local hip-hop with support from other local bands and a DJ. 9 p.m., Kamikaze’s, 2404 Adams Ave., Ogden. $5. GHOSTOWNE — American twang band from Salt Lake City. 9 p.m., The Yes Hell, 2430 Grant Ave., Ogden. GRANGER SMITH — Country singer croons at a benefit for EnableUtah. 8 p.m., Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E. 25th St., Ogden. Tickets: https://bit.ly/2sVFS7u. $15-$25. NU BLU — Bluegrass band from North Carolina. 8:30 p.m., Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. WEST HAVEN DAYS — Celebrate West Haven with food, rodeo, contests, entertainment, a car show, a parade, fireworks and more. See the full schedule at https://bit.ly/2y8uYk0. 6:30 p.m.-11 p.m. June 22, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. June 23; West Haven Country Park, 2825 W. 3300 South, West Haven. FYRECON — Annual science fiction and fantasy writing and art conference. … [Read more...] about 10-Day Planner: City celebrations, live music, food, festivals and more
TASTE TEST: Dream of the '90s alive in Tomato Bar's Porklandia Remember when people were eating pizza? Vegan pizza, gluten-free pizza? Pizza with a spicy alfredo base, a pesto base, an oil and garlic base? Pizza topped with portobello mushrooms, hardwood-smoked bacon, artichoke hearts and goat cheese?There's a place where that idea still exists as a reality. And I've been there.The tomato sauce never runs dry at Tomato Bar, a modern pizzeria with locations at 79 U.S. 41 in Schererville and 2310 Laporte Ave. in Valparaiso.Cory and Blair Muro, the duo that's also behind Ricochet Tacos and The Market in Valparaiso, run the gourmet pizzeria where chefs toss spinning discs of dough in an open kitchen that features a custom-made 3,000 BTU rotating oven, a Homer Simpson Pez dispenser and a Stormtrooper standing sentinel next to a can of ingredients.Tomato Bar specializes in "outside-the-box" pizzas like The Buff, which includes a Buffalo sauce base, … [Read more...] about TASTE TEST: Dream of the ’90s alive in Tomato Bar’s Porklandia. Le Peep in Valpo offers brunch for the whole family.
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TASTE TEST: Grab some heat with Mexico Lindo's huevos rancheros PORTAGE — Mexico Lindo Mexican Restaurant Bar & Grill is unassuming from the outside but provides a bright and enjoyable atmosphere within.Decorative vines surround the walls and dividers and uplifting tunes carry down from the speakers. A pleasant mural adorns the eastern wall and a colorful bar area also proves inviting.Mexico Lindo, 5908 U.S. 6, offers many staples, including taco, burrito and fajita dinners and platters. However, the establishment is sure to appeal to those looking for some spice and fiery flavor in their meals.One selection, the Pollo a la Diabla, advertises it comes with a signature spicy sauce along with rice and beans. One server said it will take a "Mexican macho" to stomach it.If you're looking for something a little lighter, but still something with a slight zest, consider the huevos rancheros option off the breakfast side of the menu.This dish is served up with two eggs over easy … [Read more...] about TASTE TEST: Grab some heat with Mexico Lindo’s huevos rancheros