Mac Lethal. Andrew talks about him below, but this is pretty much what you'd expect from the Rhymesayers.



Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. For the five of


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Tonight and Tomorrow's Show Suggestions


Mac Lethal. Andrew talks about him below, but this is pretty much what you'd expect from the Rhymesayers.



Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. For the five of you who are actually going out to drink away the horrors of spending time with your families, you can:



1. Go to the War Room


2. Go to the Blue Moon Tavern for a jamboroo


3. Go to Moe Mod



Anything else happening tomorrow night that's worthy? Pretty much everything seems to be closed...but that's tomorrow! Here's tonight (Partman Parthorse is at the Funhouse tonight, too, by the by):



Mac Lethal, Grieves, Soulcrate Music at 8 p.m., $10



Mac Lethal earned his rep with rapid-fire punch lines, belittling opponents with malicious freestyles ("you look like Roseanne Barr covered in tar") en route to winning the 2002 title at Scribble Jam, hip-hop's cage match. Like fellow Scribble champs Sage Francis (2000) and Rhymefest (2003), the Kansas-based MC has expanded his repertoire beyond observational insults, though he still eviscerates the likes of Soulja Boy and Fergie -- over their own beats - during his concerts. Mac's stellar 2007 album 11:11 ranges from detailed autobiographical sketches to broad parody ("Pound That Beer"), from emotional vulnerability to playful flirtation ("Make Out Bandit"). Earlier this month, Mac unveiled "Black Clover Posse Cut," a bouncy track that explodes live when tourmates Grieves and Soulcrate Music join him to reprise their verses on stage. Mac retired from the battle-rap circuit, but he maintains that format's best qualities: outrageous humor and spontaneity. ANDREW MILLER



Henry Rollins, Moore Theatre, 8 p.m., $25, all ages (as usual)

 If Leonardo da Vinci were to go on a speaking tour, what would an evening in his presence entail? Would he pontificate endlessly on the human form, engaging his audience with a PowerPoint of the Vitruvian Man? Or lecture on his musings of tectonic plates, maybe even topographic anatomy? The point is, you would go, because rarely in life does one have the opportunity to sit in the presence of a true polymath, (someone whose breadth of knowledge spans multiple subjects). While Rollins' talking points differ wildly from da Vinci's -- from political diatribe to punk philosophy to spoken word poetry -- these Renaissance men express intellectual insight luminous as the art they create. RAECHEL SIMS

 
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