Music: The Cloak Ox
“Andrew Broder and his wrecking crew are forging a new path with their most rockist project yet, drawing from inspirations as diverse-yet-sensible as Tom Petty and Funkadelic.” —Spin
The Minneapolitan supergroup made up of Andrew Broder, Martin Dosh, Mark Erickson, and Jeremy Ylvisaker has steadfastly ignored prevailing trends and crafted its own introspective rock and propulsive pop with a panoply of influences. The pedigreed members’ past and current endeavors include Alpha Consumer, Dosh, Fog, Andrew Bird’s band, WHY?, and others.
Movie: High Noon
Directed by Fred Zinnemann
“A love classic, and essential viewing.” —Empire Magazine
Marshal Will Kane (Gary Cooper, in his Oscar-winning performance) tirelessly vows to protect his town from the feared outlaw Miller, an old nemesis. The slow build-up to Miller’s arrival and their showdown plays out over time from the marshal’s morning wedding until the outlaw’s train arrives at noon. Kane shows unwavering dedication to defending his beliefs, even if it jeopardizes his marriage and friendships. With Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, and Lloyd Bridges. 1952, video, 85 minutes.