Boston posthardcore band Pile's third album, October's Dripping, "feels like a deleted scene from Fight Club," writes Leor Galil. Catch their set at Abbey Pub with Geronimo!, Fat History Month, and My Dad.
The Poetry Foundation hosts Poetry on Stage: Poetry as Comedy, where Chicago actors recite humorous work by John Updike, Ogden Nash, Ezra Pound, and others.
The Building Stage's final production, Dawn, Quixote—described by the company as an "existential fantasy for six actors with fake beards"—opens tonight.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.