Thursday, January 16, 5 p.m.
Two Bits Grand Opening
Two Bits, 1520 Demonbreun St.
Demonbreun just got a bit cooler. Two bits, actually. Located next to Tin Roof, this place serves up gourmet food, cocktails and free video games. Looking to chow down on buttermilk fried chicken while sipping an Old Fashioned and playing “Ms. Pac Man?” Then run like Sonic to Two Bits’ grand opening party, hosted by Lightning 100.
Deal nearby: Tamarind Indian Bistro
Saturday, January 18, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Pour Some Improv On Me: The Competitive Rock Show
Bongo Java After Hours Theatre, 2007 Belmont Ave.
Improv actors become rockstars in this evening’s jamboree. In an ad-libbed tribute to the ‘80s, the Nashville Improv Company will split into two groups and duke it out for a record contract –those who rock the most on a whim win the evening.
Deal nearby: Atmalogy
Friday, January 17 & Saturday, January 18, 11:59 p.m.
Midnight Movie: “Donnie Darko”
The Belcourt Theatre, 2102 Belcourt Ave.
Who wants to show their commitment to Sparkle Motion? Creepy, funny and more quotable than the Gettysburg Address, “Donnie Darko” is the quintessential midnight movie for sci-fi fans. Bonus: the Belcourt be showing the original theatrical version, which has been out of print since 2001.
Deal nearby: Local Honey
Sunday, January 19, 4:30 p.m.
Fermented Foods with Chef Laura Wilson
Nashville Farmers’ Market, 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd.
When we feel like our food could use an extra dash of culture we turn to Laura Wilson. Learn how to make sauerkraut, pickled beets, kimchi and other fermented finger-lickins at this cooking class. Bonus – we get to take home some starter cultures, too.
Deal nearby: Red Bicycle Coffee & Crepes