LET'S GET NUTS!
, before The Avengers
, and certainly before The Dark Knight,
there was Tim Burton's 1989 Batman
—a wild, dark, weird blockbuster starring Mr. Mom as Batman and Jack Nicholson as the Joker. Nicholson's wild-eyed scenery chewing on the big screen? Yes. EHBagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne, 11 pm, $3, $21+
—Toronto's Fucked Up composed their magnum opus with 2011's David Comes to Life
, and tonight they perform the rock opera in all its hoary, heavy, magnificent glory. It's a work of remarkable depth, reinventing and recontextualizing hardcore punk into something more accessible but just as revolutionary. NL
w/Poison Idea, Sons of Huns, Bison Bison; Dante's, 1 SW 3rd, 9:30 pm, $15