• Sam Scott Hunter
  • Gates of Slumber

Music

Show: Gates of Slumber “I might not be able to talk too much about what makes this Indiana doom-metal band so appealing to me without going into embarrassing detail about the pubescent sexual awakening I underwent upon discovering my dad’s old Conan the Barbarian paperbacks in our musty basement,” writes Monica Kendrick.

10 PM, Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600 or 866-468-3401, $20.

Dinner: Thai Village Homey, comfortable, classic, dependable . . . all the stock adjectives apply, and yet somehow Thai Village stands out from the crowd.

2053 W. Division St., 773-384-5352