Kevin Smith returns with Jay, and Al Harris departs
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Since sifting through dull newspapers, hyperbolic blogs, and overflowing RSS feeds for meaningful news can be an arduous process, News Net catches and compiles both the amusing and the significant reports that were overlooked this weekend.
• Just in case Kevin Smith’s marathon appearance at Pabst Theater earlier this year didn’t satisfy you, the writer-director-raconteur will be back at the Pabst on May 3 with his pal Jason Mewes for the “Jay & Silent Bob Get Old” tour. Tickets are $39.50 or $59.50 and go on sale at noon Nov. 12.
• Sad news for Packers fans: The Journal Sentinel reports that Al Harris is going to be released today. The 35-year-old was attempting to recover from a knee injury. Let’s remember him with this clip of Harris’ greatest play.
• Milwaukee music blog Seizure Chicken and local concert booker Battle Cry have teamed up for a free music series that takes place every month at the Irish Pub. This month’s show takes place Tuesday and will feature Powder Kegs and Jay Flash, whose latest album, Property Is Theft, is reviewed here.
• Kickass Milwaukee hip-hop label Dope Folks is getting ready to drop another reissue of a lost classic from rap’s golden age. Head here to purchase the single by Chicago’s Ruthless Rod & MC Dollar, 1989’s “Loud As A Banshee”/“1—1,” along with an unreleased third track.