The Insiders: We’re in pursuit of trivia (and deep dish skins)
Concord Insider's Ben Conant and Keith Testa
(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)
Thomas Driscoll painting.
What new Monitor feature has readers hooting, hollering and clamoring for more? The answer is – of course – the Insiders! There is no question in our minds that tonight’s hot event is anything but trivial. If you want to show off your smarts, or just chow down on some deep dish pizza skins, look no further than trivia night at Uno Chicago Grill (15 Fort Eddy Road).
Readers may remember that the Insider dominated all comers at Uno’s for our Trivia issue last year; we’ll let you have a chance this time, we promise.
The game starts at 8; make sure to get there early if you want to get tipsy enough to thoroughly embarrass yourself. (“Margaret Thatcher WAS the first woman to swim the English Channel, and we stand by that answer. No, YOU’RE wrong! No, YOU’RE making a scene!”)
Swag and Uno’s gift cards are at stake for the winners.
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Elsewhere, time is running out to experience Thomas Driscoll’s “A Sense Of Place” exhibit at McGowan Fine Art.
His moody browns, yellows, oranges and reds lend a mysterious air to the paintings, like viewing the movie Mirrormask through a warped, hazy lens.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 10 Hills Avenue. The exhibit closes Friday.
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Finally, a few corrections from last week’s columns:
Last week’s snowstorm was caused by a predictable series of weather events, not by witchcraft as we previously reported.
Rush Limbaugh was not spotted in town last week; a little digging revealed that it was a snowman.
And, contrary to our report, parking tickets do not just go away if you leave them in a dish of Coca-Cola overnight.
We’ll try to do better next time.
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