Recreation & Lifestyle

“9” is Science Fiction by the Numbers – 2 popcorns

The review of director Shane Acker’s “9” you really want to read is preferably rendered by a bright, precocious adolescent who, after attending Carnegie Mellon, hopes to excel in an occupation for which there is yet no name. He or she could condescendingly inform why this animated bit of post-apocalyptic sci-fi is either “awesome” or “just so puerile.”

College To Present Re-Imagined “A Clockwork Orange”

EDISON—Belching smokestacks, colossal clock cogs, the ribbed wreckage of a crashed zeppelin, all under lit by the blazing Fires of Industry, Dawson’s steam-punk version of Anthony Burgess’s “A Clockwork Orange” features a soundtrack of Beethoven symphonies screened through the fractious filters of punk, thrash, and techno, then scribble scratched by a goggle-eyed DJ sitting atop a scaffolded clock tower that rises 15 feet above the boards.

Café Offers Live Music

UNION—The Salem Roadhouse Cafe at Townley Presbyterian Church will feature a live music show and art gallery display at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19. “Slight Imperfection”, a local duet group from Millburn, plays Celtic and American rock and folk,…