Deadliest Catchers and drunk bull riders top our Picks of the Week


Guys from the Deadliest Catch sign their book at Legacy on Tuesday.
Every Monday, Scene calendar editor Cris Glaser provides a random but reliable sampling of things to do in the week ahead. For more options, log onto And check back Friday for C-Notes' Picks of the Weekend. Monday: Cleveland NAACP chief Stanley Miller and Cleveland Muni Court Judge Ron Adrine lead a chorus of more than 120 judges, mayors, pastors, and corporate CEOs for Sing Out! to benefit the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. The agency will also pay tribute to U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs-Jones and Shaker Heights Muni Court Judge K.J. Montgomery for their work in rape-prevention awareness. The concert starts at 7 p.m. at the Cleveland Play House, 8500 Euclid Avenue. Tickets cost $100. Calling 216-619-6194. Tuesday: Brothers Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand autograph their new book, Time Bandit: Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World’s Deadliest Jobs, during a meet-and-greet tonight at Legacy Village. The sibs star on the Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch, in which the show tracks up to 10 boat crews during the treacherous crab-fishing season off the Alaskan coast. The book-signing starts at 7 p.m. at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 24519 Cedar Road in Lyndhurst. Call 216-691-7000 for details. Wednesday: New York’s Blood on the Wall is in the house as the trio peddles their new CD, Liferz. The band is made up of the Kansas-born brother-and-sister team of Brad and Courtney Shanks, with newly hired drummer Zach Campbell in tow. The concert starts at 9 p.m. at the Grog Shop, 2785 Euclid Heights Boulevard in Cleveland Heights. A $7 ticket gets you in the door. Call 216-321-8900 for more information.. Thursday: Dirty Cowboys’ mechanical bull gets a hip-thrusting workout tonight for the honky tonk’s weekly Ladies’ Night. Here’s how it works: Any gal can hop on the contraption for a chance to win bragging rights as the “Sexiest Bull Rider.” Even if you don’t win, the club will take care of your bar tab until midnight. The rides start at 9 p.m. at Dirty Cowboys, 2743 Medina Road in Medina. Admission is free. For the 411, call 330-723-8844.

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