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Guide to what’s happening in Philly this week

Metro's guide to what's happening in Philadelphia this week.

MUSIC

Radio 104.5 Block Party

Saturday, 4 p.m.

Free, The Piazza at Schmidt’s

www.atthepiazza.com

The Airborne Toxic Event, The Naked and Famous and Panic Years play this month’s installment of the free summer music series.

Mad Decent Block Party

Sunday, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Free, The Piazza at Schmidt’s

www.maddecentblockparty.com

There’s no moon bounce (from what we can tell), but there will be performances by Diplo, Gang Gang Dance, Major Lazer, Das Racist, Curren$y and more.

Man Man

Friday, 7 p.m.

The Trocadero, $14

www.ticketmaster.com

The Philly guys brought along the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Grandchildren for their homecoming at the Troc.

Taylor Swift

Saturday, 7 p.m.

Lincoln Financial Field

$48-$90

www.ticketmaster.com

The hometown girl is back with her “Speak Now” world tour. (Note to all Berks County residents: If you’re as cute as Taylor Swift, we’ll grant you honorary Philly status, even if you date Jonas brothers and sing country pop.)

FOOD & DRINK

Tinto Tuesdays

Tuesdays from Aug. 16

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.,

114 S. 20th St.

www.tintorestaurant.com

Happy hour is about to get happier: Tinto’s new Basque-themed special will feature $2 small plates, a $5 cocktail, $4 wine, $2 select drafts and — are you really still thirsty? — half-priced sangria.

Varga Bar Crab Bake

Tuesday, noon to 9 p.m

$30 per person

10th and Spruce streets

www.vargabar.com

Varga’s annual bake features special guests hardshell crabs, grilled oysters, lobster and crab steampots and oyster po’boys. A la carte options available; reservations accepted.

Wyebrook Farm Opening

Saturday and Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.

150 Wyebrook Road, Honey Brook,

610-942-7480

This new 335-acre sustainable farm will be open to the public this weekend with its first group of Freedom Ranger chickens for sale; eggs will also be available. To reserve your clean-conscience Sunday dinner ingredients, e-mail dean@ wyebrookfarm.com.

ARTS

‘Hello/Goodbye’

Opening reception Friday, 5 p.m to 9 p.m.

The Clay Studio

137-139 N. Second St.

www.theclaystudio.org

To close summer, the Clay Studio introduces work from its new resident artists while celebrating the work of the departing class.

‘also, books’

Opening reception Friday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Space 1026, 1026 Arch St.

www.space1026.com

The latest at Space 1026 features work by Beth Heinly, Lizz Hickey, Caroline Hwang and Aidan Koch.

‘Attack of CMYK!’

Opening reception Friday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

AXD Gallery

www.a-x-d.com

Featuring pieces by illustrators from The Autumn Society, this show is brought to you by the colors cyan, magenta, yellow and black — those most used by graphic artists, printmakers and illustrators.

Phreak N’ Queer

Arts & Music Festival opening party

Tonight, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Elena’s Soul Lounge

4912 Baltimore Ave.

This new LGBTQ festival debuts with the “Glitterbomb!” party, featuring live performances by Rainbow Destroyer, Erik Ransom, A Stick and Stone and more. Events run through Sunday; visit the fest’s Facebook page for more info.

 
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