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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend

Besides loving somebody or something …

1. SEE A GREAT SHOW
I’m super psyched about this show tonight at Audie’s — it features Strange Vine (who I think is the best band in Fresno right now), The Stones Foxes (a great classic rock-ish band outta S.F. with Fresno-area roots) and Still Time (a SLO band that fans of Dave Matthews and Ben Harper oughta love). You can read a little more about it in today’s music roundup in The Bee.

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2. REVEL IN MARDI GRAS
It’s just about Mardi Gras time here in Fresno. Sunday offers a few good options, starting with the Tower District Mardi Gras parade at 1 p.m. Audie’s Olympic is a good place to be afterward — Glen Delpit is playing directly after the parade and Viper City Brass Band, a New Orleans-style brass band, is playing at 9 p.m. with funk band DB and the Struggle also on the bill. Check out more Mardi Gras info here.

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3. DON’T SHOOT THE MESSENGER
Oscar nominee “The Messenger” is this month’s Fresno Filmworks selection, playing today at 5:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. at the Tower Theatre. Support indie films in Fresno!

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4. BE IN A MUSIC VIDEO … AND THEN SOME
Awesome local rockabilly band Motel Drive has a big show Saturday night at Audie’s Olympic (should be a hoot), and is also shooting a music video at Audie’s in the afternoon. So head on over, if you want to be in it.

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5. SPREAD THE LOVE
Love Act is holding its first mixer tonight at Thai Palms — the aim of the event to to connect the public to “some of the hippest local businesses in town.” Love Act. I’ll say this: DJ Don D is dope.

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WHAT ARE YOUR WEEKEND RECOMMENDATIONS?
DROP ‘EM IN THE COMMENTS.

Responses to "Five Things You Should Do This Weekend"

MsJoey says:

Dont forget, Audie’s Naughty Angels will be making an appearance at Audie’s on Saturday night!!!
This time: Pin-Up Lingerie is the theme!!!!!!

Michael says:

Um what’s up with the second Mardi Gras flyer (green and red one)? I’d maybe go to whatever it is promoting if I could read the damn thing.