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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend

Other than hoping the Giants can close it out …

1. EXPERIENCE FRESNO SOUNDS
No surprise what’s the top of the list — it’s the Fresno Urban Sound Experience. As a big proponent of local music, I think this one-day, 40-act, seven-venue festival is your best opportunity to sample the variety and talent of our local music scene. For $20 you get as-much-as-you-can-listen-to local music in a handful of cool downtown venues. For more, read my column from today’s paper, or check out the festival site. The Bee also put together a handy schedule and venue map PDF.

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2. LAUGH WITH THE FLUFFY GUY
Obviously, Fresno loves Gabriel Iglesias. Just look at the turn out of people trying to win a pair of tickets on The Beehive. Dude is hilarious. I’ve seen him a few times and definitely recommend his show. He’s stepped up to the arena level now — so catch him Sunday at Selland Arena.

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3. SEE REGGAE ROYALTY
Reggae great Barrington Levy is at Audie’s Olympic on Saturday night — which is a pretty big deal for reggae fans. Levy has been around for decades and is considered one of the godfather’s of dancehall reggae.

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4. GO PINK FOR A GOOD CAUSE
Tonight is the fifth annual Pink Show at Tower Theatre. It’s a breast cancer awareness event that includes a film, speakers and, of course, live music. A stellar lineup of great locals are performing — Patrick Contreras, Lance Canales, Steve Ono and David Aus. More info here.

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5. FALL INTO FALLTINI
Another big event this weekend is the annual Falltini, this time around happening at the Via Montana shopping center (at Champlain and Shepherd). Music-wise, you can catch Patrick Contreras and Super Lucky Catz playing there.

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WHAT ARE YOU DOING THIS WEEKEND? LEAVE YOUR RECOMMENDATIONS OR PLUGS IN THE COMMENTS.

Responses to "Five Things You Should Do This Weekend"

Suggestion #6:
City Arts Gallery owned and managed by Joe Osejo/CAG Artist Management presents:
“Aileen Imperatrice – Revisited” special 2 hour event at City Arts Gallery, Saturday, Oct. 23rd, 2-4pm featuring the artwork of Aileen’s early years, including a live performance of “Compositions for Canvas” music written and performed by Tony Imperatrice with the art of Aileen Imperatrice. Art is specially priced for this show/sale. Come for the art and music live performance leading into your FUSE evening, and enjoy the mimosas!
FREE ADMISSION!

MsJoey says:

I didn’t see a time on the flier.
When does the FUSE festival start?