>>>Hit up the brand-spanking-new Underground Arts for The Spinning Leaves 7″ release party with perpetual Philebs favorite Juliet Hope Wayne.
>>>French pop and psychedelia is on full display at The Trestle Inn‘s Ooh La La, a cornucopia of all things awesome.
>>>Drag queen-Queen Martha Graham Cracker brings her “campy cultural commentary” to the PMA for Art After 5. Martha will be accompanied by Victor Fiorillo, and as with all Art After 5 jawns, it’s free after museum admission.
>>>NOTE: Local lads Good Old War have postponed their show at Union Transfer tonight due to a medical emergency.
>>>We’re presenting a screening of Girl Walk // All Day as part of the XPN Film Festival, and we couldn’t be more pumped about it. We’ll see you at the World Cafe.
>>>Also at the XPN Film Festival: Charles Bradley: Soul Of America (also screening Saturday), California Solo (also screening Saturday and Sunday) and No Room For Rockstars at the Annenberg Center.
>>>Science Festival Picks: ASTRONOMY NIGHT! It’s happening all over the place!
>>>Tech Week Picks: Videogames + music = this. And little berlin Gallery will be livestreaming to co-presenting spaces all over the world. CONNECTIVITY!
>>>Missed your great local band fix since Good Old War postponed their show? Corey Duncan‘s Oh! Pears (full band featuring Chris Ward, Veronica Jurkiewicz, Andrew Jurkiewicz) will be playing Johnny Brenda’s with Alex Winston and Octant. Problem solved.
>>>The Fishtown Shadfest, featuring music from Girls Rock Philly, Buried Beds, and more takes over Penn Treaty Park.
>>>XPN Film Festival Picks: Tonight You’re Mine and Surrogate Valentine at the Annenberg Center (both included in the 2011 Philadelphia Film Festival), and Rocky Horror Picture Show at the TLA at midnight.
>>>Science Festival Picks: The science of beer, and watch phase 1 of the machine uprising as a robot throws out the first pitch at the Phillies game.
>>>Tech Week Picks: The future of journalism, mini-TED, free tech support, and MORE VIDEOGAMES.
>>>Do you like free stuff? Well then consider donating (THE IRONY!) at the door of the RTR show featuring MPSP, Helena Espvall, and Geb, the Great Cackler at the Random Tea Room.
>>>XPN Film Festival Picks: The Wrecking Crew and Uprising: Hip Hop & The LA Riots at the Annenberg Center.
>>>Science Festival Picks: This science of music event seems pretty amazing, plus one of the dudes from Living Colour is gonna be there, so you can shout “Cult of Personality” at him until he cracks. Also, for the ink-fiends out there, there is a whole talk about, “the devoted men and women of the scientific world who have commemorated their research with body art.” And it’s at Frankford Hall. Um … WHAT?