>>> Reasons to attend our Beer Week Pool Party at North Shore Beach Club, which begins at 7pm, ready, set, go: Lushlife. Schoolly D. Only $5. Giant Narragansett Tall-Boy Mascot. Photobot 3000. Heated pool. DJs Roscoe + Joey Fucking Sweeney opening it all up. Gorgeous weather. Only Beer Week party you can wear a Speedo to. Ok, well maybe that last one is not so much a selling point, but you get the idea. See you there!
>>> Jonathan Richman at Union Transfer. The man is an American treasure, and if you’ve yet to see him, well, you’re just doing it wrong.
>>> Or, for the do-gooder in you, Philly AIDS Thrift Benefit at The Magic Gardens.
>>> So much to get to: There’s the Old City Sidewalk Sale, Northern Liberties Music Festival and Inliquid’s annual Art For The Cash Poor. We hope you had a big breakfast!
>>> At night, there’s New Paradise Laboratories launches their new audience engagement/online theatrical practice website, FRAME with a party at the Maas Building. It’s all a little hard to understand, but it’s also a lot of brainy fun.
>>> And in the realm of friendrock, we have Blood Feathers with St. James & The Apostles at Johnny Brenda’s, and the Heyward Howkins record release party.
>>> Over in the Eraserhood, comedian Dave Hill celebrates the release of his new book, Tasteful Nudes, at Underground Arts with special guests Seth Herzog, Sunny Ali & the Kid and Pyschic Flowers (see video).
>>> The former Mrs. David Bowie reads, signs and somehow sees your broken dreams at Tattooed Mom’s.
>>> And finally, whoa, what? Matthew Dear is guest DJing at Morgan’s Pier? We love this guy:
>>> Put phone in airplane mode, find a suitable place out of doors, and get busy on one of these jawns.