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Around Town: 3 Weekend Picks

guitarFor the weekend of September 24 1. Mike Gordon at the Barrymore Theatre, 8pm Saturday. The bass player from Phish rips it up!  I have a hunch that Gabby Parsons may be there with a BIG smile on her face. 2. Food for Thought Festival, Saturday from 8am to 1:30pm on Martin Luther King Blvd.  Veer off  your usual path at the Farmers Market to check this out. Author Michael Pollan is the keynote speaker at 10am. Also--food samples, cooking demonstrations, and kids activities. 3. Michael Franti & Spearhead at the Wisconsin Union Theatre, 8pm Sunday. I'm pretty sure some dancing in the aisles will happen on this one!  Hopefully he'll sing "Say Hey I Love You," the most feel-good song of the year! Freaky Band Name of the Week: The Urinals, at the High Noon Saloon with Killdozer and Mannequin Men Friday night.  I wonder if the Urinals' fans are always p***ed off.  (Side note: this band has also been known as Chairs of Perception, which is another freaky name, if you ask me).

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