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Around Town: 3 weekend picks

For the weekend of 3/26/10.... 1)OxFam America Hunger Banquet. 5-7pm Friday at the Goodman Community Center on Waubesa Street.  Dine at three different income levels chosen by lottery. Plus speakers on current hunger fighting efforts. It's kind of like when you were in college and all you could afford was ramen noodles and your room-mate was having Lobster Newburg and Caesar salad, only with global implications.  It's free with donations(money or food) to the Goodman Community Center Food Pantry. 2)Mighty Short Bus at the Bean, Saturday at 9:30pm. They describe their music as a Rock/Americana/Southern influenced band. I just call it original and awesome. (Got to work on my adjectives. Better re-subscribe to Rolling Stone). 3)Collectibles Flea Market: Sunday from 10-4 at the Barrymore Theatre. Free admission. You never know what kind of treasures you might find! Freaky Band  Name of the Week: Lee Harvey Osmond. Opening for the Cowboy Junkies at the Majestic Theatre Friday night.  Despite their name..theyre not much like a presidential assassin or a 70's teen idol. Also from Canada, they describe their music as "acid-folk."

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