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Tips for Today: Marina and the Diamonds in NYC + Amadou and Mariam in L.A. + Sebadoh in Chicago + Lower Dens in London

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New York

Screen shot 2012-08-14 at 11.46.59 AM.pngPAPER girl Marina Diamandis a.k.a. Marina and the Diamonds, artfully combines dance pop with a touch of retro soul, as seen on her wildly popular single "Primadonna"  from her sophomore album, Electra Heart. She performs tonight at Webster Hall. [NY Mag]

Check out documentary photos, drawings and works on paper by the late Greenwich Village-based writer and women's rights advocate Djuna Barnes at "Newspaper Fiction: The New York Journalism of Djuna Barnes, 1913-1919" at the Brooklyn Museum. You'll see some mesmerizing accounts and photos of her old neighborhood. [NY Mag]

Vans really knows how party. There's another great one tonight at House of Vans featuring Saddle Creek's art-rock band Cursive, Titus Andronicus, Love as Laughter and Joyce Manor. As always, it's free. [Flavorpill]

Los Angeles


Screen shot 2012-08-14 at 12.20.13 PM.pngAmadou and Mariam, the blind Malian couple making complex and enchanting African-infused folk pop have collaborated with everyone from members of TV on the Radio to Santigold to Theophilus London. You won't want to miss their show tonight at Santa Monica Pier. [LA Weekly]

Hardcore music fans should check out the screening of Bad Brains: Band in D.C. tonight at Cinefamily. The film documents the rise and fall of the famous band that garnered fans such as Dave Grohl and the late Adam Yauch, who produced one of their albums in 2007. It also shows their transition from a thrashing, loud, violent group to their current embrace of Rastafarian principles. [LA Weekly]

Chicago

Screen shot 2012-08-14 at 12.49.58 PM.pngSebadoh, the 25-year-old side project of Dinosaur Jr.'s Lou Barlow, is aging pretty well. They're back and touring in support of their new EP, Secret. See them tonight at Schubas. [Flavorpill]

Learn about the amazing George Kagan, an artist who used to work on a factory assembly line until he took it upon himself to build wooden radios all by hand. WBEZ culture reporter Alison Cuddy interviews him tonight at Intuit about his exhibit at Ex-Static. [Chicago Reader]

London

Screen shot 2012-08-14 at 1.31.51 PM.pngBaltimore shoe-gazers Lower Dens rock out at the Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen tonight. [Time Out]

Catch a screening of the movie On the Road, based on the Jack Kerouac novel, a month before it's set to be released in theaters in a magnificent outdoors setting: the Somerset House's courtyard. It's the first night of their outdoor movie series, Film4 Summer Screen 2012. [Time Out]



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