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Weekend Quickies

Just in case you haven't had your spirit completely shattered by the cold snap this week and are actually prepared to do something other than eat chips and read cuteoverload.com in bed all weekend, here's a quick list of what's going down:

Jeff Tweedy is at the Vic tonight, playing a benefit for youth scholarships. That seems like a good cause. Also a good cause: supporting the families of ticket scalpers, cause that's the only way you're getting a ticket, amigo.

• Instrumental glitch-core duo Hella brings their peculiar brand of 8-bit metal fusion to the Abbey tonight at 10:15. 18+, for those of you dying to hang with the underage goth-Nintendo crowd.

dada is at Park West tonight. I don't even know anything about them, except when I was in middle school like fifteen years ago they released "Dizz Knee Land," which features the immortal lyric, "I just robbed a grocery store, now I'm going to Dizz Knee Land."

• Lot of great local stuff on Saturday: Math rockers Cola Wars at the Note at 9, and southside bruisers The Goddamn Shame play with riot grrls The Cathy Santonies at the Elbo Room at 8.

Exene Cervenka headlines the Hideout at 9 on Saturday.

Plus Grindhouse opens this weekend. I know Doritos are tasty, but seriously. Get your ass off the couch already.

UPDATE: I have been informed that the cool kids no longer patronize cuteoverload and have now moved on to The Daily Puppy. This is extremely important information, and now you have it. Use it wisely.

 
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