Tips for Today: A Prince Sing-Along in NY + Devendra Banhart in L.A. + Curren$y in Chicago + A Night at the Zoo in London

New York

"Guess I shoulda known, by the way she parked her car sideways that it wouldn't last..." Sorry, we were just warming up for the Prince Sing-Along taking place at Union Hall tonight. [via Flavorpill

Spring pieces from Yigal Azrouel and his diffusion line Cut25 are super-discounted at this one-day-only sample sale.  [via nymag

British-Spanish, Basque-inspired electro phenoms Crystal Fighters take over the Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight where they're joined by Omaha, Nebraska up-and-comers Icky Blossoms and British trio Is Tropical. [via Oh My Rockness] 

Legendary author Richard Ford (he of The Sportswriter fame), who survived an interview with Andrew Goldman in this past week's New York Times Magazine, discusses his first novel in six years, Canada, tonight at Barnes & Noble. [via B&N

Los Angeles

Daily Show co-creator and one of our favorite Twitter-ers Lizz Winstead celebrates her her new book of essays Lizz Free or Die by doing one of her signature hilarious/politically-charged stand-up gigs tonight at Trepany House at the Steve Allen Theater. [via L.A. Weekly

Neo-folk legend (and 2008 PAPER cover boy!) Devendra Banhart is emerging for a rare solo show tonight at the Observatory (the recently-renovated former Galaxy Theatre). [Oh My Rockness

Spend an evening with prolific Hollywood director/producer/writer/actor Garry Marshall at the Aero Theater as he spins showbiz-related tales from his new memoir My Happy Days in Hollywood. [via KCET


Much buzzed-about, weed-affiliated New Orleans rapper Curren$y, a few weeks before the release of his anticipated debut "The Stoned Immaculate," takes to the Metro stage tonight. [via Flavorpill

To mark the 60th anniversary of Nelson Algren's 1951 essay, "Chicago: City on the Make," scholar Bill Savage will discuss his annotations to the newly-released edition of Algren's book. [via Chicago Reader

Chicago Craft Beer Week -- which is actually an 11-day extravaganza -- continues on with beer tastings up the wazoo. Click here for a schedule of events.


Have you ever dreamed of going glamping (glam + camping) at the zoo? Now, my friend, you can. Spend a night in a luxury tent, following a torch-lit tour and a lovely dinner at the London Zoo. [via Time Out

Soulful singer-songwrite Michael Kiwanuka, one of the best musicians we saw at SXSW (and whom we're featuring in an upcoming issue of PAPER -- so stay tuned!) headlines a big show (at 02 Shepherd's Bush Empire) before heading States-ward for a summer tour. [via Time Out]

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