Tips for Today: "Tragic Glamour" in NYC + John Waters in L.A. + Supreme Cuts in Chicago + Yeasayer in London

New York

For one day only you can get an exclusive inside look on the lives of the infamous former club kid/Heatherette designer Richie Rich and his boyfriend Ross Higgins at "Tragic Glamour" a large-scale photography exhibit organized by photographer Christopher Logan and stylist Derek Warburton at Pop International Galleries. [Time Out]

With front man Samuel T Herring's distinctively raspy voice, Future Islands presents introspective indie rock with a hard edge. You don't want to miss out when they play tonight at Death by Audio in Brooklyn. [NY Mag]

Grab a friend, a blanket and some wine and head to Prospect Park for a free concert by the New York Philharmonic. They'll be playing Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 4" and Respighi's "Fountains of Rome" and "Pines of Rome." Also, there will be fireworks. [Brooklyn Based]

Los Angeles

Perverse and filthy. That's just how we like John Waters and tonight he will be bringing it full force at his one-man show, This Filthy World: Gayer and Filthier at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood. [Flavorpill]

This sounds intense: tonight at the Literary Death Match at Hammer Museum four writers get seven minutes to read until they're cut off, ridiculed and mocked at by a panel of judges. The writers tonight are Rex Pickett, Jeanne Darst, Tupelo Hassman and a surprise fourth writer. [LA Weekly]


Native Chicagoans Supreme Cuts make hazy hip hop/electronic music. Jam along with them tonight at the Empty Bottle. The Drum, Mister Lies and Different Sleep support. [Chicago Reader]


In what may be one of the best band-pairing choices ever, Adam Lambert will be putting on his best Freddie Mercury impression tonight as he plays with Queen at Hammersmith Apollo. [Time Out]

Be there for the first day of a series of screenings of Saturday Night Fever at Old Vic Tunnels. This aint no ordinary screening; it's a straight up party as the place is transformed to have a vintage disco feel, food and drink vendors, dancers and even a gaming arcade. [Flavorpill]

Trippy Brooklyn band Yeasayer plays The Lexington tonight for a super-intimate show for fans to hear tracks off their upcoming new album Fragrant World. [Time Out]

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