1. Guster
Even though I'm being a wuss and seeing my favorite band in Philadelphia instead of braving the D.C. traffic, you should be tougher than me and see them at the incredible DAR Constitution Hall on Saturday. Banjos + bongos + great acoustics = one hell of a show. $34. dar.org MARISSA GALLO, B

2. DIYFest
Dust off those hot glue guns — the fourth Baltimore DIYFest is here. Learn a useful new hobby (beer-making!), master environmental screen printing and meet other local DIYers. Noon-6 p.m. Sunday. St. John's Church, 2640 St. Paul St. Free. diyfest.org Jasmine Wiggins, B

3. We the Kings
This Floridian quartet understands the "pop" in pop-punk — just listen to the soaring hooks on "Check Yes Juliet" and "Secret Valentine." Join the sing-alongs Wednesday at Towson's Recher Theatre, 512 York Road.  6 p.m. doors. $15. rechertheatre.com WESLEY CASE, B

4. Lantini Party

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A “not-for-kids Halloween parade workshop”? I’m there. Get set for the annual awesomeness of the Patterson Park Lantern Parade with this fun (i.e. alcohol-included) prep event, complete with a lantern kit. 8 p.m. Saturday. Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. $13-$15.

JORDAN BARTEL, B

5. 'Frontline'

The 29th season premiere of what’s arguably TV’s finest journalistic program uncovers new evidence that shows an alleged arsonist and murderer whom Texas executed in 2004 might have been innocent. There aren’t too many places in the media world anymore where people still do real, actual reporting — but this is one of them. 10 p.m. Tuesday, WETA/PBS.

LUKE BROADWATER, B

6. '24/7: Pacquiao/Margarito' series premiere

Even if you don’t like boxing, HBO has a way of turning the brutal, bloody sport into an art form. Hell, they’ve made Floyd Mayweather Sr. pouring Kool-Aid look beautiful and Manny Pacquiao walking down an aisle in church appear epic. Watch for the violence, but also watch for the cinematography. 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

LUKE BROADWATER, B


7. Robert Randolph and the Family Band

It’s possible the steel guitar virtuoso and his jam band might play only four songs that last the whole night. But if you care about the musician you’re watching actually being good at his instrument, then you’ll enjoy watching a master. 7 p.m. Friday. Rams Head Live. $25.

LUKE BROADWATER, B


8. 'Apocalypse Now: Full Disclosure Edition'

Yeah, the movie is great, but it’s the feature-length documentary on the third disc that makes this Blu-ray set a must-buy. With its revealing footage of a director (Francis Ford Coppola) and a film on the brink of collapse, “Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse” may be the best making-of ever. Out Tuesday.

ADAM SAPIRO, B

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9. Ravens v. Bills

One of the NFL’s best teams hosts one of the NFL’s worst. Yeah, this one could get ugly. 1 p.m. Sunday, M&T Bank Stadium, WJZ/CBS and 98 Rock.

MATT VENSEL, B

10. 'Hereafter'

The trailers have been utterly confusing (summary: Matt Damon; the afterlife; weird imagery), but the team of Damon, director Clint Eastwood and writer Peter Morgan (“Frost/Nixon”) keeps my hopes high. Opens Friday.

JORDAN BARTEL, B

Photo credits: Guster — Floto+Warner Studio; Lantini Party/Lantern Parade — Creative Alliance; 'Hereafter' — Warner Bros.

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