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1. 'The Hangover Part II'
Mike Tyson couldn't show for a second bachelors'-prewedding-odyssey-comedy, but his face tattoo does. Judging by the trailer, the film transfers to Bangkok the plot of the original movie, down to the forgettable role for the fourth member of the Wolfpack, Doug (Justin Bartha). Opens Friday. Anne Tallent, b

2. Brew at the Zoo
Perk up your drinking with wild animals! Unlimited beer and wine samplings, plus live music at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. 1-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Druid Hill Park. $45. marylandzoo.org Anne Tallent, b

3. Lady Gaga, Born This Way

I effing love Gaga and I don't care who knows it! I expect nothing but fantastic-ness — and subsequent dance parties in my car — from Mother Monster's new album. Drops Tuesday. Marissa Gallo, b
4. Sowebo Arts Festival
Check out the work of local artists in one of the city's most culturally diverse festivals. The Sowebo Arts & Music Festival goes from 12-8 p.m. Sunday around the historic Hollins Market. Brian Krista, b

5. DelFest
DelFest is four days of bluegrass, Thursday to Sunday, at the Alleghany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland and features the Del McCoury Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Yonder Mountain String Band and more. Don't forget your camping gear and acoustic instruments. There will be drum circles. Single-day passes start at $55. delfest.com Brian Krista, b

6. NKOTBSB
Possibly the best supergroup ever, New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys have teamed up to make girls (including this one) squeal. Even though I'm sad BSB member Kevin Richardson won't be there (it still hurts, Kevin), a mash-up of "Step By Step" and "I Want it That Way" will surely mend my heart. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 1st Mariner Arena. 201 W. Baltimore St. $29.50-$93.50. ticketmaster.com. Marissa Gallo, b

7. Jadakiss, I Love You: A Dedication to My Fans
Jada knows the best way to show appreciation for a loyal fanbase is free music, so the metaphor magician drops this 11-track tape Tuesday. Get it at nahright.com. Wesley Case, b

8. NCAA 2011 Men's Lacrosse Championships
This weekend, the best college lacrosse players in the country will descend on Baltimore to contend for the national championship. It's a chance for fans in this hotbed of lax to check out the sport's elite. Saturday through Monday at M&T Bank Stadium. Tickets start at $35. ticketmaster.com Luke Broadwater, b

9. Raphael Saadiq live
Saadiq is making old-school music look good. Real good. Hot off the release of his fourth studio album, Stone Rollin', this is an act I definitely don't want to miss. Doors: 7 p.m. Tuesday. $35. Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. Jasmine Wiggins, b

10. 'Glee' season finale
The country's favorite — or least-favorite, if your name's Jordan Bartel — high-school club heads to New York for nationals for its season finale, which will feature original songs and covers of Madonna and Usher. Also, spoiler alert: There's some rumblings that Brittany and Santana might finally hook up. 9 p.m. Tuesday, WBFF/Fox. Luke Broadwater, b

Photos: Warner Bros. ("Hangover"); Getty (NKOTBSB)

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