4. Sunday Funday
All Sundays should be spent outside, drinking beers while listening to Amos Lee, Josh Ritter and other dudes who know how to make ladies swoon while playing an acoustic guitar. Funday, indeed. 12:30 p.m. gates Sunday. $20-$65. tickets.piersixpavilion.com Marissa Gallo, b
5. Art Walk 2011
Get a little culture in your life. Take a stroll through MICA's "visually energizing" 3K walking tour Thursday and check out some of the school's best work. There's also dinner and wine. Opens at 5 p.m. $25. Cohen Plaza, 1303 W. Mount Royal Ave. mica.edu/artwalk Luke Broadwater, b
6. Raphael Saadiq, Stone Rollin'
I recently started appreciating the work of Raphael Saadiq (right). I'm pretty psyched for his fourth studio album, Stone Rollin', which hits stores Tuesday. Saadiq plays Rams Head Live on May 24. Brian Krista, b
7. Canstruction 2011
I can always get behind creativity for a cause. Check out this design competition showcasing large-scale sculptures constructed from collected cans of food. The cans are later donated to local food banks. Saturday through May 31. Light Street Pavilion, 200 E. Pratt St., Inner Harbor. Jasmine Wiggins, b
8. ... And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead
Fierce yet psychedelic, the Texas rockers are sure to put on a show fit for the likes of neurotic wage slaves. See you there! With Surfer Blood. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., Remington. $15. theottobar.com Anne Tallent, b
9. John Waters book signing
"Role Models" just came out in paperback. If you previously couldn't afford to learn about the influence of Johnny Mathis, Catherine of Siena and Madalyn Murray O'Hair on Baltimore's perverse poster boy, now's your opportunity. Book signing 7 p.m. Saturday, Atomic Books, 3620 Falls Road, Hampden. atomicbooks.com Anne Tallent, b
10. 'Brainstorm Vol. 2: Baltimore Mixtape'
The crazy-good gang at Glass Mind Theatre presents six (!) new plays inspired by public submissions of song titles (and yes, this one's heavy on live music). On closing night there's even a "potluck jam," where the audience may bring an instrument and a dish. Opens Friday, runs through May 29. The LOF/t, 120 W. North Ave., Station North. Friday and Saturday shows 8 p.m.; Sunday shows 7 p.m. $10 (to reserve: firstname.lastname@example.org). Jordan Bartel, b
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