Weekend Report: Latin NYC, London Jazzie, Chi-Town Magic & More

So what are you doing this weekend? Here are some of our top picks from around the Parlour world:

New York

When: Friday, 7/10

What: Los Amigos Invisibles

Where: Prospect Park Bandshell

Why: The Venezuela-based band combines funk, disco, jazz, reggaeton and a guaranteed party. And its FREE! We saw then a few years ago and could not.stop.dancing.

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London

When: Sunday 7/12

What: Spin Doctor’s B-Day BBQ

Where: CARGO

Why: Free entry, BBQ & Jazzie B from Soul II Soul? Sound like a winner.

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Chicago

When: Ongoing until September 27th

What: Harry Potter: The Exhibition

Where: Museum of Science & Industry

Why: Who doesn’t love Harry & co. If you hear screaming that would be Steely…

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Los Angeles

When: Saturday 7/11- Sunday 7/12

What: Renegade Craft Fair

Where: California Market Center

Why: Crafts, crafts, crafts…and a chance to support indie artisans, make new friends—all at recession friendly prices! It’s a Brooklyn tradition that has made it’s way west.

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New York

When: Sunday, 7/12

What: Fania Live

Where: Santos Party House

Why: The Fania catalog of music, remixed for 2009? With Bobbito & Sake-1—there is much dancing to be done.

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New York

When: Saturday, 7/11

What: Calle 13

Where: Central Park SummerStage

Why: Puerto Rican reggaetoneros bring their mix of reggaeton, cumbia, funk, hip-hop, etc to NY…for FREE!

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