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The Weekender: North by Northeast, Russell Peters and six other items on our to-do list

1. NORTH BY NORTHEAST
The rock stars are coming, the rock stars are coming! This weeklong music fest, conference and film festival has a 780-band-strong lineup that includes the Flaming Lips, Matthew Good, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, Bad Religion and Bran Van 3000. This weekend, catch the Canadian premiere of
My Father and the Man in Black, a doc about filmmaker Jonathan Holiff’s dad—and Johnny Cash’s one-time manager—Saul (Friday); the Flaming Lips and friends at a free two-hour show at Yonge-Dundas Square (Saturday); and the oh-so-appropriate (and necessary) Hangover BBQ and Brunch (Sunday). To June 17. $25–$50 (events at Yonge-Dundas Square are free). Various locations, 416-863-6963, nxne.com.

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