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Free Fun Shit: August 2-9: BostonFest w/ Gentlemen Hall, Urban Music Fest w/ Bad Rabbits, Color Me Badd returns, weirdo live art pop-up, "Hip-Hop 1942" and more

Bad Rabbits play Boston Urban Music Fest w/ Outasight + Phil Adé at City Hall Plaza on Saturday

BostonFest 2012 | Celebration of this here city with beer from Sam Adams, food from local restaurants, tables with reps from local businesses, and live music from local acts including Gentlemen Hall at the Seaport World Trade Center on Thursday, August 2 from 5:30 pm to 11 pm | bostonfest2012.eventbrite.com

The Princess Bride Screening | In honor of its 25th Anniversary, the Boston Harbor Hotel is screening movies from 1987 all month at the Boston Harbor Hotel on Friday, August 3 from 4:30 pm to 10 pm | bhh.com

97th Street Agrippina Di Mineo Feast | With music by Color Me Badd (remember when this happened?), food from local restaurants, and more throughout the North End from Friday, August 3- Sunday, August 5 | saintagrippinaboston.com

U-Save! 24-Hour Glossolalia | Pop-up live art exhibit by White Walls (non-traditional art space collective) with contributions from witch house outfits Bathaus and Magzilla and more local musicians and artists at locations around the city TBA from Saturday August 4 @ noon to Sunday, August 5 @ noon | whitewallsboston.tumblr.com

Boston Urban Music Festival | This year's edition of the annual fest features Outasight, Bad Rabbits, and Phil Adé at City Hall Plaza on Saturday, August 4 from 5 to 9 pm | cityofboston.gov

"Hip-Hop 1942" | Berklee's annual Jazz at the Fort concert presented by Revive Music Group is a (nationally staged in past) tribute concert to both jazz and hip-hop icons of past at Highland Park in Roxbury on August 5 @ 5 pm | berklee.edu

Today Junior + Holiday Mountain + The Rattlesnakes | One of Holiday Mountain's last shows before the band moves to Austin at ZuZu on Monday, August 6 @ 10 pm | zuzubar.com

Boston Lyric Opera & Landmarks Orchestra: "Around the World in 80 Minutes" | Excerpts from operas set in countries around the world with popular works from Puccini, Wagner, Mozart, Bernstein, and more at the Hatch Shell on Wednesday, August 8 @ 7 pm | landmarksorchestra.org

Cheryl Strayed | The Rumpus columnist discusses her new book Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar at the Harvard Book Store on Wednesday, August 8 @ 7 pm | harvard.com

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