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5 Weekend Picks: Erykah Baduh, Kinky, Father John Misty and More

Music, movies, and more music

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Warm up for New Year's Eve with a slew of great live shows coming to town – and a few movies.

Erykah Badu
Known for her eccentric style and cerebral music, the "Queen of Neo-Soul" plays her unique fusion of soul, hip-hop, and jazz music. (Friday, Dec. 21; Philosophical Research Society) More information

Screwball Comedy Classics
The American Cinematheque serves up another platter of delightful screwball confections. Enjoy a holiday-season laugh with this lineup of Hollywood’s comedy classics. (Saturday, Dec. 22; Disney Hall) More information

Father John Misty
Earlier this year folk rocker J. Tillman reinvented himself as Father John Misty, debuting a take on blue-eyed soul that mixes his velvety voice with Hall & Oates-style yacht rock. (Friday-Saturday, Dec. 21-22; Wilshire Ebell Theatre) More information

Kinky
What better way to close 2012 than with a bang? A unique hybrid of funk and EDM, Mexican electro rockers Kinky will try to captivate audiences with their high-energy performance and neo-nostalgic sound. (Friday, Dec. 21; Fonda Theatre) More information

Primus
Known for their quirky approach to music, Primus shakes things up once again with a 3D concert. Throwing together thrash funk and epic visuals, the band creates a psychedelic 4D experience. Wrap your brain around that. (Friday, Dec. 21; West Hollywood) More information

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