Happy Hour: Traditional American favorites with Asian twists are what you get at Sampan. Although fairly new to the Center City area, the Asian bistro offers one of the best happy hours in the city, all priced under $5. Try any satay, kobe sliders, kobe hot dogs, spring rolls, dumplings and more for just $2. Order anything from their drink menu priced at $4. Dine at the bar, alongside chefs or in Sampan’s outdoor “graffiti” bar. Sampan, 124 South 13 Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, 5 p.m.
Marnie Stern: Always eclectic in sound the energetic Marnie Stern hits the stage at Kung Fu Necktie tonight. Her ability to fuse pop, indie rock, electro and experimental noise rock together and make it sound cohesive is impressive. Tickets begin at just $12 for her solo show. Kung Fu Necktie, 1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19122, +21, $12, 8 p.m.
Found Footage Fest: If you’ve ever sifted through your old VHS videos and found some weird stuff you taped in the 80s, tonight’s Found Footage Festival at Johnny Brenda’s takes weird to a whole other level. Old footage on VHS tapes from around the country come together for this one-night-only event. Watch hilarious clips from commercials, music videos, infomercials and more. Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 North Frankford Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19125, $10-$12, 9 p.m.
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