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Weekend Picks: Harry Potter, Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival and more

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‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2’
Say goodbye to our favorite teenage wizards and find out if good will triumph over evil in this final installment of the “Potter” franchise. Read our three-star review on

Party with Potter fans
A Harry Potter Musical: Fri., Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $10. Enjoy a revised version of the “Potter” series. 307 W. 25th St., btwn Eighth and Ninth aves., 212-366-9176

Hogwarts Improvisation Society: Fri., Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, midnight, $5. Archrivals Gryffindor and Slytherin face off in improv battles. 307 W. 25th St., btwn Eighth and Ninth aves., 212-366-9176

Whipped Wizard Drink Special: Fri.-Sun., the Village Pourhouse. The bar is offering $7 two-for-one Whipped Wizard drinks, made with Pinnacle whipped-cream vodka, blue Curaçao and pineapple juice. 336 W. 46th St., btwn Eighth and Ninth aves., 212-979-2337

Farewell, Siren Fest. Hello, 4Knots! The revamped annual summer indie-rock show features the Black Angels as headliners. (Sat., 1-8 p.m., FREE, Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport)

Paul McCartney
He’s been performing on his own far longer than he was a Beatle, but he’ll always be the “cute one” to us. (Fri., Sat., 8 p.m., Yankee Stadium, ticket

Robot Film Festival
The robots are our future, so study up on them. The Robot Film Festival presents more than 50 short films on metal men (and women), including Spike Jonze’s “I’m Here.” (Sat.-Sun. at the Three Legged Dog, robot

Rooftop BBQ
Atop Hudson Terrace’s rooftop, sample from a list of 30 seasonal beers, chow down on grilled grub and listen to live music. (Sun., 1 p.m., $50, Hudson Terrace, 621 W. 46th St.,

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
This week-long hip-hop festival wraps up Saturday night with a performance by the legendary Q-Tip, who has invited some of his friends along. (Fri.-Sat., 


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