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Weekend Picks: Jazz Lawn Party, Aziz Ansari, more

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Funnyguy Aziz Ansari brings his comedy chops to NYC. (Sat., 7:30 and 11 p.m., $60, Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway, 212-465-6500)

The weather's finally slated to be sunny this weekend - fingers crossed! - so spend some time outside at the Brooklyn Waterfront Craft & Specialty Beer Festival. More than 150 craft beers are available to taste, and included in your ticket price, plus local chow is available. (Sat., 12:30 p.m. or 6 p.m., $55-$135, 5 N. 11th St., Williamsburg, bkbeerfest.com)

Brooklyn's Atlantic Avenue turns into a sidewalk celebration filled with food, sales and performances at the Atlantic Avenue Extravaganza. (Sat., 1 p.m., Atlantic Avenue from the BQE to Fourth Ave., atlanticavenuebid.wordpress.com)

Channel your inner Jay Gatsby for the annual Jazz Age Lawn Party, a retro summer fete where cocktails and dancing abound. Costumes, of course, are strongly suggested. (Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m., $15, Governors Island, dreamlandorchestra.com)

The annual River to River Festival kicks off this weekend, bringing free music, dance, film and more to Lower Manhattan this summer. (Sun.-July 15, rivertorivernyc.com)

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