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Weekend Picks: 'Rock the Bells,' Sixto Rodriguez and more


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From old school to today's biggest names, hip-hop's finest - from DMX, Nas, Common to Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick and Naughty By Nature - take the stage at Rock the Bells. (Sat. and Sun., 11 a.m., $99-$250, PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, N.J.,

Fans of the documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" should find a way to score tickets for this concert from Sixto Rodriguez, the lost psychedelic '60s rocker at the center of the film. (Fri., 8 p.m., sold out, Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16th St., 212-414-5994)

You loved John Pinette as Edna Turnblad in "Hairspray" on Broadway, now check out his stand-up comedy routine where he'll hopefully be dressed as a man. (Fri. and Sat., 8 & 10:30 p.m., $43.75. Carolines, 1626 Broadway, 212-757-4100)

Your favorite dancing penguins are back in "Happy Feet Two." Bring your dancing shoes! (Sat., 8 p.m., FREE, St. Mary's Park, 145th Street and St. Ann's Avenue, the Bronx,

Take your love of "Jersey Boys" and classic rock 'n' roll to Times Square for the 50th Anniversary Tribute to The Beach Boys and Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, featuring The Driftwoods and The Jersey Four. (Fri., 7, $25, B.B. King Blues Club, 237 W. 42nd St., 212-997-4144)

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