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Weekend Picks: Selena Gomez, Winter Comedy Jam and more

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Listen to some tunes and do some good: Selena Gomez is holding a one-night-only concert benefiting the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. (Sat., 8 p.m., $100-$250, Best Buy Theater, 1515 Broadway, 212-930-1950)

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, the Toward International Peace Through the Arts Project presents Bringing People Together through Literature and the Arts - readings of great American speeches by some of Broadway's finest. (Fri., 1:30 p.m., FREE, St. Luke's Church, 308 W. 46th St.)

Take a trip back in time with the first 1920s-themed East Ville Des Folies - a festival where you can sample obscure beers and whiskeys and take in live entertainment from burlesque dancers and swing jazz bands, as well as other performers. (Sat., 2:30 p.m., $35, Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St., 212-353-1600)

The Beacon Theatre plays host to the Winter Comedy Jam, featuring stand-up from funny guys such as D.L. Hughley, Bruce Bruce and Earthquake. (Sat., 7 p.m., $49.50- $125, Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway, 212-465-6500)

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