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Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard

PICK OF THE DAY

Raise a glass

Before Harvard commissioned Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka to make the “Glass Flowers,” the father-and-son team created jellyfish, anemones, octopus, tentacled squid, sea slugs, and other soft-bodied sea creatures in the late 19th century. Over time, the animal hide glue that held these glass models together broke down, but they are ready for their close-ups at “Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates.” Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (permanent rotating display). $12, $10 students and seniors, $8 ages 3-18. Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge. 617-495-3045. www.hmnh.harvard.edu

SATURDAY

Here a chick, there a chick It’s all about the ladies at Chick Singer Night with Boston-area musicians including Michelle Willson, Vykki Vox Band, Porch Party Mamas, Danielle Miraglia, Valerie Giglio, and Nichelle Mungo. Some of the ladies at “A Celebration of Women in Music” will be backed by the CSN Boston House Band. 8 p.m. $22, $25 at the door. Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St., Arlington. 781-646-4849. www.regenttheatre.com/details/chick_singer_night_boston_10th_anniversary_show

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Detroit demons While you wait for their full-length album due out this summer, feast your ears on “Demons,” the latest EP by Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas. The Detroit rock ’n’ roll band’s modus operandi is Motown, R&B, Latin grooves, surf, roots rock, jazz, and ’60s girl group pop. 9 p.m. $10.85. 21+. Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Ave., Allston. 800-745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com

Hers and his An Australian and American come together in Somerville to celebrate each’s latest release. Mia Dyson and Will Dailey celebrate her album, “Idyllwild,” and his new single, “Sunken Ship.” 8 p.m. $20. 21+. Davis Square Theatre, 255 Elm St., Somerville. 800-838-3006. www.davissquaretheatre.com

They can work it out It takes five New York musicians to reproduce the sound of four Liverpool lads who gave us gems including “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “I Am the Walrus,” “Because,” “Nowhere Man,” and “Paperback Writer.” The Fab Faux pay a lot of attention to later works never performed live by the Beatles. 8 p.m. $50-$59. The Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Boston. 800-745-3000. www.thewilbur.com

SUNDAY

Energy efficient We love the banjo playing on “Canary in a Coal Mine,” the latest full-length release by Lexington-bred folk-pop tunesmith Anna Vogelzang, who now calls Madison, Wis., home. June 8 at 4:30 p.m. $15. Club Passim, 47 Palmer St., Cambridge. 617-492-7679. www.clubpassim.org

Outnumbered Boston media outlets provide the runway talent for the “Sparkle VII” benefit for Rosie’s Place. Guy and gals modeling summer fashions are Ami Albernaz, Nelly Carreño, Cheryl Fenton, Brittany Jasnoff, Kate Merrill, Hilary Milnes, Lisa Pierpont, and Jonathan Soroff. June 8 from 3:30-5 p.m. $25 (reservations required; includes light fare, a cocktail, and gift bag). 21+. Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro, 25 Charles St., Boston. 617-723-7575. www.sparkle7.eventbrite.com

June Wulff can be reached at june.wulff@globe.com.
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