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Thursday, June 2, 2011

“Weird Al” Yankovic

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m.

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Nearly 30 years after his self-titled debut album, polka-loving satirist “Weird Al” Yankovic is still gently mocking modern pop music. His latest album, Alpocalypse, arrives this month with typically ridiculous mock-DJ Drama mixtape cover art and a track list that parodies Taylor Swift, T.I., Miley Cyrus, B.o.B. and Lady Gaga, whose management created a minor stir when it initially rejected Yankovic's “Born This Way” riff “Perform This Way.” There's also a “Polka Face” medley, built from snippets of recent Flo Rida, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Jamie Foxx hits.