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7pm: The Comeback: Philly Style. Several of Philadelphia’s biggest acts in black music, from both older and newer generations, will perform at this annual feel-good music showcase. Among this year’s honorees are Marsha Ambrosius, Carol Riddick and DJ Cash Money. 7pm. $25-50. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215.222.1400. 

7pm: Black Queer Identity Matrix Book Reading. Dr. Sheena C. Howard reads from her latest social commentary and discusses race relations in the LGBTQ community. The night also features a performance by Wordz the poet emcee. 7pm. Free. Mostly Books, 529 Bainbridge St. 215.238.9838. 

8pm: The Toughest Boy in Philadelphia. This true hometown story, directed and designed by John Doyle, follows a rising mafia star who harbors a secret. Coinciding with Gay Pride Month, the play stars K.O. DelMarcelle, Gina Martino and Michelle Pauls. 8pm. Luna Theater, 620 S. Eighth St. ironagetheatre.org

8pm: Indie Film and Food: Film al Fresco. The beloved outdoor film series, presented by Moore College, returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, providing a haven for independent film and video makers to share their hard work with a local audience. Today’s screenings also features delicious eats from the Samosa Deb and Jimmies Cupcakes food trucks. 8pm. Free. Aviator Park, 20th Street and the Parkway. 

PLUS: It’s National HIV Testing Day — and the “Hip Hop for Philly” show.

ALSO: Amazing Indian dance at the Painted Bride Art Center.

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