The Weekend Guide

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Jazz and Paint Brunch
What: Cuban-born landscape and portrait painter Enrique Flores-Galbis hits the stage with drummer Nat Mugavero to craft a masterpiece inspired by Mugavero’s performance.
Why: Burgeoning art collectors, take note — the piece immediately goes up for sale.
When: Sat., 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: The Beehive, 541 Tremont St., South End (617-423-0069). Call for reservations.

The Download
What: This week’s editor-curated roundup of all things Web.
Why: Miley duets with The Flaming Lips, Drew Barrymore hearts David Arquette, and Fantastic Mr. Fox gets a new trailer.
When: You’re online.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

Punch and Bites

What: Local Kitchensurfing chefs whip up pear and mascarpone sacchetti, pulled pork sliders with cranberry slaw, and homemade bitters to pair with GrandTen Distilling cocktails.
Why: Private distillery tour; free Uber rides (up to $25) for new clients.
When: Fri., 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: GrandTen Distilling, 383 Dorchester Ave., South Boston (617-269-0497). Tickets ($35) at eventbrite.com.

Oscar Party at Canary Square
What: Walk the red carpet with a glass of champagne before noshing on Wolfgang-worthy finger foods like oysters, beef tartare, chickpea frites, and foie gras torchon.
Why: Awards for highest-scoring ballots (fill in yours at the beginning of the night), most glamorous outfit, and best interpretation of a character in a nominated movie.
When: Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: 435 S. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain (617-524-2500). Food and champagne are free.

The Men

What: The five-piece Brooklyn punk band begins touring ahead of Tomorrow’s Hits, its latest studio release and most accessible to date (think Big Star, The Replacements, Neil Young).
Why: Not everyone wants to watch Cate’s acceptance speech.
When: Sun., 9 p.m.
Where: Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Ave., Allston (617-566-9014). Tickets ($13) at ticketmaster.com.

Craft Beer Fest
What: The specialty store toasts indie brewers with samples from homegrown outfits Clown Shoes and Blue Hills Brewery as well as San Diego’s Green Flash and New Zealand’s Moa.
Why: Roam the aisles, beer in hand, for free bites.
When: Tonight, 5:30-9 p.m.
Where: Bee’s Knees Supply Co., 12 Farnsworth St., Fort Point (617-292-2337). Tickets ($25) at ticketleap.com.

Photo: Courtesy of The Beehive

1222 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02134
383 Dorchester Ave
Boston, MA 02127
12 Farnsworth St
Boston, MA 02210
435 S Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02130
541 Tremont St
@ Hanson St
Boston, MA 02116