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5 Things to Do in Philly This Week:
Asher Roth, Hari Kondabolu, Nerd Night Out and More

Every week we present our selective guide to what’s happening this week in Philadelphia. Here are this week’s selections, in chronological order:

Didn’t hit the spot? Check out our Philadelphia Event Listings page for a rundown of local goings-on through June.

Mondo Trasho Brings a Shot of Queer Pittsburgh Nightlife to Fishtown

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Photo by Mario Manzoni.

Philly-by-way-of-Pittsburgh party producer Corey Griffith is bringing a new queer night, “Mondo Trasho,” to Fishtown’s Barbary, where every other Wednesday, starting Feb. 12, gays can escape the Gayborhood to throw down in the 19125. I got a chance to chat with Corey (who, full disclosure, is a personal friend) about how the party came about, and why he thinks Philly’s homo nightlife needs a dose of trashy Pittsburgh fun.

Q&A with Corey after the jump