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Don't say you haven't...

heard... Spearhead. Michael Franti is moving beyond The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. His new band delivers a mixture of funk, hip hop and soul. But after this gig tonight Spearhead won't be playing live for a while as they'll be holed up recording their third album. Forum, London NW5, 8pm. Tickets: pounds 10. Information: 0171-344 0044.

seen... Northern Exposures. The student film festival for the Northwest is entering it's fourth year and today you can catch an Experimental programme, a selection of work showing the ideas and methods behind many student productions (1pm), and Granada Television's Best of Festival and Party at 7:30pm. The Cornerhouse, Manchester. Box-office: 0161-228 2463. Ticket prices vary.

been... to The Zeebrabar. For those sick of going home at 11pm and who want to stay out later without belonging to a private club, there's Zeebrabar. Open until 3am and you don't need to be a member. Just don't forget, tomorrow is a workday. 62 Frith Street, London W1 (0171-287 1645).