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The Weekend Guide

atlanta hip-hop and the south!

Where the players play.

RESPECT
Atlanta: Hip-Hop and the South
What:
Peep photographs of the city’s hip-hop scene (from flashy cars and gold chains to up-and-coming artists and multiplatinum superstars) taken from Michael Schmelling’s book.
Why: Cocktails and snacks from The Sound Table and tunes by DJ Apple Jac.
When: Fri., 7-10 p.m.
Where: Space 2 at The Sound Table, 483 Edgewood Ave., Old Fourth Ward (404-835-2534). No R.S.V.P. required.

TRY ON
Theodora & Callum Trunk Show
What:
Wrap up in colorful gauze and cashmere scarves from the fall collection and vacation-worthy caftans from the new resort line.
Why: A portion of sales benefits AIDS Walk Atlanta. (And there’s free valet.)
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: The Spice Market at W Atlanta – Midtown, 188 14th St., Midtown. R.S.V.P. to 404-688-1466 or rsvp@lizlapiduspr.com.

HANG OUT
Del Frisco’s Grille
What:
See and be seen at Buckhead’s newest spot with a heated, double-decker patio overlooking Peachtree; 500 wines; drinks/shots such as the Buckhead Betty and the Honey Badger; and boozy milk shakes.
Why: Creative comfort food (pimento cheese fritters, Brunswick shrimp and grits, red velvet Belgian waffles) is the icing on the cake.
When: Opens Sat. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 3376 Peachtree Rd. NE, Buckhead (404-537-2828).

SHOP
Rebecca Taylor
What:
The luxury line arrives in Atlanta, so fit your bits with the Lil Bit Leather strapless party dress and destroyed denim leggings.
Why: Sip bubbly at the grand opening event; part of the evening’s proceeds benefits the Drop Dead Gorgeous charity.
When: Party, Tues., 6-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-5:30 p.m.
Where: Phipps Plaza, 3500 Peachtree Rd. NE (404-260-0855). R.S.V.P. to jena.cruz@rebeccataylor.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Michael Schmelling 

LOCATIONS
3500 Peachtree Rd NE
Phipps Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-260-0855
3376 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-537-2828
188 14th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30361
404-892-6000
483 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
404-835-2534
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