The Weekend Guide

avant garden + desire!

Let’s take it from the top.

TRADE
Avant Garden + Desire
What:
Display and swap your excess minutiae — from unwanted CDs to clothes — then take the stage for open-mic recitations of your top ten movies, celebs, songs, or random thoughts.
Why: Support fair trade.
When: Thurs., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 535 Means St., West Midtown (404-688-1970).

SHOP
Boutique Bargains Warehouse Sale
What:
The legendary deep discounts come back with a special twist for DailyCandy readers.
Why:
Present this e-mail at boutique booths and get $25 to use in-store next month.
When: Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 231 18th St., Atlantic Station. Info at 770-433-2989.

SEE
Diana: a Celebration
What: Personal letters, Versace gowns, and the wedding train that awed the world give a peek at the timeless icon.
Why: It’ll be a royal affair.
When: Opens Sat. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Atlanta Civic Center, 395 Piedmont Ave., Midtown (404-523-6275).

Caught in the Net
What: Theatre in the Square presents the tale of a bigamist cabbie, his teen kids who meet online, and the tawdriness that ensues.
Why: Buckle up. It’s going to be a wild ride.
When: Thru Feb. 21.
Where: 11 Whitlock Ave., Marietta (770-422-8369).

BE
A Bride for All Seasons
What:
Specialists from Anne Barge to Luxe Beauty Co. roll out the red carpet for an upscale bridal ideafest.
Why: Forward march.
When: Sun., 2-5 p.m.
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, 75 14th St., Midtown (404-881-9898). R.S.V.P. at msquaredpr.com/fourseasonsbridal.

Photo: Courtesy of  Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

LOCATIONS
Theatre in the Square
11 Whitlock Ave NW
Marietta, GA 30060
770-422-8369
Atlanta Civic Center
395 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-523-6275
Boutique Bargains Warehouse Sale
231 18th St NW
@ Atlantic Station
Atlanta, GA 30363
770-433-2989
535 Means St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
404-688-1970
75 14th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-881-9898
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