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The Weekend Guide

dashboard!

Picture this: a perfect weekend.

SEE
Dashboard Co-Op Launch Party

What:
Dancing, local musicians, and eleven artists including JTrav (of empty-your-pockets street photo project Persona) help open a new indie art hub.
Why: Show. Tell. Talk among yourselves.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Blue Tower Art Gallery, 675 Metropolitan Pkwy., ste. 1113, Adair Park.

EAT
Maki Madness
What:
Grab your chopsticks and join the sushi roll-eating tournament to aid Bert’s Big Adventure.
Why: Or just watch from the sidelines with a Chang beer in hand.
When: Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: Ra, 1080 Peachtree St., Midtown (404-267-0114).

Relish
What: Stuff your face with free bar snacks all night during the Food Network viewing party.
Why: Fried black-eyed peas, Terrapin beer cheese dip, and peanut brittle with Point Reyes blue cheese.
When: Fri., 5 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 590 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell (770-650-7877).

INDULGE
Chocolate Buffet

What: Local author Emily Giffin hosts a smorgasbord of twenty cocoa-based sweets at Park 75.
Why: Mocha brownies. Need we say more?
When: Fri., 9 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, 75 14th St. NW, Midtown (404-253-3840).

throw a party!

It’s a good weekend for an old-fashioned house party. And we have a slew of party planning ideas to help you pull it off.

Photo: Paper Twins / Courtesy of Dashboard Co-Op

LOCATIONS
Blue Tower Art Gallery
675 Metropolitan Pkwy SW
ste 1113
Atlanta, GA 30310
Relish
590 Mimosa Blvd
Roswell, GA 30075
770-650-7877
Ra
1080 Peachtree St
ste 8
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-267-0114
75 14th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-881-9898
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