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girl in translation jean kwok!

Open to interpretation.

ATTEND
Girl in Translation Reading
What: Listen to excerpts from author Jean Kwok’s critically praised, semiautobiographical debut novel.
Why: It’s not every day someone goes from Hong Kong to Brooklyn sweatshops to Harvard.
When: Tues., 7:15 p.m.
Where: Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St., Decatur (404-370-3070). Admission is free.

FEAST
Sonoran Hot Dog
What: The Day of the Dead-themed restaurant dresses its giant frankfurter with bacon, pinto beans, pico de gallo, onions, jalapenos, and mayo.
Why: Wash it down with an agua fresca (flavors include horchata, jamaica, and tamarindo).
When: Mon.-Fri., 2-6 p.m.
Where: Bone Garden Cantina, 1425 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd., ste. 6, West Midtown (404-418-9072).

SHOP
Dallin Chase Sale
What: Up to 70 percent off the lightweight, resort-friendly collection of tops and frocks.
Why: Spring-into-summer staples like the oversize Birsch shirtdress.
When: You’re in the mood to show some leg.
Where: Online at swirl.com.

PAMPER
Brazilian Straightening by Natalia
What: The house call-making hairdresser guarantees a sleek spring do without the hassle of waiting three days to shampoo.
Why: DailyCandy subscribers get $50 off (reg. $250).
When: You can’t see past all that frizz.
Where: To book, call 678-570-1307 or e-mail narvaeznatalia@gmail.com.

DONATE
Canine Fashion Show and Spokesmodel Search
What: The pet-friendly Artmore Hotel hosts an adoption event with fluffy runway models decked out in Dixie Dog Wear designs.
Why: Vote on which pooch should represent the boutique hotel while sipping cocktails like the Blood Hound Mary ($8). Proceeds benefit PAWS Atlanta.
When: Thurs., 7-10 p.m.
Where: 1302 W. Peachtree St., Midtown (404-876-6100). R.S.V.P. to tia@k101agency.com. Admission is free.

Cover: Courtesy of Riverhead Books

LOCATIONS
Decatur Library
215 Sycamore St
Decatur, GA 30030
404-370-3070
1302 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-876-6100
1425 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW
ste 6
Atlanta, GA 30318
404-418-9072
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