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The Weekend Guide

the tenderloin project!

Expose the underbelly.

VIEW
The Tenderloin Project
What: A photography and film exhibit showcasing gritty images from one of San Francisco’s more densely populated neighborhoods.
Why: Creator Sean Desmond’s haunting pics turn men’s tees into wearable art.
When: Thru July 23. Opening reception, Fri., 7-11 p.m.
Where: ABV, at Studioplex, 659 Auburn Ave., ste. 504, Old Fourth Ward (213-915-6448). Admission is free.

EAT
Fried and Gone to Heaven Tasting at Ecco
What: Sample five affordable sparkling wines beyond the Champagne region (including Austrian grüner veltliner) for $30 at the resto.
Why: Snack pairings, like pomme frites topped with caviar and creme fraiche.
When: Thurs., 6:30 p.m.
Where: 40 7th St., Midtown (404-347-9555). Reservations required.

CRAFT
Coptic Bookmaking Workshop
What: Join artist Anne Elser as she instructs on the meditative Egyptian technique of binding pages with waxed thread and a needle.
Why: Create a journal to keep or gift.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Kai Lin Art, 800 Peachtree St., ste. d, Midtown. To register, call 404-408-4248 or e-mail classes@kailinart.com. Cost is $80.

SCOOP
Pinkberry
What: The West Coast fro yo operation with a frenzied following arrives with six low-cal flavors, including pomegranate and mango.
Why: All-natural toppings, like gummy bears sans high-fructose corn syrup.
When: Opens Fri., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 2937 Cobb Pkwy. SE, ste. 102, Marietta (770-661-2995).

Photo: Sean Desmond

LOCATIONS
Pinkberry
2937 Cobb Pkwy SE
ste 102, in Akers Mill Shopping Center
Atlanta, GA 30339
770-661-2995
ABV
659 Auburn Ave NE
ste 504, at Studioplex
Atlanta, GA 30312
213-915-6448
999 Brady Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
404-408-4248
659 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
404-733-6000
40 7th St
at Cypress St
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-347-9555
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