The Weekend Guide

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The Black Belles
The fiery Jack White-discovered girl group casts surf-pop, soul, and garage-rock spells.
Why: Add a little Goth to your summer.
When: Tonight, 9:30 p.m.
Where: Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., at Cortez St. (773-276-3600). Tickets at emptybottle.com ($8) or at the door ($10).

Robin Richman Fifteenth Annual Yard Sale
Rake in bargains on the Bucktown boutique’s vintage buttons, hangers, hooks, hardware, and fixtures, plus clothes, shoes, and jewelry from past seasons.
Why: All spring and summer clothing at 25 percent off.
When: Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 2108 N. Damen Ave., at Charleston St. (773-278-6150).

New Menus at The Florentine
With former Coco Pazzo Renaissance man Chris Macchia in the kitchen, the Italian restaurant introduces tasty options for breakfast, brunch, and dessert.
Why: Bomboloni (donut holes with Meyer lemon curd and fresh raspberries), pork belly Benedict, vanilla bean panna cotta, and other seasonal treats.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5-11 p.m.
Where: JW Marriott, 151 W. Adams St., b/t LaSalle & Wells Sts. (312-660-8866).

Chicago Underground Film Festival
All hail the antiblockbuster. Catch rare screenings of little-known docs, features, and shorts from around the world, including some gems made in Chicago.
Why: Don’t miss local filmmaker Lindsay Denniberg’s Video Diary of a Lost Girl, a supernatural send-up of horror, ’80s pop culture, and German expressionism. Take that, Avengers.
When: Video Diary, Sun., 8 p.m.; June 7, 6 p.m.
Where: Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., b/t Randolph & Lake Sts. (312-846-2600). Tickets ($11/film) and full schedule at siskelfilmcenter.org.

Craft Bar Chicago: a Handmade Wedding
Before your big day, join the DIY meet-up and learn to make everything from hair adornments to upcycled jewelry to simple decor.
Why: Live craftily ever after.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Mignonette Bridal, 1747 W. Belmont Ave., at Ravenswood Ave. (773-880-9141). R.S.V.P. (recommended) at facebook.com. Suggested donation is $5.

Photo: Joshua Black Wilkins / Courtesy of The Black Belles

1747 W Belmont Ave
@ Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
151 W Adams St
bt LaSalle & Wells Sts
Chicago, IL 60604
1035 N Western Ave
@ Cortez St
Chicago, IL 60622
2108 N Damen Ave
@ Charleston St
Chicago, IL 60647
164 N State St
bt Randolph & Lake Sts
Chicago, IL 60601