The Weekend Guide

via tania!
Photos: Colleen Durkin

Make it a good hair weekend.

HEAR
Via Tania
What:
Sultry indie songbird Tania Bowers performs a live gig in Frei Designs’s intimate store, Workshop.
Why: Her new album, Moon Sweet Moon, drops soon.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: 818 W. 18th St., at Halsted St. (312-226-9000).

STYLE
Couvert Opens
What:
Stylists from the now-shuttered Guise Chic open a new salon specializing in cuts, color, brows, and more.
Why: It goes in with a bang.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: 2217 N. Halsted St., at Webster Ave. (773-248-6101).

EAT
The Original Alps Restaurant & Pancake House
What:
Cult-fave diner reemerges after a long hiatus — and its awesome pancakes, skillets, omelets, and burgers haven’t changed a bit.
Why: Avondale is on the rise.
When: Daily, 6 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 3637 W. Irving Park Rd., at Elston Ave. (773-267-5112).

BUY
Julia Failey Lotus Flower Collection
What:
The Chicago designer donates 20 percent of sales from her reclaimed sterling silver necklace and earrings to Breast Cancer Network of Strength.
Why: Let charity bloom.
When: Thru Oct. 31.
Where: Online at juliafailey.com.

SEE
Everything Is Terrible: The Movie
What:
Website featuring found VHS footage mashes together clips in a funny feature film.
Why: You love a late-night laugh fest.
When: Fri., 10:30 p.m.
Where: Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., b/t Grace St. & Waveland Ave. (773-871-6604). Tickets available online at ticketweb.com.

Photo: Colleen Durkin

LOCATIONS
Couvert Salon
2217 N Halsted St
@ Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
773-248-6101
The Original Alps Restaurant & Pancake House
3637 W Irving Park Rd
@ Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
773-267-5112
818 W 18th St
@ Newberry Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
312-226-9000
3733 N Southport Ave
bt Waveland Ave & Grace St
Chicago, IL 60613
773-871-6604
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