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The Weekend Guide

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Violence is not the answer.

SEE
Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’
What:
The first solo exhibition by Band of Skulls vocalist and bassist Emma Richardson showcases paintings inspired by the new album.
Why: See the music.
When:
Today-12 Feb. Daily, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Londonewcastle Project Space, 28 Redchurch St., E2 7DP.

SPLURGE
Shopbop Launches Free Shipping to the UK
What:
Popular American shopping site now show prices in pounds with free shipping to the UK (and no hidden charges).
Why: Charlotte Ronson, Madewell, Made by Dawn and other exclusive brands.
When: You can’t afford a plane ticket.
Where: Online at shopbop.com.

LISTEN
Stories Before Bedtime
What:
Late-night story time gets an anti-Valentine’s Day twist with unlikely romance tales and gin and tonics.
Why: Remember how nice it was to be read to before bed?
When: Fri., 10:30 p.m.
Where: Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus, W1V 9LB. Tickets (£12.50) online at ticketmaster.co.uk.

BOOK
Films at The Yard
What:
Rooftop Film Club screens classic and cult watches in London’s first warehouse cinema.
Why: Stick around after the movie to eat, drink and dance to midnight at the bar.
When: 18 Feb.-3 Mar. Mon.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Queen’s Yard, White Post Ln., E9 5EN. Tickets (£9) online at the-yard.co.uk.

SHOP
Beyond the Valley Closing-Down Sale
What:
Everything must go from the inspirational fashion, design and lifestyle store/gallery.
Why: For old time’s sake.
When:
Today-29 Feb. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 12:30-5 p.m.
Where: 2 Newburgh St., W1F 7RD (020 7437 7338).

Photo: Courtesy of Emma Richardson and Londonewcastle Project Space

LOCATIONS
Queen's Yard
White Post Ln
London, UK E9 5EN
Criterion Theatre
Piccadilly Circus
London, UK W1V 9LB
Londonewcastle Project Space
28 Redchurch St
London, UK E2 7DP
2 Newburgh St
London, UK W1F 7RD
02074377338
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